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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,473 427 29.6 25.8-33.7 1,046 70.4 66.3-74.2
GENDER
Male 554 158 30.2 24.0-37.1 396 69.8 62.9-76.0
Female 919 269 29.0 24.8-33.5 650 71.0 66.5-75.2
RACE
White 796 192 25.2 21.1-29.9 604 74.8 70.1-78.9
African American 539 188 34.7 27.0-43.3 351 65.3 56.7-73.0
Other 67 17 40.0 23.6-59.0 50 60.0 41.0-76.4
HISPANIC
Yes 22 5 46.3 19.0-76.0 17 53.7 24.0-81.0
No 1,390 396 28.9 25.0-33.1 994 71.1 66.9-75.0
AGE
18-24 4 2 69.8 21.3-95.2 2 30.2 4.8-78.7
25-34 19 7 23.1 8.2-50.1 12 76.9 49.9-91.8
35-44 87 24 25.7 15.0-40.4 63 74.3 59.6-85.0
45-54 231 72 33.9 24.7-44.6 159 66.1 55.4-75.3
55-64 441 120 28.3 20.9-37.0 321 71.7 63.0-79.1
65+ 691 202 29.1 24.6-34.1 489 70.9 65.9-75.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 327 109 31.5 24.4-39.4 218 68.5 60.6-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 536 156 34.0 27.2-41.6 380 66.0 58.4-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 322 98 29.4 22.0-38.2 224 70.6 61.8-78.0
College Graduate 282 61 19.9 13.9-27.6 221 80.1 72.4-86.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 89 36.2 27.1-46.4 207 63.8 53.6-72.9
$15,000- $24,999 321 122 36.5 29.4-44.1 199 63.5 55.9-70.6
$25,000- $34,999 158 42 34.5 23.4-47.6 116 65.5 52.4-76.6
$35,000- $49,999 159 32 29.7 16.7-47.0 127 70.3 53.0-83.3
$50,000+ 266 55 17.2 11.8-24.5 211 82.8 75.5-88.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 71 21 25.8 16.0-38.7 50 74.2 61.3-84.0
Appalachia II 88 26 29.2 17.5-44.6 62 70.8 55.4-82.5
Appalachia III 82 23 30.8 18.4-46.7 59 69.2 53.3-81.6
Catawba 31 11 44.4 23.6-67.4 20 55.6 32.6-76.4
Edisto Savannah 190 51 28.1 20.2-37.7 139 71.9 62.3-79.8
Low Country 160 45 28.7 20.9-38.2 115 71.3 61.8-79.1
Palmetto 162 36 20.9 12.1-33.8 126 79.1 66.2-87.9
Pee Dee 113 43 32.9 23.3-44.3 70 67.1 55.7-76.7
Trident 164 56 31.5 22.0-42.7 108 68.5 57.3-78.0
Upper Savannah 125 39 31.9 20.6-45.8 86 68.1 54.2-79.4
Waccamaw 188 47 26.5 17.7-37.6 141 73.5 62.4-82.3
Wateree 80 21 23.2 13.2-37.6 59 76.8 62.4-86.8
Region***
Region I 196 60 28.2 20.5-37.5 136 71.8 62.5-79.5
Region II 170 49 29.9 20.9-40.8 121 70.1 59.2-79.1
Region III 193 47 30.2 19.5-43.6 146 69.8 56.4-80.5
Region IV 193 64 29.3 21.9-38.1 129 70.7 61.9-78.1
Region V 190 51 28.1 20.2-37.7 139 71.9 62.3-79.8
Region VI 188 47 26.5 17.7-37.6 141 73.5 62.4-82.3
Region VII 164 56 31.5 22.0-42.7 108 68.5 57.3-78.0
Region VIII 160 45 28.7 20.9-38.2 115 71.3 61.8-79.1

*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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