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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 1,257 233 17.8 15.3-20.7 315 24.2 21.3-27.3 389 31.5 28.0-35.3 320 26.5 23.3-29.9
GENDER
Male 503 98 17.4 13.8-21.6 136 25.9 21.4-30.9 148 30.4 24.8-36.7 121 26.3 21.2-32.1
Female 754 135 18.2 14.8-22.3 179 22.6 19.1-26.6 241 32.5 28.4-36.9 199 26.6 22.9-30.7
RACE
White 785 153 20.1 16.7-23.9 178 21.9 18.4-25.9 219 27.2 22.9-32.1 235 30.7 26.6-35.2
African American 366 60 14.4 10.2-19.9 115 29.1 23.8-35.1 131 35.8 29.7-42.5 60 20.7 15.2-27.5
Other 58 14 17.0 8.8-30.3 10 21.5 10.6-38.5 19 41.9 25.9-59.8 15 19.6 10.5-33.6
HISPANIC
Yes 15 5 18.2 5.5-46.0 3 19.5 4.5-55.4 3 36.6 11.4-72.2 4 25.6 7.9-58.0
No 1,200 222 17.9 15.3-20.8 301 24.4 21.5-27.6 368 30.9 27.4-34.7 309 26.7 23.5-30.3
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 79.0 19.0-98.4 1 21.0 1.6-81.0
25-34 27 4 19.4 5.2-51.0 12 31.9 14.3-56.6 4 31.4 8.6-68.9 7 17.4 6.8-38.0
35-44 82 22 24.5 15.1-37.2 19 21.0 12.6-33.1 22 27.8 16.9-42.2 19 26.6 15.4-41.9
45-54 223 40 16.3 11.5-22.7 61 24.4 18.3-31.8 57 25.8 19.5-33.3 65 33.4 25.9-41.9
55-64 354 71 17.7 13.6-22.5 88 25.5 20.3-31.5 107 32.0 26.3-38.3 88 24.8 19.6-30.8
65+ 569 96 16.9 13.5-21.0 135 23.3 19.3-27.8 198 34.9 30.1-40.0 140 24.9 20.6-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 40 13.7 9.6-19.1 71 26.4 20.4-33.5 93 35.5 28.5-43.1 64 24.4 18.5-31.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 408 77 17.4 13.4-22.3 93 23.5 18.7-29.2 136 33.7 28.0-40.0 102 25.4 20.1-31.4
Some Post-H.S. 301 60 16.8 12.3-22.5 78 23.4 17.8-30.1 88 33.0 24.7-42.4 75 26.8 20.3-34.6
College Graduate 277 54 22.5 16.2-30.3 72 24.0 18.4-30.7 72 23.8 17.9-30.8 79 29.7 23.0-37.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 34 12.2 8.3-17.6 52 22.5 16.5-30.0 89 37.6 30.1-45.6 60 27.7 20.5-36.2
$15,000- $24,999 245 41 14.4 9.7-20.9 64 24.5 18.1-32.4 76 35.7 25.9-46.9 64 25.4 18.5-33.8
$25,000- $34,999 165 36 21.2 13.5-31.9 39 24.4 16.9-33.7 51 33.8 25.0-43.9 39 20.6 14.2-28.9
$35,000- $49,999 146 31 17.9 11.8-26.2 36 27.2 19.1-37.1 34 19.1 13.2-26.9 45 35.8 25.8-47.2
$50,000+ 273 62 23.3 17.8-29.8 72 24.3 18.8-30.9 70 27.5 21.4-34.5 69 25.0 19.1-31.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 92 21 19.1 11.9-29.3 26 29.7 19.8-42.0 26 27.0 17.8-38.6 19 24.2 14.9-36.7
Appalachia II 70 16 20.4 12.1-32.3 16 25.6 15.6-39.0 18 27.3 16.9-40.9 20 26.7 16.2-40.8
Appalachia III 69 12 21.1 10.6-37.6 14 15.2 8.3-26.2 20 35.9 20.4-55.1 23 27.8 16.8-42.2
Catawba 53 9 15.2 7.7-27.8 10 24.4 13.3-40.6 18 29.9 18.6-44.2 16 30.5 18.6-45.8
Edisto Savannah 177 29 15.0 10.1-21.8 46 25.8 19.0-34.0 64 38.0 29.7-47.0 38 21.2 15.0-29.1
Low Country 126 23 18.8 11.6-28.9 37 36.2 25.7-48.2 37 24.8 17.4-34.2 29 20.2 12.8-30.3
Palmetto 80 15 14.1 7.9-24.0 15 15.8 9.2-25.8 25 32.1 21.4-45.0 25 38.0 26.1-51.5
Pee Dee 122 19 14.3 8.7-22.5 30 26.5 18.1-37.0 42 37.1 27.8-47.5 31 22.1 15.2-31.1
Trident 132 24 19.2 12.7-28.1 33 21.6 14.9-30.1 45 36.9 27.4-47.5 30 22.3 14.4-32.9
Upper Savannah 95 26 23.8 16.2-33.5 19 22.4 14.1-33.5 23 24.0 15.6-35.0 27 29.9 20.5-41.4
Waccamaw 147 21 16.7 10.3-26.0 42 30.9 22.0-41.5 48 30.6 22.9-39.6 36 21.7 15.2-30.0
Wateree 81 15 15.7 9.3-25.4 25 34.6 23.5-47.8 19 19.4 12.0-29.9 22 30.2 19.7-43.3
Region***
Region I 187 47 21.6 16.0-28.3 45 25.9 19.2-34.0 49 25.4 18.9-33.2 46 27.1 20.2-35.4
Region II 139 28 20.8 13.5-30.6 30 20.1 13.6-28.7 38 31.8 21.7-44.1 43 27.3 19.3-37.1
Region III 133 24 14.5 9.4-21.8 25 19.0 12.7-27.5 43 31.2 23.0-40.8 41 35.2 26.2-45.4
Region IV 203 34 14.9 10.4-20.8 55 29.7 22.7-37.8 61 30.1 23.4-37.8 53 25.3 19.1-32.7
Region V 177 29 15.0 10.1-21.8 46 25.8 19.0-34.0 64 38.0 29.7-47.0 38 21.2 15.0-29.1
Region VI 147 21 16.7 10.3-26.0 42 30.9 22.0-41.5 48 30.6 22.9-39.6 36 21.7 15.2-30.0
Region VII 132 24 19.2 12.7-28.1 33 21.6 14.9-30.1 45 36.9 27.4-47.5 30 22.3 14.4-32.9
Region VIII 126 23 18.8 11.6-28.9 37 36.2 25.7-48.2 37 24.8 17.4-34.2 29 20.2 12.8-30.3

*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. 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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