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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden confusion or trouble speaking 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 4,190 3,716 86.9 85.3-88.4 97 3.0 2.2- 3.9 377 10.2 8.9-11.6
GENDER
Male 1,618 1,382 83.6 80.8-86.1 53 4.1 2.8- 6.1 183 12.2 10.1-14.7
Female 2,572 2,334 89.8 88.0-91.4 44 1.9 1.3- 2.7 194 8.3 6.9-10.1
RACE
White 3,180 2,907 90.4 88.8-91.8 54 2.1 1.4- 3.1 219 7.5 6.3- 8.9
African American 881 712 78.9 74.5-82.7 37 5.1 3.1- 8.1 132 16.0 12.7-19.9
Other Minorities 89 67 70.8 56.7-81.8 4 5.4 1.5-17.8 18 23.8 13.9-37.7
HISPANIC
Yes 91 69 67.2 52.1-79.4 5 9.6 3.4-24.1 17 23.2 13.0-37.9
No 4,038 3,607 87.8 86.2-89.3 88 2.6 1.9- 3.6 343 9.5 8.3-10.9
AGE
18-24 290 231 75.0 67.5-81.3 13 7.4 3.8-13.8 46 17.6 12.5-24.2
25-34 684 593 84.7 80.6-88.0 20 3.4 1.9- 5.9 71 11.9 9.0-15.7
35-44 824 745 89.4 86.1-92.0 13 2.3 1.2- 4.4 66 8.3 6.0-11.3
45-54 831 797 94.9 92.5-96.5 7 1.0 0.4- 2.2 27 4.1 2.6- 6.4
55-64 678 622 91.6 87.9-94.2 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8 54 8.1 5.6-11.8
65+ 857 706 83.3 79.7-86.3 41 4.0 2.7- 5.8 110 12.8 10.0-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 624 452 70.2 64.6-75.2 34 5.3 3.3- 8.5 138 24.5 19.8-29.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,317 1,157 85.2 81.9-88.0 39 4.2 2.6- 6.8 121 10.6 8.3-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 977 90.6 87.5-92.9 14 2.3 1.2- 4.2 60 7.2 5.1-10.0
College Graduate 1,194 1,126 93.6 91.4-95.3 10 1.0 0.4- 2.2 58 5.4 3.9- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 552 426 73.9 67.8-79.2 24 5.4 3.3- 8.8 102 20.7 15.9-26.6
$15,000- 24,999 734 643 87.0 83.1-90.1 22 2.8 1.5- 5.2 69 10.2 7.4-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 542 481 84.4 78.8-88.7 17 4.4 2.5- 7.9 44 11.2 7.5-16.5
$35,000- 49,999 683 626 88.2 83.4-91.7 11 3.5 1.5- 8.0 46 8.4 5.7-12.1
$50,000+ 1,177 1,121 94.7 92.7-96.2 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1 48 4.5 3.2- 6.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 175 160 91.1 84.9-94.9 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9 10 6.4 3.3-12.3
Appalachia II 355 326 89.2 84.2-92.8 4 1.5 0.5- 5.0 25 9.2 6.0-14.0
Appalachia III 254 223 86.8 80.4-91.3 5 1.7 0.6- 4.3 26 11.5 7.3-17.9
Catawba 195 174 84.9 76.8-90.6 4 3.3 1.2- 8.9 17 11.8 6.8-19.6
Edisto 88 75 83.1 71.2-90.7 4 7.4 2.6-19.4 9 9.5 4.6-18.8
Low Country 176 156 83.6 74.4-90.0 9 8.3 3.9-16.7 11 8.1 3.9-15.7
Palmetto 456 406 87.8 83.2-91.2 11 2.1 1.2- 3.8 39 10.1 6.8-14.6
Pee Dee 1,250 1,085 84.6 81.0-87.7 32 3.8 2.0- 7.1 133 11.6 9.1-14.5
Savannah 147 133 88.5 78.8-94.1 4 3.2 1.1- 9.1 10 8.3 3.5-18.2
Trident 391 356 89.8 85.6-92.9 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7 31 9.2 6.3-13.3
Upper Savannah 270 245 91.6 86.1-95.1 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3 19 7.2 4.0-12.7
Waccamaw 248 214 79.8 71.1-86.4 6 5.3 1.7-15.2 28 14.9 9.8-22.0
Wateree 142 126 85.8 76.3-91.9 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 15 12.3 6.8-21.3

#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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