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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 1,280 179 15.5 12.5-19.2 304 26.7 22.9-30.9 512 37.8 33.4-42.6 73 4.1 2.9- 5.9 212 15.8 12.5-19.7
GENDER
Male 530 76 13.1 9.5-17.8 142 30.7 24.8-37.4 201 35.9 29.2-43.3 26 3.0 1.8- 5.2 85 17.2 12.0-24.1
Female 750 103 18.1 13.4-23.9 162 22.6 18.2-27.7 311 39.8 34.1-45.8 47 5.3 3.3- 8.3 127 14.2 10.9-18.3
RACE
White 675 99 17.0 13.0-22.0 178 31.9 26.7-37.7 288 38.8 33.2-44.7 28 3.5 2.1- 5.9 82 8.7 6.3-11.9
African American 505 71 14.7 9.7-21.8 102 18.3 13.6-24.2 190 38.8 30.6-47.7 42 6.4 4.0-10.3 100 21.7 16.1-28.6
Other 55 6 6.2 2.0-17.6 14 23.9 10.6-45.3 23 31.2 15.6-52.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 11 38.3 16.3-66.5
HISPANIC
Yes 16 2 5.0 0.7-28.5 3 11.4 2.1-43.6 7 24.9 5.4-65.8 1 1.0 0.1- 8.5 3 57.7 15.6-91.0
No 1,223 175 16.1 12.9-19.9 292 27.2 23.3-31.4 494 38.4 33.8-43.2 70 4.3 3.0- 6.1 192 14.1 11.2-17.4
AGE
18-24 2 1 86.4 28.5-99.0 1 13.6 1.0-71.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 7 1 14.1 1.6-62.1 2 9.7 1.3-45.7 2 63.7 21.1-92.0 2 12.6 2.1-48.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 71 12 11.4 5.3-22.9 22 35.0 21.2-51.9 20 24.9 12.9-42.6 2 2.7 0.4-15.9 15 25.9 12.1-47.0
45-54 188 39 24.5 16.3-35.0 42 29.5 20.7-40.1 66 28.9 20.9-38.6 10 4.4 1.8-10.4 31 12.8 8.0-19.8
55-64 415 64 17.5 12.4-24.1 96 25.1 19.0-32.2 170 43.4 35.1-52.1 22 2.9 1.6- 5.2 63 11.2 7.9-15.7
65+ 597 62 8.1 5.8-11.2 141 24.6 19.8-30.0 254 42.8 36.9-49.0 37 5.5 3.5- 8.5 103 19.1 14.3-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 28 10.8 5.9-18.8 44 12.6 8.3-18.8 99 44.5 32.8-56.9 28 7.4 4.0-13.3 79 24.6 17.5-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 432 67 15.1 10.8-20.9 100 31.0 24.2-38.8 170 34.4 28.2-41.3 24 3.6 2.2- 6.1 71 15.7 11.2-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 314 44 15.9 10.6-23.1 86 30.9 23.4-39.5 137 38.5 31.0-46.5 12 3.3 1.4- 7.6 35 11.5 6.6-19.1
College Graduate 254 40 19.9 12.4-30.3 74 29.6 21.7-39.0 106 35.4 26.3-45.7 8 2.1 0.8- 5.9 26 12.9 5.8-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 260 27 7.3 4.3-12.2 56 20.8 14.2-29.3 91 35.8 26.7-46.1 27 7.3 4.5-11.7 59 28.8 20.9-38.3
$15,000- $24,999 275 41 16.4 9.9-25.9 52 18.3 11.8-27.3 126 47.4 34.5-60.6 12 1.7 0.8- 3.6 44 16.2 7.9-30.2
$25,000- $34,999 167 22 16.6 8.2-30.7 40 24.1 15.4-35.6 66 37.2 25.8-50.2 9 4.7 2.1-10.1 30 17.5 9.2-30.9
$35,000- $49,999 131 23 14.9 8.2-25.4 37 31.0 20.2-44.4 53 37.4 26.4-49.9 5 6.8 2.2-19.4 13 9.9 4.9-18.8
$50,000+ 244 38 21.7 15.0-30.2 71 33.9 25.8-43.2 106 34.0 26.6-42.4 11 3.7 1.5- 9.1 18 6.6 3.0-14.2
REGION**
Region I 174 24 17.2 9.6-28.8 40 21.8 13.6-33.0 77 39.3 29.0-50.6 7 3.0 1.0- 8.5 26 18.7 10.0-32.4
Region II 141 23 18.6 10.7-30.4 32 22.6 14.3-33.7 51 35.9 23.7-50.3 9 3.8 1.2-11.2 26 19.0 9.2-35.2
Region III 171 21 12.7 6.4-23.7 47 34.8 24.6-46.6 70 41.5 29.7-54.3 11 3.1 1.3- 7.1 22 7.9 4.4-14.0
Region IV 159 18 14.3 8.6-22.8 45 26.0 18.7-35.0 54 34.4 25.9-44.1 11 5.7 2.8-11.1 31 19.6 13.1-28.4
Region V 153 14 8.0 4.2-14.9 34 22.3 15.1-31.7 69 43.7 34.2-53.7 9 4.8 2.2-10.2 27 21.2 13.8-31.1
Region VI 175 29 19.6 11.1-32.3 40 24.8 17.3-34.2 69 36.7 28.0-46.4 9 4.1 1.8- 8.8 28 14.8 9.3-22.8
Region VII 167 26 16.6 9.7-26.7 38 28.8 19.0-41.0 68 34.3 24.3-45.8 8 4.6 1.5-13.4 27 15.8 8.0-28.9
Region VIII 140 24 18.7 11.9-28.0 28 21.8 13.9-32.5 54 35.1 26.0-45.5 9 7.7 3.1-17.6 25 16.7 10.2-26.1

*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.

** 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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