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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 1,118 574 53.7 49.8-57.5 544 46.3 42.5-50.2
GENDER
Male 450 218 49.6 43.7-55.6 232 50.4 44.4-56.3
Female 668 356 57.4 52.4-62.3 312 42.6 37.7-47.6
RACE
White 721 373 52.5 47.8-57.1 348 47.5 42.9-52.2
African American 347 181 57.6 50.6-64.3 166 42.4 35.7-49.4
AGE
35-44 65 47 79.3 65.9-88.3 18 20.7 11.7-34.1
45-54 223 110 47.1 38.7-55.5 113 52.9 44.5-61.3
55-64 319 181 60.0 53.4-66.3 138 40.0 33.7-46.6
65+ 488 224 46.2 40.8-51.7 264 53.8 48.3-59.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 109 41.5 33.9-49.6 154 58.5 50.4-66.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 379 185 55.1 48.4-61.6 194 44.9 38.4-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 262 150 55.7 47.8-63.3 112 44.3 36.7-52.2
College Graduate 210 129 64.2 55.9-71.8 81 35.8 28.2-44.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 113 47.4 39.5-55.5 137 52.6 44.5-60.5
$15,000- $24,999 215 109 50.2 40.9-59.6 106 49.8 40.4-59.1
$25,000- $34,999 133 72 54.1 42.5-65.4 61 45.9 34.6-57.5
$35,000- $49,999 115 68 64.4 53.3-74.1 47 35.6 25.9-46.7
$50,000+ 212 117 57.5 49.3-65.4 95 42.5 34.6-50.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 90 47 48.4 36.6-60.4 43 51.6 39.6-63.4
Appalachia II 54 29 56.2 41.1-70.3 25 43.8 29.7-58.9
Appalachia III 61 29 47.7 32.7-63.1 32 52.3 36.9-67.3
Catawba 48 29 61.1 45.5-74.8 19 38.9 25.2-54.5
Edisto Savannah 157 73 50.8 40.9-60.7 84 49.2 39.3-59.1
Low Country 113 57 53.0 42.5-63.3 56 47.0 36.7-57.5
Palmetto 93 51 59.4 47.7-70.1 42 40.6 29.9-52.3
Pee Dee 113 56 52.9 41.5-63.9 57 47.1 36.1-58.5
Trident 111 67 59.0 46.6-70.4 44 41.0 29.6-53.4
Upper Savannah 78 34 42.4 30.5-55.3 44 57.6 44.7-69.5
Waccamaw 116 61 50.0 39.7-60.4 55 50.0 39.6-60.3
Wateree 69 33 48.9 35.3-62.6 36 51.1 37.4-64.7
Region***
Region I 168 81 45.6 37.1-54.4 87 54.4 45.6-62.9
Region II 115 58 51.4 40.4-62.2 57 48.6 37.8-59.6
Region III 141 80 59.9 50.5-68.6 61 40.1 31.4-49.5
Region IV 182 89 51.4 42.5-60.1 93 48.6 39.9-57.5
Region V 157 73 50.8 40.9-60.7 84 49.2 39.3-59.1
Region VI 116 61 50.0 39.7-60.4 55 50.0 39.6-60.3
Region VII 111 67 59.0 46.6-70.4 44 41.0 29.6-53.4
Region VIII 113 57 53.0 42.5-63.3 56 47.0 36.7-57.5

Some demographic sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

* 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 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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