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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.#
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 363 62 20.8 15.4-27.5 107 29.8 23.9-36.3 131 35.7 29.5-42.4 33 6.6 4.3-10.1 30 7.2 4.5-11.1
GENDER
Male 138 27 23.9 15.2-35.4 35 27.6 18.6-38.9 52 36.3 26.6-47.4 9 4.8 2.1-10.8 15 7.4 4.0-13.1
Female 225 35 18.0 12.1-26.0 72 31.7 24.7-39.6 79 35.1 27.7-43.3 24 8.2 5.0-13.2 15 7.0 3.5-13.4
RACE
White 251 39 19.0 13.0-27.0 81 33.1 26.2-40.8 93 36.5 29.1-44.6 16 3.5 1.9- 6.6 22 7.9 4.5-13.3
African American 102 22 25.7 15.3-39.9 26 25.9 15.3-40.3 35 33.3 22.6-46.1 12 9.0 4.3-17.9 7 6.1 2.5-13.8

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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