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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how many times in the last year has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Once/year 2-3/year 4 or more time/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,059 208 18.8 15.9-22.1 268 26.7 23.1-30.6 297 27.8 24.4-31.5 286 26.7 23.4-30.3
GENDER
Male 428 92 20.1 15.6-25.4 116 28.0 22.9-33.7 101 23.2 18.4-28.7 119 28.7 23.5-34.6
Female 631 116 17.6 14.1-21.7 152 25.4 20.6-30.9 196 32.1 27.4-37.1 167 24.9 20.9-29.3
RACE
White 689 145 19.2 15.9-22.9 159 25.3 21.1-30.0 183 26.8 22.8-31.2 202 28.8 24.8-33.1
African American 323 55 18.5 13.2-25.3 96 27.8 21.5-35.1 103 30.9 24.6-38.0 69 22.8 17.2-29.7
AGE
35-44 63 4 8.1 1.9-29.0 15 34.6 20.2-52.5 17 25.3 14.1-41.3 27 31.9 19.8-47.0
45-54 215 44 19.3 13.4-27.0 61 27.7 20.6-36.2 55 26.2 19.3-34.4 55 26.8 19.9-35.0
55-64 309 65 19.3 14.7-25.1 69 22.2 17.1-28.3 86 28.3 22.5-34.9 89 30.1 24.0-37.1
65+ 451 91 20.7 16.4-25.7 116 24.9 20.5-29.9 134 29.7 24.7-35.2 110 24.8 20.0-30.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 38 19.0 13.0-27.0 48 20.6 13.7-29.6 87 32.7 25.6-40.6 65 27.7 20.9-35.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 358 71 19.6 14.5-25.9 103 30.5 24.3-37.5 80 22.1 17.1-28.2 104 27.8 21.9-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 256 57 18.5 13.4-24.9 59 23.1 16.9-30.8 74 33.0 25.7-41.3 66 25.4 19.5-32.5
College Graduate 204 42 17.7 12.6-24.4 56 31.5 23.6-40.7 56 25.4 18.5-33.9 50 25.4 18.7-33.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 44 17.0 12.0-23.6 47 16.7 11.4-24.0 86 39.5 31.7-47.9 60 26.7 20.1-34.5
$15,000- $24,999 206 36 17.8 11.3-26.8 52 25.3 17.4-35.4 56 26.9 19.6-35.7 62 29.9 22.2-39.1
$25,000- $34,999 132 25 16.1 10.0-24.9 43 36.4 25.2-49.2 37 23.6 16.1-33.3 27 23.9 14.9-36.0
$35,000- $49,999 113 22 13.5 8.2-21.4 33 33.1 23.0-45.0 28 27.6 17.9-39.9 30 25.8 17.3-36.6
$50,000+ 204 50 22.6 16.4-30.2 50 27.4 20.4-35.7 49 25.5 18.5-34.1 55 24.6 18.4-32.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 81 12 14.9 7.7-26.6 17 20.7 12.6-32.1 27 33.5 22.4-46.7 25 30.9 20.4-43.9
Appalachia II 51 9 15.1 7.1-29.2 17 36.1 22.4-52.5 11 21.2 11.0-36.9 14 27.6 16.1-43.0
Appalachia III 59 8 10.4 5.0-20.6 16 37.1 22.3-54.8 16 25.7 14.6-41.2 19 26.7 16.2-40.7
Catawba 45 13 26.9 15.4-42.6 15 37.9 22.7-55.9 9 19.8 10.0-35.4 8 15.5 7.6-29.0
Edisto Savannah 151 28 21.4 13.9-31.5 52 35.5 26.3-45.9 39 24.5 17.1-33.9 32 18.6 12.7-26.3
Low Country 108 27 22.1 14.9-31.6 24 23.2 15.2-33.8 27 24.3 16.2-34.8 30 30.3 21.1-41.5
Palmetto 91 21 25.0 15.5-37.8 19 21.4 13.3-32.7 24 28.0 18.2-40.6 27 25.5 17.1-36.2
Pee Dee 106 15 12.6 7.0-21.4 21 19.0 12.1-28.5 43 42.8 31.5-54.8 27 25.7 16.2-38.2
Trident 107 21 19.6 11.5-31.3 23 20.4 12.2-32.1 31 25.5 17.0-36.5 32 34.5 23.4-47.6
Upper Savannah 75 14 16.5 9.5-27.0 19 24.6 15.0-37.7 17 22.4 13.6-34.5 25 36.6 24.6-50.4
Waccamaw 106 23 20.5 13.4-29.9 23 22.6 14.9-32.6 27 26.2 17.8-36.9 33 30.8 21.4-42.0
Wateree 65 15 19.4 10.7-32.7 17 23.6 14.0-36.8 21 37.2 24.3-52.2 12 19.8 10.7-33.7
Region***
Region I 156 26 15.6 10.3-23.1 36 22.6 16.0-30.9 44 28.1 20.6-37.1 50 33.6 25.4-43.1
Region II 110 17 12.5 7.4-20.3 33 36.7 25.9-48.9 27 23.8 15.6-34.5 33 27.1 18.9-37.2
Region III 136 34 25.6 17.7-35.4 34 26.3 18.5-36.1 33 25.6 17.7-35.4 35 22.5 15.9-30.8
Region IV 171 30 15.1 10.0-22.3 38 20.7 14.8-28.2 64 40.7 31.9-50.1 39 23.5 16.3-32.6
Region V 151 28 21.4 13.9-31.5 52 35.5 26.3-45.9 39 24.5 17.1-33.9 32 18.6 12.7-26.3
Region VI 106 23 20.5 13.4-29.9 23 22.6 14.9-32.6 27 26.2 17.8-36.9 33 30.8 21.4-42.0
Region VII 107 21 19.6 11.5-31.3 23 20.4 12.2-32.1 31 25.5 17.0-36.5 32 34.5 23.4-47.6
Region VIII 108 27 22.1 14.9-31.6 24 23.2 15.2-33.8 27 24.3 16.2-34.8 30 30.3 21.1-41.5

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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