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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 sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom 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 5,587 1,825 34.1 32.6-35.7 1,957 33.0 31.6-34.5 1,805 32.8 31.4-34.3
GENDER
Male 2,108 690 35.1 32.6-37.6 786 34.3 32.0-36.7 632 30.6 28.3-33.0
Female 3,479 1,135 33.3 31.5-35.1 1,171 31.8 30.1-33.6 1,173 34.9 33.0-36.7
RACE
White 4,389 1,399 32.8 31.2-34.5 1,604 35.2 33.6-36.8 1,386 32.0 30.4-33.6
African American 1,009 359 36.8 33.2-40.6 290 27.4 24.3-30.8 360 35.7 32.3-39.4
Other 147 54 40.1 30.7-50.3 47 30.5 22.4-40.1 46 29.4 21.3-39.0
HISPANIC
Yes 137 47 35.3 26.2-45.6 50 37.4 27.7-48.1 40 27.3 19.3-37.3
No 5,404 1,764 34.1 32.6-35.7 1,890 32.8 31.4-34.3 1,750 33.0 31.6-34.6
AGE
18-24 350 169 49.9 43.9-55.9 64 17.4 13.4-22.4 117 32.7 27.3-38.5
25-34 887 313 35.5 32.0-39.3 249 28.8 25.4-32.5 325 35.7 32.1-39.4
35-44 1,067 353 32.3 29.2-35.7 366 34.2 31.0-37.5 348 33.5 30.3-36.8
45-54 1,133 402 36.5 33.4-39.8 385 33.0 29.9-36.2 346 30.5 27.5-33.6
55-64 944 280 28.9 25.9-32.3 332 34.4 31.2-37.9 332 36.6 33.2-40.2
65+ 1,161 294 24.3 21.7-27.2 548 47.0 43.7-50.4 319 28.6 25.7-31.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 177 27.9 23.8-32.3 237 32.5 28.4-36.8 255 39.7 35.2-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,672 519 33.4 30.6-36.3 574 31.8 29.2-34.5 579 34.8 32.1-37.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,464 517 37.8 34.8-40.9 502 31.6 28.9-34.4 445 30.6 27.8-33.5
College Graduate 1,772 610 34.7 32.2-37.2 641 36.1 33.6-38.7 521 29.3 26.9-31.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 231 38.8 33.9-43.8 208 27.1 23.1-31.6 217 34.1 29.6-38.9
$15,000- $24,999 935 297 35.4 31.7-39.3 326 31.4 28.1-35.0 312 33.1 29.6-36.9
$25,000- $34,999 695 215 32.3 28.2-36.8 248 34.2 30.0-38.5 232 33.5 29.4-37.9
$35,000- $49,999 849 273 33.8 30.0-37.7 293 32.8 29.2-36.6 283 33.4 29.8-37.3
$50,000+ 1,798 624 34.6 32.2-37.1 645 36.2 33.7-38.8 529 29.2 26.9-31.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 110 32.0 26.5-38.0 125 35.4 29.9-41.5 113 32.6 27.1-38.6
Appalachia II 655 210 33.2 29.0-37.7 231 34.3 30.0-38.8 214 32.5 28.3-37.0
Appalachia III 449 160 38.7 33.2-44.6 146 29.3 24.6-34.5 143 32.0 27.0-37.5
Catawba 365 108 30.5 25.3-36.3 119 31.1 25.9-36.7 138 38.4 32.8-44.3
Edisto Savannah 435 163 40.7 35.1-46.6 128 26.5 22.1-31.5 144 32.8 27.7-38.3
Low Country 285 91 31.9 25.6-38.8 103 33.9 27.6-40.8 91 34.3 27.5-41.7
Palmetto 852 299 35.1 31.3-39.1 302 34.0 30.3-38.0 251 30.8 27.2-34.7
Pee Dee 400 136 39.5 33.7-45.7 146 31.4 26.5-36.7 118 29.1 24.1-34.7
Trident 706 221 31.1 27.1-35.3 255 35.6 31.5-39.8 230 33.3 29.4-37.5
Upper Savannah 282 85 32.8 26.5-39.7 90 28.8 23.3-35.0 107 38.4 32.0-45.2
Waccamaw 473 143 31.0 26.1-36.3 186 36.8 31.8-42.1 144 32.3 27.3-37.6
Wateree 289 90 33.6 27.3-40.4 104 34.2 28.0-41.0 95 32.3 26.3-38.9

#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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