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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 arms or shoulder 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 5,580 4,974 87.0 85.7-88.1 319 6.5 5.7- 7.4 287 6.5 5.6- 7.5
GENDER
Male 2,105 1,830 84.8 82.6-86.7 159 7.9 6.5- 9.5 116 7.3 5.9- 9.0
Female 3,475 3,144 89.0 87.6-90.2 160 5.3 4.4- 6.3 171 5.8 4.9- 6.8
RACE
White 4,385 4,037 91.5 90.4-92.5 204 4.8 4.1- 5.7 144 3.7 3.0- 4.5
African American 1,006 787 76.6 73.2-79.7 96 10.4 8.2-13.0 123 13.1 10.7-15.8
Other 147 113 72.3 62.1-80.6 15 10.9 6.2-18.5 19 16.8 10.0-26.8
HISPANIC
Yes 137 110 72.4 61.1-81.4 14 14.3 7.7-25.0 13 13.4 7.3-23.1
No 5,397 4,832 87.7 86.4-88.8 293 6.1 5.3- 7.0 272 6.3 5.4- 7.2
AGE
18-24 350 278 77.5 71.8-82.3 37 10.7 7.4-15.1 35 11.9 8.2-16.8
25-34 887 794 86.5 83.2-89.2 36 5.1 3.5- 7.6 57 8.4 6.2-11.2
35-44 1,067 1,001 92.7 90.5-94.4 25 2.6 1.7- 4.1 41 4.6 3.3- 6.5
45-54 1,132 1,053 92.0 89.7-93.8 45 4.5 3.1- 6.4 34 3.6 2.4- 5.2
55-64 943 873 92.1 89.8-93.9 26 2.6 1.7- 4.1 44 5.2 3.7- 7.3
65+ 1,156 936 78.6 75.5-81.4 149 14.7 12.3-17.5 71 6.7 5.1- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 515 74.3 69.8-78.4 76 11.7 8.9-15.1 74 14.0 10.8-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,672 1,442 83.4 80.9-85.7 130 9.5 7.7-11.7 100 7.1 5.6- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,464 1,337 90.1 87.9-92.0 62 4.3 3.2- 5.8 65 5.6 4.1- 7.5
College Graduate 1,769 1,672 94.1 92.6-95.3 50 2.7 2.0- 3.7 47 3.1 2.2- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 654 531 76.6 71.7-80.9 63 10.8 7.9-14.7 60 12.6 9.3-16.8
$15,000- $24,999 935 795 82.8 79.5-85.7 73 8.9 6.8-11.5 67 8.3 6.4-10.9
$25,000- $34,999 695 623 88.5 84.9-91.3 40 6.0 4.1- 8.8 32 5.5 3.6- 8.4
$35,000- $49,999 848 779 89.2 86.0-91.8 39 6.1 4.2- 8.9 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0
$50,000+ 1,798 1,717 95.0 93.6-96.1 42 2.8 2.0- 4.0 39 2.2 1.6- 3.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 310 88.1 83.4-91.7 22 5.9 3.7- 9.4 16 6.0 3.5-10.1
Appalachia II 655 601 89.0 84.7-92.1 28 5.4 3.3- 8.8 26 5.6 3.4- 9.1
Appalachia III 447 409 90.2 85.7-93.4 23 6.0 3.6- 9.9 15 3.8 2.0- 7.1
Catawba 365 332 90.1 85.9-93.2 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 18 5.7 3.5- 9.4
Edisto Savannah 434 376 85.7 81.1-89.4 24 6.1 3.9- 9.5 34 8.1 5.4-12.1
Low Country 284 250 82.5 74.8-88.3 17 9.7 5.4-16.9 17 7.7 4.2-13.7
Palmetto 852 754 86.6 83.3-89.4 53 7.5 5.4-10.5 45 5.8 4.1- 8.2
Pee Dee 399 355 84.8 79.0-89.2 22 6.7 4.0-11.0 22 8.5 5.2-13.6
Trident 706 635 88.3 84.9-90.9 42 6.4 4.5- 9.0 29 5.3 3.5- 8.0
Upper Savannah 282 248 86.6 80.9-90.8 16 5.3 3.1- 9.1 18 8.0 4.7-13.4
Waccamaw 472 421 86.9 82.0-90.6 27 5.8 3.8- 8.7 24 7.3 4.4-12.1
Wateree 289 249 83.0 76.5-88.0 21 8.2 4.9-13.5 19 8.8 5.2-14.3

#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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