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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 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 4,180 3,635 86.8 85.2-88.2 145 3.7 2.9- 4.7 400 9.5 8.4-10.9
GENDER
Male 1,614 1,388 85.7 83.0-88.0 70 4.9 3.5- 6.8 156 9.4 7.5-11.6
Female 2,566 2,247 87.7 85.9-89.3 75 2.6 1.9- 3.5 244 9.7 8.3-11.4
RACE
White 3,175 2,827 89.3 87.8-90.7 87 2.8 2.1- 3.6 261 7.9 6.7- 9.3
African American 879 705 80.6 76.4-84.2 50 5.8 3.8- 9.0 124 13.6 10.7-17.1
Other Minorities 88 69 75.8 62.7-85.4 6 7.5 3.0-17.8 13 16.7 8.9-29.2
HISPANIC
Yes 91 68 71.2 55.7-83.0 4 5.4 1.7-15.6 19 23.4 12.6-39.4
No 4,028 3,527 87.6 86.1-88.9 129 3.4 2.7- 4.4 372 9.0 7.9-10.3
AGE
18-24 290 246 84.7 78.2-89.6 7 4.1 1.6-10.0 37 11.1 7.4-16.5
25-34 680 586 83.7 79.0-87.4 24 4.1 2.4- 6.8 70 12.3 8.9-16.7
35-44 823 726 88.1 84.9-90.8 23 3.2 1.8- 5.5 74 8.7 6.5-11.4
45-54 829 754 90.8 87.9-93.0 17 2.7 1.5- 4.6 58 6.5 4.7- 9.0
55-64 678 604 89.7 86.0-92.5 18 2.6 1.5- 4.7 56 7.6 5.2-11.1
65+ 854 697 82.9 79.6-85.8 56 5.7 4.2- 7.8 101 11.4 8.9-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 465 76.1 71.2-80.5 52 7.9 5.6-11.2 106 15.9 12.3-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,312 1,120 85.6 82.7-88.2 53 3.8 2.6- 5.4 139 10.6 8.3-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,049 955 90.2 87.1-92.6 23 2.4 1.4- 4.1 71 7.4 5.3-10.2
College Graduate 1,192 1,091 90.1 87.2-92.3 17 2.7 1.3- 5.4 84 7.3 5.7- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 550 435 80.7 75.5-85.1 34 5.8 3.8- 8.8 81 13.5 9.7-18.4
$15,000- 24,999 734 616 81.9 77.3-85.7 40 6.0 4.0- 8.8 78 12.1 8.8-16.4
$25,000- 34,999 540 476 86.5 81.6-90.2 22 5.3 3.1- 8.9 42 8.2 5.3-12.4
$35,000- 49,999 681 616 89.2 84.8-92.4 13 3.3 1.4- 7.8 52 7.5 5.3-10.6
$50,000+ 1,176 1,089 92.9 90.9-94.4 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 74 6.0 4.6- 7.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 154 88.2 81.4-92.7 9 4.9 2.3-10.1 11 6.9 3.6-12.9
Appalachia II 354 318 88.6 83.9-92.1 10 3.5 1.7- 7.1 26 7.9 5.1-12.0
Appalachia III 254 222 85.1 78.2-90.1 8 3.1 1.4- 6.5 24 11.8 7.2-18.7
Catawba 194 170 84.9 76.8-90.5 5 4.0 1.6- 9.8 19 11.1 6.3-18.7
Edisto 88 74 80.9 68.8-89.0 5 6.5 2.3-16.7 9 12.6 6.3-23.8
Low Country 176 160 89.1 81.5-93.9 5 5.1 2.0-12.2 11 5.8 2.7-11.9
Palmetto 455 399 86.8 81.5-90.8 13 3.5 1.4- 8.2 43 9.7 6.6-14.1
Pee Dee 1,246 1,063 82.8 79.0-86.0 49 5.1 3.0- 8.4 134 12.1 9.7-15.1
Savannah 146 129 90.4 83.9-94.4 5 2.8 1.1- 7.2 12 6.8 3.5-12.7
Trident 391 355 91.4 88.0-93.9 11 2.5 1.3- 4.6 25 6.2 4.1- 9.2
Upper Savannah 270 225 85.1 78.7-89.9 15 5.7 2.9-10.9 30 9.2 5.7-14.4
Waccamaw 247 204 81.5 74.8-86.7 8 3.3 1.6- 6.7 35 15.2 10.4-21.7
Wateree 142 127 91.0 84.6-94.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 14 7.6 4.3-13.2

#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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