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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

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

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,486 1,330 89.5 87.6-91.2 156 10.5 8.8-12.4
GENDER
Male 651 589 89.7 86.7-92.1 62 10.3 7.9-13.3
Female 835 741 89.3 86.8-91.3 94 10.7 8.7-13.2
RACE
White 1,232 1,114 90.0 87.9-91.8 118 10.0 8.2-12.1
African American 224 191 87.7 82.3-91.6 33 12.3 8.4-17.7
Other 20 17 91.3 73.3-97.6 3 8.7 2.4-26.7
HISPANIC
Yes 33 29 90.2 75.0-96.6 4 9.8 3.4-25.0
No 1,434 1,282 89.4 87.4-91.0 152 10.6 9.0-12.6
AGE
35-44 166 119 72.6 64.2-79.6 47 27.4 20.4-35.8
45-54 328 288 89.3 85.3-92.3 40 10.7 7.7-14.7
55-64 418 394 94.9 91.9-96.8 24 5.1 3.2- 8.1
65+ 566 521 92.3 89.6-94.3 45 7.7 5.7-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 184 84.8 78.1-89.7 31 15.2 10.3-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 439 384 87.3 83.3-90.4 55 12.7 9.6-16.7
Some Post-H.S. 364 321 89.5 85.7-92.5 43 10.5 7.5-14.3
College Graduate 466 439 94.4 91.7-96.2 27 5.6 3.8- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 165 90.8 85.2-94.3 20 9.2 5.7-14.8
$15,000- $24,999 269 234 84.3 78.0-89.1 35 15.7 10.9-22.0
$25,000- $34,999 178 154 87.7 81.6-92.0 24 12.3 8.0-18.4
$35,000- $49,999 214 195 91.7 86.7-94.9 19 8.3 5.1-13.3
$50,000+ 445 411 91.9 88.6-94.3 34 8.1 5.7-11.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 106 96 88.3 79.1-93.8 10 11.7 6.2-20.9
Appalachia II 157 146 88.3 78.8-93.9 11 11.7 6.1-21.2
Appalachia III 106 94 90.1 82.3-94.6 12 9.9 5.4-17.7
Catawba 79 69 87.7 78.0-93.4 10 12.3 6.6-22.0
Edisto Savannah 113 100 87.8 78.3-93.5 13 12.2 6.5-21.7
Low Country 95 85 91.7 84.6-95.7 10 8.3 4.3-15.4
Palmetto 235 209 91.1 86.8-94.1 26 8.9 5.9-13.2
Pee Dee 107 95 89.5 81.6-94.2 12 10.5 5.8-18.4
Trident 163 146 91.3 85.8-94.8 17 8.7 5.2-14.2
Upper Savannah 87 75 85.1 74.2-91.8 12 14.9 8.2-25.8
Waccamaw 144 128 86.9 79.0-92.1 16 13.1 7.9-21.0
Wateree 85 78 94.1 87.4-97.3 7 5.9 2.7-12.6

* 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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