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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how many times in the last year have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 555 377 66.8 62.0-71.3 65 11.6 8.9-14.9 60 12.3 9.2-16.2 53 9.4 6.9-12.6
GENDER
Male 225 151 65.9 58.3-72.8 26 11.1 7.4-16.4 26 12.9 8.5-19.3 22 10.0 6.2-15.9
Female 330 226 67.6 61.3-73.2 39 11.9 8.4-16.6 34 11.7 7.8-17.1 31 8.8 6.0-12.7
RACE
White 376 266 70.2 64.9-75.0 35 9.6 6.7-13.5 36 9.7 6.9-13.5 39 10.5 7.6-14.4
African American 161 102 62.2 53.0-70.6 27 14.2 9.4-20.9 22 16.7 10.6-25.3 10 6.9 3.3-13.9
Other 10 5 65.0 32.0-88.0 2 15.6 3.6-48.1 1 4.2 0.5-26.4 2 15.1 2.8-52.2
HISPANIC
Yes 14 7 47.7 22.4-74.2 1 3.5 0.5-21.9 3 28.9 9.3-61.6 3 20.0 5.9-49.8
No 532 364 67.4 62.5-72.0 64 12.1 9.3-15.6 55 11.6 8.5-15.5 49 8.9 6.5-12.2
AGE
18-24 3 2 38.9 5.4-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 61.1 12.5-94.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 26 15 55.1 34.5-74.1 4 15.1 5.7-34.6 4 19.1 6.6-43.9 3 10.7 3.1-31.0
35-44 47 30 63.1 45.6-77.7 6 11.1 4.3-26.0 5 10.4 4.1-24.1 6 15.3 6.6-31.7
45-54 114 74 64.9 54.2-74.2 12 9.7 5.2-17.6 17 16.7 10.0-26.7 11 8.7 4.6-15.7
55-64 168 118 70.1 61.4-77.5 22 12.3 7.9-18.8 15 10.9 6.0-19.1 13 6.6 3.7-11.6
65+ 189 134 69.4 61.1-76.6 20 12.2 7.6-19.1 17 8.2 4.9-13.3 18 10.3 5.8-17.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 75 56.6 45.9-66.6 18 16.2 9.8-25.4 18 13.8 8.0-23.0 13 13.4 7.1-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 131 68.0 59.4-75.5 21 9.8 6.0-15.6 22 16.1 10.2-24.4 13 6.1 3.4-10.5
Some Post-H.S. 127 85 68.5 58.9-76.7 17 14.1 8.7-22.2 13 10.3 5.6-18.2 12 7.1 3.9-12.6
College Graduate 116 86 75.4 66.0-82.8 9 6.5 3.2-12.7 7 5.4 2.4-11.4 14 12.7 7.4-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 67 60.2 48.7-70.7 19 16.0 9.7-25.5 19 20.0 12.1-31.3 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8
$15,000- $24,999 145 97 63.1 53.2-71.9 20 14.6 9.2-22.4 21 17.8 10.9-27.7 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9
$25,000- $34,999 60 44 76.5 62.6-86.3 6 9.7 3.7-22.9 3 4.7 1.3-15.3 7 9.2 4.2-18.9
$35,000- $49,999 75 50 61.5 47.8-73.6 6 9.3 3.9-20.5 7 10.6 4.9-21.5 12 18.6 9.5-33.3
$50,000+ 100 76 76.3 66.4-84.0 9 7.9 4.0-15.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 12 13.4 7.6-22.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 38 30 82.0 66.7-91.2 4 7.8 2.7-20.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 3 8.1 2.5-22.8
Appalachia II 58 47 80.9 66.4-90.0 6 12.5 5.2-27.0 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8 2 4.1 1.0-15.9
Appalachia III 49 30 51.4 34.5-68.0 5 12.8 5.2-28.2 8 24.6 10.7-47.0 6 11.2 4.8-24.1
Catawba 29 21 73.5 53.3-87.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.6 4 14.5 5.3-34.0 3 8.0 2.2-25.8
Edisto Savannah 42 32 75.5 57.0-87.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 4 11.7 4.1-29.1 4 11.3 4.0-28.0
Low Country 36 22 53.4 34.0-71.8 8 25.5 11.9-46.6 3 6.5 2.0-18.9 3 14.7 3.5-44.6
Palmetto 79 54 68.1 54.4-79.3 6 5.4 2.3-12.1 12 18.5 9.4-33.1 7 8.0 3.6-17.0
Pee Dee 36 22 61.2 42.6-77.0 5 16.0 6.4-34.9 4 13.3 4.6-32.8 5 9.4 3.7-21.8
Trident 71 44 63.0 49.9-74.4 11 14.8 7.9-26.2 5 8.7 3.5-19.8 11 13.6 7.1-24.4
Upper Savannah 31 19 62.2 41.7-79.2 7 23.6 10.9-44.0 3 5.8 1.8-17.2 2 8.4 1.8-30.6
Waccamaw 45 29 65.5 49.1-78.9 5 8.8 3.3-21.6 5 12.0 4.7-27.4 6 13.7 6.0-28.3
Wateree 38 26 62.4 43.4-78.3 4 9.9 3.4-25.6 7 26.0 12.4-46.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.3

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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