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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: (Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,439 320 3.0 2.7- 3.4 8,100 96.8 96.4-97.2 19 0.2 0.1- 0.3
GENDER
Male 3,322 131 3.0 2.5- 3.7 3,184 96.8 96.2-97.4 7 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Female 5,117 189 3.0 2.6- 3.5 4,916 96.8 96.3-97.3 12 0.2 0.1- 0.3
RACE
White 6,349 231 2.7 2.4- 3.1 6,103 97.1 96.7-97.5 15 0.2 0.1- 0.3
African American 1,820 79 3.8 3.0- 4.9 1,737 96.0 94.9-96.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
AGE
18-24 403 0 0.0 . - . 403 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 1,028 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 1,026 99.6 98.5-99.9 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 1,485 13 0.8 0.4- 1.4 1,468 98.9 98.2-99.4 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
45-54 1,688 45 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,641 97.3 96.1-98.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
55-64 1,643 82 5.6 4.4- 7.2 1,558 94.2 92.6-95.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
65+ 2,117 176 9.0 7.7-10.5 1,931 90.7 89.2-92.0 10 0.3 0.2- 0.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,147 92 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,049 92.0 90.0-93.7 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,680 115 3.1 2.5- 3.9 2,559 96.7 95.9-97.3 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,120 70 2.3 1.7- 3.0 2,047 97.6 96.9-98.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
College Graduate 2,469 42 1.4 1.0- 2.0 2,423 98.5 97.9-98.9 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,025 76 6.3 4.9- 8.2 942 93.1 91.2-94.6 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 70 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,270 95.8 94.5-96.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$25,000- $34,999 982 39 3.2 2.2- 4.6 942 96.6 95.2-97.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,236 30 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,204 98.0 97.1-98.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
$50,000+ 2,698 28 0.9 0.6- 1.4 2,668 99.1 98.6-99.4 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 19 2.7 1.7- 4.5 510 97.3 95.5-98.3 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 940 29 2.2 1.5- 3.3 909 97.7 96.6-98.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Appalachia III 704 24 2.2 1.4- 3.3 678 97.6 96.4-98.4 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
Catawba 545 18 2.7 1.5- 4.8 526 97.2 95.1-98.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Edisto Savannah 632 25 3.3 2.1- 5.1 606 96.6 94.7-97.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Low Country 446 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9 424 96.4 94.1-97.8 0 0.0 . - .
Palmetto 1,282 43 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,234 96.7 95.4-97.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Pee Dee 697 34 3.2 2.2- 4.7 662 96.5 95.0-97.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Trident 994 35 2.9 2.0- 4.3 958 97.0 95.7-97.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Upper Savannah 464 17 3.0 1.8- 5.1 444 96.6 94.5-97.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Waccamaw 673 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 646 96.7 95.0-97.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Wateree 417 18 4.0 2.2- 6.9 398 95.9 93.0-97.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Region***
Region I 993 36 2.9 2.0- 4.1 954 96.9 95.7-97.8 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Region II 1,644 53 2.2 1.6- 2.9 1,587 97.7 96.9-98.2 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4
Region III 1,827 61 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,760 96.9 95.8-97.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Region IV 1,114 52 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,060 96.3 95.0-97.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
Region V 632 25 3.3 2.1- 5.1 606 96.6 94.7-97.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Region VI 673 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 646 96.7 95.0-97.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Region VII 994 35 2.9 2.0- 4.3 958 97.0 95.7-97.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Region VIII 446 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9 424 96.4 94.1-97.8 0 0.0 . - .

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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