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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,119 1,976 62.1 60.1-64.1 339 10.5 9.4-11.8 167 5.3 4.3- 6.4 97 2.7 2.2- 3.4 540 19.4 17.7-21.2
GENDER
Male 1,231 770 62.0 58.8-65.1 114 9.1 7.5-11.0 63 5.5 3.9- 7.6 45 3.1 2.3- 4.3 239 20.2 17.7-23.0
Female 1,888 1,206 62.2 59.6-64.8 225 11.8 10.3-13.5 104 5.0 4.1- 6.1 52 2.3 1.7- 3.1 301 18.7 16.5-21.1
RACE
White 2,336 1,461 61.4 59.1-63.7 285 12.1 10.7-13.7 138 6.1 4.9- 7.6 83 3.0 2.4- 3.8 369 17.3 15.6-19.3
African American 653 440 65.2 60.6-69.6 45 6.6 4.7- 9.2 22 3.1 2.0- 5.0 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0 137 23.6 19.7-28.0
Other Minorities 98 51 51.7 40.2-63.0 6 5.8 2.4-13.3 5 3.4 1.3- 8.3 4 4.6 1.5-13.0 32 34.6 24.2-46.6
HISPANIC
Yes 83 42 48.3 35.6-61.2 5 3.7 1.4- 9.5 4 3.0 1.0- 8.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 31 44.6 32.0-57.9
No 3,018 1,920 62.6 60.5-64.6 332 10.8 9.6-12.1 162 5.4 4.4- 6.5 95 2.7 2.2- 3.4 509 18.6 16.9-20.3
AGE
18-24 261 108 40.8 34.1-48.0 25 8.5 5.7-12.7 6 4.3 1.3-13.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 121 46.1 39.0-53.3
25-34 587 272 48.0 43.2-52.8 75 11.8 9.1-15.1 49 7.7 5.7-10.4 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4 169 29.1 25.0-33.6
35-44 666 379 56.2 51.9-60.4 81 12.7 10.1-15.8 45 6.3 4.6- 8.4 37 5.5 3.9- 7.8 124 19.4 16.1-23.2
45-54 630 435 69.9 65.5-73.9 75 11.2 8.8-14.3 32 5.4 3.6- 7.9 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 67 10.9 8.2-14.4
55-64 419 326 77.6 72.9-81.7 47 11.4 8.6-15.1 14 3.3 1.9- 5.5 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 23 5.9 3.6- 9.6
65+ 503 423 82.9 78.7-86.3 30 6.5 4.5- 9.4 18 3.4 2.1- 5.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 28 6.4 4.2- 9.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 406 255 58.1 52.0-64.0 26 6.2 4.0- 9.6 20 4.3 2.6- 6.9 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 97 29.7 24.1-36.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 587 62.6 59.0-66.1 94 9.5 7.6-11.7 42 4.1 2.9- 5.6 29 2.6 1.7- 3.9 198 21.3 18.4-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 880 560 61.0 57.0-64.8 102 11.0 8.9-13.5 50 6.5 4.2- 9.8 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9 144 19.0 16.0-22.5
College Graduate 877 569 64.8 61.2-68.2 116 13.7 11.4-16.5 55 6.0 4.6- 7.9 36 3.6 2.5- 5.2 101 11.9 9.6-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 179 55.9 48.3-63.1 24 8.2 5.2-12.6 16 4.6 2.7- 7.8 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 66 28.7 21.7-36.9
$15,000- 24,999 516 312 58.2 52.6-63.5 45 9.2 6.5-12.7 28 6.4 3.4-11.9 11 1.6 0.8- 3.1 120 24.6 20.3-29.6
$25,000- 34,999 455 279 61.6 56.1-66.8 44 8.6 6.2-11.8 25 5.1 3.3- 7.8 13 3.0 1.6- 5.5 94 21.8 17.4-26.8
$35,000- 49,999 527 321 61.7 56.9-66.2 65 12.0 9.3-15.4 23 4.1 2.6- 6.3 26 3.8 2.5- 5.8 92 18.4 14.9-22.5
$50,000+ 870 586 66.4 62.8-69.8 110 12.2 10.0-14.7 53 5.8 4.4- 7.8 29 3.1 2.0- 4.5 92 12.5 10.1-15.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 198 136 66.6 58.8-73.6 22 11.6 7.5-17.6 10 4.9 2.6- 9.2 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 27 15.0 10.0-22.0
Appalachia II 380 239 61.9 56.1-67.4 41 10.6 7.6-14.5 22 6.1 3.8- 9.5 13 2.6 1.4- 4.6 65 18.9 14.5-24.2
Appalachia III 214 124 57.8 50.5-64.9 30 14.1 9.7-19.9 15 6.4 3.7-10.7 10 4.1 2.2- 7.8 35 17.6 12.5-24.2
Catawba 200 128 59.8 50.1-68.8 21 9.5 5.9-15.0 9 8.7 2.9-23.4 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 38 19.9 14.1-27.2
Edisto 91 54 60.2 48.2-71.1 7 9.5 4.2-20.0 8 7.5 3.6-15.0 4 3.3 1.1- 9.3 18 19.6 12.0-30.4
Low Country 151 98 64.8 55.6-72.9 15 10.9 6.5-17.7 9 4.9 2.4- 9.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 27 18.9 12.3-27.9
Palmetto 487 323 64.9 59.7-69.7 53 10.0 7.5-13.1 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 68 16.7 12.7-21.5
Pee Dee 208 126 62.4 54.8-69.4 30 14.0 9.4-20.3 18 8.3 5.0-13.4 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0 29 13.4 9.2-19.2
Savannah 137 90 65.1 55.7-73.4 16 11.6 7.0-18.7 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 23 19.4 12.8-28.3
Trident 397 253 61.6 55.4-67.4 47 10.9 8.0-14.7 15 3.0 1.7- 5.1 13 3.1 1.6- 5.8 69 21.4 16.1-27.8
Upper Savannah 174 119 67.7 59.3-75.1 12 9.9 5.3-17.9 4 2.0 0.8- 5.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 35 18.6 13.2-25.6
Waccamaw 244 139 54.3 47.1-61.4 23 8.9 5.7-13.5 10 3.7 1.8- 7.5 12 4.2 2.2- 8.0 60 28.9 22.5-36.3
Wateree 183 116 66.5 58.4-73.7 16 5.8 3.3- 9.7 12 6.6 3.7-11.6 8 4.1 1.8- 9.0 31 17.0 11.7-24.0

*Adults who have never had blood cholesterol checked are included in the denominator.

#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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