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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 1,457 325 20.2 16.9-24.0 1,132 79.8 76.0-83.1
GENDER
Male 587 135 22.2 16.7-28.8 452 77.8 71.2-83.3
Female 870 190 18.2 14.8-22.2 680 81.8 77.8-85.2
RACE
White 748 136 15.3 12.1-19.2 612 84.7 80.8-87.9
African American 562 156 28.4 21.2-36.9 406 71.6 63.1-78.8
Other 65 12 16.7 7.1-34.3 53 83.3 65.7-92.9
HISPANIC
Yes 17 4 10.8 2.3-38.7 13 89.2 61.3-97.7
No 1,364 300 19.8 16.4-23.8 1,064 80.2 76.2-83.6
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 10 2 13.9 2.8-47.8 8 86.1 52.2-97.2
35-44 72 10 6.2 2.8-13.3 62 93.8 86.7-97.2
45-54 206 54 23.5 16.5-32.3 152 76.5 67.7-83.5
55-64 447 112 24.2 16.8-33.7 335 75.8 66.3-83.2
65+ 720 147 20.8 16.9-25.3 573 79.2 74.7-83.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 104 28.9 20.1-39.6 259 71.1 60.4-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 490 125 25.6 20.1-31.9 365 74.4 68.1-79.9
Some Post-H.S. 331 58 13.8 9.5-19.6 273 86.2 80.4-90.5
College Graduate 271 37 11.4 7.2-17.8 234 88.6 82.2-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 94 26.1 19.3-34.3 209 73.9 65.7-80.7
$15,000- $24,999 324 68 24.7 14.9-38.2 256 75.3 61.8-85.1
$25,000- $34,999 185 34 12.9 7.9-20.2 151 87.1 79.8-92.1
$35,000- $49,999 138 32 20.4 13.0-30.6 106 79.6 69.4-87.0
$50,000+ 251 34 12.7 7.8-19.8 217 87.3 80.2-92.2
REGION**
Region I 192 41 18.1 11.4-27.5 151 81.9 72.5-88.6
Region II 163 22 11.3 6.3-19.4 141 88.7 80.6-93.7
Region III 190 38 21.5 12.3-34.9 152 78.5 65.1-87.7
Region IV 191 48 19.2 13.4-26.7 143 80.8 73.3-86.6
Region V 177 42 29.4 21.1-39.2 135 70.6 60.8-78.9
Region VI 198 44 21.8 15.3-30.2 154 78.2 69.8-84.7
Region VII 183 54 24.8 16.6-35.4 129 75.2 64.6-83.4
Region VIII 163 36 21.6 14.3-31.3 127 78.4 68.7-85.7

*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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