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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Heart Attack or Stroke

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Which of the following do you think is a symptom of a heart attack. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure.
Do you think feeling weak, lightheaded, or faint are symptoms of a heart attack?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,044 1,948 63.1 61.0-65.1 576 19.3 17.7-21.0 520 17.6 16.1-19.3
GENDER
Male 1,207 784 63.6 60.4-66.7 248 20.3 17.9-22.9 175 16.1 13.7-18.8
Female 1,837 1,164 62.6 59.9-65.2 328 18.4 16.3-20.7 345 19.0 17.0-21.1
RACE
White 2,304 1,531 65.7 63.5-67.9 412 18.0 16.3-19.9 361 16.3 14.6-18.1
African American 615 342 56.0 51.3-60.7 140 23.3 19.5-27.7 133 20.6 17.1-24.6
Other Minorities 96 59 58.5 46.5-69.6 20 19.7 12.5-29.7 17 21.7 12.6-34.8
HISPANIC
Yes 79 41 49.1 36.1-62.3 15 14.2 8.0-24.0 23 36.7 24.5-50.8
No 2,948 1,900 63.7 61.6-65.7 558 19.5 17.9-21.3 490 16.8 15.3-18.4
AGE
18-24 260 184 68.5 61.3-74.8 34 14.4 9.7-20.7 42 17.2 12.5-23.1
25-34 575 377 62.7 57.8-67.4 106 20.9 17.0-25.4 92 16.4 13.0-20.5
35-44 650 444 66.5 62.2-70.5 109 18.2 15.0-21.8 97 15.3 12.4-18.9
45-54 606 397 63.9 59.3-68.3 110 19.2 15.7-23.2 99 16.9 13.6-20.9
55-64 406 255 61.9 56.6-66.9 70 16.5 13.0-20.7 81 21.6 17.4-26.6
65+ 499 261 55.0 50.3-59.7 141 25.8 22.0-30.1 97 19.1 15.7-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 398 181 45.5 39.6-51.4 104 26.0 20.9-31.9 113 28.5 23.5-34.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 548 59.9 56.2-63.5 193 21.1 18.2-24.3 177 19.0 16.2-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 859 586 68.2 64.5-71.8 139 16.1 13.5-19.1 134 15.7 13.0-18.8
College Graduate 862 629 71.5 67.9-74.8 138 16.8 14.1-19.8 95 11.8 9.5-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 290 153 50.4 43.1-57.7 67 23.0 16.9-30.6 70 26.5 20.4-33.7
$15,000- 24,999 501 302 59.4 53.9-64.6 110 23.2 18.8-28.2 89 17.5 13.8-21.8
$25,000- 34,999 446 282 61.2 55.6-66.5 90 20.0 16.0-24.6 74 18.9 14.5-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 514 340 65.5 60.8-69.9 90 17.6 14.2-21.5 84 16.9 13.6-20.9
$50,000+ 856 636 73.6 70.3-76.7 118 14.4 12.0-17.2 102 12.0 9.8-14.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 197 121 60.7 52.9-68.0 42 20.7 15.2-27.5 34 18.6 13.1-25.8
Appalachia II 373 251 65.8 60.0-71.1 66 18.3 14.2-23.4 56 15.9 12.1-20.7
Appalachia III 206 123 61.1 53.6-68.0 43 21.4 15.9-28.1 40 17.6 12.7-23.8
Catawba 198 131 68.6 60.6-75.6 36 17.6 12.3-24.4 31 13.9 9.5-19.8
Edisto 87 56 60.4 47.2-72.2 11 14.1 7.4-25.2 20 25.5 15.4-39.3
Low Country 144 83 58.6 49.4-67.2 34 24.9 17.8-33.6 27 16.6 11.1-24.1
Palmetto 477 325 66.0 60.7-70.9 78 17.3 13.6-21.8 74 16.7 12.8-21.4
Pee Dee 208 127 62.3 54.7-69.4 41 19.6 14.1-26.5 40 18.1 13.2-24.3
Savannah 136 85 61.2 51.6-69.9 28 20.6 13.9-29.4 23 18.2 12.0-26.7
Trident 384 261 66.4 60.2-72.1 71 19.5 14.6-25.5 52 14.1 10.4-18.8
Upper Savannah 170 98 56.8 48.2-65.0 36 23.8 16.9-32.5 36 19.3 13.8-26.5
Waccamaw 230 143 60.1 52.6-67.1 46 19.9 14.7-26.3 41 20.0 14.5-27.0
Wateree 183 113 61.3 52.7-69.2 34 16.4 11.5-22.8 36 22.3 15.7-30.8

#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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