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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 694 498 70.0 65.8-73.8 196 30.0 26.2-34.2
GENDER
Male 289 208 70.7 64.3-76.4 81 29.3 23.6-35.7
Female 405 290 69.4 63.8-74.4 115 30.6 25.6-36.2
RACE
White 492 347 68.1 63.3-72.6 145 31.9 27.4-36.7
African American 193 144 72.9 64.6-79.8 49 27.1 20.2-35.4
Other 5 3 74.4 28.6-95.5 2 25.6 4.5-71.4
HISPANIC
Yes 14 9 57.0 28.2-81.7 5 43.0 18.3-71.8
No 669 481 70.6 66.4-74.5 188 29.4 25.5-33.6
AGE
18-24 2 1 42.7 4.5-92.3 1 57.3 7.7-95.5
25-34 24 14 65.9 44.4-82.4 10 34.1 17.6-55.6
35-44 46 24 55.7 40.1-70.2 22 44.3 29.8-59.9
45-54 119 90 73.9 64.1-81.7 29 26.1 18.3-35.9
55-64 202 158 77.1 69.6-83.2 44 22.9 16.8-30.4
65+ 297 208 67.3 60.5-73.5 89 32.7 26.5-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 100 73.0 62.9-81.2 36 27.0 18.8-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 245 182 71.0 63.8-77.3 63 29.0 22.7-36.2
Some Post-H.S. 185 124 63.9 55.6-71.4 61 36.1 28.6-44.4
College Graduate 126 90 73.1 64.0-80.6 36 26.9 19.4-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 102 61.1 50.6-70.8 47 38.9 29.2-49.4
$15,000- $24,999 149 114 77.8 69.6-84.3 35 22.2 15.7-30.4
$25,000- $34,999 81 64 75.0 62.2-84.6 17 25.0 15.4-37.8
$35,000- $49,999 86 61 70.4 58.7-79.9 25 29.6 20.1-41.3
$50,000+ 121 82 69.1 59.7-77.1 39 30.9 22.9-40.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 46 79.6 63.5-89.8 9 20.4 10.2-36.5
Appalachia II 67 46 67.5 54.0-78.6 21 32.5 21.4-46.0
Appalachia III 72 53 74.8 62.1-84.3 19 25.2 15.7-37.9
Catawba 38 28 77.4 60.6-88.4 10 22.6 11.6-39.4
Edisto Savannah 64 49 72.0 55.5-84.1 15 28.0 15.9-44.5
Low Country 34 25 78.4 58.8-90.2 9 21.6 9.8-41.2
Palmetto 94 63 66.4 54.7-76.3 31 33.6 23.7-45.3
Pee Dee 43 27 58.9 41.7-74.2 16 41.1 25.8-58.3
Trident 82 53 63.5 50.8-74.7 29 36.5 25.3-49.2
Upper Savannah 32 24 70.3 50.3-84.6 8 29.7 15.4-49.7
Waccamaw 59 42 63.5 48.8-76.0 17 36.5 24.0-51.2
Wateree 45 35 78.7 62.7-89.0 10 21.3 11.0-37.3
Region***
Region I 87 70 76.2 64.1-85.2 17 23.8 14.8-35.9
Region II 139 99 71.3 62.2-78.9 40 28.7 21.1-37.8
Region III 132 91 69.8 60.4-77.8 41 30.2 22.2-39.6
Region IV 88 62 68.7 56.6-78.7 26 31.3 21.3-43.4
Region V 64 49 72.0 55.5-84.1 15 28.0 15.9-44.5
Region VI 59 42 63.5 48.8-76.0 17 36.5 24.0-51.2
Region VII 82 53 63.5 50.8-74.7 29 36.5 25.3-49.2
Region VIII 34 25 78.4 58.8-90.2 9 21.6 9.8-41.2

*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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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