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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,449 299 17.9 15.2-21.0 1,150 82.1 79.0-84.8
GENDER
Male 548 120 18.0 13.9-22.9 428 82.0 77.1-86.1
Female 901 179 17.9 14.5-21.8 722 82.1 78.2-85.5
RACE
White 782 132 16.0 12.7-20.0 650 84.0 80.0-87.3
African American 534 128 19.0 14.3-24.8 406 81.0 75.2-85.7
Other 66 15 18.9 9.8-33.3 51 81.1 66.7-90.2
HISPANIC
Yes 22 7 28.1 10.5-56.6 15 71.9 43.4-89.5
No 1,370 272 16.9 14.2-20.0 1,098 83.1 80.0-85.8
AGE
18-24 5 2 24.4 4.3-69.6 3 75.6 30.4-95.7
25-34 19 3 10.7 2.8-32.9 16 89.3 67.1-97.2
35-44 87 17 15.4 8.2-27.2 70 84.6 72.8-91.8
45-54 230 49 18.5 12.2-27.1 181 81.5 72.9-87.8
55-64 435 84 16.8 12.3-22.6 351 83.2 77.4-87.7
65+ 673 144 19.9 16.0-24.5 529 80.1 75.5-84.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 87 26.7 20.1-34.6 232 73.3 65.4-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 528 114 17.0 13.1-21.9 414 83.0 78.1-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 316 58 20.6 14.3-28.8 258 79.4 71.2-85.7
College Graduate 281 38 9.0 5.6-14.0 243 91.0 86.0-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 73 26.2 18.4-35.9 216 73.8 64.1-81.6
$15,000- $24,999 314 88 24.8 19.1-31.5 226 75.2 68.5-80.9
$25,000- $34,999 158 20 12.1 6.5-21.5 138 87.9 78.5-93.5
$35,000- $49,999 158 17 8.8 4.8-15.7 141 91.2 84.3-95.2
$50,000+ 263 40 12.0 7.5-18.7 223 88.0 81.3-92.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 70 14 17.9 9.9-30.3 56 82.1 69.7-90.1
Appalachia II 87 17 17.7 9.9-29.8 70 82.3 70.2-90.1
Appalachia III 81 12 9.9 4.6-20.0 69 90.1 80.0-95.4
Catawba 31 2 10.1 2.5-32.9 29 89.9 67.1-97.5
Edisto Savannah 188 47 28.0 20.2-37.4 141 72.0 62.6-79.8
Low Country 156 33 18.0 12.1-26.0 123 82.0 74.0-87.9
Palmetto 163 29 17.3 10.0-28.3 134 82.7 71.7-90.0
Pee Dee 113 22 14.2 8.2-23.6 91 85.8 76.4-91.8
Trident 160 34 14.9 8.9-24.0 126 85.1 76.0-91.1
Upper Savannah 123 29 25.8 15.8-39.1 94 74.2 60.9-84.2
Waccamaw 182 35 23.0 14.5-34.3 147 77.0 65.7-85.5
Wateree 76 20 25.6 14.2-41.6 56 74.4 58.4-85.8
Region***
Region I 193 43 21.1 14.4-29.8 150 78.9 70.2-85.6
Region II 168 29 14.5 9.1-22.3 139 85.5 77.7-90.9
Region III 194 31 14.5 8.4-23.9 163 85.5 76.1-91.6
Region IV 189 42 18.4 12.3-26.5 147 81.6 73.5-87.7
Region V 188 47 28.0 20.2-37.4 141 72.0 62.6-79.8
Region VI 182 35 23.0 14.5-34.3 147 77.0 65.7-85.5
Region VII 160 34 14.9 8.9-24.0 126 85.1 76.0-91.1
Region VIII 156 33 18.0 12.1-26.0 123 82.0 74.0-87.9

*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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