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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 shortness of breath is a symptom 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 4,180 3,710 88.2 86.7-89.5 227 5.7 4.7- 6.8 243 6.1 5.1- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,615 1,412 87.1 84.6-89.3 101 6.6 5.0- 8.6 102 6.3 4.8- 8.3
Female 2,565 2,298 89.1 87.3-90.7 126 4.9 3.9- 6.1 141 6.0 4.8- 7.5
RACE
White 3,177 2,882 90.9 89.5-92.2 139 4.4 3.5- 5.6 156 4.7 3.8- 5.7
African American 875 719 81.0 76.7-84.6 78 8.7 6.4-11.7 78 10.3 7.5-14.0
Other Minorities 88 75 82.1 69.8-90.1 7 9.8 4.4-20.6 6 8.0 3.1-19.1
HISPANIC
Yes 91 74 76.2 61.7-86.5 8 15.2 6.9-30.3 9 8.5 3.7-18.6
No 4,028 3,593 88.9 87.4-90.2 207 5.2 4.3- 6.2 228 6.0 5.0- 7.2
AGE
18-24 291 250 82.6 75.6-87.9 18 8.1 4.7-13.7 23 9.3 5.5-15.4
25-34 686 618 89.0 85.3-91.9 32 5.4 3.4- 8.4 36 5.6 3.7- 8.5
35-44 821 750 91.1 88.3-93.3 28 3.6 2.2- 5.7 43 5.3 3.7- 7.6
45-54 825 766 93.7 91.3-95.5 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6 32 3.4 2.1- 5.4
55-64 677 607 89.8 86.2-92.5 29 3.4 2.0- 5.7 41 6.8 4.6-10.0
65+ 854 697 80.8 77.0-84.2 93 11.7 9.1-14.9 64 7.5 5.3-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 621 476 76.5 71.2-81.1 79 12.4 9.2-16.6 66 11.1 7.7-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,313 1,142 85.0 81.7-87.8 83 7.1 5.2- 9.5 88 7.9 5.9-10.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 975 91.9 89.3-93.9 31 3.5 2.2- 5.5 45 4.6 3.2- 6.7
College Graduate 1,191 1,113 94.1 92.3-95.5 34 2.8 1.9- 4.2 44 3.1 2.2- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 548 436 78.0 72.1-82.9 67 13.5 9.7-18.4 45 8.6 5.4-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 732 633 85.3 81.1-88.6 42 6.0 3.9- 9.1 57 8.7 6.2-12.1
$25,000- 34,999 539 480 87.3 82.7-90.8 32 8.4 5.5-12.8 27 4.3 2.6- 6.8
$35,000- 49,999 683 628 90.7 86.5-93.7 22 3.3 2.0- 5.4 33 6.0 3.5-10.1
$50,000+ 1,177 1,111 94.4 92.5-95.8 25 1.9 1.2- 3.1 41 3.7 2.5- 5.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 159 92.5 87.0-95.9 10 5.1 2.5-10.0 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9
Appalachia II 356 326 91.1 86.8-94.1 12 3.3 1.7- 6.3 18 5.6 3.2- 9.5
Appalachia III 254 221 85.7 79.6-90.2 14 5.5 3.1- 9.7 19 8.8 5.2-14.4
Catawba 194 179 89.9 81.8-94.7 6 3.4 1.3- 9.0 9 6.6 2.9-14.7
Edisto 88 70 73.6 60.3-83.7 10 14.8 7.3-27.5 8 11.6 5.3-23.6
Low Country 176 156 88.3 80.9-93.1 8 4.5 1.8-11.0 12 7.2 3.8-13.4
Palmetto 457 406 88.6 84.4-91.7 31 7.4 4.9-11.1 20 4.0 2.3- 6.9
Pee Dee 1,246 1,087 86.3 83.1-88.9 80 6.7 5.0- 9.1 79 7.0 5.0- 9.6
Savannah 148 133 90.4 83.4-94.6 8 4.3 1.9- 9.2 7 5.3 2.3-12.0
Trident 390 362 93.3 90.2-95.5 14 3.5 2.0- 6.1 14 3.2 1.8- 5.4
Upper Savannah 267 236 86.6 78.7-91.8 18 9.7 5.2-17.4 13 3.7 1.6- 8.6
Waccamaw 248 216 84.4 76.4-90.1 9 5.1 2.5-10.2 23 10.5 5.7-18.4
Wateree 141 124 84.7 75.7-90.7 4 4.5 1.6-11.9 13 10.9 6.0-18.9

#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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