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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Cholesterol check within past five years*

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  Total #
Respondents
Checked in past 5 yrs Not checked in past 5 yrs Never checked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,764 7,668 79.2 77.0-81.2 310 5.1 4.0- 6.4 786 15.8 14.0-17.8
GENDER
Male 3,268 2,811 75.7 71.9-79.1 137 6.6 4.7- 9.3 320 17.6 14.6-21.1
Female 5,496 4,857 82.3 80.1-84.3 173 3.6 2.8- 4.6 466 14.1 12.2-16.2
RACE
White 5,657 5,022 80.9 78.4-83.2 236 5.4 4.3- 6.8 399 13.6 11.6-16.0
African American 2,436 2,078 78.5 74.7-81.9 53 3.0 1.9- 4.7 305 18.5 15.3-22.3
Other 400 330 63.6 50.5-74.9 13 9.4 2.8-27.4 57 27.0 17.6-39.1
HISPANIC
Yes 114 88 51.7 30.6-72.2 5 23.1 5.9-59.0 21 25.2 12.9-43.4
No 8,430 7,389 79.8 77.7-81.8 297 4.6 3.8- 5.7 744 15.6 13.7-17.6
AGE
18-24 213 85 44.2 34.5-54.4 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 125 54.4 44.2-64.2
25-34 567 369 63.3 56.2-69.8 28 8.0 4.1-15.0 170 28.7 23.0-35.2
35-44 1,036 816 79.4 75.4-82.9 72 8.5 6.1-11.7 148 12.1 9.5-15.3
45-54 1,519 1,321 85.7 82.9-88.2 67 5.1 3.8- 7.0 131 9.1 7.1-11.6
55-64 2,143 1,965 91.8 89.9-93.3 80 3.4 2.5- 4.6 98 4.8 3.6- 6.4
65+ 3,286 3,112 94.7 93.3-95.9 60 2.0 1.3- 2.9 114 3.3 2.4- 4.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,228 1,017 69.3 62.9-75.1 31 2.6 1.5- 4.5 180 28.1 22.4-34.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,794 2,410 77.1 73.7-80.2 89 4.5 3.3- 6.0 295 18.5 15.5-21.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,149 1,901 78.1 72.9-82.6 70 4.0 2.4- 6.5 178 17.9 13.7-23.1
College Graduate 2,578 2,328 85.7 82.1-88.7 119 7.5 5.0-11.2 131 6.8 5.2- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,156 957 67.9 60.8-74.3 38 4.3 2.3- 8.2 161 27.8 21.6-34.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,548 1,341 77.5 71.7-82.4 49 3.8 2.5- 5.7 158 18.7 13.9-24.7
$25,000- $34,999 921 796 75.2 66.2-82.5 34 7.7 2.7-20.3 91 17.1 12.4-23.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,109 994 83.3 78.1-87.5 45 4.3 2.7- 7.0 70 12.3 8.5-17.5
$50,000+ 2,625 2,383 86.9 84.2-89.1 108 5.6 4.2- 7.5 134 7.6 5.8- 9.8
REGION**
Region I 1,117 988 80.2 75.2-84.4 37 4.3 2.6- 7.2 92 15.4 11.6-20.3
Region II 1,030 918 77.8 71.0-83.5 33 6.0 2.8-12.3 79 16.2 11.5-22.2
Region III 1,126 990 79.7 74.1-84.3 48 6.2 4.0- 9.4 88 14.1 10.0-19.6
Region IV 1,209 1,018 77.9 73.7-81.6 52 5.0 3.3- 7.4 139 17.1 13.7-21.1
Region V 1,105 979 79.4 74.8-83.4 24 2.5 1.5- 3.9 102 18.1 14.2-22.8
Region VI 1,044 908 81.1 76.7-84.7 36 5.2 3.3- 8.2 100 13.7 10.6-17.6
Region VII 1,073 932 79.9 74.3-84.6 46 4.2 2.7- 6.5 95 15.9 11.4-21.6
Region VIII 1,060 935 77.3 72.4-81.5 34 3.4 1.9- 6.2 91 19.3 15.3-24.1

*Data in this table was derived from the Cholesterol Awareness questions.

** 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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