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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,972 585 4.5 4.0- 5.0 8,387 95.5 95.0-96.0
GENDER
Male 3,459 320 5.6 4.9- 6.3 3,139 94.4 93.7-95.1
Female 5,513 265 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,248 96.5 95.9-97.0
RACE
White 6,795 479 5.2 4.6- 5.8 6,316 94.8 94.2-95.4
African American 1,853 87 2.9 2.2- 3.7 1,766 97.1 96.3-97.8
Other 241 14 3.1 1.5- 6.0 227 96.9 94.0-98.5
HISPANIC
Yes 179 11 5.1 1.9-13.2 168 94.9 86.8-98.1
No 8,617 555 4.4 4.0- 4.8 8,062 95.6 95.2-96.0
AGE
18-24 336 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 334 98.9 95.3-99.7
25-34 950 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 948 99.9 99.4- 100
35-44 1,434 18 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,416 98.8 97.9-99.3
45-54 1,810 70 3.3 2.6- 4.4 1,740 96.7 95.6-97.4
55-64 1,881 160 9.1 7.6-10.8 1,721 90.9 89.2-92.4
65+ 2,472 329 12.8 11.3-14.4 2,143 87.2 85.6-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,308 165 9.1 7.4-11.1 1,143 90.9 88.9-92.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 193 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,559 95.2 94.3-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,217 124 3.8 3.1- 4.7 2,093 96.2 95.3-96.9
College Graduate 2,668 100 2.5 2.0- 3.2 2,568 97.5 96.8-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,066 123 8.7 7.0-10.8 943 91.3 89.2-93.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,345 146 7.7 6.1- 9.5 1,199 92.3 90.5-93.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,003 58 4.3 3.1- 5.9 945 95.7 94.1-96.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,245 73 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,172 95.8 94.5-96.8
$50,000+ 3,006 96 2.2 1.8- 2.8 2,910 97.8 97.2-98.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 704 54 6.0 4.3- 8.3 650 94.0 91.7-95.7
Appalachia II 650 38 3.8 2.7- 5.4 612 96.2 94.6-97.3
Appalachia III 500 27 4.1 2.5- 6.7 473 95.9 93.3-97.5
Catawba 380 24 4.4 2.8- 6.7 356 95.6 93.3-97.2
Edisto Savannah 1,061 71 5.1 3.9- 6.7 990 94.9 93.3-96.1
Low Country 935 46 3.8 2.6- 5.5 889 96.2 94.5-97.4
Palmetto 846 47 4.0 2.9- 5.5 799 96.0 94.5-97.1
Pee Dee 740 50 4.5 3.3- 6.1 690 95.5 93.9-96.7
Trident 1,039 51 3.0 2.2- 4.1 988 97.0 95.9-97.8
Upper Savannah 584 57 7.5 5.5-10.2 527 92.5 89.8-94.5
Waccamaw 944 82 6.2 4.8- 7.9 862 93.8 92.1-95.2
Wateree 476 33 5.4 3.6- 8.1 443 94.6 91.9-96.4
Region***
Region I 1,288 111 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,177 93.3 91.7-94.6
Region II 1,150 65 4.0 2.9- 5.3 1,085 96.0 94.7-97.1
Region III 1,226 71 4.1 3.2- 5.3 1,155 95.9 94.7-96.8
Region IV 1,216 83 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,133 95.1 93.7-96.2
Region V 1,061 71 5.1 3.9- 6.7 990 94.9 93.3-96.1
Region VI 944 82 6.2 4.8- 7.9 862 93.8 92.1-95.2
Region VII 1,039 51 3.0 2.2- 4.1 988 97.0 95.9-97.8
Region VIII 935 46 3.8 2.6- 5.5 889 96.2 94.5-97.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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