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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 arms or shoulder 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 3,039 2,683 87.1 85.6-88.5 179 6.4 5.4- 7.6 177 6.5 5.5- 7.6
GENDER
Male 1,205 1,031 84.8 82.3-87.0 87 6.9 5.5- 8.7 87 8.2 6.5-10.3
Female 1,834 1,652 89.3 87.2-91.0 92 5.9 4.5- 7.7 90 4.9 3.8- 6.1
RACE
White 2,300 2,100 90.9 89.5-92.2 100 4.2 3.4- 5.1 100 4.9 3.9- 6.1
African American 614 484 78.3 73.9-82.2 63 11.5 8.4-15.4 67 10.2 7.7-13.4
Other Minorities 96 72 69.3 57.0-79.3 15 17.0 10.1-27.2 9 13.7 6.7-26.2
HISPANIC
Yes 79 56 66.2 52.1-77.9 9 9.0 4.3-17.8 14 24.8 14.3-39.5
No 2,944 2,615 88.0 86.4-89.3 168 6.3 5.2- 7.5 161 5.8 4.9- 6.8
AGE
18-24 259 210 78.5 71.5-84.2 23 10.2 6.1-16.6 26 11.3 7.5-16.6
25-34 574 507 87.9 84.3-90.7 34 6.3 4.4- 9.0 33 5.8 3.8- 8.7
35-44 650 595 92.1 89.5-94.0 26 3.6 2.4- 5.5 29 4.3 2.9- 6.4
45-54 605 556 91.6 88.5-93.9 19 3.5 2.1- 5.7 30 4.9 3.2- 7.5
55-64 406 376 92.3 88.9-94.7 16 3.6 2.2- 6.0 14 4.1 2.3- 7.0
65+ 498 399 78.7 74.3-82.5 58 11.8 9.0-15.3 41 9.5 6.8-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 299 73.5 67.4-78.8 45 12.1 8.2-17.5 52 14.4 10.5-19.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 916 793 85.8 82.9-88.3 62 6.9 5.2- 9.1 61 7.3 5.6- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 859 788 91.3 88.9-93.3 34 4.1 2.8- 5.9 37 4.6 3.2- 6.5
College Graduate 861 800 92.3 90.0-94.1 36 4.8 3.4- 6.8 25 2.9 1.9- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 233 75.0 66.8-81.7 28 13.6 8.1-21.8 28 11.4 7.3-17.4
$15,000- 24,999 500 429 86.1 82.2-89.2 35 6.5 4.5- 9.3 36 7.4 5.0-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 445 395 86.0 81.1-89.7 26 7.3 4.6-11.4 24 6.7 4.2-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 514 464 89.9 86.6-92.4 24 4.6 3.0- 7.0 26 5.5 3.7- 8.2
$50,000+ 855 805 92.9 90.6-94.7 27 3.5 2.3- 5.2 23 3.6 2.3- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 174 91.2 86.5-94.4 11 4.2 2.3- 7.6 10 4.6 2.4- 8.7
Appalachia II 373 328 87.0 82.5-90.5 29 8.5 5.8-12.3 16 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Appalachia III 206 187 90.5 85.0-94.2 9 5.7 2.8-11.1 10 3.8 1.9- 7.1
Catawba 198 175 86.6 80.1-91.3 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5 16 10.0 6.1-16.2
Edisto 87 67 74.3 61.8-83.8 8 10.8 4.8-22.3 12 14.9 8.1-25.9
Low Country 143 121 82.6 73.2-89.2 16 11.7 6.9-19.0 6 5.8 1.9-15.9
Palmetto 476 435 89.7 85.9-92.5 21 5.1 3.2- 7.9 20 5.3 3.2- 8.4
Pee Dee 208 182 87.1 81.2-91.4 10 4.9 2.5- 9.4 16 8.0 4.7-13.1
Savannah 135 119 85.7 77.3-91.4 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 9 9.1 4.6-17.0
Trident 384 333 84.4 78.3-89.1 28 10.6 6.4-17.0 23 5.0 3.2- 7.7
Upper Savannah 170 154 91.4 85.6-95.0 6 3.2 1.4- 7.3 10 5.4 2.7-10.7
Waccamaw 230 212 91.7 86.6-94.9 6 2.2 1.0- 5.0 12 6.1 3.3-11.0
Wateree 183 156 86.4 79.3-91.4 15 6.3 3.6-10.9 12 7.2 3.5-14.4

#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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