Do you think shortness of breath is a symptom of a heart attack?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Don't Know
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6364 5503  86.7  (85.3-88.0) 290   4.9  ( 4.0- 6.0) 571   8.4  ( 7.4- 9.5)
     GENDER        
Male 2095 1785  84.8  (82.2-87.0) 104   6.0  ( 4.4- 8.0) 206   9.2  ( 7.6-11.2)
Female 4269 3718  88.4  (86.9-89.8) 186   4.0  ( 3.2- 4.9) 365   7.6  ( 6.5- 8.9)
   RACE/ETHNICITY        
White/NH 5965 5181  87.2  (85.7-88.5) 260   4.7  ( 3.8- 5.8) 524   8.1  ( 7.1- 9.2)
African American/NH  195  159  85.0  (77.0-90.5)  15   7.2  ( 3.3-15.1)  21   7.8  ( 4.5-13.0)
       AGE        
18-24  402  338  81.9  (74.6-87.4)  21   7.4  ( 3.9-13.8)  43  10.7  ( 6.7-16.5)
25-34  890  777  86.9  (83.2-89.9)  41   5.1  ( 3.2- 7.9)  72   8.0  ( 5.8-10.9)
35-44 1188 1078  89.0  (86.0-91.4)  43   3.8  ( 2.4- 5.9)  67   7.2  ( 5.2- 9.7)
45-54 1223 1131  92.3  (89.8-94.2)  37   3.8  ( 2.4- 6.0)  55   3.9  ( 2.7- 5.6)
55-64 1044  941  90.8  (88.1-92.9)  39   3.7  ( 2.4- 5.8)  64   5.5  ( 4.0- 7.6)
65+ 1601 1224  77.6  (74.8-80.2) 109   6.4  ( 4.9- 8.2) 268  16.0  (13.8-18.5)
     EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S. 1430 1093  75.4  (71.3-79.1)  83   6.8  ( 4.6-10.0) 254  17.8  (14.6-21.4)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2490 2180  87.8  (85.6-89.7) 115   4.7  ( 3.5- 6.3) 195   7.5  ( 6.0- 9.2)
Some Post-H.S. 1458 1324  90.0  (87.0-92.3)  61   4.7  ( 3.0- 7.4)  73   5.3  ( 3.8- 7.3)
College Graduate  974  896  90.9  (87.8-93.3)  31   3.8  ( 2.3- 6.2)  47   5.3  ( 3.6- 7.8)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  882  707  83.1  (78.9-86.6)  56   5.3  ( 3.4- 8.1) 119  11.6  ( 8.9-15.0)
$15,000- 24,999 1003  870  84.2  (80.0-87.7)  49   5.4  ( 3.6- 8.0)  84  10.4  ( 7.5-14.2)
$25,000- 34,999  705  632  84.5  (78.7-88.9)  40   6.6  ( 4.2-10.2)  33   8.9  ( 5.3-14.7)
$35,000- 49,999  796  745  92.0  (88.2-94.6)  28   3.9  ( 2.1- 7.2)  23   4.1  ( 2.4- 6.8)
$50,000 - 74,999  676  635  91.8  (88.0-94.5)  20   4.7  ( 2.6- 8.3)  21   3.4  ( 2.0- 5.9)
$75,000 +  453  423  94.8  (91.9-96.7)  13   2.9  ( 1.5- 5.6)  17   2.3  ( 1.3- 4.1)

#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.