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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 have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,377 1,036 76.4 72.8-79.7 122 8.3 6.3-10.8 92 6.1 4.5- 8.2 127 9.2 7.1-11.8
GENDER
Male 528 408 78.9 73.3-83.6 41 7.6 4.8-11.9 32 5.6 3.4- 9.2 47 7.9 5.3-11.6
Female 849 628 73.7 69.0-77.9 81 9.0 6.6-12.2 60 6.7 4.7- 9.4 80 10.6 7.7-14.5
RACE
White 762 584 76.2 71.5-80.4 49 6.2 4.1- 9.3 44 5.7 3.8- 8.6 85 11.9 8.8-15.7
African American 496 370 76.7 69.6-82.6 56 11.7 7.6-17.6 36 6.0 3.4-10.3 34 5.6 3.2- 9.6
Other 66 47 79.5 65.2-89.0 7 7.5 2.6-19.6 8 11.5 5.1-24.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2
HISPANIC
Yes 21 17 87.1 60.6-96.7 1 1.3 0.2- 9.5 2 10.1 1.9-39.4 1 1.4 0.2-10.4
No 1,311 990 76.5 72.7-79.9 112 8.2 6.2-10.9 87 6.1 4.4- 8.3 122 9.2 7.1-11.9
AGE
18-24 5 2 27.0 4.8-73.0 2 61.1 17.5-92.1 1 11.9 1.3-57.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 19 13 77.0 48.8-92.2 3 15.1 4.1-43.0 1 2.6 0.3-17.9 2 5.2 1.0-23.6
35-44 85 51 60.6 45.6-73.8 11 9.1 4.1-18.7 10 9.6 4.3-20.1 13 20.7 10.7-36.4
45-54 223 160 75.4 66.0-82.9 28 12.0 6.8-20.2 12 5.5 2.3-12.5 23 7.2 3.9-12.6
55-64 420 338 83.7 78.1-88.1 27 4.3 2.4- 7.3 25 5.8 3.1-10.5 30 6.3 3.9- 9.8
65+ 625 472 76.2 70.8-80.8 51 7.4 4.8-11.2 43 6.1 4.1- 8.9 59 10.4 7.1-15.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 200 72.0 63.3-79.2 32 13.4 8.1-21.5 19 7.0 4.1-11.6 21 7.6 3.9-14.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 512 384 75.8 69.8-81.0 47 9.3 6.1-13.9 37 5.5 3.4- 8.7 44 9.4 6.3-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 314 232 72.7 63.8-80.0 28 7.6 4.0-13.9 22 8.0 4.0-15.2 32 11.7 7.0-19.1
College Graduate 274 218 85.3 78.9-90.0 14 3.1 1.3- 6.8 14 4.4 2.1- 9.0 28 7.2 4.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 278 196 68.1 58.1-76.6 33 10.6 6.0-18.1 24 11.6 6.4-20.2 25 9.7 5.1-17.6
$15,000- $24,999 297 206 70.9 62.9-77.7 35 12.4 7.7-19.5 29 7.7 4.9-11.8 27 9.0 5.2-15.2
$25,000- $34,999 151 114 75.9 64.3-84.6 11 6.2 2.8-13.2 9 3.5 1.6- 7.8 17 14.4 7.3-26.3
$35,000- $49,999 156 127 80.5 69.7-88.1 8 4.5 1.5-13.2 6 3.8 1.4- 9.5 15 11.2 5.9-20.2
$50,000+ 262 216 83.4 75.6-89.1 11 3.1 1.4- 7.0 11 5.1 2.1-11.6 24 8.4 4.7-14.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 68 50 70.6 56.2-81.8 3 5.7 1.6-18.8 7 11.6 5.2-23.9 8 12.0 5.3-25.2
Appalachia II 82 59 79.6 66.8-88.3 7 6.9 2.3-18.8 7 5.3 2.0-13.2 9 8.1 3.7-16.9
Appalachia III 79 58 82.9 71.4-90.4 7 3.9 1.6- 9.1 6 3.7 1.5- 9.1 8 9.5 4.0-21.1
Catawba 30 26 87.3 67.8-95.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 2 6.9 1.5-26.9 1 4.0 0.5-23.7
Edisto Savannah 175 137 76.0 66.0-83.7 16 10.2 5.0-19.8 11 5.8 2.8-11.6 11 8.1 4.0-15.8
Low Country 151 109 70.4 60.6-78.7 15 9.3 4.9-17.0 10 9.2 4.8-17.0 17 11.1 6.1-19.2
Palmetto 157 123 82.8 71.0-90.4 13 4.8 2.2-10.3 8 4.7 1.1-17.6 13 7.7 3.1-18.1
Pee Dee 106 76 65.9 52.2-77.4 17 22.3 12.2-37.2 6 4.8 2.0-11.5 7 7.0 2.9-16.1
Trident 150 115 70.8 58.1-81.0 9 6.6 2.6-15.7 10 5.4 2.0-14.0 16 17.2 9.1-30.0
Upper Savannah 115 83 66.1 51.3-78.3 9 13.3 5.7-28.2 9 11.2 5.2-22.5 14 9.4 4.6-18.2
Waccamaw 171 130 77.2 68.2-84.2 17 8.8 5.0-15.0 9 5.5 2.5-12.0 15 8.5 4.4-15.6
Wateree 77 59 77.3 56.8-89.8 6 14.3 3.9-40.4 6 3.7 1.5- 9.1 6 4.7 1.9-11.1
Region***
Region I 183 133 68.9 58.6-77.6 12 8.6 4.1-17.0 16 11.5 6.5-19.5 22 11.0 6.0-19.3
Region II 161 117 81.0 72.5-87.3 14 5.7 2.5-12.4 13 4.7 2.3- 9.3 17 8.7 4.8-15.1
Region III 187 149 84.6 75.0-90.9 14 3.6 1.7- 7.6 10 5.6 2.0-14.8 14 6.2 2.7-13.9
Region IV 183 135 70.3 59.2-79.4 23 19.2 11.0-31.4 12 4.4 2.2- 8.5 13 6.1 3.1-11.8
Region V 175 137 76.0 66.0-83.7 16 10.2 5.0-19.8 11 5.8 2.8-11.6 11 8.1 4.0-15.8
Region VI 171 130 77.2 68.2-84.2 17 8.8 5.0-15.0 9 5.5 2.5-12.0 15 8.5 4.4-15.6
Region VII 150 115 70.8 58.1-81.0 9 6.6 2.6-15.7 10 5.4 2.0-14.0 16 17.2 9.1-30.0
Region VIII 151 109 70.4 60.6-78.7 15 9.3 4.9-17.0 10 9.2 4.8-17.0 17 11.1 6.1-19.2

*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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