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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 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 confusion or trouble speaking are symptoms of a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Do not know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,574 4,961 86.3 85.0-87.5 153 3.6 3.0- 4.4 460 10.1 9.1-11.2
GENDER
Male 2,101 1,810 83.2 81.0-85.2 82 4.8 3.6- 6.3 209 12.0 10.3-14.0
Female 3,473 3,151 89.1 87.7-90.4 71 2.6 2.0- 3.5 251 8.3 7.2- 9.5
RACE
White 4,382 3,993 90.0 88.8-91.1 99 2.7 2.1- 3.5 290 7.3 6.4- 8.3
African American 1,003 825 79.0 75.6-82.1 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 144 17.2 14.4-20.4
Other 147 108 70.9 60.9-79.3 18 14.9 8.5-24.7 21 14.2 8.9-21.9
HISPANIC
Yes 136 106 71.4 60.4-80.4 11 12.9 6.5-23.9 19 15.6 9.5-24.7
No 5,392 4,821 87.0 85.7-88.2 137 3.2 2.6- 4.0 434 9.8 8.8-10.9
AGE
18-24 350 288 77.8 72.0-82.8 16 7.0 4.1-11.9 46 15.1 11.2-20.1
25-34 886 768 84.4 81.1-87.2 27 4.4 2.9- 6.8 91 11.2 8.9-14.0
35-44 1,066 965 89.8 87.4-91.7 16 1.6 0.9- 2.7 85 8.7 6.8-10.9
45-54 1,129 1,054 91.3 88.8-93.3 22 2.2 1.4- 3.4 53 6.5 4.7- 8.9
55-64 941 879 92.4 90.1-94.2 10 1.5 0.8- 2.8 52 6.2 4.6- 8.3
65+ 1,157 965 80.4 77.3-83.1 61 6.0 4.5- 7.9 131 13.6 11.3-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 485 67.6 62.8-72.0 49 8.2 5.9-11.3 132 24.2 20.1-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,668 1,454 84.9 82.4-87.1 49 4.1 2.8- 6.0 165 11.0 9.2-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,462 1,344 89.9 87.6-91.9 28 2.8 1.7- 4.5 90 7.3 5.7- 9.2
College Graduate 1,768 1,673 93.6 92.1-94.9 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6 68 4.6 3.5- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 655 535 78.4 73.8-82.3 35 5.7 3.6- 8.7 85 16.0 12.5-20.2
$15,000- $24,999 932 794 81.7 78.2-84.7 32 4.8 3.1- 7.2 106 13.6 11.0-16.6
$25,000- $34,999 693 621 87.3 83.7-90.2 13 2.6 1.4- 4.7 59 10.1 7.6-13.4
$35,000- $49,999 847 759 87.9 84.8-90.4 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 68 8.9 6.8-11.6
$50,000+ 1,797 1,707 93.6 91.9-95.0 24 2.1 1.3- 3.3 66 4.3 3.3- 5.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 319 91.7 87.8-94.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 24 6.8 4.3-10.4
Appalachia II 655 577 83.6 79.0-87.4 16 4.2 2.2- 8.0 62 12.1 9.0-16.1
Appalachia III 444 399 88.9 84.6-92.1 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 30 7.8 5.1-11.7
Catawba 363 334 90.0 85.4-93.3 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1 21 7.2 4.5-11.4
Edisto Savannah 435 378 83.7 78.4-87.9 9 2.4 1.0- 5.5 48 13.9 10.0-18.9
Low Country 284 249 82.6 75.0-88.2 8 5.1 2.1-12.1 27 12.3 7.8-18.8
Palmetto 852 765 87.2 83.7-90.0 24 4.0 2.4- 6.4 63 8.9 6.5-11.9
Pee Dee 400 344 83.5 78.3-87.7 10 3.2 1.5- 6.6 46 13.2 9.5-18.1
Trident 705 632 86.7 82.7-89.9 24 4.8 2.7- 8.2 49 8.5 6.2-11.7
Upper Savannah 282 238 81.6 74.9-86.8 13 5.2 2.7- 9.9 31 13.2 8.7-19.3
Waccamaw 473 430 87.7 83.2-91.2 11 3.1 1.6- 6.0 32 9.2 6.2-13.3
Wateree 287 257 87.9 82.2-92.0 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7 23 9.5 5.8-15.0

#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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