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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Have you ever had any sores or irritations on your feet that took more than four weeks to heal?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 583 62 11.8 8.7-16.0 521 88.2 84.0-91.3
GENDER
Male 235 31 15.1 9.8-22.4 204 84.9 77.6-90.2
Female 348 31 9.0 5.7-13.8 317 91.0 86.2-94.3
RACE
White 390 42 10.5 7.6-14.3 348 89.5 85.7-92.4
African American 172 17 12.6 7.2-21.4 155 87.4 78.6-92.8
Other 11 1 21.7 3.4-68.7 10 78.3 31.3-96.6
HISPANIC
Yes 15 1 4.1 0.6-24.9 14 95.9 75.1-99.4
No 556 59 11.9 8.6-16.2 497 88.1 83.8-91.4
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 27 2 6.7 1.6-24.1 25 93.3 75.9-98.4
35-44 48 7 21.7 8.6-44.8 41 78.3 55.2-91.4
45-54 120 15 13.6 7.3-24.1 105 86.4 75.9-92.7
55-64 169 16 8.3 4.9-13.8 153 91.7 86.2-95.1
65+ 208 22 12.0 7.2-19.3 186 88.0 80.7-92.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 22 15.4 9.3-24.4 116 84.6 75.6-90.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 12 10.1 4.8-20.1 177 89.9 79.9-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 136 17 12.0 7.1-19.5 119 88.0 80.5-92.9
College Graduate 119 11 9.8 4.9-18.5 108 90.2 81.5-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 16 12.6 5.9-24.9 105 87.4 75.1-94.1
$15,000- $24,999 149 18 12.3 7.5-19.6 131 87.7 80.4-92.5
$25,000- $34,999 63 8 15.0 7.2-28.8 55 85.0 71.2-92.8
$35,000- $49,999 77 3 2.9 0.8- 9.5 74 97.1 90.5-99.2
$50,000+ 100 6 6.3 2.7-14.0 94 93.7 86.0-97.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 7 14.6 6.7-29.0 32 85.4 71.0-93.3
Appalachia II 58 8 9.5 4.2-20.0 50 90.5 80.0-95.8
Appalachia III 52 5 9.9 3.6-24.6 47 90.1 75.4-96.4
Catawba 30 1 3.3 0.5-20.3 29 96.7 79.7-99.5
Edisto Savannah 44 10 34.9 17.2-58.0 34 65.1 42.0-82.8
Low Country 38 4 11.5 3.7-30.1 34 88.5 69.9-96.3
Palmetto 86 7 11.1 4.0-27.0 79 88.9 73.0-96.0
Pee Dee 40 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 39 98.7 91.0-99.8
Trident 73 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 68 95.4 88.7-98.2
Upper Savannah 32 5 14.0 5.7-30.7 27 86.0 69.3-94.3
Waccamaw 46 5 16.5 7.0-34.0 41 83.5 66.0-93.0
Wateree 42 4 12.4 4.5-30.0 38 87.6 70.0-95.5

* 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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