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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Risk Factor for having been told had high blood pressure by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,430 5,253 68.6 67.5-69.8 3,177 31.4 30.2-32.5
GENDER
Male 3,319 2,066 69.2 67.3-71.0 1,253 30.8 29.0-32.7
Female 5,111 3,187 68.2 66.7-69.6 1,924 31.8 30.4-33.3
RACE
White 6,344 4,090 70.5 69.2-71.7 2,254 29.5 28.3-30.8
African American 1,817 984 63.6 60.8-66.3 833 36.4 33.7-39.2
Other 207 137 73.3 65.9-79.5 70 26.7 20.5-34.1
HISPANIC
Yes 116 75 71.4 61.6-79.5 41 28.6 20.5-38.4
No 8,167 5,121 69.0 67.8-70.2 3,046 31.0 29.8-32.2
AGE
18-24 403 382 93.9 89.9-96.4 21 6.1 3.6-10.1
25-34 1,027 917 88.3 85.9-90.4 110 11.7 9.6-14.1
35-44 1,485 1,192 79.2 76.7-81.5 293 20.8 18.5-23.3
45-54 1,685 1,085 63.6 60.9-66.2 600 36.4 33.8-39.1
55-64 1,640 818 49.6 47.0-52.3 822 50.4 47.7-53.0
65+ 2,116 813 37.2 35.0-39.5 1,303 62.8 60.5-65.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,145 512 51.5 47.8-55.2 633 48.5 44.8-52.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,680 1,610 67.3 65.1-69.4 1,070 32.7 30.6-34.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,116 1,362 72.1 69.9-74.2 754 27.9 25.8-30.1
College Graduate 2,467 1,757 75.1 73.1-76.9 710 24.9 23.1-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 467 52.9 48.7-57.1 556 47.1 42.9-51.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 757 63.4 60.1-66.5 585 36.6 33.5-39.9
$25,000- $34,999 982 598 70.3 67.0-73.4 384 29.7 26.6-33.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 828 70.9 68.0-73.7 407 29.1 26.3-32.0
$50,000+ 2,697 1,970 76.2 74.4-77.9 727 23.8 22.1-25.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 315 65.7 61.0-70.1 214 34.3 29.9-39.0
Appalachia II 939 599 72.2 68.9-75.3 340 27.8 24.7-31.1
Appalachia III 702 417 66.3 62.1-70.2 285 33.7 29.8-37.9
Catawba 544 346 69.3 64.6-73.7 198 30.7 26.3-35.4
Edisto Savannah 632 351 60.9 55.7-65.8 281 39.1 34.2-44.3
Low Country 446 266 67.3 61.9-72.2 180 32.7 27.8-38.1
Palmetto 1,283 828 70.9 67.9-73.6 455 29.1 26.4-32.1
Pee Dee 696 434 68.4 64.2-72.4 262 31.6 27.6-35.8
Trident 994 672 73.5 70.2-76.5 322 26.5 23.5-29.8
Upper Savannah 461 282 66.3 61.2-71.1 179 33.7 28.9-38.8
Waccamaw 673 415 67.2 63.1-71.1 258 32.8 28.9-36.9
Wateree 416 260 68.4 63.1-73.3 156 31.6 26.7-36.9
Region***
Region I 990 597 66.0 62.5-69.3 393 34.0 30.7-37.5
Region II 1,641 1,016 69.7 67.1-72.2 625 30.3 27.8-32.9
Region III 1,827 1,174 70.4 67.9-72.8 653 29.6 27.2-32.1
Region IV 1,112 694 68.4 65.2-71.5 418 31.6 28.5-34.8
Region V 632 351 60.9 55.7-65.8 281 39.1 34.2-44.3
Region VI 673 415 67.2 63.1-71.1 258 32.8 28.9-36.9
Region VII 994 672 73.5 70.2-76.5 322 26.5 23.5-29.8
Region VIII 446 266 67.3 61.9-72.2 180 32.7 27.8-38.1

*Data in this table was derived from the Hypertension Awareness 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

*** 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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