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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Heart Attack or Stroke

Which of the following do you think is a symptom of a heart attack. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure.
Do you think pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back are symptoms of a heart attack?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,191 2,318 52.7 50.7-54.7 823 20.9 19.3-22.7 1,050 26.4 24.6-28.3
GENDER
Male 1,623 797 47.8 44.6-51.1 400 25.7 22.9-28.7 426 26.5 23.7-29.5
Female 2,568 1,521 57.0 54.5-59.6 423 16.7 14.8-18.6 624 26.3 24.0-28.7
RACE
White 3,182 1,914 59.1 56.9-61.4 605 19.9 18.1-21.8 663 21.0 19.2-22.9
African American 881 347 35.3 31.1-39.8 190 23.8 19.8-28.3 344 40.9 36.3-45.6
Other Minorities 88 38 40.7 28.5-54.3 22 24.4 15.1-36.9 28 34.8 23.5-48.3
HISPANIC
Yes 91 36 36.0 23.9-50.2 27 34.0 21.9-48.6 28 30.0 18.6-44.6
No 4,038 2,262 53.6 51.5-55.6 781 20.4 18.8-22.2 995 26.0 24.2-27.9
AGE
18-24 292 118 38.8 31.8-46.2 77 29.3 22.7-36.8 97 32.0 25.5-39.1
25-34 687 323 45.5 40.7-50.3 163 22.9 19.2-27.1 201 31.6 27.1-36.5
35-44 821 432 49.2 44.8-53.7 189 24.4 20.8-28.5 200 26.3 22.5-30.6
45-54 827 518 62.0 57.5-66.3 134 16.6 13.5-20.3 175 21.3 17.9-25.3
55-64 677 428 64.1 59.4-68.6 90 13.8 10.8-17.4 159 22.1 18.3-26.4
65+ 861 481 55.9 51.6-60.0 169 18.7 15.7-22.1 211 25.4 21.8-29.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 627 262 40.0 34.6-45.6 126 21.8 17.4-26.8 239 38.3 33.0-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,316 653 47.7 44.0-51.5 294 23.4 20.3-26.8 369 28.9 25.5-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,052 646 57.1 53.0-61.1 188 19.0 16.0-22.4 218 23.9 20.5-27.7
College Graduate 1,192 754 60.5 56.9-64.1 214 19.5 16.6-22.7 224 20.0 17.2-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 549 258 42.6 36.6-48.8 112 26.1 20.3-32.8 179 31.3 25.9-37.4
$15,000- 24,999 734 358 45.0 40.1-50.0 141 18.9 15.3-23.0 235 36.1 31.3-41.2
$25,000- 34,999 542 281 48.1 42.5-53.8 123 24.0 19.6-29.0 138 27.9 22.9-33.5
$35,000- 49,999 684 404 56.0 50.7-61.2 141 23.1 18.7-28.1 139 20.9 16.8-25.7
$50,000+ 1,177 760 63.1 59.6-66.5 211 17.9 15.3-20.8 206 19.0 16.4-22.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 104 61.0 52.6-68.8 32 17.0 11.8-23.9 38 22.0 15.8-29.7
Appalachia II 357 191 50.8 44.9-56.7 81 23.7 19.0-29.3 85 25.4 20.4-31.1
Appalachia III 254 120 45.6 38.8-52.6 63 24.3 18.8-30.7 71 30.1 23.8-37.3
Catawba 194 110 54.8 45.9-63.4 34 20.1 13.3-29.2 50 25.1 18.4-33.1
Edisto 88 49 50.1 38.1-62.1 15 17.1 10.0-27.7 24 32.8 22.2-45.6
Low Country 176 104 54.3 45.6-62.7 36 23.9 17.0-32.4 36 21.8 15.6-29.7
Palmetto 457 258 53.8 48.1-59.3 86 20.5 16.0-25.9 113 25.7 21.0-31.0
Pee Dee 1,250 688 51.3 47.4-55.3 239 19.7 16.9-22.8 323 29.0 25.2-33.0
Savannah 149 94 58.4 48.7-67.5 20 12.9 8.1-19.9 35 28.7 20.4-38.7
Trident 390 213 51.3 45.4-57.1 90 23.9 19.2-29.4 87 24.8 20.0-30.4
Upper Savannah 271 151 55.7 47.2-63.8 53 23.0 16.2-31.7 67 21.3 15.6-28.2
Waccamaw 248 139 54.7 46.7-62.5 41 17.4 12.5-23.7 68 27.9 21.0-35.9
Wateree 141 77 48.5 38.5-58.6 23 18.9 11.9-28.8 41 32.6 23.6-43.1

#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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