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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for 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 1,293 188 15.0 12.1-18.6 301 26.7 22.7-31.2 541 38.6 34.4-43.0 74 6.1 4.4- 8.6 189 13.5 10.8-16.7
GENDER
Male 494 77 17.2 12.4-23.3 132 30.5 24.0-37.9 188 34.3 27.9-41.4 27 5.1 2.9- 8.8 70 12.9 9.0-18.3
Female 799 111 12.8 9.7-16.6 169 22.7 18.4-27.6 353 43.3 38.2-48.5 47 7.3 4.8-10.9 119 14.0 10.8-17.9
RACE
White 723 113 16.2 12.5-20.9 187 30.3 25.3-35.9 298 37.3 32.3-42.5 27 3.9 2.4- 6.2 98 12.3 9.3-16.0
African American 461 66 13.9 9.0-20.9 93 22.6 15.2-32.2 196 38.3 30.1-47.3 36 9.9 5.8-16.6 70 15.2 9.9-22.7
Other 62 7 11.0 3.4-30.6 15 24.2 11.6-43.8 26 47.1 29.8-65.1 5 6.7 2.3-17.9 9 10.9 5.1-22.0
HISPANIC
Yes 19 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7 6 50.2 21.5-78.8 6 28.5 10.4-57.8 1 2.1 0.3-14.5 4 17.6 5.5-44.0
No 1,234 185 15.7 12.6-19.4 290 26.8 22.6-31.4 518 38.4 34.1-42.9 67 6.1 4.3- 8.7 174 13.0 10.3-16.3
AGE
18-24 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.6 1.4-63.4 1 57.7 12.4-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.8 4.5-77.6
25-34 19 1 4.6 0.6-28.4 10 67.5 37.8-87.7 5 14.8 4.8-37.4 1 7.1 0.9-38.4 2 5.9 1.2-24.6
35-44 79 11 12.5 5.6-25.5 15 20.4 10.3-36.5 28 25.5 14.6-40.6 10 16.1 7.3-31.9 15 25.4 14.0-41.6
45-54 219 26 14.7 8.6-24.0 68 34.2 24.8-45.0 83 34.7 25.8-44.8 15 4.5 2.2- 8.7 27 12.0 6.2-22.1
55-64 406 70 19.4 13.4-27.3 99 25.9 19.8-32.9 180 42.7 34.7-51.2 15 2.7 1.4- 5.1 42 9.3 6.2-13.8
65+ 566 80 13.6 9.9-18.4 108 18.8 14.6-23.8 244 44.2 38.3-50.2 33 7.7 4.5-12.9 101 15.7 11.9-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 33 12.5 7.5-20.2 43 19.2 12.8-27.8 88 34.7 26.4-44.0 20 10.4 5.6-18.4 66 23.2 16.8-31.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 64 17.8 12.3-25.1 102 21.1 15.7-27.6 209 41.1 33.7-48.8 32 7.6 4.5-12.4 63 12.5 8.7-17.8
Some Post-H.S. 299 55 14.5 9.8-21.0 74 25.3 18.7-33.3 119 38.3 30.3-47.1 16 5.4 2.5-11.3 35 16.4 9.9-26.2
College Graduate 270 35 12.7 7.8-20.1 82 43.2 32.7-54.4 124 37.7 29.1-47.2 6 1.5 0.5- 4.2 23 4.9 2.7- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 255 36 11.5 6.5-19.4 44 17.1 10.4-27.0 108 43.0 33.2-53.3 14 9.1 3.8-20.2 53 19.3 13.2-27.4
$15,000- $24,999 282 39 16.1 10.5-23.9 61 23.9 17.4-31.8 112 32.6 25.4-40.6 20 7.7 4.4-13.0 50 19.8 13.3-28.3
$25,000- $34,999 141 23 16.8 8.3-31.2 34 26.1 17.0-37.8 55 39.4 28.3-51.7 11 5.6 2.7-11.1 18 12.2 6.4-21.9
$35,000- $49,999 154 18 16.9 8.9-29.9 39 19.1 12.2-28.8 82 54.8 41.0-67.8 4 4.8 1.1-19.4 11 4.4 2.1- 9.1
$50,000+ 251 40 12.3 7.3-20.2 80 41.7 31.3-52.9 110 38.1 29.2-47.9 8 1.8 0.8- 4.3 13 6.0 2.8-12.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 65 9 12.7 5.2-27.6 17 30.6 18.7-45.8 22 30.5 19.6-44.0 3 6.6 2.0-19.6 14 19.7 10.7-33.4
Appalachia II 78 13 10.7 5.2-20.7 11 27.4 12.8-49.2 41 41.7 27.3-57.6 5 8.0 2.8-20.9 8 12.2 4.2-30.6
Appalachia III 70 4 3.8 1.0-12.9 24 47.0 31.2-63.5 24 35.0 21.5-51.4 6 3.8 1.6- 9.0 12 10.4 5.1-20.1
Catawba 31 6 22.9 9.0-47.2 11 32.3 16.0-54.4 11 38.4 18.8-62.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.4 1.6-22.5
Edisto Savannah 161 22 11.5 7.0-18.5 38 31.4 22.1-42.4 72 41.7 32.1-52.1 9 7.0 3.2-14.8 20 8.4 4.8-14.3
Low Country 143 24 17.9 10.9-27.8 36 28.8 20.3-39.2 54 36.4 27.4-46.4 9 4.8 2.2-10.2 20 12.1 7.5-19.1
Palmetto 136 23 26.2 15.3-41.1 37 29.9 18.7-44.1 50 28.1 18.3-40.5 7 5.1 1.3-17.9 19 10.7 5.7-19.2
Pee Dee 97 17 17.2 9.6-28.9 18 14.9 8.4-25.1 38 36.7 25.5-49.5 8 9.8 3.9-22.3 16 21.5 11.4-36.7
Trident 143 15 8.5 4.2-16.7 29 15.6 9.3-24.9 71 51.1 39.1-63.0 5 8.3 2.8-21.9 23 16.5 8.8-28.8
Upper Savannah 111 15 8.3 4.0-16.3 25 23.7 13.4-38.3 54 48.1 32.8-63.7 8 10.5 4.4-22.9 9 9.5 4.1-20.4
Waccamaw 163 21 14.9 8.1-25.7 40 23.9 15.8-34.6 70 37.6 28.6-47.6 7 4.7 1.9-10.8 25 18.9 11.5-29.3
Wateree 78 15 20.1 10.5-34.9 14 17.7 9.1-31.7 31 42.7 27.2-59.9 6 5.7 2.3-13.8 12 13.7 5.9-28.5
Region***
Region I 176 24 11.0 5.7-20.1 42 27.9 19.2-38.6 76 37.4 27.7-48.2 11 8.1 3.9-16.1 23 15.7 9.5-24.9
Region II 148 17 8.0 4.3-14.4 35 35.1 23.4-48.8 65 39.0 28.6-50.5 11 6.4 2.8-13.9 20 11.5 5.6-22.3
Region III 167 29 24.8 15.4-37.5 48 30.9 20.9-43.1 61 32.4 21.6-45.5 7 2.9 0.7-11.0 22 8.9 4.8-15.8
Region IV 175 32 18.4 12.0-27.1 32 16.1 10.5-23.9 69 39.1 29.6-49.6 14 8.1 4.0-15.7 28 18.3 11.0-28.8
Region V 161 22 11.5 7.0-18.5 38 31.4 22.1-42.4 72 41.7 32.1-52.1 9 7.0 3.2-14.8 20 8.4 4.8-14.3
Region VI 163 21 14.9 8.1-25.7 40 23.9 15.8-34.6 70 37.6 28.6-47.6 7 4.7 1.9-10.8 25 18.9 11.5-29.3
Region VII 143 15 8.5 4.2-16.7 29 15.6 9.3-24.9 71 51.1 39.1-63.0 5 8.3 2.8-21.9 23 16.5 8.8-28.8
Region VIII 143 24 17.9 10.9-27.8 36 28.8 20.3-39.2 54 36.4 27.4-46.4 9 4.8 2.2-10.2 20 12.1 7.5-19.1

*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 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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