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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,012 733 72.9 69.6-75.9 279 27.1 24.1-30.4
GENDER
Male 428 330 77.2 72.4-81.3 98 22.8 18.7-27.6
Female 584 403 68.8 64.3-73.0 181 31.2 27.0-35.7
RACE
White 625 452 71.2 67.1-75.0 173 28.8 25.0-32.9
African American 354 260 75.5 70.0-80.4 94 24.5 19.6-30.0
Other 22 15 73.3 50.8-88.0 7 26.7 12.0-49.2
HISPANIC
Yes 10 7 77.8 44.0-94.0 3 22.2 6.0-56.0
No 965 699 72.7 69.4-75.8 266 27.3 24.2-30.6
AGE
18-24 5 2 40.6 9.7-81.3 3 59.4 18.7-90.3
25-34 27 14 55.4 35.4-73.8 13 44.6 26.2-64.6
35-44 76 53 75.0 63.1-84.0 23 25.0 16.0-36.9
45-54 171 118 73.3 65.3-80.0 53 26.7 20.0-34.7
55-64 316 244 76.2 70.7-81.0 72 23.8 19.0-29.3
65+ 415 301 72.6 67.4-77.2 114 27.4 22.8-32.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 180 75.1 68.1-81.0 61 24.9 19.0-31.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 353 247 71.4 65.7-76.5 106 28.6 23.5-34.3
Some Post-H.S. 245 178 73.2 66.5-79.0 67 26.8 21.0-33.5
College Graduate 169 126 73.4 65.4-80.1 43 26.6 19.9-34.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 165 71.3 64.2-77.4 75 28.7 22.6-35.8
$15,000- $24,999 215 157 71.7 64.1-78.1 58 28.3 21.9-35.9
$25,000- $34,999 98 75 74.4 62.1-83.8 23 25.6 16.2-37.9
$35,000- $49,999 127 93 75.7 66.8-82.8 34 24.3 17.2-33.2
$50,000+ 177 134 75.6 67.9-81.9 43 24.4 18.1-32.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 56 39 72.8 59.0-83.3 17 27.2 16.7-41.0
Appalachia II 93 67 70.4 59.0-79.7 26 29.6 20.3-41.0
Appalachia III 89 68 75.3 63.9-84.0 21 24.7 16.0-36.1
Catawba 64 50 78.8 65.1-88.1 14 21.2 11.9-34.9
Edisto Savannah 92 64 67.4 55.3-77.5 28 32.6 22.5-44.7
Low Country 53 35 68.0 51.9-80.7 18 32.0 19.3-48.1
Palmetto 141 102 76.2 67.7-83.0 39 23.8 17.0-32.3
Pee Dee 104 79 78.8 69.1-86.1 25 21.2 13.9-30.9
Trident 107 75 69.4 57.8-79.0 32 30.6 21.0-42.2
Upper Savannah 64 44 68.0 53.8-79.5 20 32.0 20.5-46.2
Waccamaw 80 59 71.1 57.7-81.6 21 28.9 18.4-42.3
Wateree 56 42 76.3 61.5-86.6 14 23.7 13.4-38.5
Region***
Region I 120 83 70.2 60.4-78.4 37 29.8 21.6-39.6
Region II 182 135 72.7 64.8-79.4 47 27.3 20.6-35.2
Region III 205 152 77.0 70.0-82.7 53 23.0 17.3-30.0
Region IV 160 121 77.9 70.0-84.2 39 22.1 15.8-30.0
Region V 92 64 67.4 55.3-77.5 28 32.6 22.5-44.7
Region VI 80 59 71.1 57.7-81.6 21 28.9 18.4-42.3
Region VII 107 75 69.4 57.8-79.0 32 30.6 21.0-42.2
Region VIII 53 35 68.0 51.9-80.7 18 32.0 19.3-48.1

*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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