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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 health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Once/year 2-3/year 4 or more time/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,380 249 17.2 14.3-20.4 350 26.1 22.6-30.0 407 28.4 24.3-32.9 374 28.3 24.4-32.7
GENDER
Male 559 99 16.6 12.6-21.6 153 27.6 22.2-33.8 155 27.3 20.9-34.9 152 28.5 22.5-35.3
Female 821 150 17.7 14.1-22.1 197 24.6 20.3-29.5 252 29.5 24.8-34.7 222 28.2 23.3-33.7
RACE
White 720 130 18.9 15.0-23.6 185 29.0 24.1-34.4 172 23.1 18.4-28.7 233 28.9 24.3-34.0
African American 527 92 15.5 11.3-20.9 130 22.2 17.1-28.4 195 39.3 31.3-48.0 110 23.0 16.9-30.5
Other 63 11 10.6 4.6-22.6 21 22.9 11.4-40.6 17 22.0 10.6-40.2 14 44.5 23.4-67.9
HISPANIC
Yes 16 3 13.3 2.2-51.0 3 6.9 1.2-29.9 7 21.4 4.8-59.6 3 58.4 16.4-91.0
No 1,299 230 17.2 14.3-20.5 335 26.7 23.1-30.7 379 28.3 24.1-33.0 355 27.8 23.9-31.9
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.6-34.1 6 82.4 42.3-96.8 1 12.2 1.5-56.2
35-44 71 22 28.6 16.8-44.2 15 17.3 8.4-32.3 9 11.4 5.1-23.6 25 42.8 26.6-60.6
45-54 195 37 17.6 11.1-26.7 52 32.1 23.2-42.4 52 23.8 16.5-33.1 54 26.6 18.8-36.0
55-64 424 74 15.0 10.9-20.3 94 25.0 18.7-32.6 137 31.7 23.7-40.9 119 28.3 22.1-35.4
65+ 680 116 16.6 13.1-20.9 188 28.8 24.2-33.9 203 30.5 25.3-36.3 173 24.0 19.5-29.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 331 48 12.1 7.7-18.5 73 18.0 12.6-25.1 126 44.7 34.3-55.6 84 25.2 18.5-33.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 466 82 17.4 12.7-23.4 119 30.0 23.7-37.0 125 21.4 16.8-26.9 140 31.2 25.1-38.2
Some Post-H.S. 320 63 20.6 14.8-28.0 82 32.5 25.0-41.1 90 21.7 16.2-28.5 85 25.1 18.4-33.2
College Graduate 261 56 18.1 12.4-25.6 76 22.5 16.0-30.7 66 28.3 19.8-38.5 63 31.2 21.3-43.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 52 16.1 10.3-24.4 60 18.0 12.1-25.9 101 39.1 29.2-50.0 72 26.8 19.7-35.5
$15,000- $24,999 304 52 15.0 9.7-22.4 73 24.6 17.2-33.9 95 30.5 19.6-44.1 84 30.0 20.0-42.2
$25,000- $34,999 174 25 11.7 6.9-19.2 48 25.1 16.8-35.7 50 30.2 19.5-43.5 51 33.0 21.7-46.8
$35,000- $49,999 135 28 19.4 11.7-30.4 39 32.8 21.8-46.0 31 25.2 15.7-37.8 37 22.7 14.7-33.2
$50,000+ 245 57 24.6 17.8-32.9 70 29.6 21.9-38.7 56 20.7 14.7-28.3 62 25.1 17.9-34.1
REGION**
Region I 184 26 10.9 5.5-20.2 48 24.3 16.1-35.0 52 30.4 21.5-41.1 58 34.4 23.7-47.0
Region II 148 34 19.6 12.4-29.5 33 23.8 14.9-35.6 37 19.2 10.3-32.9 44 37.5 25.1-51.8
Region III 184 32 10.7 6.3-17.5 58 35.4 25.5-46.6 55 32.4 21.4-45.7 39 21.5 13.7-32.2
Region IV 183 32 15.8 10.5-23.2 33 17.0 11.2-24.8 60 35.2 25.1-46.8 58 32.0 23.7-41.6
Region V 167 33 18.4 12.4-26.5 39 24.0 17.0-32.9 58 36.7 28.0-46.4 37 20.8 14.0-29.7
Region VI 187 28 20.3 11.9-32.6 52 27.6 20.2-36.6 50 22.3 16.0-30.3 57 29.7 22.1-38.7
Region VII 171 36 29.3 19.5-41.5 41 23.0 15.1-33.3 57 23.9 15.9-34.3 37 23.8 14.5-36.5
Region VIII 156 28 17.5 11.1-26.6 46 29.3 20.4-40.2 38 25.5 17.3-35.8 44 27.7 17.7-40.5

*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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