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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

Why do you take aspirin...
To relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,500 267 18.8 16.5-21.3 1,233 81.2 78.7-83.5
GENDER
Male 658 112 19.2 15.9-23.1 546 80.8 76.9-84.1
Female 842 155 18.3 15.5-21.6 687 81.7 78.4-84.5
RACE
White 1,241 199 16.3 14.1-18.7 1,042 83.7 81.3-85.9
African American 230 63 29.3 22.5-37.0 167 70.7 63.0-77.5
Other 19 5 14.9 5.4-35.0 14 85.1 65.0-94.6
HISPANIC
Yes 35 13 29.9 15.6-49.6 22 70.1 50.4-84.4
No 1,446 248 18.3 16.0-20.8 1,198 81.7 79.2-84.0
AGE
35-44 166 62 39.2 30.9-48.2 104 60.8 51.8-69.1
45-54 325 85 24.6 19.9-30.1 240 75.4 69.9-80.1
55-64 423 58 13.3 9.9-17.6 365 86.7 82.4-90.1
65+ 577 62 11.4 8.4-15.2 515 88.6 84.8-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 63 33.6 26.1-42.0 156 66.4 58.0-73.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 440 91 21.2 17.2-25.9 349 78.8 74.1-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 365 57 14.7 11.1-19.2 308 85.3 80.8-88.9
College Graduate 474 56 11.3 8.6-14.8 418 88.7 85.2-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 187 48 29.1 21.6-38.1 139 70.9 61.9-78.4
$15,000- $24,999 273 69 28.3 22.3-35.2 204 71.7 64.8-77.7
$25,000- $34,999 179 32 18.1 12.3-25.7 147 81.9 74.3-87.7
$35,000- $49,999 214 29 14.6 9.7-21.5 185 85.4 78.5-90.3
$50,000+ 451 55 11.4 8.7-14.9 396 88.6 85.1-91.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 105 14 15.4 9.1-25.1 91 84.6 74.9-90.9
Appalachia II 159 22 18.0 11.5-27.2 137 82.0 72.8-88.5
Appalachia III 106 20 15.2 9.2-24.1 86 84.8 75.9-90.8
Catawba 79 11 13.2 7.3-22.9 68 86.8 77.1-92.7
Edisto Savannah 113 21 17.1 10.5-26.7 92 82.9 73.3-89.5
Low Country 96 14 18.4 10.0-31.3 82 81.6 68.7-90.0
Palmetto 240 50 23.0 17.1-30.1 190 77.0 69.9-82.9
Pee Dee 107 22 18.8 12.1-27.9 85 81.2 72.1-87.9
Trident 168 30 16.6 11.2-24.0 138 83.4 76.0-88.8
Upper Savannah 88 19 25.5 15.6-38.8 69 74.5 61.2-84.4
Waccamaw 143 24 18.9 12.6-27.4 119 81.1 72.6-87.4
Wateree 87 19 21.1 12.8-32.8 68 78.9 67.2-87.2

* 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 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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