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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 trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom 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 4,183 2,808 67.3 65.3-69.2 274 6.8 5.8- 7.9 1,101 25.9 24.1-27.8
GENDER
Male 1,615 1,041 66.0 62.9-69.0 134 8.3 6.7-10.3 440 25.7 23.0-28.7
Female 2,568 1,767 68.4 65.8-70.8 140 5.5 4.4- 6.8 661 26.2 23.9-28.6
RACE
White 3,175 2,219 70.6 68.4-72.7 163 5.2 4.2- 6.3 793 24.3 22.3-26.3
African American 881 502 57.0 52.3-61.6 98 10.9 8.4-14.0 281 32.1 27.8-36.7
Other Minorities 89 58 66.7 53.7-77.6 11 12.9 6.5-24.1 20 20.4 12.0-32.4
HISPANIC
Yes 91 46 48.4 34.7-62.4 11 13.7 6.3-27.0 34 37.9 25.1-52.7
No 4,031 2,734 68.3 66.3-70.2 250 6.3 5.3- 7.4 1,047 25.5 23.6-27.3
AGE
18-24 290 174 61.5 54.0-68.5 19 7.8 4.6-12.8 97 30.7 24.2-38.1
25-34 681 443 63.2 58.3-68.0 46 7.4 5.2-10.5 192 29.3 24.9-34.2
35-44 824 562 68.2 63.8-72.3 45 5.8 3.9- 8.4 217 26.0 22.2-30.2
45-54 830 601 73.3 69.3-77.0 47 5.9 4.1- 8.5 182 20.7 17.5-24.5
55-64 678 489 73.9 69.3-78.0 24 4.0 2.4- 6.7 165 22.1 18.2-26.4
65+ 854 521 62.5 58.4-66.4 93 10.1 7.9-12.8 240 27.5 23.9-31.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 293 51.0 45.4-56.6 78 11.0 8.2-14.5 252 38.0 32.8-43.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,314 795 59.3 55.4-63.0 110 9.9 7.7-12.5 409 30.9 27.3-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,050 778 73.8 70.0-77.3 46 3.9 2.8- 5.6 226 22.2 18.9-26.0
College Graduate 1,192 939 78.2 75.0-81.1 40 4.0 2.7- 5.9 213 17.8 15.2-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 552 303 56.3 50.1-62.3 67 12.6 9.4-16.8 182 31.1 25.7-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 734 448 58.9 53.8-63.8 66 10.0 7.3-13.5 220 31.1 26.6-36.0
$25,000- 34,999 540 355 66.4 60.8-71.5 31 7.4 4.8-11.3 154 26.2 21.6-31.5
$35,000- 49,999 682 489 69.2 63.8-74.1 32 4.6 2.9- 7.1 161 26.3 21.6-31.7
$50,000+ 1,176 901 76.2 72.9-79.3 42 4.1 2.8- 6.0 233 19.6 16.9-22.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 125 72.9 65.2-79.5 11 5.8 3.0-11.1 38 21.2 15.4-28.4
Appalachia II 354 249 70.3 64.7-75.4 25 8.3 5.4-12.6 80 21.4 17.0-26.5
Appalachia III 254 167 65.0 57.8-71.6 18 7.2 4.3-11.9 69 27.7 21.6-34.8
Catawba 194 137 68.3 59.6-75.8 11 6.9 3.5-12.9 46 24.9 18.1-33.2
Edisto 88 57 61.4 48.8-72.6 7 8.4 3.6-18.4 24 30.2 20.0-42.9
Low Country 176 124 67.4 58.5-75.3 11 9.0 4.7-16.7 41 23.5 16.8-31.9
Palmetto 455 317 70.1 64.8-75.0 29 6.7 4.4-10.1 109 23.2 18.8-28.2
Pee Dee 1,248 801 61.3 57.3-65.1 87 6.5 5.0- 8.4 360 32.2 28.5-36.2
Savannah 147 105 72.1 63.2-79.6 8 5.5 2.7-10.7 34 22.4 15.6-31.1
Trident 391 280 69.0 63.1-74.3 18 4.5 2.6- 7.9 93 26.5 21.4-32.2
Upper Savannah 270 166 63.3 54.8-71.1 20 7.1 4.0-12.4 84 29.6 22.3-38.0
Waccamaw 247 157 59.6 51.1-67.6 15 6.6 3.8-11.1 75 33.8 25.9-42.7
Wateree 142 92 68.0 58.3-76.3 10 5.9 2.9-11.8 40 26.1 18.5-35.4

#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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