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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce alcohol
use to help lower or control your high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Do not use
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,906 1,013 30.4 28.3-32.5 1,532 37.4 35.3-39.5 1,361 32.2 30.3-34.2
GENDER
Male 1,503 525 38.2 34.7-41.8 624 38.8 35.3-42.4 354 23.1 20.4-26.0
Female 2,403 488 23.3 21.0-25.7 908 36.1 33.7-38.6 1,007 40.6 38.1-43.1
RACE
White 2,745 667 27.8 25.4-30.3 1,244 43.2 40.7-45.8 834 29.0 26.8-31.3
African American 914 296 36.8 32.4-41.4 215 26.0 21.8-30.8 403 37.2 33.1-41.5
Other 142 36 34.9 24.8-46.6 54 35.5 26.4-45.8 52 29.5 21.4-39.2
HISPANIC
Yes 40 12 40.8 23.4-60.9 12 26.2 13.2-45.3 16 33.0 18.4-51.7
No 3,776 988 30.5 28.4-32.7 1,506 38.0 35.9-40.2 1,282 31.5 29.5-33.4
AGE
18-24 29 11 31.6 14.8-55.1 15 63.3 40.0-81.6 3 5.1 1.5-16.3
25-34 98 42 46.9 34.0-60.2 37 36.6 24.5-50.5 19 16.6 9.7-26.9
35-44 264 107 47.2 40.0-54.5 97 32.4 26.1-39.4 60 20.4 15.3-26.6
45-54 693 245 36.7 32.3-41.3 264 37.1 32.8-41.6 184 26.2 22.3-30.6
55-64 1,045 288 29.9 26.4-33.6 407 37.3 33.7-41.0 350 32.8 29.4-36.4
65+ 1,777 320 18.0 15.8-20.5 712 37.5 34.7-40.4 745 44.5 41.5-47.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 152 24.4 20.0-29.3 176 27.1 21.5-33.5 372 48.5 43.1-54.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,264 372 34.5 30.9-38.4 398 31.5 28.1-35.2 494 33.9 30.6-37.4
Some Post-H.S. 911 231 32.4 27.9-37.2 406 39.9 35.6-44.4 274 27.7 24.1-31.7
College Graduate 1,014 255 27.2 23.6-31.2 548 51.1 47.0-55.1 211 21.7 18.4-25.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 133 28.7 23.7-34.3 149 26.2 21.6-31.5 254 45.1 39.5-50.8
$15,000- $24,999 698 205 38.1 32.6-43.9 211 28.3 23.5-33.6 282 33.6 29.1-38.5
$25,000- $34,999 456 124 28.9 23.4-35.1 140 28.0 22.9-33.9 192 43.1 37.1-49.3
$35,000- $49,999 524 141 26.9 21.9-32.5 242 47.1 40.4-53.8 141 26.1 21.4-31.4
$50,000+ 1,077 308 32.4 28.8-36.2 571 48.5 44.7-52.3 198 19.1 16.2-22.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 285 62 29.6 22.0-38.5 113 37.2 30.3-44.7 110 33.2 26.9-40.1
Appalachia II 238 52 25.2 18.8-32.9 100 45.0 36.8-53.6 86 29.8 23.6-36.9
Appalachia III 203 50 28.6 20.2-38.8 68 36.8 27.8-46.8 85 34.6 26.8-43.3
Catawba 154 36 22.0 15.8-29.7 56 34.4 26.7-42.9 62 43.6 35.2-52.4
Edisto Savannah 513 146 33.1 28.0-38.8 193 35.0 30.1-40.2 174 31.9 27.1-37.0
Low Country 448 112 31.6 25.0-39.2 220 44.0 37.7-50.4 116 24.4 19.6-29.9
Palmetto 292 86 32.4 26.2-39.3 124 42.5 35.9-49.4 82 25.1 19.9-31.2
Pee Dee 336 72 25.9 20.3-32.3 106 31.0 25.6-37.0 158 43.1 37.0-49.5
Trident 425 135 36.3 30.6-42.4 177 37.6 32.3-43.3 113 26.1 21.3-31.4
Upper Savannah 266 70 31.8 24.9-39.5 84 31.0 24.8-37.9 112 37.3 30.9-44.1
Waccamaw 488 125 32.1 26.7-38.2 211 40.2 34.9-45.8 152 27.6 23.2-32.6
Wateree 219 56 33.0 25.3-41.7 71 29.4 22.8-37.0 92 37.6 30.3-45.5
Region***
Region I 551 132 30.6 25.4-36.5 197 34.2 29.5-39.2 222 35.2 30.6-40.0
Region II 441 102 26.8 21.4-33.0 168 41.1 34.9-47.7 171 32.1 27.0-37.6
Region III 446 122 29.0 24.2-34.3 180 39.9 34.7-45.3 144 31.1 26.4-36.2
Region IV 555 128 28.6 23.9-33.7 177 30.4 26.1-35.0 250 41.0 36.3-45.9
Region V 513 146 33.1 28.0-38.8 193 35.0 30.1-40.2 174 31.9 27.1-37.0
Region VI 488 125 32.1 26.7-38.2 211 40.2 34.9-45.8 152 27.6 23.2-32.6
Region VII 425 135 36.3 30.6-42.4 177 37.6 32.3-43.3 113 26.1 21.3-31.4
Region VIII 448 112 31.6 25.0-39.2 220 44.0 37.7-50.4 116 24.4 19.6-29.9

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told that they had high blood pressure.

#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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