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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to reduce alcohol use 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 4,092 1,039 29.7 27.1-32.4 1,585 38.7 36.0-41.3 1,468 31.7 29.3-34.2
GENDER
Male 1,571 536 37.2 33.0-41.6 645 39.1 34.9-43.5 390 23.7 20.2-27.6
Female 2,521 503 22.4 19.4-25.7 940 38.2 35.1-41.4 1,078 39.4 36.3-42.6
RACE
White 2,482 558 28.2 25.1-31.5 1,164 43.7 40.4-46.9 760 28.1 25.4-31.1
African American 1,258 407 33.3 28.2-38.8 308 28.6 23.4-34.4 543 38.1 32.9-43.6
Other 176 48 34.9 22.3-50.1 63 35.2 24.1-48.1 65 29.9 19.9-42.4
HISPANIC
Yes 51 16 57.4 32.9-78.7 14 18.8 7.2-40.9 21 23.8 10.9-44.4
No 3,885 998 29.5 26.9-32.3 1,529 39.4 36.7-42.2 1,358 31.1 28.7-33.7
AGE
18-24 20 11 39.6 16.3-68.8 7 46.0 19.5-74.9 2 14.4 2.9-48.9
25-34 73 30 48.5 32.8-64.6 24 37.4 23.1-54.2 19 14.1 7.0-26.5
35-44 266 101 42.3 33.2-52.0 100 32.8 25.2-41.5 65 24.9 17.9-33.6
45-54 625 230 35.7 30.4-41.4 235 41.1 35.4-47.0 160 23.2 18.5-28.8
55-64 1,171 337 28.2 24.4-32.4 446 39.7 35.3-44.3 388 32.0 27.6-36.8
65+ 1,937 330 17.4 15.0-20.1 773 38.5 35.4-41.8 834 44.0 40.7-47.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 782 178 29.7 23.9-36.3 189 21.8 17.4-26.9 415 48.5 42.2-54.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,344 372 29.5 25.1-34.3 452 34.7 30.0-39.8 520 35.8 31.4-40.4
Some Post-H.S. 961 249 31.9 26.6-37.7 394 39.6 34.5-44.9 318 28.5 23.9-33.5
College Graduate 994 238 28.0 23.1-33.5 545 53.8 48.3-59.2 211 18.2 14.6-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 175 32.0 24.4-40.7 160 23.8 16.7-32.6 306 44.2 36.3-52.5
$15,000- $24,999 789 186 27.2 21.3-34.0 278 36.0 29.8-42.8 325 36.8 30.5-43.5
$25,000- $34,999 484 130 33.8 25.4-43.3 178 38.5 31.0-46.6 176 27.7 21.6-34.8
$35,000- $49,999 493 138 27.8 22.1-34.3 201 39.3 32.3-46.7 154 32.9 26.2-40.4
$50,000+ 978 281 32.9 28.4-37.8 514 49.0 44.2-53.8 183 18.1 14.9-21.8
REGION**
Region I 561 150 26.5 21.2-32.6 209 39.9 33.5-46.6 202 33.7 28.1-39.7
Region II 512 115 29.7 23.5-36.8 202 38.1 31.7-45.1 195 32.1 26.3-38.6
Region III 499 143 32.7 26.0-40.1 196 37.6 30.5-45.3 160 29.7 23.3-37.1
Region IV 517 124 29.7 23.7-36.4 166 28.9 23.9-34.4 227 41.4 35.3-47.8
Region V 505 135 32.3 27.1-38.1 165 31.6 26.4-37.3 205 36.1 31.1-41.5
Region VI 553 133 27.0 22.2-32.3 222 44.0 38.2-50.0 198 29.0 24.1-34.4
Region VII 492 120 27.1 19.1-36.9 217 48.2 40.0-56.5 155 24.8 18.9-31.7
Region VIII 453 119 32.8 26.5-39.7 208 43.6 37.6-49.9 126 23.6 19.1-28.7

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had high blood pressure.

** 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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