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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 trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance 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 5,561 4,810 85.0 83.8-86.2 206 4.1 3.5- 4.9 545 10.9 9.9-11.9
GENDER
Male 2,099 1,799 84.3 82.2-86.2 99 5.2 4.0- 6.6 201 10.5 9.0-12.3
Female 3,462 3,011 85.6 84.2-87.0 107 3.2 2.6- 3.9 344 11.2 10.0-12.5
RACE
White 4,375 3,855 87.3 86.1-88.5 135 3.1 2.6- 3.8 385 9.6 8.6-10.7
African American 997 807 79.7 76.4-82.7 55 6.4 4.6- 8.9 135 13.8 11.5-16.6
Other 147 114 78.1 69.4-84.8 10 5.7 2.9-10.9 23 16.2 10.3-24.5
HISPANIC
Yes 136 105 75.7 65.8-83.5 7 6.8 2.7-16.2 24 17.5 11.3-26.0
No 5,379 4,670 85.4 84.2-86.6 194 4.0 3.3- 4.7 515 10.6 9.6-11.7
AGE
18-24 349 291 81.1 75.6-85.5 10 4.4 2.2- 8.7 48 14.5 10.7-19.3
25-34 886 764 85.5 82.4-88.1 14 2.2 1.1- 4.3 108 12.4 10.0-15.2
35-44 1,062 915 84.8 82.1-87.2 32 3.4 2.3- 5.0 115 11.7 9.6-14.2
45-54 1,124 1,021 90.1 87.9-92.0 31 2.8 1.9- 4.2 72 7.0 5.5- 9.0
55-64 941 845 88.5 85.9-90.7 29 3.7 2.5- 5.5 67 7.8 6.0-10.0
65+ 1,154 932 79.1 76.2-81.8 90 8.6 6.8-10.8 132 12.2 10.2-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 661 484 71.1 66.5-75.2 64 9.7 7.3-12.8 113 19.2 15.7-23.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,666 1,404 82.9 80.4-85.2 75 5.4 4.0- 7.3 187 11.7 9.9-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,459 1,299 89.1 87.1-90.8 38 2.5 1.8- 3.6 122 8.4 6.9-10.2
College Graduate 1,765 1,616 90.1 88.2-91.7 29 1.6 1.1- 2.5 120 8.2 6.8-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 525 79.6 75.3-83.3 41 6.3 4.2- 9.5 86 14.1 11.0-17.7
$15,000- $24,999 930 780 81.8 78.4-84.7 45 5.6 3.9- 8.1 105 12.6 10.2-15.5
$25,000- $34,999 691 593 84.0 80.1-87.3 29 5.5 3.4- 8.8 69 10.5 8.0-13.6
$35,000- $49,999 845 745 87.1 84.0-89.6 22 2.8 1.7- 4.7 78 10.1 7.8-12.9
$50,000+ 1,795 1,648 90.7 89.0-92.2 32 2.1 1.5- 3.1 115 7.1 5.9- 8.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 303 84.2 78.6-88.6 9 3.1 1.5- 6.4 36 12.7 8.7-18.0
Appalachia II 652 551 83.0 79.0-86.4 17 2.7 1.6- 4.7 84 14.2 11.1-18.1
Appalachia III 443 386 87.5 83.4-90.8 17 3.4 2.0- 5.7 40 9.1 6.3-13.0
Catawba 363 318 87.7 83.5-91.0 13 3.8 2.0- 6.8 32 8.5 5.9-12.1
Edisto Savannah 435 375 85.4 80.5-89.2 19 4.8 2.4- 9.4 41 9.8 7.0-13.4
Low Country 283 252 85.2 77.9-90.4 8 5.5 2.3-12.6 23 9.3 5.5-15.1
Palmetto 850 746 86.3 83.0-89.0 19 3.0 1.8- 5.1 85 10.7 8.3-13.7
Pee Dee 397 326 80.2 74.8-84.6 25 6.9 4.2-11.1 46 13.0 9.5-17.4
Trident 704 618 85.9 82.5-88.8 32 4.8 3.2- 7.0 54 9.3 6.9-12.4
Upper Savannah 282 234 82.4 76.5-87.1 14 4.0 2.3- 6.8 34 13.6 9.3-19.4
Waccamaw 472 419 86.2 81.4-89.8 14 4.4 2.2- 8.6 39 9.4 6.6-13.2
Wateree 287 245 84.8 79.1-89.2 14 4.0 2.3- 7.0 28 11.2 7.3-16.7

#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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