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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations? 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 419 309 70.9 64.2-76.7 57 13.2 9.4-18.2 18 6.5 3.4-12.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 32 9.0 5.6-14.2
GENDER
Male 157 117 67.8 56.3-77.4 22 14.8 8.9-23.6 8 8.3 3.2-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 9.1 3.9-19.8
Female 262 192 73.6 66.0-80.0 35 11.8 7.6-17.8 10 5.0 2.2-10.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.2 22 8.9 5.4-14.4
RACE
White 280 205 69.1 60.8-76.3 38 14.3 9.5-20.9 11 5.1 2.4-10.7 2 0.5 0.1- 3.0 24 10.9 6.2-18.6
African American 127 93 72.1 59.6-81.9 19 12.6 6.9-21.9 6 8.5 2.8-23.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 6.6 2.9-14.5

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

Respondents who reported having no feet excluded for this table.

#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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