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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,516 503 8.4 7.6- 9.3 5,013 91.6 90.7-92.4
GENDER
Male 2,083 238 9.7 8.4-11.2 1,845 90.3 88.8-91.6
Female 3,433 265 7.2 6.2- 8.3 3,168 92.8 91.7-93.8
RACE
White 4,337 414 8.9 8.0- 9.9 3,923 91.1 90.1-92.0
African American 992 77 7.7 5.9-10.1 915 92.3 89.9-94.1
Other 145 9 5.2 2.4-11.1 136 94.8 88.9-97.6
HISPANIC
Yes 135 10 7.6 3.4-16.1 125 92.4 83.9-96.6
No 5,336 477 8.2 7.4- 9.1 4,859 91.8 90.9-92.6
AGE
18-24 347 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 346 99.9 99.1- 100
25-34 882 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5 874 99.0 97.5-99.6
35-44 1,050 22 2.3 1.3- 4.0 1,028 97.7 96.0-98.7
45-54 1,118 80 8.8 6.9-11.2 1,038 91.2 88.8-93.1
55-64 933 125 14.4 12.0-17.2 808 85.6 82.8-88.0
65+ 1,141 265 24.2 21.3-27.3 876 75.8 72.7-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 656 119 15.4 12.4-18.9 537 84.6 81.1-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,644 154 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,490 91.7 90.0-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,451 119 7.7 6.3- 9.3 1,332 92.3 90.7-93.7
College Graduate 1,755 110 5.9 4.7- 7.2 1,645 94.1 92.8-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 645 99 13.5 10.5-17.3 546 86.5 82.7-89.5
$15,000- $24,999 918 106 9.5 7.7-11.7 812 90.5 88.3-92.3
$25,000- $34,999 689 69 9.0 6.8-11.8 620 91.0 88.2-93.2
$35,000- $49,999 838 59 6.3 4.7- 8.4 779 93.7 91.6-95.3
$50,000+ 1,788 84 4.6 3.7- 5.8 1,704 95.4 94.2-96.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 345 32 8.4 5.8-12.2 313 91.6 87.8-94.2
Appalachia II 647 62 9.1 6.9-12.0 585 90.9 88.0-93.1
Appalachia III 442 36 7.4 5.1-10.5 406 92.6 89.5-94.9
Catawba 361 32 7.4 5.1-10.5 329 92.6 89.5-94.9
Edisto Savannah 431 39 10.8 7.2-15.7 392 89.2 84.3-92.8
Low Country 276 29 9.5 6.1-14.5 247 90.5 85.5-93.9
Palmetto 844 75 8.6 6.6-11.3 769 91.4 88.7-93.4
Pee Dee 397 32 7.1 4.8-10.3 365 92.9 89.7-95.2
Trident 695 49 5.8 4.2- 7.8 646 94.2 92.2-95.8
Upper Savannah 280 34 10.5 7.0-15.3 246 89.5 84.7-93.0
Waccamaw 467 48 8.8 6.5-12.0 419 91.2 88.0-93.5
Wateree 286 30 9.7 6.4-14.4 256 90.3 85.6-93.6

* Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

#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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