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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Heart Attack or Stroke

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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 jaw, neck, or back are symptoms of a heart attack?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,044 1,476 45.8 43.8-47.9 946 32.7 30.8-34.7 622 21.5 19.7-23.3
GENDER
Male 1,209 514 41.0 37.9-44.1 453 37.8 34.8-41.0 242 21.2 18.6-24.1
Female 1,835 962 50.3 47.6-52.9 493 28.0 25.7-30.5 380 21.7 19.5-24.1
RACE
White 2,304 1,226 51.2 48.8-53.5 677 30.6 28.4-32.8 401 18.3 16.5-20.2
African American 615 207 32.4 28.1-36.9 226 38.3 33.8-43.0 182 29.4 25.1-34.0
Other Minorities 96 29 28.3 19.4-39.3 39 42.6 31.7-54.3 28 29.1 19.1-41.5
HISPANIC
Yes 79 25 28.1 17.9-41.1 26 31.1 20.5-44.1 28 40.8 28.2-54.7
No 2,948 1,442 46.5 44.4-48.6 918 32.9 30.9-34.9 588 20.7 18.9-22.5
AGE
18-24 260 92 34.4 28.1-41.3 95 34.8 28.2-42.1 73 30.8 24.4-38.0
25-34 575 242 40.5 35.9-45.2 217 39.0 34.4-43.8 116 20.6 16.8-24.9
35-44 650 303 45.2 40.9-49.5 206 33.1 29.2-37.3 141 21.7 18.2-25.6
45-54 606 342 53.2 48.5-57.8 160 29.1 24.9-33.6 104 17.8 14.4-21.8
55-64 405 226 51.6 46.3-56.9 105 26.8 22.4-31.8 74 21.5 17.2-26.6
65+ 500 245 49.5 44.7-54.3 150 31.8 27.4-36.6 105 18.7 15.4-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 399 148 31.7 26.7-37.0 124 33.7 28.3-39.5 127 34.7 28.9-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 386 41.7 38.0-45.4 312 33.9 30.5-37.4 220 24.5 21.3-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 857 447 48.3 44.4-52.2 246 31.8 28.0-35.9 164 19.8 16.8-23.2
College Graduate 863 492 56.3 52.5-59.9 262 31.7 28.3-35.2 109 12.1 9.9-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 290 112 35.9 29.6-42.8 85 30.6 24.5-37.5 93 33.5 26.4-41.4
$15,000- 24,999 501 231 42.4 37.2-47.8 168 35.0 29.8-40.7 102 22.5 18.2-27.5
$25,000- 34,999 446 192 41.2 35.9-46.7 167 38.5 33.3-43.9 87 20.4 16.1-25.5
$35,000- 49,999 514 260 46.8 42.0-51.5 156 33.0 28.5-37.8 98 20.2 16.6-24.4
$50,000+ 856 475 53.3 49.6-57.0 246 30.3 27.0-33.8 135 16.4 13.8-19.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 196 108 53.1 45.3-60.7 51 26.6 20.4-33.9 37 20.3 14.6-27.6
Appalachia II 373 193 50.3 44.4-56.1 113 31.5 26.4-37.0 67 18.3 13.9-23.6
Appalachia III 207 100 47.8 40.4-55.2 69 35.6 28.8-43.0 38 16.7 12.0-22.7
Catawba 198 98 42.6 34.5-51.1 57 33.3 24.5-43.5 43 24.1 17.4-32.4
Edisto 87 35 40.5 28.8-53.3 28 34.1 23.2-46.9 24 25.4 16.3-37.4
Low Country 144 61 38.9 30.6-47.8 51 42.8 33.8-52.3 32 18.3 12.6-25.9
Palmetto 477 214 41.8 36.8-46.8 170 38.0 33.0-43.3 93 20.2 16.1-25.1
Pee Dee 208 106 48.3 40.7-56.0 59 30.6 24.0-38.2 43 21.1 15.5-28.0
Savannah 136 72 50.2 40.8-59.5 35 24.0 17.0-32.6 29 25.9 18.1-35.6
Trident 383 193 47.4 41.4-53.4 117 32.0 26.7-37.8 73 20.6 15.7-26.7
Upper Savannah 170 84 43.8 35.7-52.2 46 31.3 23.7-40.1 40 24.9 18.2-33.1
Waccamaw 230 100 40.6 33.7-47.9 82 36.7 29.9-44.1 48 22.7 16.9-29.8
Wateree 184 86 48.1 39.8-56.5 52 25.8 19.5-33.3 46 26.1 19.1-34.5

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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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