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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden chest pain or discomfort are symptoms of a stroke?

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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 3,031 1,119 37.2 35.2-39.2 1,061 34.5 32.6-36.5 851 28.3 26.5-30.2
GENDER
Male 1,204 481 39.0 36.0-42.2 409 34.1 31.1-37.3 314 26.8 24.1-29.8
Female 1,827 638 35.4 32.9-38.1 652 34.9 32.4-37.4 537 29.7 27.3-32.2
RACE
White 2,295 799 34.8 32.6-37.0 856 37.2 35.0-39.5 640 28.0 26.0-30.1
African American 612 261 42.7 38.0-47.5 168 27.3 23.3-31.7 183 30.0 25.9-34.5
Other Minorities 95 47 46.8 35.5-58.4 27 29.2 19.9-40.7 21 24.0 15.1-36.0
HISPANIC
Yes 78 34 37.1 25.4-50.6 19 26.9 16.6-40.5 25 36.0 24.1-49.9
No 2,937 1,077 37.1 35.1-39.1 1,040 34.9 32.9-37.0 820 28.0 26.2-29.9
AGE
18-24 258 111 41.2 34.3-48.4 75 30.0 23.5-37.4 72 28.8 22.9-35.5
25-34 573 217 39.5 34.9-44.4 191 31.8 27.5-36.4 165 28.6 24.4-33.2
35-44 649 266 42.8 38.6-47.2 238 35.7 31.7-39.8 145 21.5 18.1-25.3
45-54 605 223 35.9 31.6-40.5 233 39.7 35.2-44.5 149 24.4 20.7-28.5
55-64 406 128 30.1 25.5-35.0 144 35.8 30.8-41.0 134 34.2 29.3-39.4
65+ 494 152 30.3 26.1-34.9 166 33.1 28.7-37.7 176 36.6 32.0-41.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 154 38.5 32.9-44.5 102 26.5 21.5-32.2 138 35.0 29.6-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 912 385 42.1 38.4-45.8 252 28.1 24.8-31.7 275 29.8 26.6-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 859 309 36.1 32.5-40.0 315 36.7 32.9-40.7 235 27.2 23.8-30.8
College Graduate 859 271 31.8 28.4-35.4 390 44.4 40.8-48.1 198 23.8 20.7-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 99 38.4 31.2-46.1 85 27.7 21.8-34.4 102 34.0 27.6-41.0
$15,000- 24,999 498 215 41.1 36.0-46.4 137 29.6 24.5-35.2 146 29.3 24.6-34.4
$25,000- 34,999 445 182 40.8 35.5-46.3 148 33.8 28.7-39.3 115 25.4 21.0-30.4
$35,000- 49,999 513 194 38.8 34.2-43.6 183 34.1 29.7-38.7 136 27.1 23.1-31.6
$50,000+ 855 279 33.5 30.0-37.1 365 41.4 37.8-45.0 211 25.2 22.1-28.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 67 34.4 27.5-42.0 73 37.0 30.0-44.7 55 28.6 22.0-36.3
Appalachia II 372 127 35.9 30.5-41.6 138 34.9 29.5-40.7 107 29.2 24.3-34.8
Appalachia III 205 76 36.2 29.4-43.6 68 33.5 26.8-40.9 61 30.3 23.9-37.6
Catawba 197 75 37.7 29.9-46.2 67 37.1 28.2-46.8 55 25.3 19.1-32.6
Edisto 87 40 47.9 35.6-60.4 21 21.2 13.0-32.5 26 30.9 20.7-43.4
Low Country 143 54 37.9 29.4-47.1 58 44.3 35.3-53.6 31 17.9 12.4-25.2
Palmetto 475 158 33.7 28.9-38.9 179 37.3 32.4-42.4 138 29.0 24.5-34.0
Pee Dee 208 87 39.5 32.3-47.1 63 31.3 24.6-38.8 58 29.2 22.7-36.8
Savannah 135 46 31.1 23.1-40.5 55 42.5 33.4-52.1 34 26.4 18.9-35.6
Trident 382 147 40.1 34.2-46.3 142 34.3 29.0-39.9 93 25.6 20.6-31.3
Upper Savannah 169 67 40.4 32.3-49.0 50 27.5 20.7-35.5 52 32.1 24.6-40.6
Waccamaw 229 87 38.5 31.6-45.8 71 32.7 25.9-40.3 71 28.8 22.8-35.6
Wateree 183 64 34.3 26.8-42.6 60 31.6 24.4-39.8 59 34.2 26.5-42.8

#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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