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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Have you ever had any sores or irritations on your feet that took more than four weeks to heal?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,010 92 8.3 6.6-10.4 918 91.7 89.6-93.4
GENDER
Male 427 32 6.5 4.5- 9.2 395 93.5 90.8-95.5
Female 583 60 10.0 7.4-13.3 523 90.0 86.7-92.6
RACE
White 623 58 9.5 7.2-12.5 565 90.5 87.5-92.8
African American 354 32 6.6 4.4- 9.9 322 93.4 90.1-95.6
Other 22 2 10.5 2.6-34.1 20 89.5 65.9-97.4
HISPANIC
Yes 10 1 3.4 0.4-22.0 9 96.6 78.0-99.6
No 965 88 8.4 6.7-10.6 877 91.6 89.4-93.3
AGE
18-24 5 2 40.6 9.1-82.3 3 59.4 17.7-90.9
25-34 27 3 10.4 3.3-28.4 24 89.6 71.6-96.7
35-44 76 9 10.6 5.2-20.3 67 89.4 79.7-94.8
45-54 171 21 9.1 5.6-14.5 150 90.9 85.5-94.4
55-64 314 34 9.3 6.5-13.1 280 90.7 86.9-93.5
65+ 415 23 5.2 3.2- 8.3 392 94.8 91.7-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 19 7.0 4.2-11.5 219 93.0 88.5-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 353 40 10.2 7.2-14.3 313 89.8 85.7-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 246 19 7.1 4.3-11.6 227 92.9 88.4-95.7
College Graduate 169 14 7.7 4.3-13.4 155 92.3 86.6-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 31 9.4 6.3-13.9 209 90.6 86.1-93.7
$15,000- $24,999 214 22 9.3 5.8-14.4 192 90.7 85.6-94.2
$25,000- $34,999 98 9 7.3 3.5-14.7 89 92.7 85.3-96.5
$35,000- $49,999 127 6 5.4 2.2-12.3 121 94.6 87.7-97.8
$50,000+ 177 9 4.9 2.5- 9.5 168 95.1 90.5-97.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 3 3.5 1.0-11.5 52 96.5 88.5-99.0
Appalachia II 93 11 12.2 6.5-21.7 82 87.8 78.3-93.5
Appalachia III 88 9 12.4 6.2-23.3 79 87.6 76.7-93.8
Catawba 64 7 13.0 5.8-26.5 57 87.0 73.5-94.2
Edisto Savannah 93 9 10.8 5.0-22.0 84 89.2 78.0-95.0
Low Country 53 5 6.0 2.2-15.3 48 94.0 84.7-97.8
Palmetto 140 10 5.0 2.6- 9.4 130 95.0 90.6-97.4
Pee Dee 104 11 8.7 4.4-16.3 93 91.3 83.7-95.6
Trident 107 7 5.6 2.6-11.9 100 94.4 88.1-97.4
Upper Savannah 64 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 62 98.6 94.4-99.7
Waccamaw 80 12 15.2 7.9-27.1 68 84.8 72.9-92.1
Wateree 56 6 5.8 2.4-13.1 50 94.2 86.9-97.6
Region***
Region I 119 5 2.4 0.9- 6.0 114 97.6 94.0-99.1
Region II 181 20 12.3 7.7-19.0 161 87.7 81.0-92.3
Region III 204 17 7.5 4.4-12.5 187 92.5 87.5-95.6
Region IV 160 17 7.6 4.4-12.8 143 92.4 87.2-95.6
Region V 93 9 10.8 5.0-22.0 84 89.2 78.0-95.0
Region VI 80 12 15.2 7.9-27.1 68 84.8 72.9-92.1
Region VII 107 7 5.6 2.6-11.9 100 94.4 88.1-97.4
Region VIII 53 5 6.0 2.2-15.3 48 94.0 84.7-97.8

*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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