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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional.

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 428 253 55.8 49.4-62.1 102 25.9 20.6-31.9 28 8.9 5.5-14.1 7 0.9 0.3- 2.1 38 8.6 5.4-13.2
GENDER
Male 161 80 45.8 35.8-56.1 58 37.1 27.9-47.3 9 8.4 3.6-18.3 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 12 8.4 3.8-17.3
Female 267 173 64.9 57.0-72.0 44 15.8 11.0-22.3 19 9.3 5.3-15.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.7 26 8.7 5.2-14.4
RACE
White 287 165 53.7 46.0-61.2 70 28.4 22.0-35.8 19 8.3 4.7-14.3 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 27 8.4 4.6-14.8
African American 127 77 56.7 44.6-68.1 30 22.3 13.9-33.7 8 10.7 4.5-23.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 11 10.1 5.0-19.2

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

#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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