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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total #
Respondents
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 996 175 17.4 14.8-20.3 488 47.4 43.8-51.1 150 15.5 13.0-18.4 150 15.4 13.0-18.3 33 4.3 3.0- 6.1
GENDER
Male 421 80 18.2 14.3-22.9 202 46.2 40.8-51.8 69 17.3 13.4-22.1 54 13.3 10.0-17.6 16 4.9 3.0- 8.1
Female 575 95 16.6 13.4-20.5 286 48.5 43.8-53.3 81 13.8 10.8-17.4 96 17.4 14.0-21.4 17 3.7 2.2- 6.0
RACE
White 615 97 15.3 12.5-18.7 312 49.0 44.5-53.4 90 15.3 12.2-19.1 99 16.4 13.4-20.0 17 4.0 2.4- 6.6
African American 349 68 19.3 14.7-24.9 169 47.4 41.2-53.8 51 14.4 10.6-19.3 48 14.6 10.6-19.8 13 4.2 2.4- 7.3
Other 21 6 26.0 11.1-49.7 4 18.6 5.9-45.3 8 39.3 19.5-63.5 2 9.4 2.3-31.3 1 6.7 0.9-35.1
HISPANIC
Yes 10 2 31.8 8.6-69.7 4 30.4 10.5-61.9 2 25.8 6.7-62.9 2 12.0 2.5-42.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 949 163 16.7 14.1-19.7 469 47.8 44.1-51.6 141 15.4 12.8-18.3 144 15.7 13.1-18.6 32 4.4 3.1- 6.3
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 4 79.7 29.9-97.3 1 20.3 2.7-70.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 26 3 11.1 3.3-31.0 10 33.4 17.4-54.4 7 26.0 12.3-46.8 4 22.2 8.4-46.9 2 7.4 1.6-28.3
35-44 74 10 12.9 6.2-24.7 21 26.8 16.5-40.3 13 19.1 10.9-31.2 25 33.9 22.6-47.3 5 7.4 2.9-17.7
45-54 169 29 20.4 13.6-29.5 80 44.8 36.2-53.7 20 13.0 7.4-21.7 27 14.2 9.6-20.5 13 7.6 4.4-13.0
55-64 312 45 14.2 10.6-18.9 156 51.1 44.9-57.1 52 15.3 11.5-20.0 52 16.4 12.4-21.4 7 3.0 1.4- 6.4
65+ 408 87 20.7 16.6-25.4 216 53.2 47.7-58.7 57 14.7 11.2-19.0 42 9.3 6.6-12.9 6 2.2 0.9- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 38 16.9 11.6-24.1 100 44.5 37.1-52.2 43 17.2 12.4-23.2 44 17.7 12.8-24.0 7 3.6 1.7- 7.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 55 15.2 11.3-20.1 162 43.1 37.0-49.3 48 16.0 11.6-21.6 67 20.2 15.5-25.9 15 5.6 3.2- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 244 44 18.6 13.4-25.1 136 54.3 47.0-61.3 35 13.2 9.3-18.6 22 9.9 6.4-15.0 7 4.0 1.9- 8.3
College Graduate 169 37 21.0 15.2-28.4 89 52.1 43.7-60.4 24 15.8 10.1-23.9 16 9.4 5.5-15.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 43 15.0 10.8-20.4 100 43.5 35.8-51.4 37 16.1 11.3-22.4 45 20.2 14.3-27.7 9 5.2 2.7- 9.9
$15,000- $24,999 212 28 16.1 10.5-23.9 97 41.4 33.9-49.4 39 17.8 12.5-24.6 39 19.3 13.8-26.4 9 5.4 2.7-10.2
$25,000- $34,999 98 17 19.6 11.5-31.4 49 47.2 35.8-58.9 17 18.1 10.7-29.1 13 12.9 7.2-21.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.8
$35,000- $49,999 126 18 12.4 7.5-19.8 69 54.8 45.0-64.3 20 15.5 9.8-23.6 14 12.2 7.1-20.2 5 5.1 2.1-12.0
$50,000+ 177 35 20.3 14.3-28.1 95 49.6 41.3-57.9 22 13.3 8.0-21.2 20 12.2 7.8-18.7 5 4.6 1.8-11.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 56 6 15.3 6.0-33.8 27 46.6 32.5-61.2 11 17.7 9.7-30.3 10 16.1 8.0-29.6 2 4.4 1.1-16.1
Appalachia II 92 10 10.0 5.0-18.7 50 50.8 39.4-62.0 17 20.7 12.8-31.9 12 14.8 7.8-26.2 3 3.8 1.2-11.0
Appalachia III 88 10 9.3 4.7-17.7 47 49.9 38.0-61.7 11 13.3 6.8-24.3 15 20.5 12.0-32.8 5 7.0 2.8-16.7
Catawba 64 11 18.7 9.9-32.4 37 54.6 40.8-67.8 6 10.8 4.7-22.8 8 12.6 6.0-24.7 2 3.3 0.8-13.0
Edisto Savannah 91 19 19.3 12.2-29.4 38 41.5 30.5-53.4 15 14.8 8.3-24.9 16 19.2 11.5-30.4 3 5.2 1.7-15.1
Low Country 53 11 16.6 8.1-31.1 23 47.3 31.5-63.7 9 19.6 9.2-36.9 10 16.4 8.4-29.8 0 0.0 . - .
Palmetto 139 29 19.9 13.0-29.4 77 56.2 46.4-65.5 18 13.3 8.1-21.1 12 6.7 3.5-12.2 3 4.0 1.3-11.8
Pee Dee 101 11 10.9 5.8-19.5 44 43.9 32.9-55.5 26 25.4 16.6-36.8 15 15.0 8.2-26.0 5 4.9 1.9-11.8
Trident 103 18 18.2 10.7-29.1 54 45.3 34.1-57.1 15 16.6 8.7-29.2 12 16.3 8.6-28.7 4 3.6 1.2-10.3
Upper Savannah 63 15 22.4 13.1-35.8 28 42.4 29.6-56.3 4 5.3 1.9-13.6 14 23.3 13.4-37.3 2 6.6 1.7-22.7
Waccamaw 78 13 18.2 9.9-31.2 35 44.9 32.5-57.9 13 17.3 9.3-29.8 15 16.2 9.4-26.4 2 3.4 0.9-12.8
Wateree 56 17 29.1 16.9-45.2 23 39.6 25.3-56.0 3 5.0 1.6-14.9 11 20.3 11.0-34.4 2 6.0 1.3-23.3
Region***
Region I 119 21 19.1 11.8-29.2 55 44.3 34.7-54.5 15 11.1 6.6-18.1 24 19.9 13.0-29.3 4 5.6 2.0-14.3
Region II 180 20 9.6 6.0-15.2 97 50.3 42.1-58.6 28 17.2 11.7-24.7 27 17.5 11.6-25.4 8 5.3 2.6-10.6
Region III 203 40 19.5 13.7-27.0 114 55.7 47.6-63.4 24 12.5 8.2-18.6 20 8.5 5.2-13.6 5 3.7 1.5- 9.1
Region IV 157 28 17.4 11.5-25.5 67 42.3 33.4-51.8 29 18.1 12.0-26.3 26 16.9 11.0-25.1 7 5.3 2.3-11.6
Region V 91 19 19.3 12.2-29.4 38 41.5 30.5-53.4 15 14.8 8.3-24.9 16 19.2 11.5-30.4 3 5.2 1.7-15.1
Region VI 78 13 18.2 9.9-31.2 35 44.9 32.5-57.9 13 17.3 9.3-29.8 15 16.2 9.4-26.4 2 3.4 0.9-12.8
Region VII 103 18 18.2 10.7-29.1 54 45.3 34.1-57.1 15 16.6 8.7-29.2 12 16.3 8.6-28.7 4 3.6 1.2-10.3
Region VIII 53 11 16.6 8.1-31.1 23 47.3 31.5-63.7 9 19.6 9.2-36.9 10 16.4 8.4-29.8 0 0.0 . - .

*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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