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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 numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side, 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 3,032 2,882 94.6 93.5-95.5 47 1.7 1.2- 2.4 103 3.7 3.0- 4.6
GENDER
Male 1,204 1,130 93.2 91.3-94.7 23 2.1 1.3- 3.4 51 4.7 3.4- 6.3
Female 1,828 1,752 95.9 94.7-96.8 24 1.3 0.8- 2.0 52 2.8 2.1- 3.8
RACE
White 2,296 2,196 95.5 94.4-96.3 32 1.3 0.9- 1.9 68 3.2 2.5- 4.2
African American 612 577 93.9 91.1-95.9 12 2.7 1.4- 5.1 23 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Other Minorities 95 82 82.6 70.2-90.5 3 2.9 0.8-10.1 10 14.5 7.2-27.0
HISPANIC
Yes 78 68 84.2 70.7-92.1 3 2.7 0.7-10.4 7 13.1 5.9-26.8
No 2,938 2,800 95.0 94.0-95.9 44 1.7 1.2- 2.3 94 3.3 2.7- 4.2
AGE
18-24 258 243 93.8 89.3-96.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 13 5.9 3.3-10.3
25-34 573 552 96.1 93.4-97.7 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8
35-44 649 635 97.6 95.8-98.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 12 2.1 1.1- 3.8
45-54 605 587 97.0 95.2-98.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 13 2.0 1.1- 3.6
55-64 406 391 96.4 93.8-97.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 11 2.4 1.3- 4.4
65+ 495 430 85.7 81.6-88.9 27 6.1 3.9- 9.2 38 8.3 5.9-11.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 395 341 84.3 79.1-88.4 20 5.7 3.4- 9.5 34 10.0 6.8-14.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 912 869 95.0 93.2-96.4 14 1.5 0.9- 2.7 29 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 859 831 96.9 95.4-97.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 25 2.8 1.8- 4.3
College Graduate 859 835 97.5 96.2-98.4 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 15 1.5 0.8- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 260 89.3 83.0-93.5 9 4.8 2.2-10.4 17 5.9 3.1-10.9
$15,000- 24,999 498 466 92.9 89.6-95.3 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1 24 5.6 3.5- 8.8
$25,000- 34,999 445 425 94.7 91.5-96.7 8 2.5 1.2- 5.5 12 2.8 1.5- 5.0
$35,000- 49,999 513 503 97.5 95.4-98.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 8 2.1 1.0- 4.2
$50,000+ 855 833 97.2 95.6-98.2 7 0.8 0.4- 1.6 15 2.0 1.1- 3.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 179 90.9 84.2-95.0 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 11 7.0 3.4-13.8
Appalachia II 372 352 93.6 89.6-96.1 7 2.0 0.8- 4.6 13 4.4 2.4- 8.1
Appalachia III 205 192 93.3 88.4-96.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 12 6.1 3.4-10.8
Catawba 197 189 95.7 91.2-97.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.0
Edisto 87 83 95.1 83.9-98.7 1 3.0 0.4-18.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7
Low Country 143 140 98.3 94.3-99.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6
Palmetto 475 453 94.4 91.3-96.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8
Pee Dee 208 202 97.0 92.7-98.8 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7
Savannah 135 127 92.9 85.6-96.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 7.1 3.4-14.4
Trident 383 366 96.2 93.7-97.7 10 2.5 1.3- 4.7 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Upper Savannah 169 162 96.8 93.0-98.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1
Waccamaw 229 221 95.4 89.7-98.0 4 2.8 0.8- 8.9 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
Wateree 183 170 93.3 88.2-96.3 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 7 4.0 1.8- 8.6

#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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