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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

At what age did you have your first heart attack?*

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  Total
Respond.#
40 or Less 41-54 55-64 65+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 232 16 6.9 4.1-11.4 91 41.7 34.3-49.6 55 22.8 16.8-30.3 70 28.5 22.1-35.9
GENDER
Male 133 6 4.3 1.9- 9.8 51 44.4 34.8-54.5 35 22.7 15.9-31.3 41 28.5 20.7-37.9
Female 99 10 11.0 5.6-20.3 40 37.4 26.8-49.3 20 23.1 13.0-37.7 29 28.6 18.5-41.2
RACE
White 189 12 7.2 3.9-12.8 66 36.6 29.2-44.7 46 25.0 17.9-33.7 65 31.2 24.5-38.8
African American 35 3 5.8 1.7-17.6 21 55.5 34.8-74.4 7 16.1 7.0-33.0 4 22.6 8.0-49.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having had a heart attack.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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