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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 stroke. 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 stroke?

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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 5,568 3,687 64.7 63.2-66.2 417 8.5 7.6- 9.5 1,464 26.8 25.4-28.2
GENDER
Male 2,100 1,375 64.4 61.9-66.8 214 10.8 9.3-12.6 511 24.8 22.6-27.1
Female 3,468 2,312 65.0 63.1-66.8 203 6.4 5.5- 7.5 953 28.6 26.9-30.4
RACE
White 4,376 3,007 68.4 66.8-70.0 279 6.5 5.7- 7.4 1,090 25.1 23.6-26.6
African American 1,003 573 56.5 52.7-60.2 105 11.9 9.6-14.7 325 31.6 28.2-35.1
Other 147 81 53.1 43.2-62.8 26 18.2 12.0-26.6 40 28.7 20.4-38.7
HISPANIC
Yes 136 78 51.5 41.0-61.8 22 19.5 12.3-29.5 36 29.1 20.1-40.0
No 5,386 3,587 65.4 63.8-66.9 388 8.0 7.1- 9.0 1,411 26.6 25.2-28.1
AGE
18-24 349 225 63.2 57.1-68.8 21 6.8 4.2-10.7 103 30.0 24.8-35.9
25-34 886 545 60.5 56.6-64.2 54 8.6 6.4-11.6 287 30.9 27.6-34.5
35-44 1,065 728 67.8 64.4-70.9 66 7.2 5.5- 9.5 271 25.0 22.1-28.0
45-54 1,128 824 70.7 67.4-73.7 74 7.4 5.8- 9.5 230 21.9 19.1-25.0
55-64 940 664 69.0 65.6-72.3 62 7.2 5.5- 9.3 214 23.8 20.8-27.1
65+ 1,155 672 56.8 53.4-60.1 136 13.2 11.0-15.7 347 30.0 27.0-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 334 49.5 44.9-54.1 98 15.6 12.5-19.3 231 34.9 30.6-39.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,668 986 58.0 55.1-60.9 149 9.6 8.0-11.5 533 32.3 29.6-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,461 1,013 68.6 65.6-71.4 94 7.7 6.0- 9.8 354 23.8 21.3-26.5
College Graduate 1,766 1,349 75.9 73.6-78.2 75 4.6 3.5- 5.9 342 19.5 17.4-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 654 360 53.4 48.5-58.4 74 11.6 9.0-15.0 220 34.9 30.2-39.9
$15,000- $24,999 931 558 58.8 54.9-62.5 74 10.0 7.6-12.9 299 31.3 27.9-34.9
$25,000- $34,999 693 448 65.4 60.9-69.6 57 8.2 6.1-11.0 188 26.4 22.5-30.6
$35,000- $49,999 845 568 64.2 60.2-68.1 65 9.8 7.3-13.0 212 26.0 22.7-29.6
$50,000+ 1,797 1,365 74.7 72.4-77.0 86 5.6 4.5- 7.1 346 19.6 17.6-21.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 241 67.7 61.6-73.2 20 6.9 4.3-11.0 87 25.4 20.4-31.2
Appalachia II 653 444 64.0 59.2-68.5 50 8.6 6.3-11.6 159 27.4 23.2-32.1
Appalachia III 446 298 67.9 62.5-72.9 26 7.0 4.5-11.0 122 25.0 20.7-30.0
Catawba 363 232 64.4 58.6-69.8 22 5.5 3.4- 8.6 109 30.1 25.0-35.8
Edisto Savannah 434 294 69.4 64.1-74.3 25 5.3 3.5- 8.1 115 25.2 20.8-30.3
Low Country 283 186 60.4 52.9-67.6 25 14.1 9.0-21.5 72 25.5 19.5-32.5
Palmetto 851 572 64.1 59.9-68.0 60 8.8 6.5-11.8 219 27.2 23.6-31.1
Pee Dee 399 258 65.3 59.5-70.7 35 8.3 5.6-12.0 106 26.4 21.5-31.9
Trident 704 473 66.2 62.0-70.2 60 9.0 6.8-11.7 171 24.8 21.3-28.8
Upper Savannah 282 161 56.7 49.8-63.4 25 10.2 6.4-15.9 96 33.1 27.0-39.7
Waccamaw 473 324 65.1 59.6-70.3 30 7.9 5.3-11.5 119 27.0 22.2-32.4
Wateree 287 181 62.0 55.0-68.6 30 11.6 7.4-17.8 76 26.4 20.8-32.8

#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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