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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 chest pain or discomfort are symptoms 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 5,563 2,063 39.1 37.6-40.7 1,831 31.6 30.2-33.0 1,669 29.3 27.9-30.7
GENDER
Male 2,100 847 41.6 39.1-44.1 727 32.9 30.6-35.3 526 25.5 23.3-27.8
Female 3,463 1,216 36.9 35.0-38.8 1,104 30.4 28.7-32.1 1,143 32.7 30.9-34.6
RACE
White 4,373 1,544 36.7 35.1-38.4 1,523 33.9 32.3-35.5 1,306 29.4 27.8-30.9
African American 1,001 439 44.7 41.0-48.4 250 24.5 21.4-27.8 312 30.9 27.5-34.4
Other 147 68 49.0 39.2-58.8 44 31.4 23.0-41.2 35 19.6 13.2-28.3
HISPANIC
Yes 136 67 51.5 41.1-61.7 32 27.0 18.2-38.1 37 21.5 14.8-30.1
No 5,381 1,975 38.6 37.0-40.2 1,788 31.8 30.4-33.3 1,618 29.6 28.1-31.1
AGE
18-24 349 153 46.8 40.8-52.9 90 22.5 18.0-27.7 106 30.7 25.4-36.5
25-34 886 343 42.3 38.5-46.2 270 29.2 25.8-32.8 273 28.5 25.3-32.0
35-44 1,064 365 34.8 31.5-38.2 373 34.8 31.6-38.1 326 30.4 27.4-33.7
45-54 1,125 416 38.3 35.1-41.6 402 34.2 31.2-37.4 307 27.5 24.5-30.6
55-64 941 323 34.7 31.3-38.2 334 36.4 33.0-39.9 284 28.9 25.8-32.2
65+ 1,153 443 39.3 36.1-42.6 350 30.7 27.7-33.9 360 30.0 27.1-33.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 661 293 46.8 42.2-51.5 155 22.9 19.2-27.0 213 30.3 26.3-34.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,668 693 44.2 41.3-47.2 447 25.4 23.0-27.9 528 30.4 27.8-33.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,460 526 36.9 34.0-40.0 483 32.2 29.4-35.2 451 30.9 28.1-33.8
College Graduate 1,764 548 31.8 29.3-34.4 743 42.2 39.6-44.8 473 26.0 23.8-28.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 651 300 47.2 42.3-52.2 140 22.5 18.6-27.1 211 30.2 26.0-34.9
$15,000- $24,999 931 385 42.5 38.7-46.4 241 25.2 22.0-28.7 305 32.3 28.8-36.0
$25,000- $34,999 692 275 43.2 38.7-47.7 211 28.6 24.7-32.9 206 28.2 24.4-32.5
$35,000- $49,999 845 310 39.1 35.2-43.2 286 31.9 28.3-35.7 249 28.9 25.5-32.6
$50,000+ 1,795 555 32.3 29.8-34.8 748 41.2 38.6-43.8 492 26.5 24.3-28.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 348 134 41.2 35.2-47.4 116 28.0 23.2-33.4 98 30.8 25.3-37.0
Appalachia II 653 240 39.0 34.5-43.8 205 29.3 25.4-33.5 208 31.7 27.5-36.2
Appalachia III 445 168 41.7 36.1-47.6 130 26.9 22.5-31.9 147 31.3 26.2-36.9
Catawba 363 144 40.9 35.2-46.9 102 26.9 22.1-32.3 117 32.2 26.8-38.0
Edisto Savannah 434 150 37.8 32.4-43.6 132 28.2 23.3-33.5 152 34.0 28.9-39.5
Low Country 283 109 38.1 31.4-45.2 97 33.9 27.5-41.0 77 28.1 21.8-35.3
Palmetto 850 319 40.3 36.3-44.4 280 32.4 28.7-36.2 251 27.3 24.0-31.0
Pee Dee 398 166 44.5 38.6-50.6 133 32.2 27.0-37.9 99 23.3 18.9-28.4
Trident 704 241 34.3 30.2-38.6 263 36.9 32.8-41.2 200 28.8 25.1-32.9
Upper Savannah 282 91 31.8 26.0-38.4 91 33.2 27.0-40.0 100 35.0 28.7-41.8
Waccamaw 471 177 40.1 34.8-45.7 169 33.8 29.0-39.0 125 26.1 21.6-31.1
Wateree 287 111 40.6 34.0-47.6 93 33.0 26.8-39.9 83 26.3 20.9-32.6

#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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