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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Heart Attack or Stroke

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 4,191 2,845 67.9 65.9-69.8 619 15.4 13.9-17.1 727 16.7 15.2-18.2
GENDER
Male 1,622 1,113 69.6 66.4-72.6 256 16.2 13.8-18.9 253 14.2 12.1-16.6
Female 2,569 1,732 66.4 63.9-68.8 363 14.8 12.9-16.8 474 18.8 16.9-20.9
RACE
White 3,181 2,294 72.8 70.6-74.8 414 13.1 11.6-14.9 473 14.1 12.6-15.7
African American 882 464 53.2 48.4-57.9 184 22.3 18.5-26.7 234 24.5 20.7-28.7
Other Minorities 88 58 69.5 56.7-79.8 15 13.7 7.2-24.3 15 16.8 9.3-28.6
HISPANIC
Yes 91 50 53.3 39.2-66.9 20 24.3 13.5-39.9 21 22.4 13.6-34.7
No 4,038 2,758 68.5 66.5-70.5 592 15.1 13.6-16.8 688 16.3 14.9-17.9
AGE
18-24 292 213 70.6 62.9-77.3 38 18.0 12.3-25.5 41 11.5 7.5-17.0
25-34 687 508 72.2 67.4-76.6 83 13.0 9.8-17.0 96 14.8 11.5-18.8
35-44 822 588 71.2 67.0-75.1 102 13.6 10.7-17.1 132 15.2 12.3-18.6
45-54 827 579 69.7 65.4-73.7 110 12.9 10.2-16.3 138 17.4 14.3-20.9
55-64 676 452 64.1 59.2-68.8 96 14.8 11.8-18.6 128 21.0 17.0-25.7
65+ 861 485 57.8 53.6-62.0 189 21.6 18.3-25.3 187 20.6 17.3-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 627 303 48.8 43.2-54.4 122 20.0 15.8-25.0 202 31.2 26.4-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,316 854 62.9 59.1-66.6 208 17.4 14.5-20.9 254 19.6 16.7-22.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,052 766 72.1 68.2-75.6 150 15.4 12.6-18.8 136 12.5 10.1-15.4
College Graduate 1,192 920 79.3 76.4-81.9 137 10.8 8.8-13.1 135 9.9 8.2-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 549 310 56.9 50.5-63.1 92 19.6 14.4-26.0 147 23.5 19.0-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 734 455 57.9 52.8-62.9 126 21.1 16.9-26.1 153 20.9 17.3-25.1
$25,000- 34,999 542 362 67.8 62.4-72.8 98 16.7 13.1-21.0 82 15.5 11.7-20.3
$35,000- 49,999 684 504 71.9 66.6-76.7 88 13.1 9.6-17.6 92 15.0 11.4-19.6
$50,000+ 1,177 910 77.8 74.7-80.5 127 10.9 8.9-13.4 140 11.3 9.3-13.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 121 67.4 58.7-75.0 25 15.3 10.2-22.4 28 17.3 11.2-25.6
Appalachia II 357 255 68.8 62.8-74.3 42 13.7 9.7-19.1 60 17.4 13.3-22.5
Appalachia III 254 159 61.8 54.7-68.5 53 19.7 14.9-25.6 42 18.5 13.1-25.4
Catawba 194 144 75.0 66.1-82.1 18 10.3 5.2-19.6 32 14.7 10.0-21.2
Edisto 88 62 70.2 58.3-79.9 11 11.7 6.0-21.5 15 18.1 10.6-29.0
Low Country 176 115 65.8 57.3-73.4 26 15.0 9.7-22.4 35 19.2 13.5-26.6
Palmetto 457 318 69.4 63.9-74.3 66 15.6 11.7-20.5 73 15.1 11.6-19.3
Pee Dee 1,249 834 65.2 61.3-69.0 191 16.9 14.0-20.2 224 17.9 15.0-21.2
Savannah 149 103 67.1 57.5-75.5 22 15.5 9.5-24.2 24 17.4 11.3-25.7
Trident 390 272 70.6 65.1-75.5 61 15.9 12.0-20.7 57 13.5 10.3-17.6
Upper Savannah 272 169 65.7 57.5-73.0 47 18.9 13.0-26.8 56 15.4 10.9-21.3
Waccamaw 248 162 64.5 55.8-72.3 38 17.2 11.2-25.5 48 18.3 12.4-26.1
Wateree 141 103 67.5 56.9-76.5 13 12.4 6.4-22.7 25 20.2 13.3-29.3

#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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