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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that you have 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 9,982 4,460 33.2 31.7-34.7 118 1.7 1.2- 2.2 5,251 64.1 62.5-65.6 153 1.1 0.8- 1.4
GENDER
Male 3,630 1,617 33.3 30.9-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 1,941 65.5 63.0-67.9 72 1.2 0.8- 1.8
Female 6,352 2,843 33.0 31.3-34.8 118 3.2 2.4- 4.3 3,310 62.8 60.9-64.7 81 0.9 0.7- 1.2
RACE
White 6,575 2,732 32.3 30.6-34.1 60 1.2 0.8- 1.7 3,682 65.5 63.7-67.2 101 1.0 0.8- 1.4
African American 2,624 1,358 36.1 33.0-39.4 44 3.2 1.9- 5.3 1,179 59.4 55.9-62.8 43 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Other 477 186 25.9 20.2-32.5 9 1.2 0.5- 2.9 277 72.2 65.5-78.0 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2
HISPANIC
Yes 177 68 29.4 19.4-41.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 106 69.5 57.1-79.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
No 9,551 4,232 32.9 31.4-34.4 113 1.7 1.3- 2.3 5,058 64.3 62.8-65.9 148 1.1 0.8- 1.4
AGE
18-24 310 30 8.8 5.3-14.1 4 0.3 0.1- 1.1 276 90.9 85.6-94.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 841 105 13.3 10.3-17.0 43 5.3 3.5- 8.1 688 80.7 76.5-84.4 5 0.7 0.2- 2.4
35-44 1,356 305 20.7 17.7-23.9 37 2.0 1.3- 3.0 997 76.3 73.0-79.4 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8
45-54 1,993 796 37.1 33.9-40.3 12 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1,157 61.3 58.1-64.5 28 1.0 0.6- 1.6
55-64 2,232 1,197 52.2 49.1-55.3 9 0.2 0.1- 0.4 984 45.6 42.5-48.8 42 2.0 1.3- 3.1
65+ 3,250 2,027 62.0 59.6-64.4 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8 1,149 36.2 33.8-38.6 61 1.4 1.0- 2.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,349 837 51.0 46.1-55.9 21 2.1 0.9- 4.9 478 46.3 41.4-51.3 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,333 1,595 35.4 32.8-38.1 27 1.5 0.7- 2.9 1,663 62.3 59.5-65.0 48 0.9 0.6- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,434 1,018 29.4 26.7-32.3 31 1.4 0.8- 2.3 1,346 67.8 64.8-70.7 39 1.4 0.8- 2.5
College Graduate 2,848 999 27.5 25.0-30.1 39 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,757 69.3 66.6-71.9 53 1.2 0.8- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,204 698 50.4 45.5-55.3 10 0.9 0.3- 2.8 482 47.8 42.9-52.7 14 0.8 0.4- 1.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,626 861 37.8 33.8-41.9 14 2.2 0.8- 6.2 731 59.5 55.1-63.7 20 0.5 0.3- 0.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,074 523 37.8 33.0-42.8 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0 521 59.6 54.5-64.5 18 1.2 0.6- 2.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,298 544 30.8 27.0-35.0 19 2.1 1.1- 3.9 707 65.1 60.7-69.2 28 1.9 0.9- 4.0
$50,000+ 3,248 1,071 26.2 24.0-28.5 45 1.6 1.1- 2.4 2,075 71.0 68.6-73.3 57 1.2 0.8- 1.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 417 181 34.2 28.9-40.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0 228 63.9 58.0-69.5 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0
Appalachia II 673 285 33.3 28.5-38.6 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 379 65.7 60.4-70.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Appalachia III 548 247 30.3 24.6-36.5 7 2.4 0.9- 6.6 286 66.6 60.0-72.6 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Catawba 258 97 33.9 27.1-41.5 2 2.4 0.4-12.1 155 62.5 54.6-69.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.9
Edisto Savannah 1,222 576 36.0 32.4-39.7 12 1.2 0.5- 2.9 611 60.9 57.0-64.6 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Low Country 1,189 509 34.9 31.2-38.7 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 647 62.3 58.4-66.1 21 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Palmetto 1,051 469 32.4 28.0-37.2 12 1.5 0.7- 3.3 551 65.2 60.3-69.8 19 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Pee Dee 667 322 36.0 31.3-41.1 9 1.7 0.8- 3.7 324 59.9 54.6-65.0 12 2.3 0.8- 6.2
Trident 1,172 492 29.3 25.9-33.0 17 2.5 1.4- 4.5 649 67.4 63.5-71.1 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Upper Savannah 914 416 33.3 28.4-38.5 13 2.0 1.0- 3.9 472 63.9 58.5-69.0 13 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Waccamaw 1,220 569 35.5 31.8-39.3 18 1.7 0.8- 3.4 612 61.4 57.4-65.2 21 1.5 0.8- 2.6
Wateree 545 250 35.3 29.8-41.1 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 282 62.4 56.5-68.1 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Region***
Region I 1,331 597 33.8 30.1-37.7 15 1.5 0.7- 3.0 700 63.9 59.9-67.8 19 0.8 0.5- 1.5
Region II 1,221 532 32.1 28.3-36.1 11 1.4 0.6- 3.0 665 66.1 62.0-69.9 13 0.5 0.3- 1.1
Region III 1,309 566 32.9 29.1-37.0 14 1.8 0.8- 4.2 706 64.3 60.1-68.3 23 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Region IV 1,212 572 35.7 32.1-39.5 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 606 60.9 56.9-64.7 19 1.7 0.8- 4.0
Region V 1,222 576 36.0 32.4-39.7 12 1.2 0.5- 2.9 611 60.9 57.0-64.6 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Region VI 1,220 569 35.5 31.8-39.3 18 1.7 0.8- 3.4 612 61.4 57.4-65.2 21 1.5 0.8- 2.6
Region VII 1,172 492 29.3 25.9-33.0 17 2.5 1.4- 4.5 649 67.4 63.5-71.1 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Region VIII 1,189 509 34.9 31.2-38.7 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 647 62.3 58.4-66.1 21 1.5 0.8- 2.8

*This measure was changed in 2005 to include pre-hypertensive

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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