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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 feeling weak, lightheaded, or faint 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 5,591 3,740 66.1 64.6-67.6 874 15.7 14.6-16.9 977 18.2 17.0-19.5
GENDER
Male 2,110 1,426 67.1 64.6-69.4 379 16.8 15.0-18.7 305 16.1 14.2-18.3
Female 3,481 2,314 65.2 63.4-67.1 495 14.7 13.4-16.2 672 20.0 18.5-21.6
RACE
White 4,391 3,087 70.4 68.8-71.9 632 14.3 13.1-15.5 672 15.3 14.1-16.7
African American 1,011 530 52.6 48.9-56.3 212 20.5 17.7-23.7 269 26.9 23.7-30.3
Other 147 92 68.8 59.5-76.7 26 15.4 10.0-23.0 29 15.8 10.2-23.6
HISPANIC
Yes 137 80 61.9 51.7-71.1 28 18.2 12.1-26.4 29 20.0 13.0-29.5
No 5,408 3,634 66.4 64.8-67.9 834 15.5 14.4-16.7 940 18.1 16.9-19.4
AGE
18-24 351 241 67.5 61.6-72.9 41 12.1 8.7-16.6 69 20.4 15.9-25.8
25-34 887 628 69.3 65.6-72.8 98 11.8 9.5-14.6 161 18.9 16.0-22.2
35-44 1,067 758 69.7 66.4-72.8 146 14.4 12.1-17.0 163 15.9 13.5-18.7
45-54 1,134 791 68.8 65.5-71.8 166 14.7 12.5-17.2 177 16.5 14.1-19.3
55-64 945 648 68.4 64.9-71.6 124 13.5 11.3-16.1 173 18.1 15.4-21.1
65+ 1,162 649 53.4 50.0-56.7 289 26.5 23.6-29.5 224 20.2 17.6-23.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 345 48.9 44.3-53.6 148 22.9 19.2-27.1 176 28.1 24.1-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,674 1,040 62.8 59.9-65.5 290 16.6 14.7-18.8 344 20.6 18.3-23.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,465 1,020 69.7 66.8-72.4 196 13.2 11.3-15.4 249 17.2 14.9-19.6
College Graduate 1,773 1,330 74.9 72.5-77.1 238 13.5 11.8-15.4 205 11.6 10.0-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 377 59.2 54.3-63.8 120 17.1 13.9-20.8 159 23.7 19.9-28.0
$15,000- $24,999 936 581 60.2 56.3-63.9 166 18.3 15.5-21.4 189 21.5 18.4-25.1
$25,000- $34,999 696 458 65.1 60.6-69.4 115 16.3 13.2-20.0 123 18.6 15.2-22.6
$35,000- $49,999 849 595 67.9 64.0-71.6 120 14.5 11.8-17.6 134 17.7 14.7-21.0
$50,000+ 1,799 1,362 75.1 72.7-77.3 228 13.4 11.7-15.3 209 11.5 9.9-13.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 251 68.5 62.1-74.3 41 12.1 8.5-16.9 56 19.4 14.5-25.5
Appalachia II 655 458 68.9 64.3-73.1 78 12.5 9.7-16.1 119 18.6 15.1-22.6
Appalachia III 451 294 64.0 58.3-69.4 69 15.3 11.7-19.8 88 20.7 16.2-26.0
Catawba 365 243 65.8 59.9-71.2 52 13.8 10.3-18.1 70 20.5 15.9-25.9
Edisto Savannah 434 298 70.2 65.0-75.0 62 13.6 10.4-17.7 74 16.2 12.6-20.6
Low Country 285 186 61.8 54.4-68.7 52 18.5 13.6-24.5 47 19.7 14.1-26.8
Palmetto 853 573 67.6 63.7-71.2 131 16.2 13.3-19.4 149 16.2 13.6-19.3
Pee Dee 400 247 61.7 55.9-67.3 75 18.5 14.5-23.3 78 19.7 15.4-24.9
Trident 707 492 69.3 65.2-73.2 115 16.0 13.2-19.4 100 14.6 11.8-18.0
Upper Savannah 283 169 56.4 49.4-63.1 48 17.9 13.1-24.1 66 25.7 20.0-32.4
Waccamaw 473 308 63.4 57.9-68.6 93 20.0 16.0-24.8 72 16.6 12.7-21.5
Wateree 289 193 68.4 61.8-74.3 49 15.1 11.1-20.2 47 16.5 12.0-22.4

#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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