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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes Yes,female during pregnancy No Borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,430 3,177 31.4 30.2-32.5 78 1.2 0.9- 1.5 5,060 66.2 65.0-67.4 115 1.3 1.0- 1.6
GENDER
Male 3,319 1,253 30.8 29.0-32.7 0 0.0 . - . 2,004 67.5 65.6-69.4 62 1.6 1.2- 2.1
Female 5,111 1,924 31.8 30.4-33.3 78 2.2 1.7- 2.9 3,056 65.0 63.5-66.5 53 1.0 0.7- 1.3
RACE
White 6,344 2,254 29.5 28.3-30.8 51 1.1 0.8- 1.5 3,948 67.9 66.6-69.2 91 1.4 1.1- 1.7
African American 1,817 833 36.4 33.7-39.2 25 1.2 0.8- 1.9 938 61.3 58.5-64.1 21 1.1 0.6- 1.8
Other 207 70 26.7 20.5-34.1 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 133 70.5 62.8-77.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
HISPANIC
Yes 116 41 28.6 20.5-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 74 71.1 61.3-79.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
No 8,167 3,046 31.0 29.8-32.2 77 1.2 0.9- 1.5 4,930 66.5 65.3-67.7 114 1.3 1.1- 1.6
AGE
18-24 403 21 6.1 3.6-10.1 17 3.0 1.8- 4.9 362 90.3 86.2-93.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1
25-34 1,027 110 11.7 9.6-14.1 25 2.1 1.3- 3.1 888 86.0 83.4-88.2 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
35-44 1,485 293 20.8 18.5-23.3 16 1.1 0.6- 1.8 1,154 76.6 74.1-79.0 22 1.5 1.0- 2.4
45-54 1,685 600 36.4 33.8-39.1 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8 1,051 61.6 59.0-64.3 26 1.6 1.0- 2.4
55-64 1,640 822 50.4 47.7-53.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.4 781 46.9 44.2-49.6 29 2.1 1.4- 3.1
65+ 2,116 1,303 62.8 60.5-65.0 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 778 35.5 33.3-37.8 31 1.5 1.1- 2.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,145 633 48.5 44.8-52.2 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6 489 49.1 45.3-52.8 15 1.3 0.7- 2.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,680 1,070 32.7 30.6-34.9 27 1.3 0.9- 2.1 1,552 65.0 62.7-67.2 31 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,116 754 27.9 25.8-30.1 21 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,313 69.9 67.6-72.0 28 1.2 0.8- 1.8
College Graduate 2,467 710 24.9 23.1-26.9 22 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,694 72.3 70.3-74.2 41 1.8 1.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 556 47.1 42.9-51.3 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 451 51.5 47.3-55.7 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 585 36.6 33.5-39.9 17 1.8 1.1- 3.2 725 60.7 57.3-63.9 15 0.9 0.5- 1.5
$25,000- $34,999 982 384 29.7 26.6-33.0 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 582 68.5 65.1-71.7 10 1.1 0.6- 2.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 407 29.1 26.3-32.0 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 794 68.3 65.2-71.2 24 1.9 1.2- 2.9
$50,000+ 2,697 727 23.8 22.1-25.6 25 1.1 0.7- 1.6 1,901 73.7 71.8-75.5 44 1.5 1.1- 2.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 214 34.3 29.9-39.0 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 306 64.2 59.4-68.7 6 1.0 0.4- 2.2
Appalachia II 939 340 27.8 24.7-31.1 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1 583 70.6 67.2-73.8 9 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Appalachia III 702 285 33.7 29.8-37.9 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 402 63.6 59.3-67.7 8 1.3 0.5- 2.9
Catawba 544 198 30.7 26.3-35.4 6 1.3 0.6- 2.9 336 66.9 62.0-71.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Edisto Savannah 632 281 39.1 34.2-44.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 330 58.2 53.0-63.2 15 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Low Country 446 180 32.7 27.8-38.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 255 64.2 58.6-69.4 5 1.5 0.5- 4.5
Palmetto 1,283 455 29.1 26.4-32.1 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6 803 68.8 65.8-71.7 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2
Pee Dee 696 262 31.6 27.6-35.8 12 2.3 1.1- 4.4 413 65.2 60.8-69.3 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Trident 994 322 26.5 23.5-29.8 12 1.6 0.9- 2.9 645 70.5 67.1-73.7 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Upper Savannah 461 179 33.7 28.9-38.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 266 62.7 57.5-67.7 12 2.6 1.3- 4.9
Waccamaw 673 258 32.8 28.9-36.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 403 65.8 61.5-69.7 9 1.1 0.5- 2.1
Wateree 416 156 31.6 26.7-36.9 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 251 65.9 60.5-70.9 7 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Region***
Region I 990 393 34.0 30.7-37.5 7 0.8 0.3- 1.7 572 63.5 60.0-66.8 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Region II 1,641 625 30.3 27.8-32.9 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0 985 67.7 65.0-70.2 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Region III 1,827 653 29.6 27.2-32.1 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,139 68.2 65.7-70.7 20 1.2 0.8- 2.0
Region IV 1,112 418 31.6 28.5-34.8 14 1.8 1.0- 3.3 664 65.4 62.1-68.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Region V 632 281 39.1 34.2-44.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 330 58.2 53.0-63.2 15 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Region VI 673 258 32.8 28.9-36.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 403 65.8 61.5-69.7 9 1.1 0.5- 2.1
Region VII 994 322 26.5 23.5-29.8 12 1.6 0.9- 2.9 645 70.5 67.1-73.7 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Region VIII 446 180 32.7 27.8-38.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 255 64.2 58.6-69.4 5 1.5 0.5- 4.5

*This measure changed in 2005 to include pre-hypertensive

#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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