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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 severe headache with no known cause is a symptom 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 3,027 1,763 56.7 54.6-58.7 489 17.1 15.6-18.7 775 26.3 24.4-28.2
GENDER
Male 1,203 634 52.2 48.9-55.4 248 20.6 18.1-23.3 321 27.2 24.4-30.3
Female 1,824 1,129 60.7 58.1-63.3 241 13.9 12.1-15.9 454 25.4 23.1-27.8
RACE
White 2,293 1,361 57.7 55.3-60.0 343 16.0 14.3-17.8 589 26.4 24.3-28.6
African American 611 339 54.4 49.6-59.0 124 20.3 16.8-24.3 148 25.3 21.4-29.7
Other Minorities 94 48 52.1 40.5-63.6 19 19.3 12.1-29.4 27 28.5 19.0-40.4
HISPANIC
Yes 77 46 57.3 43.6-70.0 11 13.3 6.6-25.0 20 29.4 18.4-43.6
No 2,934 1,712 56.7 54.6-58.8 475 17.2 15.7-18.9 747 26.0 24.2-28.0
AGE
18-24 258 130 49.5 42.3-56.7 55 20.4 15.4-26.6 73 30.1 23.6-37.4
25-34 571 269 44.8 40.1-49.6 120 22.5 18.7-26.8 182 32.7 28.2-37.5
35-44 649 394 61.4 57.1-65.4 81 13.3 10.6-16.5 174 25.4 21.9-29.1
45-54 604 397 62.2 57.4-66.7 82 16.0 12.7-19.8 125 21.9 18.2-26.1
55-64 405 271 66.7 61.5-71.6 50 12.4 9.1-16.7 84 20.9 16.9-25.4
65+ 494 279 57.6 52.8-62.2 87 16.3 13.2-20.0 128 26.2 22.1-30.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 175 43.8 37.9-49.8 97 25.7 20.8-31.4 122 30.5 25.4-36.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 911 458 51.1 47.3-54.8 163 17.4 14.7-20.3 290 31.6 28.2-35.1
Some Post-H.S. 857 536 59.9 55.8-63.8 128 16.1 13.5-19.1 193 24.0 20.5-28.0
College Graduate 858 591 67.4 63.7-70.8 99 12.7 10.4-15.5 168 19.9 17.0-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 136 48.9 41.5-56.3 54 18.5 13.6-24.6 96 32.6 26.4-39.6
$15,000- 24,999 498 275 51.0 45.6-56.4 100 21.2 17.1-26.1 123 27.8 22.6-33.5
$25,000- 34,999 444 244 52.7 47.1-58.1 82 20.0 15.9-25.0 118 27.3 22.7-32.4
$35,000- 49,999 511 302 57.1 52.2-61.8 74 16.0 12.7-20.0 135 26.9 22.8-31.5
$50,000+ 854 562 65.0 61.4-68.5 108 13.4 11.1-16.1 184 21.6 18.7-24.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 195 105 50.5 42.8-58.2 28 14.2 9.7-20.3 62 35.3 28.1-43.2
Appalachia II 372 206 55.5 49.6-61.2 58 17.0 13.1-21.7 108 27.5 22.7-33.0
Appalachia III 205 122 59.4 51.9-66.5 29 15.5 10.6-22.0 54 25.1 19.3-31.9
Catawba 197 114 53.3 44.3-62.2 28 14.6 9.3-22.1 55 32.1 23.4-42.3
Edisto 87 56 64.9 52.5-75.6 10 12.2 6.0-23.1 21 22.9 14.4-34.4
Low Country 142 78 51.4 42.2-60.6 31 26.4 18.5-36.3 33 22.1 15.6-30.3
Palmetto 473 299 60.9 55.6-66.0 70 15.9 12.4-20.3 104 23.2 18.9-28.0
Pee Dee 208 116 54.0 46.3-61.6 31 15.0 10.1-21.6 61 31.0 24.4-38.5
Savannah 135 86 61.4 51.8-70.2 20 16.1 10.2-24.5 29 22.5 15.4-31.5
Trident 382 223 57.1 51.0-63.0 74 20.6 16.1-25.8 85 22.3 17.6-27.8
Upper Savannah 169 99 57.2 48.6-65.4 23 12.4 8.0-18.7 47 30.4 23.0-39.1
Waccamaw 228 123 52.6 45.1-59.9 42 21.4 15.6-28.5 63 26.1 20.4-32.8
Wateree 183 111 61.3 52.9-69.0 33 17.0 11.9-23.8 39 21.7 15.6-29.4

#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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