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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Are you changing your eating habits to help lower or control your high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,895 2,753 71.8 69.8-73.7 1,142 28.2 26.3-30.2
GENDER
Male 1,504 1,022 70.0 66.6-73.2 482 30.0 26.8-33.4
Female 2,391 1,731 73.5 71.2-75.7 660 26.5 24.3-28.8
RACE
White 2,740 1,837 68.3 65.9-70.5 903 31.7 29.5-34.1
African American 909 738 79.4 74.8-83.3 171 20.6 16.7-25.2
Other 141 106 77.3 67.6-84.7 35 22.7 15.3-32.4
HISPANIC
Yes 40 27 70.5 50.8-84.7 13 29.5 15.3-49.2
No 3,765 2,663 71.9 69.9-73.9 1,102 28.1 26.1-30.1
AGE
18-24 29 17 54.4 30.2-76.7 12 45.6 23.3-69.8
25-34 98 67 71.4 58.7-81.5 31 28.6 18.5-41.3
35-44 265 203 79.0 72.7-84.2 62 21.0 15.8-27.3
45-54 697 522 75.2 71.0-78.9 175 24.8 21.1-29.0
55-64 1,042 805 77.1 73.8-80.2 237 22.9 19.8-26.2
65+ 1,764 1,139 65.1 62.2-67.8 625 34.9 32.2-37.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 695 491 69.4 63.9-74.5 204 30.6 25.5-36.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,260 891 71.7 68.1-75.0 369 28.3 25.0-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 909 662 73.9 69.8-77.5 247 26.1 22.5-30.2
College Graduate 1,014 700 72.1 68.5-75.5 314 27.9 24.5-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 535 389 69.6 63.9-74.8 146 30.4 25.2-36.1
$15,000- $24,999 695 496 72.4 67.3-77.0 199 27.6 23.0-32.7
$25,000- $34,999 455 330 74.3 68.6-79.2 125 25.7 20.8-31.4
$35,000- $49,999 523 370 72.0 65.3-77.8 153 28.0 22.2-34.7
$50,000+ 1,082 749 71.2 67.7-74.5 333 28.8 25.5-32.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 283 204 72.0 64.8-78.1 79 28.0 21.9-35.2
Appalachia II 237 154 59.9 51.0-68.2 83 40.1 31.8-49.0
Appalachia III 203 140 73.4 65.4-80.1 63 26.6 19.9-34.6
Catawba 156 117 78.6 71.1-84.5 39 21.4 15.5-28.9
Edisto Savannah 510 369 74.3 69.3-78.7 141 25.7 21.3-30.7
Low Country 444 295 71.0 65.0-76.3 149 29.0 23.7-35.0
Palmetto 293 212 75.6 69.6-80.7 81 24.4 19.3-30.4
Pee Dee 336 247 73.5 67.6-78.6 89 26.5 21.4-32.4
Trident 426 290 68.6 63.0-73.7 136 31.4 26.3-37.0
Upper Savannah 267 194 72.0 65.0-78.2 73 28.0 21.8-35.0
Waccamaw 487 339 68.9 63.3-74.0 148 31.1 26.0-36.7
Wateree 214 162 77.0 69.4-83.2 52 23.0 16.8-30.6
Region***
Region I 550 398 72.0 67.1-76.5 152 28.0 23.5-32.9
Region II 440 294 66.3 59.9-72.1 146 33.7 27.9-40.1
Region III 449 329 76.5 71.9-80.6 120 23.5 19.4-28.1
Region IV 550 409 74.8 70.3-78.9 141 25.2 21.1-29.7
Region V 510 369 74.3 69.3-78.7 141 25.7 21.3-30.7
Region VI 487 339 68.9 63.3-74.0 148 31.1 26.0-36.7
Region VII 426 290 68.6 63.0-73.7 136 31.4 26.3-37.0
Region VIII 444 295 71.0 65.0-76.3 149 29.0 23.7-35.0

*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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