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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 1,103 264 21.9 19.0-25.1 508 43.7 39.9-47.6 149 16.3 13.4-19.8 149 13.9 11.3-17.0 33 4.1 2.6- 6.4
GENDER
Male 444 101 21.8 17.4-26.9 197 40.6 35.0-46.5 67 18.4 13.8-24.1 60 12.7 9.5-16.8 19 6.5 3.7-11.1
Female 659 163 22.0 18.4-26.0 311 46.6 41.5-51.8 82 14.4 11.0-18.6 89 15.1 11.3-19.8 14 1.9 1.1- 3.5
RACE
White 714 168 23.2 19.6-27.4 324 42.9 38.4-47.5 99 15.9 12.7-19.6 108 15.8 12.3-20.0 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
African American 339 82 19.4 14.9-24.9 160 45.3 38.2-52.6 46 16.6 11.3-23.8 35 11.8 8.0-17.1 16 6.9 3.6-12.8
AGE
35-44 64 11 15.7 7.3-30.5 26 39.8 25.1-56.6 9 22.6 10.8-41.1 14 17.4 9.2-30.5 4 4.5 1.5-13.2
45-54 221 43 18.1 12.7-25.2 102 44.6 36.3-53.3 32 16.9 11.3-24.4 34 13.8 9.1-20.3 10 6.6 3.0-14.0
55-64 316 66 22.4 17.0-28.9 134 39.3 33.0-46.0 50 17.0 12.1-23.2 56 17.8 13.4-23.3 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0
65+ 479 141 27.8 23.3-32.8 235 47.9 42.5-53.5 55 12.9 9.5-17.3 42 9.0 6.1-13.1 6 2.4 0.7- 7.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 65 23.4 17.7-30.3 109 38.1 30.7-46.1 38 16.6 11.3-23.7 35 16.1 9.9-25.0 9 5.9 2.5-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 374 80 19.1 14.6-24.7 172 46.1 39.3-53.0 53 18.6 13.2-25.6 57 13.3 9.8-17.8 12 2.9 1.5- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 259 59 18.9 14.0-25.0 120 41.3 33.9-49.0 34 17.3 11.5-25.3 39 18.0 12.5-25.2 7 4.6 1.8-11.3
College Graduate 210 60 28.8 21.6-37.3 103 49.3 40.7-57.9 24 10.9 6.9-16.7 18 7.4 4.2-12.8 5 3.6 1.2-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 52 21.1 15.2-28.5 115 41.6 34.0-49.6 31 15.1 9.7-22.7 42 17.2 12.0-23.9 9 5.1 1.9-12.9
$15,000- $24,999 212 53 24.2 17.5-32.5 81 34.0 26.1-42.9 30 17.9 11.1-27.6 42 19.9 12.6-30.0 6 3.9 1.6- 9.1
$25,000- $34,999 132 32 18.5 12.1-27.1 63 51.9 40.2-63.3 22 13.9 8.2-22.3 10 8.6 4.1-17.2 5 7.2 2.3-20.6
$35,000- $49,999 115 25 20.8 13.1-31.6 56 39.9 29.7-51.0 18 23.2 14.4-35.1 12 13.2 6.5-25.0 4 2.9 0.9- 8.6
$50,000+ 211 56 26.2 19.4-34.2 101 48.9 40.7-57.2 24 9.8 6.3-14.8 24 11.7 7.4-18.0 6 3.5 1.2- 9.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 89 17 17.4 10.4-27.7 45 45.1 33.7-57.0 10 13.9 6.4-27.5 11 10.2 5.2-18.8 6 13.5 5.9-27.7
Appalachia II 54 10 17.3 8.8-31.1 23 39.4 25.8-54.8 10 23.2 12.2-39.6 9 17.0 8.5-31.1 2 3.1 0.7-11.7
Appalachia III 61 11 18.6 9.4-33.5 29 43.2 29.0-58.6 14 19.6 10.9-32.8 5 14.0 4.7-35.0 2 4.5 1.0-18.0
Catawba 48 8 14.9 7.0-28.8 25 52.8 37.2-67.9 8 17.6 8.8-32.1 7 14.7 7.0-28.2 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto Savannah 155 29 16.8 11.3-24.1 82 48.6 38.8-58.5 17 15.3 7.9-27.4 24 17.1 10.8-25.9 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7
Low Country 109 42 43.8 33.4-54.8 43 33.0 24.4-43.0 12 12.8 7.2-21.9 9 6.6 3.3-12.9 3 3.7 1.0-12.5
Palmetto 91 34 35.4 25.2-47.1 37 37.5 26.8-49.5 10 14.5 6.7-28.5 8 11.3 5.3-22.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Pee Dee 112 23 19.5 12.1-29.8 46 43.3 32.4-54.9 18 17.4 9.6-29.5 24 18.0 11.6-26.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.0
Trident 110 30 19.9 13.1-29.1 49 45.4 33.8-57.5 11 13.1 6.2-25.8 13 10.6 5.7-19.0 7 11.0 4.2-25.7
Upper Savannah 79 18 22.7 14.0-34.6 39 46.1 33.9-58.8 7 13.4 5.5-29.2 14 17.3 9.8-28.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
Waccamaw 114 23 16.2 10.5-24.1 50 45.7 35.4-56.4 22 19.9 13.0-29.3 14 12.9 7.5-21.3 5 5.3 1.9-13.9
Wateree 66 13 15.3 8.5-26.2 33 47.1 33.4-61.2 9 15.4 7.1-30.5 10 20.9 10.7-36.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
Region***
Region I 168 35 19.9 14.0-27.4 84 45.6 37.1-54.3 17 13.7 7.7-23.2 25 13.5 8.8-20.2 7 7.4 3.3-15.8
Region II 115 21 18.0 11.1-27.9 52 41.5 31.3-52.5 24 21.2 13.8-31.1 14 15.3 8.0-27.2 4 3.9 1.3-11.1
Region III 139 42 29.0 21.3-38.0 62 42.3 33.1-52.1 18 15.5 9.0-25.4 15 12.4 7.2-20.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Region IV 178 36 17.9 12.3-25.3 79 44.7 36.0-53.7 27 16.7 10.4-25.6 34 19.1 13.1-26.9 2 1.6 0.4- 7.1
Region V 155 29 16.8 11.3-24.1 82 48.6 38.8-58.5 17 15.3 7.9-27.4 24 17.1 10.8-25.9 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7
Region VI 114 23 16.2 10.5-24.1 50 45.7 35.4-56.4 22 19.9 13.0-29.3 14 12.9 7.5-21.3 5 5.3 1.9-13.9
Region VII 110 30 19.9 13.1-29.1 49 45.4 33.8-57.5 11 13.1 6.2-25.8 13 10.6 5.7-19.0 7 11.0 4.2-25.7
Region VIII 109 42 43.8 33.4-54.8 43 33.0 24.4-43.0 12 12.8 7.2-21.9 9 6.6 3.3-12.9 3 3.7 1.0-12.5

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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