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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Were you told on two or more different visits to a doctor or other health professional that you had high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes Yes,during pregnancy No Pre-hypertension/Borderline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,869 3,219 80.6 78.5-82.5 6 0.1 0.0- 0.3 622 18.8 16.8-20.8 22 0.6 0.3- 0.9
GENDER
Male 1,489 1,213 76.3 72.6-79.7 0 0.0 . - . 264 23.0 19.6-26.8 12 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Female 2,380 2,006 84.5 82.5-86.2 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 358 14.9 13.1-16.8 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0
RACE
White 2,726 2,282 81.9 79.5-84.0 5 0.1 0.1- 0.4 420 17.2 15.2-19.6 19 0.8 0.4- 1.3
African American 902 750 79.4 74.5-83.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 148 20.2 16.1-25.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Other 139 101 66.5 55.1-76.2 0 0.0 . - . 38 33.5 23.8-44.9 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 40 28 63.9 44.1-79.9 0 0.0 . - . 12 36.1 20.1-55.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,742 3,117 80.7 78.6-82.7 6 0.1 0.0- 0.3 597 18.6 16.6-20.7 22 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 29 13 32.9 16.1-55.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 67.1 44.3-83.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 97 75 71.9 57.0-83.2 0 0.0 . - . 22 28.1 16.8-43.0 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 264 206 76.8 70.0-82.4 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 54 22.2 16.7-29.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
45-54 695 563 80.3 76.3-83.8 0 0.0 . - . 124 18.6 15.2-22.6 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3
55-64 1,040 903 85.8 82.9-88.3 0 0.0 . - . 132 13.5 11.1-16.4 5 0.7 0.2- 1.9
65+ 1,744 1,459 83.7 81.3-85.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 274 15.8 13.6-18.2 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 690 578 78.9 71.8-84.6 0 0.0 . - . 107 20.3 14.6-27.4 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,252 1,032 78.8 75.1-82.0 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 211 20.7 17.5-24.3 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 904 755 82.2 78.2-85.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 141 16.9 13.6-20.9 7 0.8 0.3- 1.9
College Graduate 1,007 843 82.9 79.6-85.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 158 16.5 13.6-19.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 468 86.2 81.4-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 60 13.8 10.1-18.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$15,000- $24,999 690 591 82.7 77.2-87.1 0 0.0 . - . 97 17.2 12.8-22.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$25,000- $34,999 455 370 79.8 74.2-84.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 79 19.0 14.4-24.6 4 0.8 0.2- 2.4
$35,000- $49,999 518 432 75.2 66.9-81.9 0 0.0 . - . 81 23.4 16.7-31.8 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7
$50,000+ 1,076 867 79.2 75.8-82.2 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 197 19.8 16.8-23.2 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 285 238 84.1 78.5-88.4 0 0.0 . - . 47 15.9 11.6-21.5 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 234 192 77.8 67.7-85.4 0 0.0 . - . 38 20.7 13.3-31.0 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2
Appalachia III 201 173 81.8 70.7-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 28 18.2 10.7-29.3 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 154 131 84.6 77.3-89.8 0 0.0 . - . 20 13.1 8.3-20.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0
Edisto Savannah 507 424 82.2 77.3-86.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 80 17.1 13.2-21.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Low Country 444 381 82.8 74.9-88.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 60 16.8 11.1-24.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Palmetto 289 234 75.9 68.6-81.9 0 0.0 . - . 54 24.0 18.0-31.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
Pee Dee 333 279 82.4 77.1-86.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 52 17.1 12.8-22.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Trident 420 354 82.6 77.1-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 65 17.2 12.8-22.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Upper Savannah 263 213 76.7 69.3-82.8 0 0.0 . - . 45 22.0 16.0-29.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.4
Waccamaw 484 383 76.3 70.5-81.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 97 22.6 17.8-28.3 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4
Wateree 215 182 81.8 73.6-87.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 31 17.4 11.4-25.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Region***
Region I 548 451 80.5 75.9-84.4 0 0.0 . - . 92 18.8 15.0-23.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Region II 435 365 79.7 72.6-85.3 0 0.0 . - . 66 19.5 13.9-26.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Region III 443 365 78.7 73.3-83.3 0 0.0 . - . 74 20.5 15.9-25.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4
Region IV 548 461 82.2 77.8-85.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 83 17.2 13.6-21.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Region V 507 424 82.2 77.3-86.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 80 17.1 13.2-21.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Region VI 484 383 76.3 70.5-81.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 97 22.6 17.8-28.3 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4
Region VII 420 354 82.6 77.1-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 65 17.2 12.8-22.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Region VIII 444 381 82.8 74.9-88.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 60 16.8 11.1-24.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3

*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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