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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 1,121 305 27.2 23.9-30.7 816 72.8 69.3-76.1
GENDER
Male 450 115 26.6 21.7-32.1 335 73.4 67.9-78.3
Female 671 190 27.8 23.5-32.5 481 72.2 67.5-76.5
RACE
White 723 177 26.1 22.2-30.3 546 73.9 69.7-77.8
African American 347 119 30.1 24.2-36.7 228 69.9 63.3-75.8
AGE
35-44 65 14 17.0 9.1-29.3 51 83.0 70.7-90.9
45-54 224 61 25.7 19.1-33.6 163 74.3 66.4-80.9
55-64 319 91 26.8 21.3-33.0 228 73.2 67.0-78.7
65+ 490 127 27.2 22.6-32.4 363 72.8 67.6-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 88 31.2 24.6-38.6 174 68.8 61.4-75.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 381 96 23.4 18.5-29.3 285 76.6 70.7-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 68 32.3 24.9-40.7 195 67.7 59.3-75.1
College Graduate 211 51 22.2 16.3-29.3 160 77.8 70.7-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 85 38.2 30.4-46.6 167 61.8 53.4-69.6
$15,000- $24,999 215 64 26.8 20.0-34.9 151 73.2 65.1-80.0
$25,000- $34,999 133 30 20.7 13.5-30.5 103 79.3 69.5-86.5
$35,000- $49,999 115 31 27.0 18.3-37.9 84 73.0 62.1-81.7
$50,000+ 212 41 22.9 16.4-31.1 171 77.1 68.9-83.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 90 23 26.6 16.9-39.3 67 73.4 60.7-83.1
Appalachia II 54 16 24.7 14.6-38.7 38 75.3 61.3-85.4
Appalachia III 61 11 13.7 7.2-24.7 50 86.3 75.3-92.8
Catawba 48 15 30.0 17.9-45.6 33 70.0 54.4-82.1
Edisto Savannah 159 49 35.0 25.7-45.5 110 65.0 54.5-74.3
Low Country 113 30 26.9 18.5-37.3 83 73.1 62.7-81.5
Palmetto 93 24 29.5 19.7-41.8 69 70.5 58.2-80.3
Pee Dee 113 36 33.6 23.4-45.5 77 66.4 54.5-76.6
Trident 110 30 28.6 19.0-40.6 80 71.4 59.4-81.0
Upper Savannah 79 15 23.0 13.3-36.9 64 77.0 63.1-86.7
Waccamaw 117 30 23.4 15.9-33.1 87 76.6 66.9-84.1
Wateree 69 18 25.7 15.8-39.0 51 74.3 61.0-84.2
Region***
Region I 169 38 24.9 17.6-34.0 131 75.1 66.0-82.4
Region II 115 27 18.5 12.3-26.9 88 81.5 73.1-87.7
Region III 141 39 29.7 21.6-39.2 102 70.3 60.8-78.4
Region IV 182 54 30.6 23.0-39.5 128 69.4 60.5-77.0
Region V 159 49 35.0 25.7-45.5 110 65.0 54.5-74.3
Region VI 117 30 23.4 15.9-33.1 87 76.6 66.9-84.1
Region VII 110 30 28.6 19.0-40.6 80 71.4 59.4-81.0
Region VIII 113 30 26.9 18.5-37.3 83 73.1 62.7-81.5

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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