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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,000 212 21.7 18.8-24.8 788 78.3 75.2-81.2
GENDER
Male 422 88 20.5 16.5-25.2 334 79.5 74.8-83.5
Female 578 124 22.7 18.8-27.2 454 77.3 72.8-81.2
RACE
White 615 101 16.6 13.5-20.2 514 83.4 79.8-86.5
African American 352 102 27.6 22.5-33.5 250 72.4 66.5-77.5
Other 22 7 33.0 15.7-56.7 15 67.0 43.3-84.3
HISPANIC
Yes 10 5 62.0 30.3-85.9 5 38.0 14.1-69.7
No 955 194 20.6 17.7-23.8 761 79.4 76.2-82.3
AGE
18-24 5 1 30.4 4.6-79.9 4 69.6 20.1-95.4
25-34 27 3 9.9 3.0-28.0 24 90.1 72.0-97.0
35-44 76 11 16.3 8.1-29.9 65 83.7 70.1-91.9
45-54 170 34 18.2 12.6-25.5 136 81.8 74.5-87.4
55-64 311 68 23.5 18.5-29.4 243 76.5 70.6-81.5
65+ 409 94 25.2 20.5-30.5 315 74.8 69.5-79.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 60 26.2 20.2-33.3 176 73.8 66.7-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 74 22.2 17.2-28.2 273 77.8 71.8-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 244 50 20.6 15.5-26.9 194 79.4 73.1-84.5
College Graduate 169 27 14.6 9.9-20.9 142 85.4 79.1-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 70 28.9 22.3-36.5 168 71.1 63.5-77.7
$15,000- $24,999 213 43 23.0 16.8-30.8 170 77.0 69.2-83.2
$25,000- $34,999 98 16 17.7 10.5-28.3 82 82.3 71.7-89.5
$35,000- $49,999 125 22 17.0 11.0-25.3 103 83.0 74.7-89.0
$50,000+ 177 18 10.4 6.3-16.8 159 89.6 83.2-93.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 6 6.5 2.7-14.7 49 93.5 85.3-97.3
Appalachia II 93 24 28.2 18.9-39.9 69 71.8 60.1-81.1
Appalachia III 89 21 24.9 15.8-37.0 68 75.1 63.0-84.2
Catawba 63 8 14.9 7.3-28.0 55 85.1 72.0-92.7
Edisto Savannah 92 23 23.3 15.0-34.5 69 76.7 65.5-85.0
Low Country 52 12 29.9 15.6-49.5 40 70.1 50.5-84.4
Palmetto 141 26 18.3 12.2-26.5 115 81.7 73.5-87.8
Pee Dee 101 21 19.6 12.2-30.1 80 80.4 69.9-87.8
Trident 104 21 19.7 12.3-29.9 83 80.3 70.1-87.7
Upper Savannah 63 9 15.1 7.4-28.2 54 84.9 71.8-92.6
Waccamaw 79 17 17.7 10.5-28.2 62 82.3 71.8-89.5
Wateree 56 19 36.4 22.8-52.5 37 63.6 47.5-77.2
Region***
Region I 118 15 11.2 6.3-19.0 103 88.8 81.0-93.7
Region II 182 45 26.7 19.8-34.9 137 73.3 65.1-80.2
Region III 204 34 17.2 12.1-23.9 170 82.8 76.1-87.9
Region IV 157 40 25.6 18.4-34.5 117 74.4 65.5-81.6
Region V 92 23 23.3 15.0-34.5 69 76.7 65.5-85.0
Region VI 79 17 17.7 10.5-28.2 62 82.3 71.8-89.5
Region VII 104 21 19.7 12.3-29.9 83 80.3 70.1-87.7
Region VIII 52 12 29.9 15.6-49.5 40 70.1 50.5-84.4

* 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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