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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Adults who have had their cholesterol checked and have been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that it was high*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk for high cholesterol At Risk for high cholesterol
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,999 3,821 57.8 55.9-59.7 4,178 42.2 40.3-44.1
GENDER
Male 2,959 1,364 56.3 53.1-59.5 1,595 43.7 40.5-46.9
Female 5,040 2,457 59.2 56.9-61.4 2,583 40.8 38.6-43.1
RACE
White 5,263 2,486 56.3 54.1-58.5 2,777 43.7 41.5-45.9
African American 2,137 1,065 62.7 58.9-66.4 1,072 37.3 33.6-41.1
Other 341 164 59.5 48.2-69.9 177 40.5 30.1-51.8
HISPANIC
Yes 93 44 68.7 47.4-84.2 49 31.3 15.8-52.6
No 7,696 3,691 57.9 55.9-59.8 4,005 42.1 40.2-44.1
AGE
18-24 92 83 93.2 86.1-96.8 9 6.8 3.2-13.9
25-34 398 319 82.9 77.0-87.6 79 17.1 12.4-23.0
35-44 887 627 70.3 65.9-74.3 260 29.7 25.7-34.1
45-54 1,391 759 54.4 50.4-58.3 632 45.6 41.7-49.6
55-64 2,051 876 43.0 39.8-46.3 1,175 57.0 53.7-60.2
65+ 3,180 1,157 35.7 33.4-38.1 2,023 64.3 61.9-66.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,061 422 46.3 40.1-52.6 639 53.7 47.4-59.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,505 1,172 56.9 53.5-60.2 1,333 43.1 39.8-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,978 965 59.7 55.9-63.4 1,013 40.3 36.6-44.1
College Graduate 2,441 1,255 60.8 57.4-64.2 1,186 39.2 35.8-42.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 990 416 52.6 45.2-59.9 574 47.4 40.1-54.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,393 652 57.6 52.8-62.2 741 42.4 37.8-47.2
$25,000- $34,999 835 366 56.5 49.0-63.6 469 43.5 36.4-51.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,041 510 55.3 50.2-60.2 531 44.7 39.8-49.8
$50,000+ 2,483 1,304 59.8 56.7-62.8 1,179 40.2 37.2-43.3
REGION**
Region I 1,033 494 54.4 49.6-59.1 539 45.6 40.9-50.4
Region II 959 446 59.7 54.5-64.6 513 40.3 35.4-45.5
Region III 1,039 538 61.8 57.1-66.3 501 38.2 33.7-42.9
Region IV 1,065 530 57.5 53.3-61.6 535 42.5 38.4-46.7
Region V 1,011 448 50.0 45.7-54.3 563 50.0 45.7-54.3
Region VI 946 440 54.4 49.5-59.4 506 45.6 40.6-50.5
Region VII 982 481 58.3 53.0-63.5 501 41.7 36.5-47.0
Region VIII 964 444 54.3 50.0-58.5 520 45.7 41.5-50.0

*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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