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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 pain or discomfort in the arms or shoulder 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 4,183 3,752 88.5 87.0-89.9 210 5.1 4.3- 6.1 221 6.4 5.3- 7.7
GENDER
Male 1,618 1,409 85.5 82.8-87.9 104 6.5 5.1- 8.3 105 8.0 6.1-10.4
Female 2,565 2,343 91.2 89.6-92.6 106 3.8 3.0- 4.9 116 4.9 3.9- 6.3
RACE
White 3,178 2,931 91.8 90.4-93.0 128 4.1 3.3- 5.2 119 4.1 3.2- 5.2
African American 877 712 79.1 74.6-82.9 72 7.7 5.6-10.4 93 13.2 9.9-17.5
Other Minorities 88 77 87.5 76.8-93.6 5 6.0 2.2-15.3 6 6.6 2.6-15.8
HISPANIC
Yes 91 78 82.6 69.0-91.0 6 8.9 3.6-20.0 7 8.5 3.0-21.8
No 4,031 3,633 89.0 87.5-90.4 190 4.7 3.9- 5.7 208 6.3 5.2- 7.6
AGE
18-24 291 236 78.4 71.2-84.2 20 7.1 4.3-11.4 35 14.5 9.5-21.6
25-34 686 626 89.7 86.0-92.5 26 4.6 2.7- 7.6 34 5.7 3.7- 8.5
35-44 822 762 92.3 89.6-94.4 23 2.7 1.6- 4.5 37 5.0 3.4- 7.3
45-54 826 784 95.5 93.2-97.1 19 2.1 1.1- 3.9 23 2.4 1.3- 4.2
55-64 677 620 90.8 87.1-93.5 22 2.6 1.5- 4.5 35 6.6 4.2-10.1
65+ 855 699 81.2 77.5-84.5 100 12.5 9.9-15.7 56 6.3 4.3- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 621 477 75.5 70.3-80.1 69 10.5 7.7-14.1 75 14.0 10.3-18.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,315 1,154 84.5 81.1-87.3 84 7.6 5.8-10.0 77 7.9 5.8-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 992 94.7 92.7-96.2 26 1.7 1.1- 2.7 33 3.6 2.3- 5.5
College Graduate 1,192 1,125 93.7 91.1-95.6 31 2.8 1.8- 4.4 36 3.5 2.0- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 549 448 80.0 74.5-84.6 57 10.1 7.3-13.8 44 9.9 6.4-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 733 638 83.4 79.1-87.0 40 6.7 4.5- 9.8 55 9.9 7.1-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 540 487 88.9 84.4-92.2 24 6.1 3.6-10.2 29 5.0 3.1- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 683 636 92.3 87.4-95.4 22 2.4 1.5- 4.0 25 5.3 2.6-10.6
$50,000+ 1,177 1,132 95.5 93.6-96.9 19 2.1 1.2- 3.7 26 2.4 1.5- 3.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 162 94.7 90.1-97.2 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 5 2.2 0.8- 5.4
Appalachia II 356 327 90.7 86.5-93.7 10 3.1 1.6- 6.0 19 6.1 3.8- 9.9
Appalachia III 254 227 89.5 83.9-93.2 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6 15 6.4 3.4-11.7
Catawba 194 177 90.3 83.8-94.4 10 6.3 3.1-12.4 7 3.4 1.4- 8.0
Edisto 88 73 83.8 72.4-91.1 9 12.0 5.6-23.8 6 4.2 1.7- 9.8
Low Country 176 158 87.4 79.1-92.7 11 7.7 3.7-15.5 7 4.9 2.0-11.2
Palmetto 457 415 88.0 82.7-91.9 26 5.6 3.6- 8.5 16 6.4 3.3-12.0
Pee Dee 1,248 1,104 85.8 82.5-88.6 73 6.4 4.6- 8.7 71 7.8 5.6-10.7
Savannah 148 133 91.6 85.3-95.4 9 4.1 2.0- 8.3 6 4.3 1.7-10.6
Trident 390 359 90.7 86.8-93.6 11 2.9 1.5- 5.4 20 6.4 4.0- 9.9
Upper Savannah 268 237 87.6 81.1-92.0 18 8.6 4.9-14.9 13 3.8 1.9- 7.4
Waccamaw 248 218 82.5 73.8-88.7 9 4.6 2.2- 9.4 21 12.9 7.3-21.6
Wateree 141 128 89.3 81.0-94.2 3 4.0 1.2-12.2 10 6.7 3.3-13.3

#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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