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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Heart Attack or Stroke

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If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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  Total
Respond.#
Take them to the hospital Tell them to call doctor Call 911 Call a family member Do something else
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,012 187 7.0 5.9- 8.3 27 0.9 0.6- 1.4 2,634 86.7 85.1-88.2 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 148 4.8 4.0- 5.8
GENDER
Male 1,193 87 7.2 5.7- 9.0 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,018 85.4 83.0-87.6 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 72 5.8 4.5- 7.5
Female 1,819 100 6.9 5.3- 8.9 18 0.9 0.5- 1.4 1,616 87.9 85.7-89.8 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8 76 4.0 3.1- 5.0
RACE
White 2,282 134 5.8 4.9- 7.0 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,010 88.2 86.7-89.6 10 0.4 0.2- 0.7 110 4.8 3.9- 5.9
African American 609 41 9.9 6.7-14.3 8 1.6 0.8- 3.3 526 83.2 78.7-86.9 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 29 4.6 3.1- 6.8
Other Minorities 93 10 11.4 5.3-22.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 75 80.7 69.2-88.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 6 5.8 2.4-13.2
HISPANIC
Yes 75 6 7.4 2.3-21.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 64 88.1 75.7-94.6 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 2 2.7 0.7-10.5
No 2,922 180 7.0 5.9- 8.3 25 0.9 0.6- 1.4 2,558 86.7 85.1-88.2 15 0.5 0.3- 0.9 144 4.8 4.0- 5.8
AGE
18-24 257 19 10.8 6.3-18.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 225 84.4 77.3-89.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 10 3.5 1.8- 6.6
25-34 569 26 6.0 3.8- 9.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 509 88.6 85.0-91.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 29 4.4 3.0- 6.4
35-44 648 34 5.2 3.7- 7.4 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 571 87.4 84.2-90.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 36 6.3 4.5- 8.8
45-54 603 31 5.4 3.7- 8.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3 535 88.0 84.3-91.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 28 4.9 3.0- 8.0
55-64 404 31 7.7 5.3-11.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 352 86.9 83.0-90.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 16 4.0 2.4- 6.6
65+ 485 45 8.9 6.5-12.2 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7 402 84.1 80.2-87.3 7 1.2 0.6- 2.7 25 4.6 3.0- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 391 28 8.3 4.9-13.8 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 341 86.2 80.6-90.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 13 3.0 1.6- 5.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 908 61 7.9 5.8-10.6 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 796 86.2 83.1-88.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 40 4.8 3.3- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 852 45 6.1 4.3- 8.5 9 1.1 0.6- 2.3 750 87.6 84.8-90.0 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 46 4.9 3.6- 6.7
College Graduate 854 52 6.1 4.6- 8.1 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 741 86.7 84.0-88.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 49 5.9 4.4- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 25 12.0 6.6-20.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 246 83.9 75.5-89.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 9 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$15,000- 24,999 494 33 8.0 5.3-11.9 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 426 85.4 81.0-88.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 25 4.7 3.0- 7.2
$25,000- 34,999 443 26 6.5 4.1-10.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 392 87.2 82.6-90.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 18 4.6 2.5- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 509 29 6.5 4.2- 9.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6 449 87.0 83.0-90.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 27 5.5 3.7- 8.2
$50,000+ 852 47 5.8 4.3- 7.7 8 0.8 0.4- 1.6 752 88.3 85.8-90.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 44 5.0 3.7- 6.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 194 13 7.0 3.7-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 165 84.9 78.4-89.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.0 13 6.6 3.7-11.5
Appalachia II 370 15 4.6 2.6- 7.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 333 88.5 84.0-91.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.3 17 5.6 3.3- 9.3
Appalachia III 202 13 7.3 4.2-12.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 178 87.8 82.1-91.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8
Catawba 197 10 4.0 2.1- 7.5 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 177 91.7 87.1-94.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 7 3.3 1.5- 7.0
Edisto 87 4 4.1 1.4-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 78 86.4 72.1-93.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 4 7.6 2.1-24.4
Low Country 141 10 7.3 3.7-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 124 88.3 81.2-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.4 2.1- 9.3
Palmetto 470 32 8.5 5.6-12.7 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 406 84.5 79.9-88.2 0 0.0 . - . 25 5.7 3.8- 8.5
Pee Dee 208 21 10.4 6.3-16.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 179 86.3 79.9-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.8 1.3- 5.9
Savannah 135 7 4.8 2.2-10.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 114 87.2 80.5-91.8 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 11 6.5 3.5-11.8
Trident 382 25 8.9 5.0-15.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 336 86.0 79.9-90.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1
Upper Savannah 169 16 9.6 5.5-16.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.2 142 83.0 75.1-88.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.2 2.3-11.3
Waccamaw 225 8 4.0 1.9- 8.4 2 1.7 0.4- 6.4 201 88.7 83.1-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 5.6 3.2- 9.6
Wateree 181 10 8.6 4.0-17.6 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5 159 85.4 76.9-91.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 8 3.2 1.5- 6.6

#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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