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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

Why do you take aspirin...
9b. 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 1,952 1,776 90.1 88.3-91.6 176 9.9 8.4-11.7
GENDER
Male 887 820 91.6 89.0-93.6 67 8.4 6.4-11.0
Female 1,065 956 88.5 85.9-90.6 109 11.5 9.4-14.1
RACE
White 1,630 1,484 90.3 88.5-91.8 146 9.7 8.2-11.5
African American 283 258 89.0 83.2-93.0 25 11.0 7.0-16.8
Other 24 22 96.1 84.9-99.1 2 3.9 0.9-15.1
HISPANIC
Yes 17 16 96.1 76.1-99.5 1 3.9 0.5-23.9
No 1,907 1,736 90.1 88.3-91.6 171 9.9 8.4-11.7
AGE
35-44 182 131 73.4 65.7-79.9 51 26.6 20.1-34.3
45-54 420 371 88.2 83.8-91.6 49 11.8 8.4-16.2
55-64 586 558 95.3 93.0-96.8 28 4.7 3.2- 7.0
65+ 764 716 93.7 91.4-95.4 48 6.3 4.6- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 244 94.1 90.1-96.6 16 5.9 3.4- 9.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 618 543 84.7 80.6-88.1 75 15.3 11.9-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 471 427 90.4 87.1-93.0 44 9.6 7.0-12.9
College Graduate 597 556 93.7 91.2-95.5 41 6.3 4.5- 8.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 243 88.9 83.0-93.0 28 11.1 7.0-17.0
$15,000- $24,999 336 306 90.7 86.3-93.8 30 9.3 6.2-13.7
$25,000- $34,999 213 190 87.3 80.7-91.9 23 12.7 8.1-19.3
$35,000- $49,999 262 236 88.4 83.1-92.3 26 11.6 7.7-16.9
$50,000+ 604 558 91.1 87.7-93.6 46 8.9 6.4-12.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 115 103 87.8 78.8-93.4 12 12.2 6.6-21.2
Appalachia II 211 191 89.2 83.3-93.2 20 10.8 6.8-16.7
Appalachia III 141 123 88.7 82.1-93.1 18 11.3 6.9-17.9
Catawba 137 123 85.1 73.7-92.0 14 14.9 8.0-26.3
Edisto Savannah 162 144 89.2 82.7-93.4 18 10.8 6.6-17.3
Low Country 113 105 90.4 79.3-95.9 8 9.6 4.1-20.7
Palmetto 281 259 91.2 86.3-94.4 22 8.8 5.6-13.7
Pee Dee 141 133 95.1 89.7-97.7 8 4.9 2.3-10.3
Trident 247 220 86.3 79.8-91.0 27 13.7 9.0-20.2
Upper Savannah 97 88 91.4 83.3-95.8 9 8.6 4.2-16.7
Waccamaw 191 179 93.6 88.6-96.5 12 6.4 3.5-11.4
Wateree 104 97 94.0 87.2-97.3 7 6.0 2.7-12.8
Region***
Region I 212 191 89.6 83.8-93.4 21 10.4 6.6-16.2
Region II 352 314 89.0 84.8-92.2 38 11.0 7.8-15.2
Region III 418 382 89.0 84.2-92.5 36 11.0 7.5-15.8
Region IV 245 230 94.7 90.9-96.9 15 5.3 3.1- 9.1
Region V 162 144 89.2 82.7-93.4 18 10.8 6.6-17.3
Region VI 191 179 93.6 88.6-96.5 12 6.4 3.5-11.4
Region VII 247 220 86.3 79.8-91.0 27 13.7 9.0-20.2
Region VIII 113 105 90.4 79.3-95.9 8 9.6 4.1-20.7

*This question was asked only of respondents aged 35+ and took 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

*** 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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