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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.
Do you think severe headache with no known cause is a symptom 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 5,559 3,594 61.9 60.3-63.5 571 11.3 10.3-12.4 1,394 26.8 25.3-28.2
GENDER
Male 2,098 1,262 58.9 56.3-61.4 290 13.9 12.2-15.8 546 27.2 25.0-29.6
Female 3,461 2,332 64.6 62.7-66.5 281 9.0 7.9-10.3 848 26.3 24.6-28.1
RACE
White 4,374 2,889 64.0 62.3-65.6 421 10.3 9.3-11.4 1,064 25.7 24.2-27.3
African American 996 599 58.0 54.2-61.7 116 12.5 10.2-15.3 281 29.5 26.1-33.1
Other 147 78 49.2 39.4-59.1 28 21.8 14.4-31.6 41 29.0 20.8-38.9
HISPANIC
Yes 136 79 56.1 45.6-66.0 18 13.1 7.9-21.0 39 30.8 21.9-41.4
No 5,377 3,490 62.2 60.6-63.8 547 11.2 10.2-12.4 1,340 26.5 25.1-28.0
AGE
18-24 349 190 51.7 45.7-57.7 46 14.2 10.2-19.2 113 34.1 28.6-40.1
25-34 886 498 55.4 51.6-59.2 86 10.9 8.6-13.6 302 33.7 30.2-37.5
35-44 1,061 667 61.2 57.7-64.5 117 11.9 9.7-14.4 277 27.0 24.0-30.2
45-54 1,124 794 68.6 65.3-71.7 97 9.0 7.2-11.1 233 22.5 19.7-25.5
55-64 941 698 73.2 69.8-76.3 72 7.9 6.2-10.1 171 18.9 16.2-21.9
65+ 1,153 715 60.8 57.5-64.0 150 14.5 12.2-17.1 288 24.7 22.0-27.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 660 338 47.2 42.6-51.9 102 16.7 13.5-20.6 220 36.0 31.6-40.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,665 1,004 57.2 54.2-60.1 209 13.2 11.3-15.4 452 29.6 26.9-32.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,459 985 66.1 63.1-69.0 130 10.2 8.4-12.4 344 23.7 21.2-26.4
College Graduate 1,765 1,262 70.3 67.8-72.7 130 7.8 6.5- 9.4 373 21.8 19.7-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 651 374 55.0 50.0-59.9 79 10.7 8.2-13.7 198 34.3 29.6-39.3
$15,000- $24,999 930 582 59.5 55.6-63.3 117 14.1 11.6-17.0 231 26.4 23.1-30.1
$25,000- $34,999 691 436 59.1 54.5-63.7 72 12.0 9.1-15.6 183 28.9 24.8-33.4
$35,000- $49,999 844 532 60.1 56.0-64.0 88 12.1 9.7-15.1 224 27.8 24.2-31.6
$50,000+ 1,795 1,295 71.1 68.7-73.4 133 8.5 7.0-10.2 367 20.4 18.5-22.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 223 60.9 54.7-66.8 29 9.0 6.1-13.1 96 30.0 24.5-36.2
Appalachia II 652 409 58.4 53.6-63.0 61 11.2 8.4-14.9 182 30.4 26.2-35.0
Appalachia III 443 302 66.1 60.5-71.4 41 10.1 7.2-14.0 100 23.8 19.2-29.1
Catawba 363 229 62.2 56.2-67.8 36 9.8 6.8-14.0 98 28.0 22.9-33.7
Edisto Savannah 434 280 63.1 57.3-68.5 46 11.3 8.1-15.5 108 25.6 20.8-31.1
Low Country 283 180 59.3 51.7-66.4 30 13.8 9.2-20.0 73 27.0 20.6-34.5
Palmetto 850 571 65.2 61.2-69.1 75 10.0 7.6-13.0 204 24.8 21.4-28.5
Pee Dee 397 274 62.9 56.7-68.6 34 9.9 6.6-14.6 89 27.2 22.0-33.2
Trident 703 452 60.4 55.9-64.7 85 14.2 11.0-18.0 166 25.4 21.8-29.4
Upper Savannah 282 171 59.2 52.3-65.7 30 9.5 6.3-14.0 81 31.3 25.3-38.1
Waccamaw 472 294 59.1 53.5-64.5 56 13.1 9.7-17.5 122 27.8 23.0-33.1
Wateree 287 188 66.2 59.5-72.4 36 12.1 8.5-16.9 63 21.7 16.5-28.0

#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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