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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

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Why do you take aspirin...
To reduce the chance of a stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 567 401 69.3 64.9-73.4 166 30.7 26.6-35.1
GENDER
Male 245 171 68.7 61.9-74.7 74 31.3 25.3-38.1
Female 322 230 70.0 64.1-75.3 92 30.0 24.7-35.9
RACE
White 460 334 71.6 66.9-76.0 126 28.4 24.0-33.1
African American 87 53 61.2 49.3-71.9 34 38.8 28.1-50.7
Other Minorities 15 9 51.6 25.3-77.0 6 48.4 23.0-74.7
HISPANIC
Yes 11 8 71.5 34.9-92.1 3 28.5 7.9-65.1
No 551 390 69.3 64.8-73.4 161 30.7 26.6-35.2
AGE
35-44 81 44 53.7 41.4-65.6 37 46.3 34.4-58.6
45-54 137 96 69.1 59.6-77.2 41 30.9 22.8-40.4
55-64 137 104 73.8 64.9-81.1 33 26.2 18.9-35.1
65+ 200 147 72.9 65.6-79.1 53 27.1 20.9-34.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 73 71.1 60.7-79.6 32 28.9 20.4-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 144 88 59.6 50.3-68.2 56 40.4 31.8-49.7
Some Post-H.S. 161 120 71.3 62.7-78.6 41 28.7 21.4-37.3
College Graduate 157 120 75.5 67.4-82.1 37 24.5 17.9-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 52 75.9 63.0-85.4 18 24.1 14.6-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 86 65 76.5 65.4-84.8 21 23.5 15.2-34.6
$25,000- 34,999 75 42 52.2 39.8-64.3 33 47.8 35.7-60.2
$35,000- 49,999 80 51 62.5 50.4-73.2 29 37.5 26.8-49.6
$50,000+ 159 122 76.1 68.0-82.7 37 23.9 17.3-32.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 35 28 77.5 59.1-89.2 7 22.5 10.8-40.9
Appalachia II 72 48 59.4 46.1-71.5 24 40.6 28.5-53.9
Appalachia III 42 31 75.4 59.2-86.6 11 24.6 13.4-40.8
Catawba 33 22 65.4 46.5-80.5 11 34.6 19.5-53.5
Edisto 12 6 64.8 34.7-86.4 6 35.2 13.6-65.3
Low Country 34 28 89.2 76.9-95.3 6 10.8 4.7-23.1
Palmetto 73 53 70.4 57.3-80.8 20 29.6 19.2-42.7
Pee Dee 51 34 67.0 51.3-79.6 17 33.0 20.4-48.7
Savannah 26 16 55.6 34.4-74.9 10 44.4 25.1-65.6
Trident 67 50 71.0 57.7-81.5 17 29.0 18.5-42.3
Upper Savannah 36 22 66.4 49.0-80.3 14 33.6 19.7-51.0
Waccamaw 53 41 74.7 58.9-85.8 12 25.3 14.2-41.1
Wateree 28 19 67.4 47.1-82.8 9 32.6 17.2-52.9

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking aspirin regularly.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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