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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 trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance 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 3,030 2,526 81.9 80.2-83.6 160 6.4 5.3- 7.6 344 11.7 10.4-13.1
GENDER
Male 1,204 998 81.1 78.3-83.6 71 7.0 5.4- 9.0 135 11.9 9.9-14.2
Female 1,826 1,528 82.7 80.5-84.8 89 5.8 4.4- 7.5 209 11.5 9.9-13.3
RACE
White 2,294 1,945 84.4 82.6-86.0 105 5.0 4.0- 6.2 244 10.7 9.3-12.2
African American 612 476 74.3 69.6-78.4 49 10.8 7.8-14.8 87 14.9 11.8-18.7
Other Minorities 95 81 84.4 72.5-91.8 5 4.8 1.9-11.6 9 10.8 4.6-23.2
HISPANIC
Yes 78 55 65.1 50.7-77.1 7 9.6 3.9-21.8 16 25.3 14.8-39.8
No 2,936 2,463 82.7 81.0-84.3 151 6.2 5.1- 7.5 322 11.1 9.8-12.4
AGE
18-24 258 225 84.1 77.4-89.2 8 4.8 1.9-11.4 25 11.1 7.3-16.5
25-34 572 465 79.6 75.3-83.4 23 5.2 3.4- 8.0 84 15.1 11.8-19.2
35-44 649 557 84.1 80.5-87.2 27 6.1 4.1- 9.1 65 9.7 7.5-12.5
45-54 605 531 86.6 82.9-89.6 18 3.5 2.0- 6.2 56 9.9 7.4-13.1
55-64 406 349 85.2 80.7-88.9 22 5.9 3.5- 9.7 35 8.9 6.3-12.4
65+ 494 362 72.7 68.0-76.9 55 11.9 8.9-15.7 77 15.4 12.2-19.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 261 62.1 55.9-68.0 49 16.2 11.5-22.3 84 21.7 17.1-27.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 911 730 80.7 77.6-83.4 59 6.6 5.0- 8.7 122 12.7 10.5-15.3
Some Post-H.S. 859 752 86.6 83.7-89.1 30 4.2 2.9- 6.1 77 9.1 7.1-11.7
College Graduate 859 778 89.7 87.1-91.9 21 2.7 1.7- 4.4 60 7.5 5.7- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 216 71.4 63.0-78.5 22 12.4 6.8-21.6 48 16.2 11.5-22.3
$15,000- 24,999 498 395 77.7 72.8-81.9 40 9.1 6.4-12.8 63 13.2 10.0-17.3
$25,000- 34,999 445 363 78.4 73.4-82.7 25 7.9 5.2-11.9 57 13.7 10.4-17.8
$35,000- 49,999 513 449 86.8 83.2-89.8 15 3.1 1.8- 5.2 49 10.1 7.5-13.5
$50,000+ 854 782 91.0 88.6-93.0 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2 55 6.4 4.8- 8.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 159 79.1 71.5-85.1 14 7.3 4.2-12.5 22 13.6 8.6-20.8
Appalachia II 372 316 84.5 79.7-88.4 20 6.8 4.1-10.9 36 8.7 6.1-12.3
Appalachia III 205 168 80.5 73.7-85.9 13 6.3 3.6-10.8 24 13.2 8.7-19.6
Catawba 197 162 81.4 74.3-86.9 9 5.2 2.6-10.3 26 13.4 8.8-19.7
Edisto 87 69 78.1 65.6-87.0 4 3.2 1.0- 9.6 14 18.7 10.4-31.3
Low Country 143 115 77.9 68.3-85.2 11 11.2 5.7-20.6 17 11.0 6.3-18.3
Palmetto 474 403 84.9 80.8-88.2 20 4.1 2.6- 6.6 51 11.0 8.1-14.8
Pee Dee 208 168 79.1 71.7-85.0 12 6.9 3.5-13.2 28 14.0 9.4-20.4
Savannah 135 117 88.5 81.6-93.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1 14 9.3 5.3-16.0
Trident 382 319 82.4 76.5-87.0 19 7.7 4.2-13.7 44 9.9 7.1-13.8
Upper Savannah 169 143 81.6 73.0-87.9 9 6.8 3.1-14.0 17 11.6 6.8-19.3
Waccamaw 229 191 79.4 71.9-85.3 11 8.9 4.7-16.4 27 11.7 7.8-17.1
Wateree 183 156 85.0 77.9-90.1 10 5.0 2.6- 9.5 17 10.0 5.8-16.7

#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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