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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 chest pain or discomfort 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 3,042 2,844 92.8 91.6-93.8 97 3.6 2.9- 4.6 101 3.6 2.9- 4.4
GENDER
Male 1,207 1,123 92.1 90.0-93.7 41 4.0 2.8- 5.6 43 3.9 2.8- 5.5
Female 1,835 1,721 93.4 91.9-94.6 56 3.3 2.4- 4.5 58 3.3 2.5- 4.3
RACE
White 2,302 2,180 94.1 92.9-95.1 70 3.4 2.6- 4.4 52 2.5 1.9- 3.4
African American 615 553 90.2 87.0-92.7 22 4.3 2.6- 7.1 40 5.5 3.8- 7.7
Other Minorities 96 83 82.5 70.2-90.4 5 5.7 2.2-14.0 8 11.8 5.3-24.4
HISPANIC
Yes 79 65 77.9 63.8-87.5 5 8.7 3.3-21.4 9 13.4 6.3-26.4
No 2,946 2,765 93.4 92.2-94.4 91 3.4 2.7- 4.4 90 3.2 2.5- 4.0
AGE
18-24 260 250 94.1 88.8-97.0 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 8 4.2 2.0- 8.7
25-34 574 563 97.6 95.3-98.7 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
35-44 650 626 96.3 94.4-97.6 9 1.4 0.7- 2.7 15 2.3 1.3- 3.9
45-54 606 568 92.9 89.9-95.0 15 2.9 1.6- 5.3 23 4.2 2.7- 6.5
55-64 406 377 91.5 87.4-94.4 12 3.8 1.8- 7.5 17 4.7 2.9- 7.7
65+ 499 414 82.3 78.2-85.8 52 11.2 8.3-14.8 33 6.5 4.6- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 397 329 81.6 76.4-85.9 37 10.3 7.0-14.9 31 8.1 5.4-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 917 850 92.2 89.9-94.0 29 3.4 2.2- 5.3 38 4.3 3.1- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 859 823 95.7 93.8-97.0 12 1.4 0.8- 2.6 24 2.9 1.8- 4.6
College Graduate 862 836 96.7 95.1-97.8 18 2.4 1.5- 3.8 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 290 253 85.0 78.2-90.0 17 7.4 4.0-13.5 20 7.5 4.3-12.9
$15,000- 24,999 500 465 92.5 89.3-94.8 14 3.4 1.9- 6.0 21 4.0 2.5- 6.5
$25,000- 34,999 446 417 92.2 88.1-95.0 12 4.1 2.0- 8.1 17 3.7 2.2- 6.1
$35,000- 49,999 514 492 95.4 93.0-97.0 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6 13 2.8 1.6- 4.8
$50,000+ 856 834 97.1 95.5-98.1 14 1.8 1.1- 3.1 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 196 183 93.9 89.5-96.5 7 3.2 1.5- 6.8 6 2.9 1.3- 6.5
Appalachia II 373 355 94.7 91.3-96.8 13 3.8 2.0- 6.8 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9
Appalachia III 206 189 92.3 87.4-95.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.4 11 4.6 2.4- 8.4
Catawba 198 185 93.7 89.1-96.5 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 8 4.1 2.0- 8.4
Edisto 87 75 88.2 79.3-93.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 9 9.4 4.7-18.1
Low Country 144 134 91.1 82.4-95.7 6 6.6 2.6-15.8 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1
Palmetto 476 457 95.3 92.2-97.2 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Pee Dee 208 190 91.3 86.0-94.7 6 3.3 1.4- 7.7 12 5.4 2.9- 9.8
Savannah 136 127 93.4 86.9-96.8 4 2.8 0.9- 8.3 5 3.8 1.5- 9.5
Trident 384 358 91.0 86.3-94.2 14 5.4 3.0- 9.7 12 3.6 1.9- 6.9
Upper Savannah 170 155 91.4 85.4-95.0 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2 7 4.6 2.0-10.2
Waccamaw 230 220 92.7 85.5-96.5 6 5.0 1.9-12.6 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0
Wateree 183 169 93.0 88.2-96.0 8 3.9 1.9- 7.8 6 3.1 1.3- 7.1

#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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