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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 shortness of breath is a symptom 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 3,037 2,593 84.7 83.1-86.2 214 7.3 6.3- 8.5 230 8.0 6.9- 9.2
GENDER
Male 1,205 1,010 83.3 80.7-85.5 98 8.3 6.7-10.1 97 8.5 6.8-10.5
Female 1,832 1,583 86.0 83.9-87.8 116 6.5 5.1- 8.1 133 7.6 6.3- 9.1
RACE
White 2,299 1,987 86.2 84.5-87.7 147 6.4 5.4- 7.6 165 7.4 6.3- 8.7
African American 614 508 81.9 77.6-85.6 55 9.7 6.9-13.3 51 8.4 6.0-11.6
Other Minorities 95 75 75.3 62.8-84.6 9 9.5 4.5-19.2 11 15.2 7.8-27.6
HISPANIC
Yes 78 64 79.8 66.0-89.0 8 6.9 3.1-14.8 6 13.2 5.6-28.1
No 2,943 2,515 84.8 83.2-86.3 206 7.4 6.3- 8.6 222 7.8 6.7- 9.0
AGE
18-24 259 221 83.3 76.6-88.3 13 6.7 3.4-12.8 25 10.1 6.5-15.2
25-34 574 504 85.6 81.5-89.0 32 6.6 4.5- 9.6 38 7.8 5.3-11.2
35-44 650 572 88.4 85.3-90.8 35 5.4 3.7- 7.7 43 6.3 4.5- 8.6
45-54 605 522 86.8 83.4-89.6 42 6.7 4.8- 9.2 41 6.5 4.6- 9.2
55-64 406 350 85.5 81.3-88.9 30 7.6 5.3-11.0 26 6.9 4.6-10.2
65+ 496 383 77.4 73.1-81.2 60 11.6 8.9-15.0 53 11.0 8.3-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 289 72.5 66.6-77.7 54 13.4 9.4-18.6 53 14.1 10.5-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 914 759 82.0 78.8-84.8 68 7.7 5.9-10.0 87 10.3 8.1-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 859 760 88.6 85.9-90.8 55 6.4 4.8- 8.5 44 5.0 3.6- 7.0
College Graduate 861 779 90.7 88.4-92.6 36 4.3 3.1- 6.1 46 5.0 3.7- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 221 75.3 67.3-81.8 34 12.7 7.5-20.6 32 12.0 8.0-17.8
$15,000- 24,999 500 421 85.3 81.5-88.4 40 7.5 5.4-10.4 39 7.2 5.0-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 445 382 82.8 77.7-87.0 30 7.7 5.2-11.4 33 9.5 6.3-14.0
$35,000- 49,999 514 454 87.4 83.7-90.4 29 5.7 3.8- 8.4 31 6.9 4.7-10.1
$50,000+ 855 774 89.5 86.9-91.7 38 5.3 3.8- 7.4 43 5.1 3.7- 7.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 156 79.5 72.7-85.0 21 11.7 7.5-17.8 18 8.8 5.4-13.9
Appalachia II 373 326 87.7 83.4-91.0 22 6.0 3.8- 9.3 25 6.4 4.1- 9.8
Appalachia III 206 178 86.0 79.9-90.4 11 5.8 3.1-10.7 17 8.2 5.0-13.3
Catawba 197 171 85.8 78.3-91.0 17 7.5 4.4-12.6 9 6.7 3.1-13.9
Edisto 87 73 82.8 70.8-90.5 3 5.2 1.4-17.2 11 12.0 6.1-22.4
Low Country 143 122 83.9 75.1-90.0 12 8.5 4.8-14.9 9 7.6 3.3-16.4
Palmetto 475 416 87.0 83.1-90.1 28 5.9 4.0- 8.6 31 7.1 4.8-10.4
Pee Dee 208 173 82.8 76.4-87.7 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 23 11.4 7.5-17.0
Savannah 135 120 88.1 79.8-93.3 10 7.2 3.5-14.4 5 4.6 1.7-11.7
Trident 384 325 83.4 77.6-88.0 31 9.8 6.0-15.7 28 6.7 4.5-10.0
Upper Savannah 170 136 78.6 70.5-84.9 14 8.6 5.0-14.5 20 12.8 7.8-20.2
Waccamaw 230 203 88.6 83.1-92.5 14 6.2 3.4-11.0 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3
Wateree 183 152 82.5 74.8-88.2 17 8.6 5.1-14.2 14 8.9 4.7-16.2

#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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