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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,537 1,264 21.9 20.6-23.2 4,273 78.1 76.8-79.4
GENDER
Male 2,088 449 20.5 18.5-22.6 1,639 79.5 77.4-81.5
Female 3,449 815 23.2 21.6-24.9 2,634 76.8 75.1-78.4
RACE
White 4,360 940 20.2 18.9-21.6 3,420 79.8 78.4-81.1
African American 988 293 29.2 25.9-32.8 695 70.8 67.2-74.1
Other 147 20 9.0 5.5-14.4 127 91.0 85.6-94.5
HISPANIC
Yes 136 30 21.2 13.9-31.1 106 78.8 68.9-86.1
No 5,356 1,221 21.9 20.6-23.2 4,135 78.1 76.8-79.4
AGE
18-24 349 38 12.8 9.0-17.8 311 87.2 82.2-91.0
25-34 883 128 14.2 11.8-17.0 755 85.8 83.0-88.2
35-44 1,054 217 21.2 18.4-24.3 837 78.8 75.7-81.6
45-54 1,118 291 26.6 23.8-29.7 827 73.4 70.3-76.2
55-64 937 284 30.8 27.5-34.2 653 69.2 65.8-72.5
65+ 1,152 295 25.5 22.7-28.5 857 74.5 71.5-77.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 658 187 25.1 21.5-29.2 471 74.9 70.8-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,656 387 22.2 19.8-24.7 1,269 77.8 75.3-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,455 335 22.1 19.7-24.6 1,120 77.9 75.4-80.3
College Graduate 1,758 354 20.1 18.0-22.3 1,404 79.9 77.7-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 187 27.9 23.6-32.7 460 72.1 67.3-76.4
$15,000- $24,999 928 228 23.0 20.0-26.4 700 77.0 73.6-80.0
$25,000- $34,999 689 124 16.9 13.9-20.4 565 83.1 79.6-86.1
$35,000- $49,999 838 201 23.4 20.2-27.0 637 76.6 73.0-79.8
$50,000+ 1,792 389 21.4 19.4-23.7 1,403 78.6 76.3-80.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 347 72 20.0 15.8-25.1 275 80.0 74.9-84.2
Appalachia II 650 149 24.1 20.2-28.5 501 75.9 71.5-79.8
Appalachia III 444 108 21.4 17.5-25.9 336 78.6 74.1-82.5
Catawba 362 90 23.9 19.1-29.4 272 76.1 70.6-80.9
Edisto Savannah 431 106 26.2 21.1-32.0 325 73.8 68.0-78.9
Low Country 280 59 18.8 14.2-24.5 221 81.2 75.5-85.8
Palmetto 845 189 20.4 17.5-23.7 656 79.6 76.3-82.5
Pee Dee 397 91 20.7 16.5-25.6 306 79.3 74.4-83.5
Trident 699 139 17.9 15.0-21.3 560 82.1 78.7-85.0
Upper Savannah 279 70 27.5 21.5-34.5 209 72.5 65.5-78.5
Waccamaw 472 108 21.2 17.2-25.8 364 78.8 74.2-82.8
Wateree 286 76 27.2 21.3-34.0 210 72.8 66.0-78.7

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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