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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 chest pain or discomfort 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 4,186 3,923 93.2 92.0-94.3 119 3.1 2.4- 4.0 144 3.7 2.9- 4.6
GENDER
Male 1,620 1,500 91.6 89.4-93.5 44 3.4 2.2- 5.0 76 5.0 3.6- 6.9
Female 2,566 2,423 94.6 93.4-95.7 75 2.9 2.1- 3.8 68 2.5 1.8- 3.4
RACE
White 3,177 3,039 95.1 93.8-96.1 63 2.5 1.7- 3.5 75 2.5 1.9- 3.3
African American 881 770 87.9 84.4-90.7 48 4.6 3.1- 6.6 63 7.6 5.2-10.8
Other Minorities 88 79 92.4 83.9-96.6 6 6.1 2.4-14.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
HISPANIC
Yes 91 82 84.5 67.6-93.4 5 12.5 4.4-30.7 4 3.0 0.9- 9.1
No 4,033 3,794 93.8 92.7-94.8 108 2.6 2.1- 3.3 131 3.6 2.8- 4.6
AGE
18-24 291 275 93.9 88.3-96.9 5 2.3 0.9- 6.0 11 3.8 1.5- 9.4
25-34 686 662 95.1 91.2-97.3 11 2.5 0.9- 6.6 13 2.4 1.2- 4.9
35-44 822 791 95.8 93.6-97.3 12 1.8 0.9- 3.6 19 2.4 1.3- 4.1
45-54 827 793 94.6 91.9-96.5 13 1.9 0.9- 3.9 21 3.4 2.0- 5.8
55-64 677 638 93.5 90.2-95.7 16 2.1 1.1- 4.1 23 4.4 2.5- 7.5
65+ 857 739 85.5 82.2-88.3 62 8.2 6.1-11.0 56 6.3 4.5- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 625 515 83.2 78.9-86.8 45 7.0 4.6-10.3 65 9.8 7.2-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,314 1,227 91.5 88.7-93.7 42 3.9 2.6- 5.7 45 4.6 2.9- 7.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 1,018 96.2 93.7-97.7 17 2.2 1.1- 4.7 16 1.5 0.8- 2.9
College Graduate 1,192 1,159 97.3 96.1-98.2 15 1.1 0.6- 1.9 18 1.6 1.0- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 549 478 87.7 83.6-90.8 36 6.2 4.1- 9.3 35 6.1 3.9- 9.4
$15,000- 24,999 734 680 89.0 84.5-92.3 25 6.0 3.5-10.2 29 5.0 3.1- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 540 502 93.6 90.6-95.7 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8 24 4.3 2.5- 7.1
$35,000- 49,999 683 665 95.7 91.4-97.9 11 2.1 1.1- 4.2 7 2.2 0.6- 7.4
$50,000+ 1,177 1,155 97.9 96.5-98.7 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8 14 1.3 0.6- 2.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 167 97.4 93.6-99.0 5 2.3 0.9- 6.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Appalachia II 357 340 95.3 91.9-97.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 13 4.0 2.1- 7.3
Appalachia III 254 231 90.1 84.5-93.8 12 4.8 2.6- 8.9 11 5.1 2.4-10.3
Catawba 194 187 97.2 93.5-98.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3
Edisto 88 76 88.5 79.6-93.8 6 5.8 2.5-12.9 6 5.7 2.3-13.6
Low Country 176 164 92.3 84.8-96.2 7 4.2 1.5-11.1 5 3.5 1.2- 9.7
Palmetto 457 420 91.4 87.3-94.3 20 5.1 2.8- 9.2 17 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Pee Dee 1,247 1,170 93.2 90.7-95.1 33 2.5 1.5- 3.9 44 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Savannah 149 133 88.4 80.8-93.2 8 5.2 2.5-10.5 8 6.4 2.9-13.8
Trident 390 380 97.4 94.9-98.7 4 1.1 0.4- 3.5 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Upper Savannah 270 245 88.0 80.2-93.0 9 6.8 3.0-14.7 16 5.3 2.7-10.2
Waccamaw 248 235 91.0 82.1-95.7 4 2.3 0.8- 6.8 9 6.7 2.6-16.1
Wateree 141 136 97.0 92.2-98.9 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3

#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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