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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 sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom 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 3,042 901 29.6 27.8-31.6 1,157 38.3 36.3-40.3 984 32.1 30.2-34.0
GENDER
Male 1,207 388 32.3 29.4-35.5 449 36.8 33.8-40.0 370 30.8 27.9-33.8
Female 1,835 513 27.2 24.9-29.6 708 39.6 37.0-42.3 614 33.2 30.8-35.8
RACE
White 2,302 685 29.8 27.7-32.0 898 38.9 36.6-41.2 719 31.3 29.2-33.5
African American 615 173 28.5 24.4-32.9 219 37.6 33.0-42.4 223 33.9 29.7-38.5
Other Minorities 96 31 31.7 22.0-43.4 35 34.7 24.8-46.1 30 33.6 23.2-45.7
HISPANIC
Yes 79 17 20.3 11.6-33.2 31 40.7 28.4-54.3 31 39.0 26.9-52.5
No 2,946 881 30.1 28.1-32.0 1,122 38.3 36.3-40.4 943 31.7 29.8-33.6
AGE
18-24 260 103 39.3 32.5-46.6 76 28.9 22.8-36.0 81 31.7 25.6-38.5
25-34 574 190 32.3 28.0-36.8 198 35.3 30.8-40.1 186 32.4 28.1-37.1
35-44 650 205 31.0 27.2-35.1 236 38.0 33.8-42.3 209 31.0 27.2-35.0
45-54 606 171 28.2 24.1-32.6 240 40.6 36.2-45.2 195 31.2 27.0-35.8
55-64 406 116 27.5 23.1-32.4 155 37.7 32.7-42.9 135 34.8 29.9-40.0
65+ 499 98 19.6 16.1-23.7 240 48.3 43.6-53.1 161 32.0 27.7-36.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 397 92 22.4 18.1-27.4 158 41.0 35.2-47.1 147 36.6 31.1-42.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 917 254 29.1 25.7-32.7 321 33.9 30.5-37.5 342 37.0 33.4-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 859 268 31.5 27.8-35.5 331 39.2 35.5-43.1 260 29.3 25.9-32.9
College Graduate 862 285 32.3 29.0-35.8 345 41.1 37.5-44.8 232 26.6 23.5-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 290 71 24.9 19.3-31.5 111 37.8 30.7-45.4 108 37.3 30.7-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 500 149 29.7 24.6-35.3 171 33.7 28.8-39.0 180 36.6 31.5-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 446 116 27.7 22.9-33.1 184 42.0 36.7-47.6 146 30.2 25.6-35.3
$35,000- 49,999 514 168 31.5 27.2-36.1 191 37.5 33.0-42.3 155 30.9 26.6-35.6
$50,000+ 856 286 33.2 29.8-36.8 325 38.0 34.5-41.7 245 28.8 25.5-32.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 196 52 26.5 20.2-34.0 82 40.3 33.1-48.0 62 33.2 26.2-40.9
Appalachia II 373 100 26.0 21.4-31.2 140 38.0 32.6-43.8 133 36.0 30.5-41.9
Appalachia III 206 60 30.9 24.5-38.3 73 35.1 28.4-42.5 73 33.9 27.3-41.3
Catawba 198 51 26.7 18.4-36.9 77 41.1 32.6-50.2 70 32.3 25.2-40.2
Edisto 87 26 30.4 19.9-43.5 25 26.9 17.6-38.7 36 42.7 30.9-55.5
Low Country 144 46 31.9 24.1-40.9 62 45.6 36.6-54.8 36 22.5 16.0-30.6
Palmetto 476 152 32.5 27.7-37.7 184 38.8 33.8-44.0 140 28.7 24.3-33.5
Pee Dee 208 57 26.7 20.6-33.9 81 39.5 32.3-47.2 70 33.8 26.9-41.4
Savannah 136 51 40.4 31.3-50.2 44 29.9 22.3-38.7 41 29.8 22.0-38.9
Trident 384 115 29.3 24.3-34.9 146 39.6 33.7-45.8 123 31.1 26.0-36.7
Upper Savannah 170 45 26.0 19.3-34.1 62 35.0 27.4-43.5 63 39.0 31.1-47.6
Waccamaw 230 74 30.0 23.9-36.8 89 42.5 35.2-50.0 67 27.6 21.7-34.3
Wateree 183 53 31.0 23.4-39.7 73 38.6 30.9-46.8 57 30.5 23.2-38.9

#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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