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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 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 jaw, neck, or back are symptoms of a heart attack?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Do not know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,596 2,866 46.8 45.3-48.4 1,322 25.6 24.2-27.0 1,408 27.6 26.2-29.0
GENDER
Male 2,113 938 41.8 39.4-44.3 656 31.3 29.0-33.8 519 26.9 24.6-29.2
Female 3,483 1,928 51.4 49.5-53.3 666 20.3 18.8-22.0 889 28.2 26.5-30.1
RACE
White 4,393 2,473 53.6 51.9-55.3 1,013 24.4 23.0-26.0 907 22.0 20.6-23.5
African American 1,013 320 29.1 25.9-32.5 254 27.5 24.2-31.1 439 43.4 39.7-47.1
Other 148 59 38.6 29.7-48.4 42 32.6 23.7-43.0 47 28.8 20.9-38.2
HISPANIC
Yes 138 47 35.3 25.9-45.9 42 31.5 22.7-41.8 49 33.2 24.5-43.3
No 5,412 2,799 47.3 45.8-48.9 1,266 25.3 23.9-26.8 1,347 27.4 25.9-28.9
AGE
18-24 353 137 37.7 32.1-43.7 96 29.1 23.8-35.1 120 33.1 27.8-38.9
25-34 887 356 36.5 33.0-40.1 236 28.9 25.4-32.6 295 34.7 31.0-38.4
35-44 1,069 495 44.2 40.9-47.7 273 27.0 24.0-30.3 301 28.7 25.7-32.0
45-54 1,134 665 56.5 53.2-59.8 242 21.9 19.3-24.8 227 21.5 18.8-24.5
55-64 945 574 57.4 53.8-61.0 171 19.7 16.9-22.8 200 22.9 19.9-26.2
65+ 1,163 616 48.6 45.3-51.9 292 26.2 23.4-29.3 255 25.1 22.2-28.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 670 263 33.0 29.0-37.3 160 25.5 21.6-29.8 247 41.5 37.0-46.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,678 762 41.3 38.5-44.2 413 26.3 23.8-29.1 503 32.4 29.6-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,465 802 50.7 47.6-53.8 340 25.8 23.0-28.8 323 23.6 21.0-26.3
College Graduate 1,774 1,035 56.2 53.5-58.8 405 24.4 22.1-26.8 334 19.4 17.4-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 279 37.1 32.5-42.0 151 24.6 20.4-29.4 227 38.2 33.6-43.2
$15,000- $24,999 937 430 42.9 39.2-46.7 236 25.3 22.1-28.7 271 31.8 28.2-35.6
$25,000- $34,999 697 343 45.5 41.1-50.0 159 24.2 20.5-28.4 195 30.2 26.2-34.7
$35,000- $49,999 850 453 48.6 44.7-52.6 206 28.0 24.3-32.0 191 23.3 20.1-26.9
$50,000+ 1,799 1,050 55.3 52.7-57.9 412 25.2 22.9-27.6 337 19.5 17.5-21.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 347 200 53.8 47.6-59.9 64 19.4 15.0-24.9 83 26.8 21.4-32.9
Appalachia II 656 359 49.5 44.9-54.2 136 23.0 19.2-27.4 161 27.4 23.3-32.0
Appalachia III 452 224 48.1 42.4-53.8 111 25.2 20.5-30.5 117 26.7 22.2-31.8
Catawba 365 178 45.1 39.4-51.0 91 24.9 20.1-30.3 96 30.0 24.6-36.0
Edisto Savannah 435 237 50.4 44.7-56.1 89 23.2 18.4-28.9 109 26.4 21.7-31.6
Low Country 285 144 44.6 37.7-51.7 82 31.1 24.8-38.3 59 24.3 18.1-31.7
Palmetto 853 417 44.6 40.6-48.6 201 26.3 22.8-30.1 235 29.1 25.5-33.0
Pee Dee 403 195 43.9 38.2-49.8 101 27.0 22.0-32.7 107 29.0 23.9-34.8
Trident 707 370 46.9 42.6-51.2 170 27.2 23.2-31.6 167 26.0 22.3-30.0
Upper Savannah 283 151 47.1 40.4-53.9 50 18.9 14.1-24.9 82 34.0 27.6-41.0
Waccamaw 473 233 45.1 39.8-50.5 136 30.5 25.6-35.9 104 24.4 19.8-29.6
Wateree 289 134 43.0 36.5-49.8 78 28.0 21.9-35.0 77 29.0 23.2-35.7

#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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