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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,326 598 4.0 3.6- 4.4 9,728 96.0 95.6-96.4
GENDER
Male 3,893 361 5.5 4.8- 6.3 3,532 94.5 93.7-95.2
Female 6,433 237 2.6 2.2- 3.1 6,196 97.4 96.9-97.8
RACE
White 7,604 472 4.4 3.9- 4.9 7,132 95.6 95.1-96.1
African American 2,019 67 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,952 97.3 96.2-98.1
Other 482 29 3.4 2.1- 5.5 453 96.6 94.5-97.9
HISPANIC
Yes 162 4 1.2 0.4- 3.9 158 98.8 96.1-99.6
No 9,991 569 4.0 3.6- 4.4 9,422 96.0 95.6-96.4
AGE
18-24 356 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 355 99.6 97.3-99.9
25-34 931 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7 926 99.4 98.3-99.8
35-44 1,562 19 0.8 0.5- 1.4 1,543 99.2 98.6-99.5
45-54 2,172 55 3.0 2.1- 4.2 2,117 97.0 95.8-97.9
55-64 2,253 158 7.7 6.3- 9.2 2,095 92.3 90.8-93.7
65+ 3,052 360 11.7 10.3-13.1 2,692 88.3 86.9-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,311 147 7.8 6.4- 9.5 1,164 92.2 90.5-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,117 171 3.9 3.2- 4.9 2,946 96.1 95.1-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,586 137 3.4 2.7- 4.2 2,449 96.6 95.8-97.3
College Graduate 3,281 140 3.0 2.4- 3.7 3,141 97.0 96.3-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,005 102 8.6 6.5-11.3 903 91.4 88.7-93.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,466 119 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,347 95.0 93.7-96.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,149 73 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,076 95.7 94.0-96.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,477 80 3.5 2.6- 4.5 1,397 96.5 95.5-97.4
$50,000+ 3,750 126 2.4 2.0- 3.0 3,624 97.6 97.0-98.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 746 46 4.8 3.4- 6.8 700 95.2 93.2-96.6
Appalachia II 701 33 3.1 2.1- 4.5 668 96.9 95.5-97.9
Appalachia III 517 31 5.0 3.3- 7.6 486 95.0 92.4-96.7
Catawba 421 20 3.0 1.9- 4.8 401 97.0 95.2-98.1
Edisto Savannah 1,287 84 5.1 3.9- 6.5 1,203 94.9 93.5-96.1
Low Country 1,220 70 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,150 96.2 95.0-97.1
Palmetto 852 33 2.6 1.8- 3.9 819 97.4 96.1-98.2
Pee Dee 796 50 4.8 3.5- 6.6 746 95.2 93.4-96.5
Trident 1,248 44 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,204 97.5 96.5-98.2
Upper Savannah 621 53 5.6 4.2- 7.4 568 94.4 92.6-95.8
Waccamaw 1,272 95 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,177 93.9 92.3-95.2
Wateree 504 32 4.4 2.9- 6.5 472 95.6 93.5-97.1
Region***
Region I 1,367 99 5.2 4.1- 6.5 1,268 94.8 93.5-95.9
Region II 1,218 64 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,154 96.1 94.8-97.1
Region III 1,273 53 2.8 2.0- 3.8 1,220 97.2 96.2-98.0
Region IV 1,300 82 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,218 95.4 94.1-96.4
Region V 1,287 84 5.1 3.9- 6.5 1,203 94.9 93.5-96.1
Region VI 1,272 95 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,177 93.9 92.3-95.2
Region VII 1,248 44 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,204 97.5 96.5-98.2
Region VIII 1,220 70 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,150 96.2 95.0-97.1

#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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