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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 chest pain or discomfort 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 5,590 5,251 93.1 92.2-93.9 172 3.5 2.9- 4.1 167 3.4 2.8- 4.1
GENDER
Male 2,110 1,972 92.6 91.0-94.0 75 3.7 2.9- 4.9 63 3.6 2.6- 4.9
Female 3,480 3,279 93.6 92.5-94.5 97 3.3 2.6- 4.1 104 3.2 2.6- 4.0
RACE
White 4,391 4,192 95.6 94.8-96.3 104 2.2 1.8- 2.8 95 2.2 1.7- 2.8
African American 1,010 892 87.3 84.5-89.6 56 6.1 4.6- 8.1 62 6.6 4.9- 8.9
Other 147 128 86.7 78.6-92.1 11 9.3 4.7-17.4 8 4.0 1.9- 8.3
HISPANIC
Yes 137 123 85.6 75.0-92.2 8 8.3 3.8-17.3 6 6.0 2.1-16.3
No 5,407 5,092 93.5 92.6-94.3 159 3.2 2.7- 3.9 156 3.3 2.7- 4.0
AGE
18-24 351 329 91.8 87.5-94.8 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 11 4.9 2.7- 8.8
25-34 887 860 96.0 93.5-97.5 10 1.4 0.7- 2.9 17 2.6 1.3- 5.0
35-44 1,067 1,026 95.6 93.8-96.9 21 2.2 1.3- 3.6 20 2.2 1.4- 3.7
45-54 1,134 1,099 96.5 94.9-97.6 18 2.0 1.2- 3.3 17 1.6 0.9- 2.7
55-64 944 896 94.5 92.6-96.0 17 2.1 1.2- 3.5 31 3.4 2.3- 5.0
65+ 1,162 997 83.5 80.7-86.0 95 10.0 8.0-12.4 70 6.5 5.0- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 670 555 80.7 76.5-84.3 58 9.5 7.1-12.6 57 9.8 7.1-13.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,672 1,549 92.3 90.5-93.7 64 3.8 2.9- 4.9 59 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,465 1,414 96.7 95.4-97.6 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9 30 1.7 1.1- 2.5
College Graduate 1,773 1,725 96.7 95.4-97.7 28 1.9 1.2- 3.0 20 1.3 0.8- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 579 87.1 83.4-90.1 38 6.9 4.7-10.0 40 6.0 4.1- 8.7
$15,000- $24,999 936 861 91.2 88.4-93.3 32 3.8 2.6- 5.6 43 5.0 3.4- 7.5
$25,000- $34,999 695 654 93.3 90.4-95.4 26 4.3 2.7- 6.7 15 2.4 1.3- 4.6
$35,000- $49,999 849 818 95.8 93.6-97.3 14 2.0 1.0- 3.8 17 2.2 1.2- 4.0
$50,000+ 1,799 1,766 98.0 97.1-98.6 20 1.2 0.7- 1.9 13 0.8 0.5- 1.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 332 95.7 92.7-97.5 5 1.7 0.7- 4.4 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9
Appalachia II 655 619 92.9 89.7-95.2 14 2.7 1.5- 4.9 22 4.4 2.6- 7.2
Appalachia III 451 431 94.6 91.0-96.8 8 2.0 0.9- 4.3 12 3.4 1.7- 6.8
Catawba 365 348 95.3 91.9-97.3 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4
Edisto Savannah 435 401 92.9 89.7-95.2 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9 17 3.1 1.8- 5.2
Low Country 285 267 89.6 81.8-94.3 9 4.8 2.2-10.1 9 5.7 2.2-13.6
Palmetto 853 806 94.3 92.0-96.0 24 3.4 2.1- 5.3 23 2.3 1.4- 4.0
Pee Dee 400 366 88.8 83.7-92.4 19 6.4 3.7-10.8 15 4.8 2.6- 8.7
Trident 706 667 93.7 91.1-95.6 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5 17 2.8 1.6- 5.0
Upper Savannah 282 262 91.5 86.2-94.8 11 4.0 2.1- 7.4 9 4.6 2.1- 9.7
Waccamaw 473 441 93.8 91.1-95.7 19 3.8 2.3- 6.1 13 2.4 1.4- 4.3
Wateree 289 271 93.2 88.5-96.1 7 2.0 0.9- 4.2 11 4.8 2.4- 9.6

#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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