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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Heart Attack or Stroke

If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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  Total
Respond.#
Take them to the hospital Tell them to call doctor Call 911 Call a family member Do something else
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,526 363 7.4 6.6- 8.4 37 0.7 0.5- 1.1 4,837 86.5 85.3-87.6 37 0.6 0.4- 0.9 252 4.8 4.1- 5.6
GENDER
Male 2,079 164 8.7 7.3-10.4 10 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,769 84.0 81.9-85.9 12 0.6 0.3- 1.0 124 6.3 5.0- 7.8
Female 3,447 199 6.2 5.3- 7.3 27 0.9 0.6- 1.6 3,068 88.7 87.4-90.0 25 0.6 0.4- 1.0 128 3.4 2.8- 4.2
RACE
White 4,350 264 6.3 5.5- 7.2 25 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,837 88.3 87.1-89.3 27 0.6 0.4- 0.9 197 4.2 3.6- 4.9
African American 988 85 10.3 8.0-13.1 11 1.3 0.6- 2.8 839 82.4 79.1-85.3 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 44 5.3 3.7- 7.5
Other 146 12 9.8 5.1-18.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 125 79.5 68.7-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 10.2 4.6-21.2
HISPANIC
Yes 137 12 8.2 4.4-15.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 120 89.8 83.0-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
No 5,344 349 7.4 6.5- 8.4 34 0.7 0.5- 1.1 4,685 86.5 85.2-87.6 34 0.6 0.4- 0.9 242 4.8 4.1- 5.7
AGE
18-24 348 24 7.6 5.0-11.4 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0 301 85.0 79.8-89.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 18 6.5 3.8-11.0
25-34 879 53 7.7 5.7-10.3 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 782 87.0 84.0-89.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 36 4.4 3.1- 6.3
35-44 1,054 71 7.8 5.8-10.3 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 924 85.9 82.9-88.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 47 5.1 3.6- 7.2
45-54 1,117 75 7.2 5.5- 9.3 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8 976 87.6 85.1-89.7 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 54 4.4 3.3- 5.9
55-64 937 63 7.7 5.9-10.1 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 822 86.8 84.1-89.1 6 0.8 0.3- 1.7 40 4.0 2.8- 5.5
65+ 1,147 76 6.8 5.2- 8.8 7 1.2 0.4- 3.2 992 86.1 83.4-88.5 18 1.5 0.9- 2.4 54 4.4 3.2- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 659 56 9.6 7.1-12.9 6 1.1 0.4- 3.2 567 84.6 80.7-87.8 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 23 4.0 2.4- 6.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,659 120 7.9 6.4- 9.7 13 0.9 0.4- 1.7 1,446 85.7 83.2-87.8 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 69 5.0 3.6- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,447 97 7.7 6.0- 9.8 11 0.9 0.4- 1.7 1,264 86.3 83.8-88.4 8 0.5 0.2- 1.0 67 4.7 3.5- 6.2
College Graduate 1,752 90 5.6 4.4- 7.1 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 1,552 88.4 86.5-90.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2 92 5.1 4.0- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 50 9.0 6.3-12.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 567 85.9 81.9-89.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 26 4.0 2.5- 6.4
$15,000- $24,999 921 68 8.0 6.1-10.5 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5 796 86.2 83.2-88.7 9 0.7 0.4- 1.4 42 4.5 3.0- 6.5
$25,000- $34,999 687 44 7.4 5.3-10.3 5 0.7 0.2- 1.7 591 84.3 80.6-87.5 7 1.0 0.4- 2.0 40 6.6 4.5- 9.6
$35,000- $49,999 840 56 8.5 6.2-11.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 733 84.9 81.3-87.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9 41 5.4 3.7- 7.8
$50,000+ 1,786 105 6.2 5.0- 7.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 1,601 89.2 87.4-90.8 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9 69 3.9 2.9- 5.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 346 26 8.4 5.5-12.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 299 86.4 81.6-90.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 16 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Appalachia II 649 37 5.9 3.9- 8.7 4 0.4 0.2- 1.2 574 88.6 85.1-91.3 7 1.1 0.5- 2.3 27 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Appalachia III 445 25 5.9 3.8- 9.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 385 85.9 81.3-89.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 28 7.0 4.4-11.1
Catawba 358 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.4 327 91.2 87.4-94.0 0 0.0 . - . 16 4.1 2.4- 6.9
Edisto Savannah 428 44 11.0 7.6-15.7 3 0.6 0.2- 2.5 362 84.4 79.5-88.3 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 16 3.4 2.0- 5.9
Low Country 282 16 8.1 4.6-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 252 86.1 79.6-90.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 12 5.3 2.6-10.5
Palmetto 847 48 6.7 4.7- 9.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 756 87.7 84.4-90.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8 35 4.3 2.9- 6.3
Pee Dee 395 33 9.8 6.7-14.2 6 1.7 0.7- 4.3 335 80.8 75.1-85.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 20 7.4 4.4-12.4
Trident 698 34 5.8 4.0- 8.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 624 88.4 84.8-91.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 34 5.2 3.1- 8.5
Upper Savannah 279 18 5.5 3.4- 8.8 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 234 83.6 77.8-88.1 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 20 8.8 5.3-14.4
Waccamaw 469 36 9.8 6.7-14.3 4 1.4 0.4- 5.1 410 85.7 80.9-89.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 17 2.6 1.6- 4.4
Wateree 286 32 11.8 7.6-18.0 2 0.7 0.2- 3.4 241 84.3 78.0-89.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 9 2.4 1.2- 4.8

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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