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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 688 487 70.7 66.5-74.5 110 15.5 12.7-18.9 25 4.2 2.6- 6.6 11 2.1 1.0- 4.4 55 7.6 5.7-10.0
GENDER
Male 285 190 66.1 59.5-72.1 50 17.8 13.3-23.3 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 7 3.4 1.4- 8.4 30 9.4 6.4-13.6
Female 403 297 74.6 69.4-79.2 60 13.6 10.2-17.8 17 5.0 2.8- 8.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 25 6.0 3.9- 9.0
RACE
White 487 340 69.8 65.1-74.1 82 16.8 13.4-20.9 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 6 1.4 0.6- 3.3 41 8.1 5.9-11.1
African American 193 142 73.8 65.7-80.6 27 12.9 8.4-19.5 6 3.6 1.3- 9.2 5 3.3 1.0-10.3 13 6.4 3.6-11.0
Other 5 2 18.3 3.4-59.3 1 24.0 3.1-75.6 1 38.4 6.3-85.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 19.2 2.4-69.7
HISPANIC
Yes 14 14 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 663 463 69.5 65.3-73.4 110 16.2 13.2-19.7 25 4.4 2.7- 6.9 11 2.2 1.0- 4.5 54 7.8 5.9-10.3
AGE
18-24 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 24 14 57.4 35.1-77.0 5 20.7 8.1-43.6 2 13.2 3.1-41.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.7 2.6-25.0
35-44 46 31 64.4 48.0-77.9 9 24.7 13.1-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 5 8.8 3.5-20.3
45-54 119 88 76.8 67.8-83.9 19 11.3 6.8-18.1 4 3.0 1.1- 8.0 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 6 6.8 3.0-14.6
55-64 199 140 71.4 63.8-78.0 35 17.5 12.2-24.5 7 3.5 1.5- 7.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 14 6.5 3.8-10.9
65+ 294 208 69.6 63.0-75.5 42 13.4 9.8-18.1 12 5.3 2.7-10.2 5 3.1 1.0- 9.5 27 8.6 5.7-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 95 72.0 62.4-79.9 25 15.6 10.0-23.4 5 5.8 2.2-14.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 6 4.2 1.7-10.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 182 75.7 68.9-81.4 29 11.3 7.6-16.4 8 2.8 1.3- 5.9 4 2.7 0.7- 9.6 19 7.6 4.7-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 185 131 67.2 58.8-74.7 34 21.4 15.0-29.7 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1 13 6.9 3.9-12.0
College Graduate 125 77 62.7 52.6-71.7 22 15.9 10.3-23.8 9 8.7 3.7-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 12.8 7.7-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 117 81.0 71.5-87.9 15 6.9 3.9-11.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 4 5.3 1.5-17.3 7 5.0 2.2-10.9
$15,000- $24,999 150 108 73.1 63.9-80.6 24 13.9 8.7-21.4 7 5.9 2.4-13.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 9 5.8 2.9-11.3
$25,000- $34,999 81 58 68.9 56.2-79.2 14 19.9 11.4-32.4 3 3.9 1.2-11.7 2 2.0 0.5- 8.4 4 5.2 1.8-14.0
$35,000- $49,999 85 48 62.6 51.2-72.8 23 23.8 15.7-34.4 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 10 9.0 4.5-17.2
$50,000+ 120 81 65.6 55.5-74.4 18 17.9 11.0-27.6 5 3.8 1.5- 9.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 15 11.7 6.9-19.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 42 71.8 55.5-83.9 7 14.5 6.6-29.0 5 12.0 4.3-29.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-10.9
Appalachia II 66 45 67.2 53.7-78.3 16 25.3 15.4-38.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.5 2.9-18.1
Appalachia III 71 51 75.5 62.8-84.8 13 16.2 8.6-28.5 2 2.4 0.5-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.0 2.4-14.0
Catawba 37 22 63.0 44.7-78.2 7 16.8 6.8-36.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 2 5.7 1.4-20.2 5 12.6 5.1-27.8
Edisto Savannah 64 47 78.6 66.4-87.2 5 5.9 2.4-14.1 3 4.2 1.1-14.9 4 5.6 2.0-14.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4
Low Country 36 26 74.3 54.4-87.5 7 16.9 6.9-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.6 0.4-16.9 2 6.2 1.4-23.0
Palmetto 94 65 68.5 56.7-78.4 14 15.4 9.0-25.3 5 8.2 2.9-21.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 9 7.4 3.5-14.8
Pee Dee 41 29 72.6 55.5-84.8 5 7.7 2.9-18.9 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 16.3 7.1-33.2
Trident 82 56 65.4 52.4-76.5 16 18.5 11.1-29.2 3 3.5 1.0-11.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.1 6 7.7 3.4-16.5
Upper Savannah 32 27 80.8 60.7-92.0 2 6.6 1.6-23.3 1 3.8 0.5-22.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.8 2.0-30.6
Waccamaw 58 36 66.1 52.4-77.5 12 17.1 9.5-28.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 2 3.6 0.8-15.0 6 10.7 4.7-22.8
Wateree 44 36 74.8 53.4-88.5 5 19.5 7.2-42.9 2 4.7 1.1-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Region***
Region I 87 69 75.1 62.8-84.4 9 11.6 5.8-21.8 6 9.0 3.5-21.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.3 1.3-13.3
Region II 137 96 71.4 62.3-79.1 29 20.6 14.0-29.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 6.7 3.5-12.6
Region III 131 87 66.8 57.0-75.4 21 15.9 10.0-24.3 6 6.2 2.4-15.4 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 14 9.0 5.1-15.4
Region IV 85 65 73.7 60.6-83.5 10 13.4 6.2-26.7 3 4.1 1.3-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 8.8 3.9-18.6
Region V 64 47 78.6 66.4-87.2 5 5.9 2.4-14.1 3 4.2 1.1-14.9 4 5.6 2.0-14.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4
Region VI 58 36 66.1 52.4-77.5 12 17.1 9.5-28.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 2 3.6 0.8-15.0 6 10.7 4.7-22.8
Region VII 82 56 65.4 52.4-76.5 16 18.5 11.1-29.2 3 3.5 1.0-11.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.1 6 7.7 3.4-16.5
Region VIII 36 26 74.3 54.4-87.5 7 16.9 6.9-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.6 0.4-16.9 2 6.2 1.4-23.0

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet were excluded from 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 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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