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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light*.

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  Total
Respond.#
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 577 117 19.0 15.7-22.9 277 47.2 42.4-52.0 69 12.7 9.9-16.2 83 14.1 11.0-17.8 31 7.0 4.4-10.8
GENDER
Male 235 51 19.2 14.3-25.2 119 49.0 41.6-56.5 22 10.0 6.5-15.2 30 14.4 9.7-21.0 13 7.3 3.6-14.3
Female 342 66 18.9 14.6-24.1 158 45.5 39.5-51.6 47 15.2 11.2-20.3 53 13.8 10.3-18.2 18 6.7 3.8-11.4
RACE
White 390 75 18.5 14.7-23.0 186 47.3 41.9-52.7 51 14.8 11.2-19.3 60 14.4 11.1-18.6 18 5.0 3.1- 8.0
African American 167 35 18.4 12.8-25.6 83 47.7 39.0-56.6 18 11.3 6.9-17.8 19 13.1 7.9-20.8 12 9.6 4.7-18.7
Other 11 2 23.1 5.6-60.5 6 48.3 19.3-78.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.1 4.2-52.7 1 10.4 1.4-48.5
HISPANIC
Yes 15 4 30.5 11.0-60.9 5 29.6 11.2-58.3 2 13.1 3.0-42.8 2 15.0 3.6-45.4 2 11.8 2.5-41.0
No 551 110 18.3 15.0-22.2 268 48.0 43.1-53.0 66 12.9 10.0-16.4 78 13.8 10.7-17.7 29 6.9 4.3-10.9
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 27 5 22.8 8.8-47.5 11 33.6 18.1-53.5 3 17.2 5.6-42.2 2 7.6 1.9-26.0 6 18.9 8.0-38.6
35-44 48 8 10.6 4.6-22.8 13 25.5 13.6-42.6 10 20.6 10.7-36.1 10 22.8 11.6-39.9 7 20.4 7.8-43.9
45-54 119 18 14.9 8.8-24.3 57 45.8 35.5-56.4 14 14.4 8.4-23.7 24 19.5 12.6-28.9 6 5.3 2.2-12.4
55-64 169 36 20.3 14.4-27.8 82 53.9 45.2-62.3 22 11.4 7.2-17.7 24 11.4 7.3-17.5 5 3.0 1.2- 7.0
65+ 203 48 23.7 17.8-30.7 110 53.3 45.5-61.1 20 10.1 6.4-15.6 21 11.1 6.5-18.3 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 30 21.9 15.0-31.0 53 40.6 31.2-50.7 17 12.3 7.3-20.1 29 21.4 14.0-31.3 5 3.8 1.4- 9.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 36 17.2 12.0-24.0 93 47.8 39.3-56.5 18 10.6 6.5-17.0 28 13.7 9.2-20.0 12 10.6 5.1-20.8
Some Post-H.S. 136 22 14.9 9.6-22.5 69 52.2 42.7-61.5 20 15.3 9.8-23.1 16 9.9 5.9-16.0 9 7.7 3.9-14.8
College Graduate 119 28 22.8 15.4-32.3 62 49.5 39.4-59.5 14 14.2 8.1-23.9 10 9.8 4.7-19.4 5 3.7 1.5- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 28 24.9 16.8-35.3 56 44.4 33.6-55.8 10 10.5 5.4-19.4 17 10.4 5.8-17.7 6 9.8 3.5-24.7
$15,000- $24,999 148 23 12.9 8.2-19.7 66 45.2 36.1-54.7 21 13.5 8.7-20.4 29 20.5 13.8-29.2 9 7.9 3.4-17.2
$25,000- $34,999 63 12 13.7 7.5-23.9 30 48.3 34.0-62.8 12 26.6 15.2-42.5 7 8.7 3.9-18.2 2 2.7 0.7-10.2
$35,000- $49,999 78 10 14.2 7.6-25.2 41 46.1 34.1-58.6 9 11.3 5.5-21.8 9 15.9 7.3-31.3 9 12.4 6.2-23.3
$50,000+ 100 22 20.9 13.3-31.2 52 51.2 40.5-61.8 11 12.0 6.6-20.8 13 14.0 7.6-24.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 8 20.5 10.0-37.5 13 32.1 18.9-49.1 10 23.0 12.2-39.1 6 17.5 7.8-34.8 2 6.9 1.7-23.6
Appalachia II 56 9 22.4 11.5-39.1 26 33.9 22.3-47.9 7 16.1 7.4-31.5 11 21.2 11.0-36.9 3 6.4 2.0-18.8
Appalachia III 51 14 25.4 13.6-42.4 22 41.8 27.0-58.3 5 10.8 3.9-26.6 7 8.2 3.7-17.5 3 13.8 3.8-39.2
Catawba 30 7 21.1 9.8-39.5 16 57.0 37.6-74.4 4 15.0 5.2-36.0 2 4.9 1.2-18.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
Edisto Savannah 43 13 30.2 16.6-48.5 11 22.5 9.9-43.4 7 17.5 7.8-34.9 8 14.1 6.5-28.1 4 15.6 3.6-48.0
Low Country 38 10 21.1 10.8-37.2 19 51.6 33.1-69.7 3 4.8 1.4-15.1 5 18.7 6.2-44.6 1 3.8 0.5-22.4
Palmetto 85 14 17.9 10.0-30.1 56 66.6 54.0-77.2 4 6.3 2.3-15.8 8 6.5 2.9-13.7 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5
Pee Dee 39 5 10.2 3.4-26.7 13 34.5 19.4-53.5 6 12.7 5.0-28.8 8 26.3 12.8-46.4 7 16.3 7.2-32.9
Trident 73 15 15.3 9.0-25.0 35 52.0 39.4-64.4 8 11.3 5.3-22.5 10 12.0 6.0-22.6 5 9.3 3.8-21.2
Upper Savannah 32 7 14.2 6.3-29.2 14 47.9 28.6-67.7 4 12.9 4.4-32.5 7 25.0 11.1-47.1 0 0.0 . - .
Waccamaw 47 7 13.6 6.3-26.8 31 63.2 47.0-76.9 3 9.9 3.2-26.4 5 11.6 4.6-26.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
Wateree 41 7 16.5 7.3-33.3 20 52.4 35.5-68.7 8 20.0 9.5-37.4 5 9.0 3.5-21.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.7

* 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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