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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 chest pain or discomfort 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 4,182 1,463 37.2 35.2-39.2 1,342 31.2 29.4-33.1 1,377 31.6 29.7-33.5
GENDER
Male 1,614 618 40.8 37.6-44.1 537 32.2 29.4-35.3 459 27.0 24.2-29.9
Female 2,568 845 34.0 31.6-36.5 805 30.3 28.1-32.6 918 35.7 33.2-38.3
RACE
White 3,175 1,023 33.5 31.3-35.7 1,110 35.4 33.3-37.6 1,042 31.1 29.0-33.3
African American 880 380 45.2 40.5-49.9 199 20.8 17.4-24.7 301 34.0 29.7-38.6
Other Minorities 89 46 56.6 43.6-68.8 20 15.1 8.6-25.1 23 28.3 18.1-41.3
HISPANIC
Yes 91 40 47.7 34.0-61.7 17 18.9 10.0-32.9 34 33.4 21.5-47.8
No 4,030 1,401 36.8 34.8-38.9 1,308 31.7 29.9-33.6 1,321 31.5 29.6-33.5
AGE
18-24 290 112 39.7 32.6-47.2 82 26.8 20.9-33.8 96 33.5 26.7-41.0
25-34 681 246 36.4 31.8-41.2 225 31.6 27.4-36.2 210 32.0 27.6-36.8
35-44 824 304 40.7 36.3-45.2 275 31.8 27.9-35.9 245 27.5 23.7-31.7
45-54 829 267 34.6 30.4-39.1 286 34.0 29.9-38.2 276 31.4 27.4-35.7
55-64 678 221 34.6 30.0-39.5 226 32.6 28.4-37.1 231 32.8 28.5-37.5
65+ 854 307 37.3 33.3-41.5 236 28.7 25.1-32.6 311 34.0 30.1-38.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 257 44.0 38.4-49.7 130 19.9 15.9-24.4 236 36.2 30.9-41.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,313 500 40.0 36.3-43.9 350 27.9 24.7-31.4 463 32.1 28.7-35.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,050 356 35.8 32.0-39.8 365 32.4 28.9-36.0 329 31.8 28.1-35.8
College Graduate 1,192 347 31.7 28.4-35.3 496 39.6 36.2-43.1 349 28.7 25.5-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 552 228 43.1 37.0-49.5 130 24.6 19.4-30.5 194 32.3 26.8-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 734 284 41.1 36.2-46.1 194 26.0 22.0-30.4 256 32.9 28.4-37.8
$25,000- 34,999 540 201 40.8 35.2-46.5 165 30.8 25.8-36.2 174 28.5 23.7-33.7
$35,000- 49,999 681 233 34.7 29.8-39.9 225 29.2 25.0-33.8 223 36.1 31.0-41.5
$50,000+ 1,176 333 31.5 28.2-35.0 505 41.1 37.7-44.6 338 27.5 24.4-30.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 69 42.6 34.4-51.2 61 32.8 25.6-41.0 44 24.6 18.0-32.5
Appalachia II 354 109 33.3 27.9-39.2 133 36.4 31.0-42.2 112 30.3 25.2-35.9
Appalachia III 254 90 33.5 27.4-40.3 81 32.3 26.1-39.1 83 34.2 27.7-41.4
Catawba 194 77 43.1 34.7-51.8 58 29.6 22.0-38.6 59 27.3 20.5-35.4
Edisto 88 32 41.3 29.8-53.8 23 20.6 13.2-30.7 33 38.1 27.0-50.5
Low Country 176 57 32.6 25.1-41.2 72 40.7 32.6-49.3 47 26.7 19.8-34.9
Palmetto 455 165 37.7 32.4-43.2 137 27.9 23.4-32.8 153 34.5 29.1-40.2
Pee Dee 1,247 442 37.2 33.2-41.3 376 27.9 24.7-31.2 429 35.0 31.3-38.8
Savannah 147 47 38.2 29.0-48.2 52 35.4 27.0-44.9 48 26.4 19.4-34.8
Trident 391 127 35.2 29.8-41.0 145 34.6 29.4-40.1 119 30.2 25.0-36.0
Upper Savannah 270 92 37.3 29.4-45.8 69 26.5 19.6-34.8 109 36.2 28.7-44.4
Waccamaw 247 88 37.0 29.5-45.2 78 29.7 23.4-37.0 81 33.2 25.9-41.4
Wateree 142 52 41.5 31.7-52.1 48 28.0 20.6-36.9 42 30.5 22.0-40.5

#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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