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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? *

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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 1,518 1,042 66.6 62.1-70.7 279 18.9 15.7-22.5 63 5.6 3.7- 8.6 13 1.6 0.5- 4.9 121 7.3 5.4- 9.8
GENDER
Male 577 360 58.8 51.5-65.8 130 22.7 17.4-29.1 29 7.5 4.1-13.4 6 2.5 0.6-10.1 52 8.5 5.3-13.3
Female 941 682 74.0 69.6-78.0 149 15.2 12.2-18.8 34 3.8 2.4- 6.1 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 69 6.2 4.5- 8.5
RACE
White 765 493 65.2 59.7-70.3 151 20.0 15.8-25.0 39 5.9 3.9- 9.0 8 1.1 0.4- 2.7 74 7.8 5.6-10.8
African American 608 448 67.2 59.4-74.2 100 18.1 13.3-24.2 22 3.9 2.0- 7.1 5 3.0 0.6-14.9 33 7.8 4.1-14.2
Other 63 43 70.4 43.7-87.9 13 13.5 4.7-33.0 2 13.6 2.6-48.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.5 0.8- 7.1
HISPANIC
Yes 19 13 80.2 42.2-95.7 5 18.9 3.9-57.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 7.3
No 1,427 978 65.9 61.3-70.1 261 18.8 15.6-22.4 63 6.1 3.9- 9.2 13 1.7 0.5- 5.2 112 7.6 5.6-10.3
AGE
18-24 5 3 87.6 46.4-98.3 1 7.3 0.7-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.5-38.3
25-34 20 12 61.4 29.4-85.8 3 5.1 1.2-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.2 2.5-62.5 4 16.4 4.9-42.4
35-44 70 51 60.5 42.0-76.3 13 24.4 12.2-42.8 3 10.0 2.4-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.2 1.3-17.9
45-54 172 125 70.7 58.5-80.5 25 15.0 8.8-24.3 5 4.5 1.5-12.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 15 9.1 3.5-22.0
55-64 453 291 63.8 56.8-70.2 92 22.0 16.7-28.4 28 7.7 4.7-12.4 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 40 6.1 4.1- 8.9
65+ 798 560 68.9 63.9-73.5 145 18.7 15.0-23.0 27 4.0 2.4- 6.7 8 1.3 0.4- 3.8 58 7.1 5.0-10.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 252 72.1 62.2-80.3 61 15.3 10.2-22.4 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 26 11.7 5.9-21.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 378 65.1 57.3-72.1 110 20.9 15.5-27.6 26 7.5 3.7-14.6 6 1.0 0.3- 3.4 43 5.5 3.3- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 339 235 66.7 57.8-74.5 63 20.2 13.7-28.8 15 5.9 2.8-12.0 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 24 6.9 3.8-12.3
College Graduate 269 175 63.4 53.2-72.5 45 16.7 11.5-23.6 16 6.3 3.5-11.1 5 6.3 1.4-24.4 28 7.3 4.5-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 245 71.7 58.9-81.7 52 11.8 7.9-17.3 6 9.6 2.6-29.8 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 21 6.0 3.3-10.7
$15,000- $24,999 362 249 70.2 61.6-77.5 69 18.1 12.9-24.7 16 3.7 1.7- 8.0 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 25 7.7 3.5-16.0
$25,000- $34,999 161 108 62.4 50.4-73.0 39 28.7 19.1-40.6 6 4.3 1.7-10.7 1 2.7 0.4-16.5 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5
$35,000- $49,999 159 96 56.3 42.7-69.0 36 23.3 14.7-34.8 15 8.9 4.6-16.5 1 5.9 0.9-31.1 11 5.7 2.2-13.9
$50,000+ 245 149 62.5 53.1-71.0 40 15.8 9.9-24.4 15 6.7 3.4-12.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.7 36 13.7 8.6-21.1
REGION**
Region I 177 130 71.0 59.5-80.4 23 15.4 9.3-24.6 6 3.9 1.5- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 9.6 4.0-21.5
Region II 170 116 69.4 56.5-79.8 35 14.4 8.8-22.7 6 7.3 1.8-25.0 3 2.1 0.6- 7.6 10 6.8 2.3-18.6
Region III 183 126 70.8 59.8-79.9 34 17.2 10.0-28.0 8 3.4 1.3- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 8.6 4.5-15.7
Region IV 236 158 63.7 55.3-71.4 48 22.0 15.8-29.7 10 5.9 2.9-11.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 18 7.9 4.4-13.8
Region V 224 153 66.3 57.3-74.3 40 18.7 13.2-25.7 9 6.6 2.1-18.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 20 7.8 4.8-12.5
Region VI 183 124 67.5 55.0-77.9 35 22.1 12.9-35.4 8 4.5 1.8-10.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 15 4.8 2.5- 9.2
Region VII 185 125 59.4 43.9-73.2 34 22.4 12.9-36.0 13 8.9 4.0-18.5 1 5.6 0.8-30.2 12 3.7 1.6- 8.3
Region VIII 160 110 59.6 46.0-71.9 30 24.0 13.3-39.2 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 4 2.0 0.7- 6.0 13 12.7 5.6-26.2

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