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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 cut down on salt
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 2,622 69.7 67.7-71.6 1,165 27.7 25.8-29.7 119 2.6 2.1- 3.2
GENDER
Male 1,506 1,016 70.2 66.8-73.3 450 27.5 24.4-30.8 40 2.4 1.7- 3.4
Female 2,400 1,606 69.2 66.8-71.5 715 28.0 25.7-30.3 79 2.8 2.1- 3.7
RACE
White 2,745 1,728 65.4 63.0-67.7 937 32.2 29.9-34.5 80 2.4 1.8- 3.2
African American 914 728 79.4 75.0-83.2 155 18.0 14.3-22.3 31 2.6 1.7- 3.9
Other 142 92 69.1 59.0-77.6 45 27.6 19.5-37.4 5 3.4 1.2- 8.8
HISPANIC
Yes 40 26 73.7 55.1-86.5 14 26.3 13.5-44.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,776 2,529 69.5 67.5-71.5 1,131 27.9 26.0-30.0 116 2.5 2.0- 3.2
AGE
18-24 29 18 55.0 30.5-77.2 11 45.0 22.8-69.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 98 73 74.3 61.5-84.0 25 25.7 16.0-38.5 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 265 194 78.6 72.6-83.6 65 19.7 14.9-25.6 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0
45-54 698 473 69.2 64.9-73.1 206 27.8 24.0-32.0 19 3.0 1.8- 4.9
55-64 1,049 737 71.2 67.7-74.5 285 26.1 22.9-29.5 27 2.7 1.7- 4.2
65+ 1,767 1,127 66.1 63.3-68.8 573 30.6 28.0-33.3 67 3.3 2.5- 4.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 492 70.5 65.0-75.4 180 25.1 20.3-30.5 28 4.4 2.9- 6.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,265 877 70.8 67.2-74.1 350 27.0 23.7-30.5 38 2.3 1.5- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 908 592 69.8 65.8-73.6 293 28.0 24.4-31.9 23 2.2 1.3- 3.6
College Graduate 1,015 652 67.9 64.2-71.4 334 30.2 26.7-33.9 29 1.9 1.2- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 382 72.2 67.0-76.9 130 22.4 18.2-27.2 24 5.4 3.4- 8.6
$15,000- $24,999 698 498 75.1 70.3-79.3 184 23.1 19.0-27.8 16 1.8 1.0- 3.2
$25,000- $34,999 455 305 66.8 60.5-72.6 133 30.4 24.7-36.8 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8
$35,000- $49,999 523 344 68.0 61.4-74.0 162 29.3 23.5-35.9 17 2.7 1.4- 4.9
$50,000+ 1,083 700 68.6 65.0-71.9 361 29.8 26.6-33.3 22 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 286 198 71.4 64.8-77.3 81 25.9 20.3-32.4 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9
Appalachia II 237 162 66.7 57.4-74.8 66 30.1 22.1-39.6 9 3.2 1.6- 6.4
Appalachia III 202 129 70.0 62.0-76.9 62 26.2 19.8-33.9 11 3.8 2.0- 7.0
Catawba 156 113 73.6 65.3-80.5 41 24.7 18.1-32.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9
Edisto Savannah 515 357 74.9 70.5-78.9 144 23.0 19.3-27.3 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Low Country 445 292 71.7 66.4-76.5 140 26.0 21.4-31.2 13 2.3 1.2- 4.1
Palmetto 295 186 64.6 58.0-70.7 101 33.4 27.4-40.0 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2
Pee Dee 335 234 70.3 64.2-75.7 87 25.1 20.0-30.9 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3
Trident 425 286 71.0 65.7-75.7 133 27.5 22.9-32.6 6 1.6 0.6- 3.8
Upper Savannah 266 179 71.1 64.6-76.9 79 27.3 21.6-33.8 8 1.6 0.7- 3.3
Waccamaw 486 311 65.6 60.0-70.8 163 32.8 27.6-38.4 12 1.6 0.8- 2.9
Wateree 219 149 74.2 67.4-80.0 58 21.3 16.1-27.6 12 4.5 2.3- 8.8
Region***
Region I 552 377 71.3 66.7-75.5 160 26.6 22.5-31.1 15 2.1 1.2- 3.8
Region II 439 291 68.2 62.1-73.8 128 28.3 22.8-34.4 20 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Region III 451 299 67.5 62.4-72.3 142 30.6 25.9-35.7 10 1.9 1.0- 3.7
Region IV 554 383 71.8 67.2-75.9 145 23.6 19.8-27.9 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Region V 515 357 74.9 70.5-78.9 144 23.0 19.3-27.3 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Region VI 486 311 65.6 60.0-70.8 163 32.8 27.6-38.4 12 1.6 0.8- 2.9
Region VII 425 286 71.0 65.7-75.7 133 27.5 22.9-32.6 6 1.6 0.6- 3.8
Region VIII 445 292 71.7 66.4-76.5 140 26.0 21.4-31.2 13 2.3 1.2- 4.1

*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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