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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

To lower your risk of developing heart disease or stroke, are you....
1a. Eating fewer high fat or high cholesterol foods?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,473 4,324 63.7 62.2-65.1 2,149 36.3 34.9-37.8
GENDER
Male 2,460 1,523 60.1 57.6-62.5 937 39.9 37.5-42.4
Female 4,013 2,801 66.9 65.1-68.7 1,212 33.1 31.3-34.9
RACE
White 5,058 3,431 64.7 63.1-66.3 1,627 35.3 33.7-36.9
African American 1,201 763 61.0 57.4-64.5 438 39.0 35.5-42.6
Other 163 92 58.7 49.0-67.8 71 41.3 32.2-51.0
HISPANIC
Yes 110 58 44.6 33.6-56.1 52 55.4 43.9-66.4
No 6,296 4,223 64.2 62.7-65.6 2,073 35.8 34.4-37.3
AGE
18-24 372 177 49.9 44.0-55.9 195 50.1 44.1-56.0
25-34 948 585 58.8 55.1-62.4 363 41.2 37.6-44.9
35-44 1,135 748 64.3 61.0-67.4 387 35.7 32.6-39.0
45-54 1,340 941 70.0 67.1-72.7 399 30.0 27.3-32.9
55-64 1,209 886 72.3 69.4-75.1 323 27.7 24.9-30.6
65+ 1,419 949 64.9 61.9-67.7 470 35.1 32.3-38.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 400 53.3 48.3-58.2 300 46.7 41.8-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,958 1,239 60.7 57.9-63.4 719 39.3 36.6-42.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,677 1,110 61.3 58.3-64.2 567 38.7 35.8-41.7
College Graduate 2,127 1,569 72.8 70.5-74.9 558 27.2 25.1-29.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 746 459 57.2 52.3-62.0 287 42.8 38.0-47.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,052 668 61.7 57.9-65.4 384 38.3 34.6-42.1
$25,000- $34,999 769 503 60.7 56.1-65.1 266 39.3 34.9-43.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,022 705 66.0 62.4-69.4 317 34.0 30.6-37.6
$50,000+ 2,085 1,474 67.9 65.5-70.2 611 32.1 29.8-34.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 392 252 59.6 53.6-65.4 140 40.4 34.6-46.4
Appalachia II 788 542 65.5 61.3-69.4 246 34.5 30.6-38.7
Appalachia III 491 315 62.3 56.8-67.5 176 37.7 32.5-43.2
Catawba 449 288 60.8 55.2-66.1 161 39.2 33.9-44.8
Edisto Savannah 491 334 64.9 59.5-70.0 157 35.1 30.0-40.5
Low Country 332 221 62.5 55.7-68.8 111 37.5 31.2-44.3
Palmetto 991 708 68.1 64.3-71.6 283 31.9 28.4-35.7
Pee Dee 479 295 56.9 51.2-62.5 184 43.1 37.5-48.8
Trident 821 559 65.6 61.4-69.6 262 34.4 30.4-38.6
Upper Savannah 307 195 61.2 53.7-68.1 112 38.8 31.9-46.3
Waccamaw 535 369 67.2 62.1-71.9 166 32.8 28.1-37.9
Wateree 343 208 57.9 51.0-64.6 135 42.1 35.4-49.0
Region***
Region I 699 447 60.3 55.6-64.8 252 39.7 35.2-44.4
Region II 1,279 857 64.2 60.9-67.4 422 35.8 32.6-39.1
Region III 1,440 996 65.7 62.6-68.7 444 34.3 31.3-37.4
Region IV 822 503 57.4 52.9-61.6 319 42.6 38.4-47.1
Region V 491 334 64.9 59.5-70.0 157 35.1 30.0-40.5
Region VI 535 369 67.2 62.1-71.9 166 32.8 28.1-37.9
Region VII 821 559 65.6 61.4-69.6 262 34.4 30.4-38.6
Region VIII 332 221 62.5 55.7-68.8 111 37.5 31.2-44.3

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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