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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

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Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach related No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,532 133 8.7 7.3-10.4 131 7.9 6.5- 9.5 1,268 83.4 81.2-85.3
GENDER
Male 546 34 6.2 4.4- 8.8 30 5.3 3.5- 7.8 482 88.5 85.2-91.1
Female 986 99 10.7 8.7-13.1 101 10.0 8.1-12.2 786 79.3 76.4-82.0
RACE
White 1,163 97 8.3 6.8-10.3 106 8.5 6.9-10.4 960 83.2 80.7-85.4
African American 308 30 10.4 7.1-15.1 21 6.5 4.0-10.3 257 83.1 77.7-87.3
Other Minorities 45 5 7.0 2.6-17.9 3 5.2 1.3-18.0 37 87.8 74.8-94.6
HISPANIC
Yes 35 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 5 21.6 7.9-46.7 29 76.6 52.3-90.7
No 1,490 131 8.8 7.4-10.6 126 7.5 6.3- 9.1 1,233 83.6 81.5-85.6
AGE
35-44 545 26 4.5 2.9- 6.9 25 4.1 2.6- 6.3 494 91.4 88.5-93.7
45-54 450 37 8.0 5.6-11.2 46 10.1 7.2-14.0 367 81.9 77.4-85.7
55-64 248 32 14.4 10.1-20.2 27 10.0 6.7-14.6 189 75.6 69.3-81.0
65+ 256 35 12.8 9.1-17.7 30 10.1 7.0-14.4 191 77.1 71.3-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 22 10.5 6.6-16.3 29 13.6 8.8-20.4 142 75.9 68.3-82.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 466 38 8.1 5.7-11.4 42 7.3 5.2-10.0 386 84.6 80.7-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 413 43 11.1 8.1-15.0 32 8.1 5.6-11.5 338 80.8 76.2-84.8
College Graduate 454 30 6.5 4.4- 9.4 27 5.6 3.8- 8.3 397 87.9 84.3-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 20 15.9 9.9-24.5 24 15.7 10.2-23.4 93 68.4 58.9-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 222 27 11.3 7.5-16.7 18 5.8 3.5- 9.3 177 83.0 77.1-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 203 18 8.0 4.8-13.0 12 6.9 3.4-13.6 173 85.1 78.1-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 258 23 9.9 6.6-14.7 18 6.4 4.0-10.2 217 83.7 78.2-87.9
$50,000+ 474 26 5.6 3.7- 8.2 30 5.8 4.0- 8.4 418 88.6 85.2-91.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 106 8 5.3 2.5-10.6 14 10.8 6.2-18.3 84 83.9 75.8-89.7
Appalachia II 199 18 7.6 4.7-12.3 16 5.9 3.5-10.0 165 86.4 80.9-90.5
Appalachia III 91 8 10.9 5.5-20.4 10 10.2 5.4-18.4 73 78.9 68.6-86.5
Catawba 101 6 6.5 2.8-14.2 9 6.9 3.5-13.2 86 86.6 78.3-92.1
Edisto 44 4 11.6 4.0-29.0 5 6.6 2.6-15.8 35 81.8 65.5-91.4
Low Country 72 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 3 9.9 2.9-28.8 65 86.2 69.7-94.4
Palmetto 265 28 9.9 6.6-14.4 23 8.9 5.6-13.8 214 81.2 75.4-85.9
Pee Dee 107 14 17.1 10.1-27.6 8 7.4 3.5-14.9 85 75.4 64.7-83.7
Savannah 62 3 5.9 1.8-17.5 6 7.3 3.2-16.0 53 86.8 75.4-93.4
Trident 174 12 5.4 2.9- 9.9 11 6.9 3.5-13.1 151 87.7 81.2-92.2
Upper Savannah 83 7 7.9 3.4-17.2 8 8.7 4.2-17.2 68 83.4 73.0-90.3
Waccamaw 105 12 12.3 6.9-21.1 8 6.5 3.1-13.2 85 81.1 71.7-88.0
Wateree 98 6 8.6 3.6-19.3 6 5.5 2.3-12.6 86 85.9 75.3-92.4

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported not taking aspirin regularly.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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