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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin . . . measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin . . . ? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Once Twice 3-4 times 5 or more times Never or Never heard of it
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 888 144 17.0 14.3-20.1 182 20.1 17.1-23.4 300 33.6 30.1-37.2 53 6.4 4.7- 8.7 209 23.0 19.9-26.3
GENDER
Male 375 70 19.7 15.5-24.8 87 22.5 17.9-27.9 127 33.3 28.2-38.8 23 5.5 3.5- 8.4 68 19.0 14.6-24.3
Female 513 74 14.4 11.1-18.4 95 17.7 14.3-21.8 173 33.8 29.2-38.7 30 7.4 4.8-11.0 141 26.7 22.6-31.2
RACE
White 559 89 16.9 13.6-20.8 128 22.4 18.8-26.5 199 35.6 31.3-40.1 18 3.1 1.9- 5.0 125 22.1 18.4-26.3
African American 301 51 17.1 12.6-22.7 47 16.8 12.0-23.0 93 30.6 24.8-37.1 34 11.6 7.9-16.7 76 23.9 18.8-30.0
Other 20 3 16.5 4.7-44.4 4 18.0 6.2-42.3 6 35.4 16.1-61.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 30.1 13.4-54.5
HISPANIC
Yes 6 0 0.0 . - . 3 54.4 17.9-86.7 1 23.6 3.4-73.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 22.0 4.4-63.3
No 853 140 17.3 14.5-20.5 177 20.2 17.2-23.6 293 33.8 30.3-37.6 50 6.4 4.7- 8.7 193 22.3 19.2-25.7
AGE
18-24 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 38.2 5.9-85.8 2 49.1 10.8-88.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.7 1.5-58.7
25-34 23 9 41.9 22.9-63.8 2 9.9 2.3-33.8 6 23.8 10.4-45.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 24.3 10.6-46.5
35-44 72 19 23.4 14.3-35.8 10 16.2 8.0-30.0 22 31.1 20.1-44.9 7 6.5 2.7-14.9 14 22.9 13.4-36.2
45-54 157 31 19.5 13.5-27.4 32 22.9 15.7-32.2 56 32.4 24.8-41.1 7 3.9 1.5- 9.5 31 21.3 14.4-30.4
55-64 291 39 12.8 9.1-17.7 67 22.2 17.5-27.7 110 39.5 33.5-45.8 14 5.2 2.9- 9.2 61 20.3 15.8-25.7
65+ 339 46 14.1 10.3-19.1 69 18.1 14.2-22.8 103 30.9 25.6-36.8 25 10.2 6.6-15.3 96 26.7 21.8-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 185 28 15.1 10.0-22.2 23 15.0 9.5-22.8 52 29.0 22.1-37.0 11 5.3 2.8- 9.8 71 35.6 28.0-44.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 43 13.2 9.5-18.1 71 23.7 18.3-30.0 100 30.9 25.3-37.1 20 7.7 4.6-12.6 75 24.5 19.2-30.7
Some Post-H.S. 232 42 18.7 13.5-25.3 45 17.8 13.1-23.8 88 38.3 31.3-45.8 16 7.7 4.5-13.1 41 17.4 12.5-23.6
College Graduate 160 31 25.1 17.6-34.4 43 22.5 16.5-29.9 60 38.3 30.4-46.9 6 3.2 1.4- 7.1 20 11.0 6.9-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 26 14.7 9.4-22.2 27 14.3 9.0-22.0 54 31.2 23.5-40.1 16 10.2 5.9-17.1 65 29.6 22.8-37.3
$15,000- $24,999 203 32 16.2 11.0-23.2 33 16.1 10.9-23.2 67 29.4 23.0-36.7 15 7.9 4.3-14.2 56 30.4 23.5-38.4
$25,000- $34,999 92 22 22.5 14.3-33.4 17 20.9 12.0-33.9 34 32.4 22.7-43.8 3 3.3 1.0- 9.7 16 21.0 12.3-33.7
$35,000- $49,999 116 18 18.8 11.7-28.8 36 29.2 20.8-39.2 32 27.5 19.2-37.7 7 6.0 2.8-12.5 23 18.5 12.0-27.3
$50,000+ 173 31 16.8 11.7-23.7 41 20.4 14.7-27.5 85 50.8 42.3-59.1 2 2.0 0.4- 8.9 14 10.0 5.2-18.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 47 10 22.9 11.8-39.7 8 20.0 8.8-39.4 21 42.3 27.7-58.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 7 13.8 6.4-27.4
Appalachia II 84 14 21.9 12.7-35.0 20 19.6 12.2-30.1 30 33.3 23.3-44.9 3 3.0 0.9- 9.4 17 22.2 13.5-34.2
Appalachia III 78 11 14.5 7.7-25.6 21 29.3 18.6-42.9 24 30.4 20.3-42.9 5 5.2 2.1-12.6 17 20.6 11.9-33.2
Catawba 53 8 16.2 7.5-31.7 11 21.7 11.6-36.8 25 46.7 32.4-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 15.4 7.8-28.2
Edisto Savannah 80 10 14.8 7.5-27.0 14 17.6 9.6-30.0 30 36.3 25.6-48.7 6 8.3 3.4-19.0 20 22.9 14.4-34.4
Low Country 47 3 9.2 2.4-29.9 12 26.7 14.9-43.2 15 32.9 18.0-52.3 5 11.1 4.0-27.3 12 20.1 10.6-34.8
Palmetto 125 29 23.2 15.8-32.7 30 21.0 14.3-29.7 36 30.7 22.3-40.6 8 7.2 3.3-15.1 22 17.9 11.3-27.2
Pee Dee 90 14 15.9 9.1-26.4 18 17.9 10.3-29.3 29 39.4 28.3-51.8 8 8.7 3.9-18.4 21 18.1 11.4-27.6
Trident 96 14 13.1 6.8-23.7 10 12.6 5.8-25.3 34 30.4 21.0-41.8 10 12.4 6.2-23.3 28 31.5 20.9-44.6
Upper Savannah 55 10 23.1 12.4-39.1 9 12.9 6.5-24.0 14 23.7 13.8-37.7 1 4.0 0.6-23.5 21 36.2 23.5-51.1
Waccamaw 69 13 16.2 9.2-27.0 15 21.8 12.4-35.6 20 24.4 15.3-36.6 3 4.8 1.1-18.1 18 32.8 20.7-47.6
Wateree 53 6 8.8 3.7-19.5 14 27.7 15.6-44.2 20 39.6 25.3-56.0 2 4.3 1.0-16.2 11 19.6 10.0-34.9
Region***
Region I 102 20 23.0 14.7-34.1 17 16.3 9.3-27.0 35 32.6 23.5-43.1 2 2.6 0.5-12.3 28 25.5 17.4-35.8
Region II 162 25 18.4 12.2-26.9 41 24.1 17.4-32.5 54 31.9 24.6-40.3 8 4.1 2.0- 8.2 34 21.4 14.9-29.8
Region III 178 37 21.1 15.0-28.8 41 21.2 15.3-28.5 61 35.5 28.0-43.8 8 5.0 2.3-10.7 31 17.2 11.7-24.4
Region IV 143 20 13.3 8.3-20.7 32 21.5 14.5-30.6 49 39.5 30.4-49.3 10 7.1 3.5-13.8 32 18.7 12.8-26.5
Region V 80 10 14.8 7.5-27.0 14 17.6 9.6-30.0 30 36.3 25.6-48.7 6 8.3 3.4-19.0 20 22.9 14.4-34.4
Region VI 69 13 16.2 9.2-27.0 15 21.8 12.4-35.6 20 24.4 15.3-36.6 3 4.8 1.1-18.1 18 32.8 20.7-47.6
Region VII 96 14 13.1 6.8-23.7 10 12.6 5.8-25.3 34 30.4 21.0-41.8 10 12.4 6.2-23.3 28 31.5 20.9-44.6
Region VIII 47 3 9.2 2.4-29.9 12 26.7 14.9-43.2 15 32.9 18.0-52.3 5 11.1 4.0-27.3 12 20.1 10.6-34.8

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Never in the reponses represent those who had never had the test and those who had never heard of the test.

#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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