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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side, are symptoms of a stroke?

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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 4,187 3,935 94.1 93.0-95.1 67 1.4 1.0- 1.9 185 4.5 3.6- 5.5
GENDER
Male 1,617 1,489 92.9 90.9-94.4 32 1.6 1.0- 2.6 96 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Female 2,570 2,446 95.3 94.1-96.2 35 1.2 0.8- 1.9 89 3.5 2.6- 4.6
RACE
White 3,178 3,033 95.8 94.7-96.7 34 0.9 0.6- 1.3 111 3.3 2.5- 4.3
African American 881 791 90.6 87.7-92.9 29 2.8 1.8- 4.5 61 6.6 4.7- 9.2
Other Minorities 89 77 84.6 72.5-92.0 3 3.3 0.8-12.9 9 12.2 5.8-23.8
HISPANIC
Yes 91 81 85.7 71.7-93.4 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 9 12.0 5.1-25.7
No 4,035 3,812 94.7 93.7-95.6 60 1.3 0.9- 1.8 163 4.0 3.2- 4.9
AGE
18-24 290 274 93.7 88.9-96.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 13 5.2 2.6-10.1
25-34 682 643 93.0 89.6-95.3 11 2.0 0.9- 4.1 28 5.1 3.1- 8.1
35-44 824 790 95.9 93.7-97.3 8 1.2 0.5- 2.5 26 3.0 1.8- 4.9
45-54 831 812 97.9 96.0-98.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 18 2.0 1.0- 3.9
55-64 678 641 94.7 91.3-96.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 34 5.3 3.2- 8.7
65+ 856 751 88.8 86.0-91.2 41 4.1 2.8- 6.1 64 7.0 5.2- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 624 516 83.9 79.6-87.4 27 2.8 1.7- 4.6 81 13.3 10.0-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,315 1,242 93.9 91.6-95.6 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 51 4.6 3.1- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 1,012 96.2 94.1-97.6 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6 30 2.6 1.5- 4.5
College Graduate 1,193 1,161 97.5 96.1-98.4 9 0.8 0.3- 2.0 23 1.7 1.0- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 552 476 84.4 79.1-88.5 23 3.8 2.3- 6.3 53 11.8 8.0-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 734 690 93.1 89.8-95.4 14 2.3 1.2- 4.5 30 4.6 2.7- 7.6
$25,000- 34,999 540 515 95.2 92.3-97.1 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0 19 3.2 1.8- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 683 655 95.8 93.3-97.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.9 23 3.4 2.0- 5.9
$50,000+ 1,177 1,153 98.5 97.4-99.2 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 20 1.1 0.6- 2.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 175 170 97.8 94.1-99.2 3 1.7 0.5- 5.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Appalachia II 354 336 94.5 90.6-96.9 5 1.4 0.6- 3.4 13 4.1 2.0- 8.0
Appalachia III 254 238 92.7 87.2-95.9 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 11 5.6 2.7-11.1
Catawba 195 184 93.0 87.3-96.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 10 5.8 3.0-10.9
Edisto 88 81 91.3 81.7-96.1 4 4.7 1.6-13.0 3 4.0 1.1-13.0
Low Country 176 170 96.1 89.9-98.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 4 3.0 0.9- 9.7
Palmetto 456 429 93.9 90.5-96.2 6 0.9 0.4- 2.1 21 5.2 3.1- 8.6
Pee Dee 1,248 1,147 91.8 89.5-93.7 25 1.7 1.0- 2.8 76 6.5 4.8- 8.6
Savannah 147 139 95.2 89.4-97.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 6 3.5 1.3- 9.4
Trident 391 377 96.0 93.2-97.7 6 1.8 0.8- 4.1 8 2.1 1.0- 4.5
Upper Savannah 270 257 95.9 91.9-98.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.9 9 3.4 1.5- 7.3
Waccamaw 248 233 91.8 85.8-95.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9 13 6.9 3.7-12.5
Wateree 142 136 95.9 90.6-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4

#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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