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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 shortness of breath 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 5,581 4,928 87.2 86.0-88.2 313 6.1 5.3- 6.9 340 6.8 6.0- 7.6
GENDER
Male 2,107 1,844 86.3 84.3-88.0 147 7.4 6.1- 9.0 116 6.3 5.1- 7.8
Female 3,474 3,084 88.0 86.6-89.2 166 4.9 4.1- 5.8 224 7.2 6.2- 8.3
RACE
White 4,384 3,965 90.4 89.3-91.3 215 4.8 4.1- 5.5 204 4.9 4.2- 5.7
African American 1,008 807 79.0 75.7-81.9 81 8.9 6.9-11.4 120 12.1 9.9-14.8
Other 147 120 82.6 74.4-88.6 14 10.4 5.8-18.1 13 7.0 3.8-12.6
HISPANIC
Yes 137 114 78.7 68.2-86.5 12 12.7 6.6-23.1 11 8.6 4.4-16.2
No 5,398 4,779 87.6 86.4-88.6 295 5.8 5.0- 6.6 324 6.6 5.8- 7.5
AGE
18-24 350 298 84.2 79.2-88.3 19 6.1 3.6-10.1 33 9.7 6.6-13.9
25-34 887 784 86.4 83.2-89.1 28 4.8 3.1- 7.3 75 8.8 6.8-11.4
35-44 1,067 960 89.2 86.8-91.2 47 4.8 3.5- 6.5 60 6.1 4.6- 8.0
45-54 1,132 1,045 92.3 90.3-93.9 43 4.1 3.0- 5.7 44 3.6 2.6- 4.9
55-64 942 866 91.5 89.1-93.3 33 3.6 2.5- 5.2 43 4.9 3.5- 6.9
65+ 1,158 936 78.9 75.9-81.6 142 13.2 11.0-15.7 80 7.9 6.2-10.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 516 74.0 69.5-78.0 76 12.1 9.4-15.5 76 13.9 10.7-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,671 1,445 85.4 83.1-87.4 112 7.4 5.9- 9.2 114 7.2 5.8- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,463 1,330 90.7 88.7-92.4 60 4.1 3.0- 5.7 73 5.2 4.0- 6.7
College Graduate 1,769 1,628 92.1 90.6-93.4 64 3.5 2.7- 4.6 77 4.4 3.4- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 654 533 79.6 75.3-83.3 46 8.1 5.6-11.4 75 12.3 9.5-15.9
$15,000- $24,999 935 804 84.1 80.9-86.9 73 8.0 6.1-10.5 58 7.8 5.9-10.4
$25,000- $34,999 694 614 88.3 84.9-91.0 41 6.3 4.2- 9.3 39 5.4 3.8- 7.8
$35,000- $49,999 848 773 89.8 86.7-92.2 32 4.3 2.8- 6.6 43 5.9 4.1- 8.5
$50,000+ 1,798 1,677 92.8 91.2-94.1 58 3.8 2.9- 5.2 63 3.4 2.6- 4.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 317 90.6 86.2-93.6 17 4.1 2.5- 6.7 14 5.3 2.9- 9.4
Appalachia II 655 593 88.2 84.4-91.2 27 5.6 3.5- 8.8 35 6.2 4.2- 9.1
Appalachia III 447 397 87.8 83.2-91.3 26 7.1 4.4-11.1 24 5.1 3.1- 8.4
Catawba 364 334 91.3 87.0-94.3 9 2.2 1.1- 4.3 21 6.5 3.8-10.7
Edisto Savannah 435 385 89.1 85.3-92.0 19 4.4 2.6- 7.2 31 6.5 4.3- 9.7
Low Country 284 245 83.2 75.9-88.6 19 8.8 4.9-15.4 20 8.0 4.5-13.7
Palmetto 852 751 88.5 85.7-90.9 49 6.1 4.3- 8.5 52 5.4 3.9- 7.4
Pee Dee 400 348 84.4 79.2-88.5 23 7.0 4.2-11.5 29 8.6 5.7-12.7
Trident 706 629 87.7 84.4-90.4 44 6.5 4.7- 8.9 33 5.8 3.9- 8.6
Upper Savannah 282 227 78.4 72.1-83.6 24 8.2 5.4-12.3 31 13.5 9.2-19.4
Waccamaw 472 411 85.1 80.5-88.8 33 8.1 5.3-12.2 28 6.8 4.5-10.2
Wateree 289 253 87.2 81.3-91.4 19 5.3 3.2- 8.6 17 7.5 4.0-13.3

#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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