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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 1,120 800 69.8 66.1-73.2 320 30.2 26.8-33.9
GENDER
Male 451 333 70.2 64.3-75.6 118 29.8 24.4-35.7
Female 669 467 69.4 64.7-73.7 202 30.6 26.3-35.3
RACE
White 723 507 69.0 64.5-73.1 216 31.0 26.9-35.5
African American 347 253 70.2 63.2-76.4 94 29.8 23.6-36.8
AGE
35-44 65 29 53.8 38.1-68.8 36 46.2 31.2-61.9
45-54 224 160 66.1 57.5-73.8 64 33.9 26.2-42.5
55-64 319 232 72.9 66.3-78.7 87 27.1 21.3-33.7
65+ 489 368 76.1 71.0-80.5 121 23.9 19.5-29.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 190 73.1 65.4-79.6 73 26.9 20.4-34.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 380 273 69.1 62.4-75.1 107 30.9 24.9-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 263 185 70.0 62.4-76.6 78 30.0 23.4-37.6
College Graduate 211 150 66.6 57.8-74.4 61 33.4 25.6-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 178 67.6 59.5-74.8 74 32.4 25.2-40.5
$15,000- $24,999 215 154 72.4 63.6-79.7 61 27.6 20.3-36.4
$25,000- $34,999 134 105 74.6 62.2-84.0 29 25.4 16.0-37.8
$35,000- $49,999 115 79 64.3 52.5-74.6 36 35.7 25.4-47.5
$50,000+ 212 153 69.3 60.9-76.6 59 30.7 23.4-39.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 89 62 64.4 51.1-75.7 27 35.6 24.3-48.9
Appalachia II 54 36 65.3 49.4-78.4 18 34.7 21.6-50.6
Appalachia III 61 52 83.8 69.2-92.3 9 16.2 7.7-30.8
Catawba 48 31 64.2 48.4-77.4 17 35.8 22.6-51.6
Edisto Savannah 159 113 61.5 50.7-71.3 46 38.5 28.7-49.3
Low Country 113 79 68.6 57.9-77.6 34 31.4 22.4-42.1
Palmetto 93 66 74.6 63.9-82.9 27 25.4 17.1-36.1
Pee Dee 113 77 70.4 59.1-79.7 36 29.6 20.3-40.9
Trident 111 82 65.9 52.7-77.1 29 34.1 22.9-47.3
Upper Savannah 79 59 71.0 57.4-81.7 20 29.0 18.3-42.6
Waccamaw 117 83 70.5 60.2-79.0 34 29.5 21.0-39.8
Wateree 68 47 63.7 48.9-76.2 21 36.3 23.8-51.1
Region***
Region I 168 121 67.5 58.1-75.7 47 32.5 24.3-41.9
Region II 115 88 75.8 65.2-83.9 27 24.2 16.1-34.8
Region III 141 97 71.4 62.6-78.8 44 28.6 21.2-37.4
Region IV 181 124 67.9 59.0-75.6 57 32.1 24.4-41.0
Region V 159 113 61.5 50.7-71.3 46 38.5 28.7-49.3
Region VI 117 83 70.5 60.2-79.0 34 29.5 21.0-39.8
Region VII 111 82 65.9 52.7-77.1 29 34.1 22.9-47.3
Region VIII 113 79 68.6 57.9-77.6 34 31.4 22.4-42.1

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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