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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden confusion or trouble speaking are symptoms of a stroke?

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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 3,031 2,640 85.7 84.1-87.2 112 4.2 3.4- 5.2 279 10.1 8.8-11.4
GENDER
Male 1,204 1,002 82.2 79.5-84.6 58 5.1 3.9- 6.8 144 12.7 10.6-15.0
Female 1,827 1,638 89.0 87.1-90.6 54 3.4 2.4- 4.6 135 7.7 6.3- 9.3
RACE
White 2,296 2,048 88.7 87.1-90.1 66 3.0 2.3- 3.9 182 8.3 7.1- 9.7
African American 612 494 78.8 74.5-82.6 38 7.3 5.0-10.6 80 13.8 10.8-17.6
Other Minorities 94 76 76.1 63.7-85.2 5 5.7 2.2-13.8 13 18.2 10.1-30.6
HISPANIC
Yes 78 60 69.6 55.0-81.1 5 4.9 1.8-12.7 13 25.5 14.6-40.5
No 2,937 2,569 86.4 84.9-87.9 106 4.2 3.3- 5.2 262 9.4 8.2-10.7
AGE
18-24 258 205 78.9 72.5-84.1 16 6.3 3.6-10.8 37 14.8 10.5-20.6
25-34 573 490 83.1 78.9-86.7 30 6.4 4.3- 9.4 53 10.5 7.7-14.2
35-44 649 590 90.9 88.0-93.1 13 2.5 1.3- 4.6 46 6.7 4.9- 9.1
45-54 605 552 90.3 87.1-92.8 12 2.0 1.1- 3.7 41 7.6 5.4-10.7
55-64 406 364 89.0 85.0-92.0 8 2.0 1.0- 4.3 34 9.0 6.2-12.7
65+ 494 399 80.4 76.1-84.2 28 5.7 3.7- 8.8 67 13.8 10.7-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 270 66.0 60.1-71.5 34 9.9 6.8-14.3 90 24.1 19.3-29.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 912 767 83.8 80.9-86.4 45 5.4 3.9- 7.6 100 10.8 8.7-13.2
Some Post-H.S. 859 787 90.5 87.8-92.7 18 2.1 1.2- 3.4 54 7.4 5.4-10.0
College Graduate 859 813 94.3 92.2-95.9 14 1.7 1.0- 3.0 32 4.0 2.7- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 228 78.2 71.4-83.8 15 6.1 3.3-11.3 43 15.7 11.0-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 498 415 82.2 77.8-86.0 27 5.9 3.9- 9.0 56 11.8 8.8-15.7
$25,000- 34,999 445 375 81.1 76.1-85.3 15 5.3 3.0- 9.4 55 13.5 10.2-17.8
$35,000- 49,999 513 469 89.3 85.3-92.3 13 3.0 1.7- 5.5 31 7.7 5.2-11.4
$50,000+ 855 800 92.9 90.7-94.7 17 2.0 1.2- 3.3 38 5.0 3.6- 7.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 163 81.9 74.6-87.5 11 6.2 3.3-11.3 21 11.9 7.3-18.7
Appalachia II 371 330 88.7 84.2-92.0 8 2.0 0.9- 4.3 33 9.3 6.3-13.6
Appalachia III 205 183 89.5 84.2-93.2 4 2.3 0.9- 6.2 18 8.2 5.0-13.0
Catawba 197 174 87.7 81.3-92.1 5 2.4 0.9- 6.8 18 9.9 6.0-15.8
Edisto 87 70 78.4 65.3-87.5 4 7.1 2.2-20.7 13 14.5 7.7-25.8
Low Country 143 126 85.6 76.2-91.7 7 5.0 2.3-10.8 10 9.3 4.3-18.9
Palmetto 475 418 86.5 82.1-89.9 14 2.9 1.7- 5.0 43 10.7 7.5-14.9
Pee Dee 208 176 82.5 75.6-87.7 11 5.6 2.8-10.9 21 11.9 7.8-17.9
Savannah 135 119 88.0 80.4-92.9 2 2.0 0.4- 9.5 14 10.0 5.8-16.7
Trident 383 339 86.8 81.8-90.6 14 4.4 2.3- 8.3 30 8.8 5.8-13.0
Upper Savannah 169 138 77.3 68.7-84.1 10 9.1 4.7-16.9 21 13.6 8.6-20.9
Waccamaw 229 204 88.9 83.0-92.9 7 4.2 1.7-10.0 18 6.9 4.2-11.2
Wateree 183 160 88.5 82.7-92.5 9 4.7 2.3- 9.3 14 6.8 3.9-11.6

#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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