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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin A1c measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months.
About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin A1c? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Once Twice 3-4 times 5 or more times Never or Never heard of it
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,163 164 15.0 12.5-18.0 266 22.9 19.8-26.2 455 40.2 36.4-44.2 74 6.3 4.8- 8.3 204 15.6 13.1-18.4
GENDER
Male 474 69 15.3 11.4-20.2 130 25.3 20.6-30.6 168 39.9 33.7-46.4 30 5.9 3.8- 8.9 77 13.6 10.1-18.1
Female 689 95 14.7 11.6-18.5 136 20.6 16.8-25.1 287 40.5 36.0-45.3 44 6.7 4.6- 9.6 127 17.4 14.2-21.1
RACE
White 742 112 16.8 13.5-20.7 179 23.1 19.5-27.2 290 40.6 35.7-45.7 34 3.6 2.4- 5.4 127 15.8 12.7-19.4
African American 328 46 14.5 10.0-20.5 71 24.0 18.2-30.9 132 38.7 32.0-45.9 33 10.5 7.0-15.5 46 12.3 8.4-17.6
Other 53 5 5.0 1.8-13.0 8 15.8 6.4-33.8 22 47.1 30.1-64.9 2 6.1 1.2-26.3 16 26.1 14.5-42.3
HISPANIC
Yes 14 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.0 2.7-57.0 6 42.4 14.9-75.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 41.5 15.8-72.9
No 1,113 164 15.7 13.0-18.8 257 23.2 20.0-26.6 438 40.2 36.3-44.3 70 6.2 4.7- 8.3 184 14.7 12.3-17.5
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 79.0 19.0-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.0 1.6-81.0
25-34 24 5 9.1 3.0-24.5 8 30.0 11.1-59.7 7 48.0 20.7-76.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 3 10.7 3.1-31.1
35-44 75 15 20.1 11.2-33.4 14 16.6 8.4-30.1 31 46.0 32.0-60.7 5 4.7 1.7-12.1 10 12.6 5.5-26.2
45-54 211 37 18.6 12.7-26.4 58 24.8 18.5-32.4 71 33.6 26.4-41.6 12 4.9 2.3-10.0 33 18.2 12.2-26.2
55-64 338 46 12.8 8.9-18.2 79 24.7 19.4-31.0 135 40.0 33.7-46.6 27 8.6 5.6-12.9 51 13.9 10.2-18.6
65+ 513 61 14.1 10.4-18.7 107 21.6 17.4-26.4 210 40.9 35.7-46.3 29 6.6 4.1-10.5 106 16.8 13.5-20.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 21 9.9 6.2-15.5 44 23.1 16.6-31.3 77 33.5 26.3-41.5 19 11.0 6.5-18.0 64 22.4 16.5-29.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 372 55 17.8 12.8-24.3 76 18.4 14.0-23.8 146 38.6 32.3-45.2 25 5.6 3.6- 8.6 70 19.6 14.7-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 288 46 12.3 8.6-17.3 62 20.5 15.2-26.9 130 52.3 43.8-60.6 17 4.9 2.5- 9.2 33 10.1 6.6-15.1
College Graduate 272 41 18.2 12.8-25.2 83 31.2 24.1-39.2 102 36.0 28.8-43.8 13 5.1 2.6- 9.7 33 9.6 6.5-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 21 11.1 6.5-18.2 29 11.9 7.8-17.6 82 39.4 31.2-48.2 18 10.1 5.9-16.7 54 27.6 19.9-37.0
$15,000- $24,999 229 31 13.6 8.2-21.6 44 18.9 12.9-26.9 99 46.7 36.5-57.2 14 6.8 3.4-13.0 41 14.0 9.6-20.0
$25,000- $34,999 152 22 13.6 8.3-21.3 34 27.0 17.8-38.6 65 42.9 32.8-53.5 6 4.1 1.8- 9.0 25 12.5 7.8-19.6
$35,000- $49,999 145 24 15.3 9.7-23.4 45 27.3 19.3-37.1 53 41.5 31.2-52.6 8 5.6 2.3-12.9 15 10.4 5.8-18.0
$50,000+ 269 53 20.9 15.4-27.8 76 26.9 20.9-33.9 100 38.5 31.7-45.8 16 5.2 2.7- 9.7 24 8.5 5.3-13.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 84 11 15.2 7.7-27.7 26 34.9 22.4-49.9 28 28.0 18.5-40.1 4 6.9 2.2-19.4 15 15.0 8.3-25.6
Appalachia II 71 12 15.3 8.5-25.8 20 29.0 18.4-42.5 21 31.0 20.1-44.5 3 4.0 0.9-15.8 15 20.8 11.5-34.7
Appalachia III 63 14 19.4 9.9-34.7 13 22.1 11.2-38.9 22 41.3 24.6-60.3 4 5.5 1.9-15.0 10 11.7 5.5-22.9
Catawba 52 7 12.3 5.5-25.0 9 17.5 8.4-32.8 25 49.1 34.6-63.8 5 12.5 5.0-27.9 6 8.7 3.7-18.9
Edisto Savannah 161 27 17.8 12.0-25.6 32 18.7 12.8-26.5 56 36.9 28.3-46.5 8 6.6 2.7-15.1 38 20.0 14.2-27.4
Low Country 123 17 16.1 9.1-27.0 30 24.9 16.7-35.4 49 36.2 26.0-47.8 10 9.7 4.9-18.1 17 13.1 7.0-23.1
Palmetto 77 14 20.6 11.4-34.5 15 18.5 10.9-29.7 32 41.0 29.0-54.1 2 2.9 0.7-10.9 14 17.1 9.2-29.4
Pee Dee 104 10 9.3 4.6-17.6 20 19.8 12.3-30.1 44 44.3 33.6-55.5 7 7.2 3.3-15.0 23 19.5 12.4-29.4
Trident 120 15 12.5 7.3-20.5 31 23.5 16.0-33.3 51 48.0 37.3-58.9 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6 18 13.3 8.0-21.4
Upper Savannah 89 9 8.2 4.2-15.3 25 30.2 20.3-42.5 28 30.8 21.2-42.4 8 8.9 4.2-17.7 19 22.0 14.0-32.8
Waccamaw 139 17 10.8 6.5-17.5 27 17.9 12.1-25.8 62 47.9 37.9-58.0 14 11.6 5.8-21.7 19 11.8 7.2-18.8
Wateree 69 9 20.4 10.3-36.4 15 21.7 12.7-34.7 36 43.0 30.6-56.2 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 7 12.9 5.8-26.3
Region***
Region I 173 20 11.6 7.1-18.5 51 32.5 24.2-42.1 56 29.4 22.3-37.7 12 7.9 4.2-14.5 34 18.5 12.9-25.8
Region II 134 26 17.4 11.1-26.2 33 25.5 17.3-35.9 43 36.2 25.6-48.3 7 4.7 2.0-10.9 25 16.2 10.1-25.0
Region III 129 21 17.4 10.7-27.1 24 18.1 11.8-26.7 57 44.1 34.6-54.0 7 6.5 3.0-13.6 20 13.9 8.3-22.2
Region IV 173 19 13.8 8.4-21.9 35 20.6 14.5-28.3 80 43.7 35.5-52.3 9 5.1 2.5- 9.9 30 16.9 11.4-24.3
Region V 161 27 17.8 12.0-25.6 32 18.7 12.8-26.5 56 36.9 28.3-46.5 8 6.6 2.7-15.1 38 20.0 14.2-27.4
Region VI 139 17 10.8 6.5-17.5 27 17.9 12.1-25.8 62 47.9 37.9-58.0 14 11.6 5.8-21.7 19 11.8 7.2-18.8
Region VII 120 15 12.5 7.3-20.5 31 23.5 16.0-33.3 51 48.0 37.3-58.9 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6 18 13.3 8.0-21.4
Region VIII 123 17 16.1 9.1-27.0 30 24.9 16.7-35.4 49 36.2 26.0-47.8 10 9.7 4.9-18.1 17 13.1 7.0-23.1

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Never in the reponses represent those who had never had the test and those who had never heard of the test.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. 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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