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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Heart Attack or Stroke

If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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Respond.#
Take them to the hospital Tell them to call doctor Call 911 Call a family member Do something else
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,160 299 6.9 5.9- 8.0 25 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,626 87.2 85.8-88.5 34 1.1 0.7- 1.7 176 4.2 3.5- 5.1
GENDER
Male 1,604 148 7.8 6.3- 9.7 13 0.7 0.3- 1.2 1,347 85.3 82.9-87.4 12 1.2 0.6- 2.5 84 5.0 3.8- 6.4
Female 2,556 151 6.1 4.9- 7.5 12 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,279 88.9 87.2-90.5 22 0.9 0.5- 1.7 92 3.5 2.7- 4.6
RACE
White 3,155 230 6.6 5.6- 7.8 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,745 87.2 85.6-88.7 26 1.0 0.6- 1.8 138 4.6 3.7- 5.6
African American 879 64 8.6 6.1-11.9 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 775 86.8 83.1-89.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6 28 3.2 2.0- 4.9
Other Minorities 88 4 2.5 0.8- 7.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 78 92.8 83.0-97.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.0 4 1.1 0.3- 3.5
HISPANIC
Yes 90 4 2.6 0.7- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 82 90.1 76.4-96.2 2 6.2 1.5-22.7 2 1.2 0.2- 5.7
No 4,009 292 7.1 6.1- 8.3 23 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,496 87.2 85.8-88.6 29 0.8 0.5- 1.3 169 4.3 3.6- 5.2
AGE
18-24 289 27 8.3 5.2-13.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 249 85.8 79.9-90.2 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 9 3.8 1.8- 7.7
25-34 679 70 9.2 6.7-12.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 573 85.3 81.6-88.4 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3 23 3.1 1.9- 4.9
35-44 821 48 5.1 3.4- 7.6 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2 728 89.5 86.6-91.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 41 5.0 3.4- 7.1
45-54 827 56 7.1 5.1- 9.8 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 728 88.2 85.1-90.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 36 3.7 2.4- 5.5
55-64 674 49 6.3 4.4- 8.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 588 87.1 83.5-90.0 6 1.2 0.4- 3.2 28 5.1 3.3- 7.8
65+ 844 48 5.8 3.9- 8.5 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6 740 87.4 84.1-90.1 13 1.6 0.7- 3.4 35 4.0 2.6- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 621 40 5.9 3.8- 9.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 548 89.4 85.5-92.4 8 1.3 0.5- 3.3 22 3.0 1.6- 5.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,307 95 7.4 5.7- 9.7 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,141 87.4 84.7-89.7 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5 46 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,044 80 6.8 5.1- 9.1 4 0.2 0.0- 0.6 910 87.9 85.1-90.2 3 0.6 0.1- 2.1 47 4.6 3.2- 6.4
College Graduate 1,184 84 6.9 5.2- 9.1 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1,023 85.2 82.3-87.7 11 1.5 0.6- 3.3 61 5.9 4.4- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 550 34 6.4 3.9-10.4 5 0.7 0.3- 2.1 489 88.4 83.9-91.7 6 1.4 0.5- 4.0 16 3.1 1.7- 5.5
$15,000- 24,999 730 46 6.2 4.0- 9.4 5 0.9 0.4- 2.1 642 89.1 85.5-91.9 6 0.8 0.2- 3.4 31 3.0 1.9- 4.7
$25,000- 34,999 540 43 8.0 5.2-12.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 467 85.4 80.5-89.2 5 1.1 0.3- 3.6 23 5.0 2.9- 8.5
$35,000- 49,999 680 46 6.3 4.4- 9.0 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 594 87.6 83.8-90.6 5 1.7 0.5- 5.3 31 4.1 2.6- 6.2
$50,000+ 1,171 88 6.7 5.1- 8.7 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1,021 87.3 84.7-89.5 5 0.7 0.2- 1.8 50 4.8 3.4- 6.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 171 13 8.3 4.6-14.6 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 147 86.1 79.4-90.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1 7 3.3 1.5- 7.0
Appalachia II 351 19 5.4 3.3- 8.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 313 88.6 84.3-91.9 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 15 4.5 2.5- 7.9
Appalachia III 254 20 9.7 5.7-15.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 221 85.3 78.8-90.1 3 1.3 0.3- 4.7 8 3.3 1.5- 7.0
Catawba 193 8 3.2 1.6- 6.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 176 92.8 88.2-95.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 7 3.4 1.5- 7.4
Edisto 88 5 5.0 1.9-12.5 2 2.0 0.4- 9.0 79 88.8 78.0-94.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 1 2.9 0.4-17.5
Low Country 174 12 6.1 3.4-10.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 156 90.1 83.7-94.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3
Palmetto 452 31 8.6 5.7-12.8 6 1.0 0.4- 2.5 392 85.2 80.6-88.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 20 4.1 2.6- 6.5
Pee Dee 1,243 108 8.1 6.5-10.0 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 1,079 87.6 85.3-89.6 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0 45 3.5 2.5- 4.9
Savannah 145 12 12.1 6.1-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 127 83.9 73.9-90.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 5 3.7 1.5- 8.7
Trident 389 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1 350 90.6 86.8-93.4 3 1.1 0.3- 4.6 19 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Upper Savannah 270 24 9.4 5.6-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 221 79.2 71.1-85.6 11 5.6 2.1-14.0 14 5.9 3.1-10.8
Waccamaw 246 11 3.7 2.0- 6.7 2 0.7 0.1- 3.2 217 89.6 84.5-93.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 15 5.8 3.2-10.5
Wateree 142 18 11.4 6.5-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 110 80.5 71.8-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 14 8.1 4.4-14.7

#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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