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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
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 985 717 71.6 68.1-74.8 136 13.5 11.1-16.2 29 3.6 2.4- 5.3 9 0.9 0.5- 1.9 94 10.5 8.3-13.1
GENDER
Male 420 300 71.4 66.1-76.2 59 13.3 10.1-17.4 12 3.7 2.0- 7.0 8 1.6 0.8- 3.4 41 9.9 6.9-14.0
Female 565 417 71.7 67.0-75.9 77 13.6 10.5-17.4 17 3.4 2.0- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 53 11.1 8.3-14.6
RACE
White 607 446 71.8 67.5-75.9 84 13.7 11.0-17.1 14 2.3 1.3- 4.0 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2 57 11.1 8.2-14.9
African American 347 250 71.9 65.9-77.2 50 13.6 9.8-18.6 14 4.9 2.7- 8.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 30 8.6 5.9-12.6
Other 21 16 66.2 39.8-85.3 1 7.7 1.1-38.5 1 9.3 1.3-43.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.9 4.9-44.4
HISPANIC
Yes 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 939 681 71.3 67.7-74.6 134 13.9 11.5-16.7 28 3.6 2.4- 5.4 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 87 10.3 8.1-13.0
AGE
18-24 5 3 59.4 18.7-90.3 1 20.3 2.7-70.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.3 2.7-70.1
25-34 27 13 48.2 29.0-68.0 1 5.3 0.8-29.4 2 5.5 1.3-20.9 0 0.0 . - . 11 41.0 23.1-61.5
35-44 73 49 70.4 57.0-81.0 13 18.5 9.8-32.2 7 5.9 2.5-13.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 3 3.8 1.1-12.4
45-54 168 124 72.5 63.6-80.0 24 11.6 7.4-17.8 5 5.2 2.1-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 15 10.6 5.9-18.5
55-64 310 236 76.1 70.6-80.9 41 12.5 9.1-16.9 8 3.3 1.6- 6.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 24 8.0 5.2-11.9
65+ 400 290 70.9 65.4-75.8 56 14.7 11.1-19.4 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4 7 2.1 1.0- 4.6 40 10.3 7.3-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 166 68.3 60.6-75.1 32 15.0 10.3-21.4 6 4.2 1.7-10.0 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 21 10.6 6.7-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 346 253 71.7 65.5-77.2 46 12.8 9.0-17.7 8 2.1 1.0- 4.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 37 12.7 8.7-18.0
Some Post-H.S. 243 180 75.0 68.4-80.6 35 13.3 9.3-18.8 7 3.4 1.5- 7.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7 19 7.6 4.6-12.4
College Graduate 164 116 70.8 62.4-78.0 23 13.1 8.4-19.9 8 6.4 3.0-13.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 16 9.4 5.5-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 168 69.6 61.8-76.4 36 16.5 11.1-23.9 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 25 10.5 6.8-15.9
$15,000- $24,999 211 146 69.9 62.3-76.6 39 16.1 11.4-22.4 8 4.2 2.0- 8.6 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 16 9.1 5.3-15.2
$25,000- $34,999 97 75 74.8 62.5-84.1 10 10.0 5.0-19.3 4 5.5 1.5-17.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 7 9.2 4.0-20.0
$35,000- $49,999 124 88 71.9 62.3-79.9 19 15.9 9.8-24.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 12 7.9 4.3-14.1
$50,000+ 173 128 73.1 64.6-80.2 22 10.7 6.9-16.3 6 3.7 1.6- 8.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 16 11.7 6.5-20.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 37 62.0 46.5-75.4 11 23.4 12.7-38.9 2 4.0 1.0-14.8 2 5.2 1.3-18.8 3 5.4 1.4-18.6
Appalachia II 92 62 65.8 53.8-76.0 15 17.9 10.3-29.4 5 6.6 2.4-17.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 9.7 4.8-18.6
Appalachia III 83 58 72.7 61.0-81.9 12 10.1 5.5-18.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 12 15.5 8.5-26.5
Catawba 62 48 73.2 57.8-84.5 5 7.6 2.8-18.7 1 3.0 0.4-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 16.2 7.4-31.8
Edisto Savannah 87 58 63.8 51.6-74.5 10 9.9 5.0-18.4 2 3.5 0.9-13.3 2 2.2 0.5- 8.6 15 20.6 12.2-32.7
Low Country 52 41 74.3 54.5-87.4 4 12.0 3.0-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 13.8 6.2-28.0
Palmetto 140 100 70.1 60.6-78.2 25 18.0 11.8-26.4 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 10 8.8 4.4-16.9
Pee Dee 102 76 72.1 61.0-81.0 15 17.9 10.6-28.5 3 2.8 0.9- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 7.3 3.5-14.4
Trident 105 83 76.8 64.4-85.8 10 8.7 4.3-16.9 4 3.7 1.3-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 10.8 4.4-24.5
Upper Savannah 61 43 72.9 58.5-83.6 8 8.4 3.9-17.4 4 8.4 2.9-21.8 1 3.4 0.5-20.4 5 6.9 2.6-17.5
Waccamaw 80 62 73.8 60.1-84.0 11 14.0 7.3-25.3 3 6.6 1.6-23.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 3 4.1 1.3-12.4
Wateree 55 41 82.3 70.3-90.1 9 10.8 5.2-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 4 5.4 1.9-14.6
Region***
Region I 116 80 67.8 57.4-76.8 19 15.3 9.3-24.1 6 6.4 2.7-14.2 3 4.2 1.3-12.6 8 6.2 2.8-13.3
Region II 175 120 68.9 60.6-76.2 27 14.4 9.4-21.4 6 4.3 1.7-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 22 12.4 7.9-18.9
Region III 202 148 71.0 63.1-77.9 30 14.8 10.1-21.3 5 2.9 1.1- 7.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 18 11.0 6.6-18.0
Region IV 157 117 75.7 67.5-82.4 24 15.4 10.0-23.0 3 1.8 0.6- 5.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 12 6.6 3.6-11.7
Region V 87 58 63.8 51.6-74.5 10 9.9 5.0-18.4 2 3.5 0.9-13.3 2 2.2 0.5- 8.6 15 20.6 12.2-32.7
Region VI 80 62 73.8 60.1-84.0 11 14.0 7.3-25.3 3 6.6 1.6-23.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 3 4.1 1.3-12.4
Region VII 105 83 76.8 64.4-85.8 10 8.7 4.3-16.9 4 3.7 1.3-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 10.8 4.4-24.5
Region VIII 52 41 74.3 54.5-87.4 4 12.0 3.0-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 13.8 6.2-28.0

*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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