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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Heart Attack and Stroke

If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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  Total #
Respondents
Take them to the hospital Tell them to call their doctor Call 911 Call their spouse or family member Do something else
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,249 532 5.7 5.0- 6.6 68 0.6 0.4- 1.0 7,973 86.8 85.6-87.9 76 0.6 0.4- 0.9 600 6.2 5.4- 7.1
GENDER
Male 3,504 263 6.7 5.5- 8.2 34 0.7 0.4- 1.4 2,932 84.9 82.8-86.7 26 0.6 0.3- 1.3 249 7.1 5.8- 8.6
Female 5,745 269 4.9 4.0- 5.9 34 0.5 0.2- 1.2 5,041 88.6 87.1-89.9 50 0.6 0.4- 0.9 351 5.5 4.6- 6.6
RACE
White 6,095 324 5.3 4.5- 6.3 36 0.6 0.3- 1.2 5,272 87.2 85.7-88.6 47 0.5 0.3- 0.7 416 6.4 5.4- 7.5
African American 2,458 164 6.3 5.0- 7.9 22 0.8 0.4- 1.4 2,125 86.6 84.2-88.8 16 0.9 0.3- 2.3 131 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Other 437 23 7.2 3.7-13.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 371 84.6 77.9-89.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 39 7.7 4.5-12.8
HISPANIC
Yes 143 7 8.4 2.8-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 127 85.8 72.1-93.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 5.8 2.0-15.8
No 8,881 507 5.6 4.9- 6.5 61 0.6 0.4- 1.1 7,668 86.9 85.7-88.1 65 0.6 0.3- 0.9 580 6.3 5.5- 7.2
AGE
18-24 256 25 6.4 3.8-10.6 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 211 85.6 79.1-90.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 15 6.5 3.3-12.4
25-34 642 36 5.6 3.6- 8.5 4 0.8 0.2- 3.7 568 87.5 83.3-90.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8 32 6.0 3.8- 9.5
35-44 1,150 63 6.1 4.2- 8.8 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5 1,017 88.0 84.8-90.6 0 0.0 . - . 63 5.0 3.6- 7.0
45-54 1,738 101 5.4 4.2- 7.0 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1,528 88.5 86.4-90.4 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 95 5.3 4.0- 6.9
55-64 2,252 126 5.5 4.2- 7.1 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3 1,947 86.4 84.1-88.4 14 0.6 0.2- 1.4 155 7.4 6.0- 9.2
65+ 3,211 181 5.7 4.7- 6.9 35 0.9 0.6- 1.5 2,702 83.9 82.0-85.7 53 1.8 1.2- 2.8 240 7.7 6.4- 9.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,262 92 6.0 4.4- 8.2 23 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,047 84.7 81.1-87.8 22 1.8 0.7- 4.4 78 6.3 4.3- 9.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,853 175 6.5 5.2- 8.1 21 0.7 0.3- 1.7 2,467 86.8 84.6-88.8 27 0.6 0.3- 1.0 163 5.4 4.2- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,350 107 4.9 3.5- 6.9 14 0.8 0.3- 2.2 2,051 86.7 83.9-89.1 13 0.5 0.2- 1.1 165 7.1 5.4- 9.3
College Graduate 2,763 157 5.6 4.4- 7.2 9 0.2 0.1- 0.5 2,392 87.7 85.6-89.5 14 0.2 0.1- 0.6 191 6.3 5.0- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,085 61 5.7 3.9- 8.2 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3 925 85.1 80.8-88.6 17 0.7 0.4- 1.4 71 7.9 5.2-11.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,541 100 6.1 4.5- 8.2 16 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,323 87.3 84.6-89.6 13 0.8 0.3- 2.0 89 5.2 3.9- 6.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,060 61 5.8 3.8- 8.8 5 0.7 0.2- 1.9 924 86.6 82.7-89.8 8 1.3 0.3- 5.0 62 5.6 3.9- 8.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,145 65 5.4 3.9- 7.6 5 0.8 0.1- 4.3 986 87.5 84.1-90.3 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8 79 5.9 4.0- 8.5
$50,000+ 2,944 169 6.0 4.6- 7.7 11 0.5 0.2- 1.5 2,591 88.4 86.4-90.2 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2 168 5.0 3.9- 6.3
REGION**
Region I 1,222 76 5.8 4.2- 8.0 7 0.4 0.1- 1.2 1,051 87.9 85.0-90.2 9 0.3 0.1- 0.7 79 5.7 4.1- 7.7
Region II 1,183 76 5.9 4.2- 8.3 5 0.6 0.1- 2.5 1,015 87.0 83.8-89.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.3 78 6.1 4.4- 8.3
Region III 1,239 67 5.0 3.4- 7.2 12 0.8 0.3- 2.6 1,056 86.7 83.4-89.5 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 96 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Region IV 1,092 76 6.4 4.8- 8.6 5 0.6 0.2- 2.0 923 85.5 82.3-88.1 11 0.9 0.4- 2.1 77 6.5 4.7- 9.0
Region V 1,094 62 5.7 4.1- 7.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2 934 86.4 83.1-89.1 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 77 6.2 4.3- 9.0
Region VI 1,199 77 7.4 5.3-10.3 13 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,028 84.1 80.4-87.3 13 0.8 0.3- 1.6 68 6.9 4.7-10.0
Region VII 1,118 39 4.7 2.7- 7.9 12 0.3 0.1- 0.7 1,002 88.7 84.7-91.8 6 0.8 0.2- 4.0 59 5.5 3.6- 8.4
Region VIII 1,102 59 7.2 4.9-10.3 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 964 86.8 83.3-89.6 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 66 5.3 3.8- 7.4

** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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