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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 1,475 791 53.4 49.0-57.7 684 46.6 42.3-51.0
GENDER
Male 593 304 49.2 42.4-56.0 289 50.8 44.0-57.6
Female 882 487 57.4 52.1-62.5 395 42.6 37.5-47.9
RACE
White 757 399 55.5 50.0-60.9 358 44.5 39.1-50.0
African American 569 319 54.1 46.3-61.7 250 45.9 38.3-53.7
Other 65 34 44.1 25.2-64.9 31 55.9 35.1-74.8
HISPANIC
Yes 16 10 35.9 7.9-78.5 6 64.1 21.5-92.1
No 1,381 745 54.4 50.0-58.8 636 45.6 41.2-50.0
AGE
18-24 2 1 86.4 28.5-99.0 1 13.6 1.0-71.5
25-34 10 8 85.5 50.6-97.1 2 14.5 2.9-49.4
35-44 73 35 49.5 32.9-66.1 38 50.5 33.9-67.1
45-54 210 111 50.2 40.7-59.8 99 49.8 40.2-59.3
55-64 455 264 56.0 47.8-63.8 191 44.0 36.2-52.2
65+ 725 372 50.7 45.3-56.2 353 49.3 43.8-54.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 369 152 42.2 32.6-52.3 217 57.8 47.7-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 497 263 52.0 45.3-58.7 234 48.0 41.3-54.7
Some Post-H.S. 335 202 59.1 50.7-67.0 133 40.9 33.0-49.3
College Graduate 272 174 61.1 50.4-70.8 98 38.9 29.2-49.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 153 52.3 42.9-61.6 155 47.7 38.4-57.1
$15,000- $24,999 325 145 42.5 31.8-54.1 180 57.5 45.9-68.2
$25,000- $34,999 185 101 52.6 40.4-64.5 84 47.4 35.5-59.6
$35,000- $49,999 138 87 63.5 51.3-74.3 51 36.5 25.7-48.7
$50,000+ 253 160 63.2 54.1-71.5 93 36.8 28.5-45.9
REGION**
Region I 192 106 57.2 45.6-68.0 86 42.8 32.0-54.4
Region II 164 84 52.3 39.6-64.7 80 47.7 35.3-60.4
Region III 192 105 56.7 45.0-67.7 87 43.3 32.3-55.0
Region IV 192 92 46.0 36.1-56.3 100 54.0 43.7-63.9
Region V 182 102 58.4 49.3-67.1 80 41.6 32.9-50.7
Region VI 201 97 47.7 38.5-57.1 104 52.3 42.9-61.5
Region VII 186 113 53.4 41.9-64.5 73 46.6 35.5-58.1
Region VIII 166 92 53.7 42.7-64.4 74 46.3 35.6-57.3

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes.

** 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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