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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following? For each, tell me YES, NO or you are NOT SURE: A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,436 458 4.5 4.0- 5.0 7,935 94.9 94.4-95.4 43 0.6 0.4- 0.9
GENDER
Male 3,320 260 5.9 5.2- 6.8 3,039 93.2 92.2-94.1 21 0.9 0.5- 1.5
Female 5,116 198 3.2 2.7- 3.7 4,896 96.5 95.9-97.0 22 0.4 0.2- 0.6
RACE
White 6,349 366 4.9 4.4- 5.6 5,955 94.6 93.9-95.2 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
African American 1,817 78 3.4 2.6- 4.5 1,728 96.0 94.9-96.9 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
AGE
18-24 403 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 400 98.9 96.6-99.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
25-34 1,028 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,019 98.7 97.3-99.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
35-44 1,484 26 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,450 97.1 95.8-98.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.4
45-54 1,688 60 4.0 3.0- 5.3 1,622 95.6 94.2-96.6 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
55-64 1,642 117 7.6 6.3- 9.3 1,518 92.0 90.3-93.4 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
65+ 2,116 245 12.3 10.8-13.9 1,855 87.0 85.3-88.5 16 0.8 0.4- 1.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,146 123 9.6 7.9-11.7 1,008 89.2 87.0-91.0 15 1.2 0.7- 2.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,679 148 4.4 3.6- 5.3 2,517 95.0 93.9-95.8 14 0.6 0.3- 1.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,119 96 3.5 2.8- 4.3 2,017 96.2 95.2-97.0 6 0.3 0.1- 1.1
College Graduate 2,469 90 3.2 2.5- 4.0 2,372 96.3 95.3-97.1 7 0.5 0.2- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,024 109 9.0 7.2-11.3 902 89.6 87.3-91.6 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 97 6.3 5.0- 8.1 1,237 93.0 91.2-94.5 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6
$25,000- $34,999 981 54 4.5 3.4- 6.1 923 94.9 93.2-96.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 54 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,181 96.1 94.8-97.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 2,698 73 2.2 1.7- 2.9 2,617 97.4 96.6-98.0 8 0.4 0.1- 1.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 38 5.6 4.0- 7.8 491 94.4 92.2-96.0 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 940 43 3.9 2.8- 5.5 894 95.8 94.2-97.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Appalachia III 704 46 6.4 4.4- 9.0 652 92.2 89.2-94.4 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8
Catawba 545 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 523 96.5 94.4-97.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Edisto Savannah 632 51 6.2 4.5- 8.5 578 93.3 90.9-95.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Low Country 446 27 4.1 2.7- 6.1 418 95.6 93.4-97.1 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
Palmetto 1,281 60 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,215 95.9 94.6-96.8 6 0.4 0.1- 0.9
Pee Dee 697 45 5.2 3.7- 7.3 646 94.1 92.0-95.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.5
Trident 994 46 4.1 2.8- 5.8 945 95.5 93.6-96.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Upper Savannah 463 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1 434 93.1 89.0-95.7 5 2.3 0.7- 7.2
Waccamaw 672 39 5.0 3.6- 7.0 629 94.5 92.4-96.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Wateree 417 14 2.7 1.4- 5.1 401 96.9 94.4-98.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Region***
Region I 992 62 5.1 3.9- 6.7 925 93.8 91.6-95.4 5 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Region II 1,644 89 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,546 94.3 92.8-95.5 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Region III 1,826 79 3.5 2.7- 4.5 1,738 96.1 95.1-96.9 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Region IV 1,114 59 4.3 3.2- 5.8 1,047 95.2 93.6-96.3 8 0.6 0.3- 1.2
Region V 632 51 6.2 4.5- 8.5 578 93.3 90.9-95.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
Region VI 672 39 5.0 3.6- 7.0 629 94.5 92.4-96.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Region VII 994 46 4.1 2.8- 5.8 945 95.5 93.6-96.8 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Region VIII 446 27 4.1 2.7- 6.1 418 95.6 93.4-97.1 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

#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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