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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 583 314 54.4 49.5-59.1 269 45.6 40.9-50.5
GENDER
Male 235 129 57.2 49.7-64.4 106 42.8 35.6-50.3
Female 348 185 51.9 45.7-58.0 163 48.1 42.0-54.3
RACE
White 390 211 53.8 48.4-59.2 179 46.2 40.8-51.6
African American 172 93 56.1 47.3-64.5 79 43.9 35.5-52.7
Other 11 5 42.9 16.4-74.2 6 57.1 25.8-83.6
HISPANIC
Yes 15 13 83.6 52.6-95.9 2 16.4 4.1-47.4
No 556 296 53.5 48.6-58.4 260 46.5 41.6-51.4
AGE
18-24 3 1 61.1 12.5-94.6 2 38.9 5.4-87.5
25-34 27 20 70.4 47.8-86.1 7 29.6 13.9-52.2
35-44 48 33 70.5 53.7-83.1 15 29.5 16.9-46.3
45-54 120 66 53.4 42.9-63.7 54 46.6 36.3-57.1
55-64 169 89 52.8 44.1-61.4 80 47.2 38.6-55.9
65+ 208 101 48.3 40.5-56.2 107 51.7 43.8-59.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 59 44.0 34.4-54.2 78 56.0 45.8-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 89 49.2 40.7-57.8 101 50.8 42.2-59.3
Some Post-H.S. 136 92 69.3 60.2-77.2 44 30.7 22.8-39.8
College Graduate 119 74 62.1 51.8-71.4 45 37.9 28.6-48.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 59 54.7 43.7-65.2 61 45.3 34.8-56.3
$15,000- $24,999 149 86 60.2 50.9-68.7 63 39.8 31.3-49.1
$25,000- $34,999 63 41 69.0 54.8-80.3 22 31.0 19.7-45.2
$35,000- $49,999 78 38 48.7 36.4-61.2 40 51.3 38.8-63.6
$50,000+ 100 60 57.3 46.4-67.6 40 42.7 32.4-53.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 22 55.2 38.5-70.8 17 44.8 29.2-61.5
Appalachia II 58 33 53.0 38.3-67.1 25 47.0 32.9-61.7
Appalachia III 52 29 60.9 44.9-74.9 23 39.1 25.1-55.1
Catawba 30 13 44.3 26.5-63.8 17 55.7 36.2-73.5
Edisto Savannah 44 18 40.3 22.8-60.6 26 59.7 39.4-77.2
Low Country 38 27 68.2 46.1-84.3 11 31.8 15.7-53.9
Palmetto 86 44 51.1 38.2-63.9 42 48.9 36.1-61.8
Pee Dee 40 19 52.4 34.9-69.4 21 47.6 30.6-65.1
Trident 73 45 62.3 49.4-73.6 28 37.7 26.4-50.6
Upper Savannah 32 17 58.0 38.2-75.6 15 42.0 24.4-61.8
Waccamaw 47 27 60.5 44.7-74.3 20 39.5 25.7-55.3
Wateree 41 19 48.9 32.4-65.7 22 51.1 34.3-67.6

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

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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