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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,397 1,004 67.5 63.0-71.7 227 18.6 15.1-22.8 47 4.5 3.0- 6.9 9 0.7 0.3- 1.8 110 8.6 6.2-11.7
GENDER
Male 560 367 60.5 53.3-67.3 106 21.0 15.3-28.1 26 6.8 4.0-11.2 6 1.1 0.3- 3.5 55 10.6 7.0-15.7
Female 837 637 74.2 68.8-79.0 121 16.4 12.6-21.0 21 2.4 1.2- 4.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 55 6.7 4.0-10.9
RACE
White 719 478 64.8 59.2-70.0 134 20.1 15.9-25.0 29 5.8 3.5- 9.4 5 0.9 0.3- 3.0 73 8.5 6.0-11.9
African American 539 414 68.8 59.5-76.8 78 20.1 13.0-29.9 16 3.8 1.7- 8.4 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 28 6.8 3.2-13.6
Other 65 50 78.6 55.2-91.6 8 5.4 2.2-13.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 15.8 4.5-42.4
HISPANIC
Yes 17 13 94.6 78.4-98.8 2 1.6 0.3- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.7-19.2
No 1,312 934 66.3 61.6-70.7 218 19.3 15.6-23.6 46 4.8 3.1- 7.3 8 0.7 0.3- 1.9 106 8.9 6.4-12.2
AGE
18-24 2 1 13.6 1.0-71.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 86.4 28.5-99.0
25-34 10 9 95.5 71.4-99.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-28.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 71 39 52.0 35.1-68.5 15 20.3 10.6-35.4 7 9.2 3.6-21.6 1 2.3 0.3-14.7 9 16.1 6.6-34.5
45-54 204 138 57.9 47.8-67.4 38 22.5 15.1-32.3 12 11.4 5.9-20.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 8.2 4.3-15.3
55-64 426 322 74.0 64.5-81.6 64 18.8 11.6-29.1 9 1.2 0.5- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 31 6.0 3.7- 9.7
65+ 684 495 72.0 66.8-76.6 110 17.8 13.8-22.7 19 2.2 1.3- 4.0 7 0.8 0.4- 1.9 53 7.2 5.1- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 334 259 74.1 62.2-83.2 45 17.6 9.4-30.7 8 3.5 1.1-10.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 20 4.3 2.6- 7.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 474 343 69.6 62.5-75.9 79 17.0 12.1-23.4 12 4.0 1.5-10.0 3 1.3 0.3- 6.1 37 8.1 5.3-12.2
Some Post-H.S. 325 230 63.7 54.9-71.8 47 17.1 11.5-24.7 12 5.1 2.6- 9.9 3 0.8 0.2- 3.2 33 13.3 7.5-22.5
College Graduate 262 172 62.8 52.7-71.9 56 23.5 16.6-32.2 14 5.7 2.7-11.7 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 19 7.9 3.3-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 220 78.6 70.8-84.8 45 12.2 7.8-18.4 9 2.8 0.8- 9.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 16 5.7 3.0-10.8
$15,000- $24,999 312 241 73.6 60.0-83.8 44 18.0 9.0-32.7 10 3.6 1.1-10.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 16 4.6 2.0-10.5
$25,000- $34,999 175 113 58.1 45.1-70.1 35 21.5 13.4-32.7 4 2.4 0.6- 8.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 22 17.4 8.3-32.7
$35,000- $49,999 129 89 57.0 44.0-69.1 21 20.6 11.7-33.7 8 11.1 4.7-23.9 1 3.2 0.5-19.1 10 8.1 3.8-16.7
$50,000+ 247 164 65.5 56.4-73.7 49 20.1 13.6-28.5 8 3.8 1.6- 8.4 3 0.8 0.2- 3.6 23 9.8 5.2-17.7
REGION**
Region I 185 137 60.7 48.0-72.2 31 17.8 10.3-29.0 4 5.1 1.4-16.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 12 15.6 7.2-30.5
Region II 153 105 66.0 53.7-76.5 25 19.2 11.5-30.4 7 7.2 2.9-16.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 15 7.3 3.9-13.2
Region III 188 132 61.8 49.2-73.1 37 23.2 13.7-36.6 4 3.6 1.1-10.6 2 1.4 0.2- 7.6 13 10.0 4.3-21.7
Region IV 181 136 77.8 69.0-84.6 26 12.8 7.7-20.4 2 1.9 0.4- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 17 7.6 4.1-13.5
Region V 173 134 79.6 71.5-85.9 20 9.4 5.2-16.3 4 2.7 0.9- 7.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 14 8.0 4.5-13.9
Region VI 189 131 63.7 53.0-73.2 30 19.3 12.7-28.3 9 8.0 2.4-23.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 18 8.7 5.1-14.5
Region VII 174 127 70.3 58.7-79.8 30 22.0 13.5-33.8 9 4.0 1.6- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.6 1.2-10.3
Region VIII 154 102 68.0 57.4-77.0 28 17.6 11.4-26.1 8 4.5 1.6-11.6 3 4.0 1.0-14.8 13 5.9 3.1-11.2

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet were excluded from this table.
*Includes times when checked by a family member or friend, but not when checked by a health professional.

** 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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