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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 severe headache with no known cause 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 4,180 2,698 62.5 60.4-64.5 405 10.2 9.0-11.6 1,077 27.3 25.5-29.3
GENDER
Male 1,614 974 59.2 55.9-62.4 207 13.0 10.9-15.4 433 27.8 25.0-30.9
Female 2,566 1,724 65.4 62.8-67.9 198 7.7 6.5- 9.2 644 26.9 24.6-29.4
RACE
White 3,175 2,118 65.1 62.8-67.3 280 9.2 7.9-10.7 777 25.7 23.7-27.8
African American 879 502 56.1 51.3-60.7 105 11.6 9.0-14.7 272 32.4 28.0-37.0
Other Minorities 88 51 49.1 36.2-62.1 16 21.2 12.1-34.4 21 29.7 19.1-43.1
HISPANIC
Yes 91 49 41.9 29.0-56.1 9 17.4 8.0-34.0 33 40.6 27.9-54.7
No 4,028 2,624 63.5 61.4-65.5 380 9.7 8.6-11.0 1,024 26.8 24.9-28.8
AGE
18-24 290 155 50.9 43.4-58.4 32 10.8 7.1-16.0 103 38.3 31.2-46.0
25-34 680 372 52.3 47.4-57.2 80 15.2 11.6-19.7 228 32.5 28.1-37.2
35-44 823 530 63.7 59.3-67.9 70 8.7 6.4-11.7 223 27.6 23.8-31.7
45-54 829 600 70.7 66.4-74.8 60 7.8 5.7-10.7 169 21.4 17.9-25.5
55-64 678 491 72.4 67.8-76.6 48 6.9 4.9- 9.8 139 20.6 16.9-25.0
65+ 854 534 63.9 59.8-67.8 114 11.7 9.4-14.5 206 24.4 20.9-28.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 326 53.1 47.4-58.7 84 10.8 8.2-14.1 213 36.1 30.8-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,312 792 56.9 53.1-60.7 134 11.6 9.4-14.3 386 31.5 27.9-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,049 717 65.6 61.6-69.4 95 10.4 8.0-13.6 237 23.9 20.6-27.6
College Graduate 1,192 859 70.3 66.7-73.6 92 8.1 6.3-10.4 241 21.6 18.6-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 550 308 55.0 48.7-61.2 73 14.5 10.6-19.4 169 30.5 25.0-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 734 433 54.9 49.8-59.9 83 13.4 10.0-17.7 218 31.7 27.2-36.7
$25,000- 34,999 540 349 61.0 55.2-66.5 60 13.9 10.3-18.6 131 25.1 20.4-30.5
$35,000- 49,999 681 467 65.4 60.0-70.4 48 5.5 3.8- 7.9 166 29.2 24.2-34.6
$50,000+ 1,176 844 70.4 67.0-73.6 84 7.9 6.1-10.1 248 21.7 18.9-24.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 109 63.9 55.6-71.4 19 10.1 6.2-16.0 46 26.0 19.5-33.8
Appalachia II 354 229 61.3 55.3-67.0 36 12.1 8.5-16.8 89 26.6 21.5-32.3
Appalachia III 254 165 62.5 55.2-69.3 22 7.8 4.8-12.5 67 29.7 23.3-37.0
Catawba 194 126 62.8 54.1-70.7 15 8.0 4.4-14.2 53 29.2 22.0-37.6
Edisto 88 55 57.2 44.7-68.9 8 8.7 4.0-17.8 25 34.1 23.0-47.2
Low Country 176 109 58.9 50.1-67.1 21 14.6 9.1-22.5 46 26.5 19.5-34.9
Palmetto 455 299 63.8 58.0-69.2 37 10.1 6.8-14.7 119 26.2 21.4-31.5
Pee Dee 1,246 792 62.1 58.1-66.0 122 9.5 7.5-11.9 332 28.4 24.8-32.4
Savannah 146 93 62.0 52.0-71.0 14 9.0 5.0-15.6 39 29.1 20.6-39.3
Trident 391 265 65.9 60.1-71.2 40 9.8 6.9-13.7 86 24.3 19.6-29.8
Upper Savannah 270 179 63.7 55.1-71.4 31 12.8 8.1-19.6 60 23.6 17.1-31.6
Waccamaw 247 160 59.9 51.7-67.7 18 7.8 4.6-12.9 69 32.2 24.8-40.6
Wateree 142 91 61.9 51.3-71.4 18 14.9 8.4-25.0 33 23.2 15.7-32.9

#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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