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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 579 137 26.5 22.1-31.3 442 73.5 68.7-77.9
GENDER
Male 235 61 30.7 23.6-38.8 174 69.3 61.2-76.4
Female 344 76 22.6 17.8-28.3 268 77.4 71.7-82.2
RACE
White 388 76 19.4 15.4-24.1 312 80.6 75.9-84.6
African American 170 56 34.6 26.4-43.9 114 65.4 56.1-73.6
Other 11 3 42.5 14.9-75.8 8 57.5 24.2-85.1
HISPANIC
Yes 15 7 47.8 22.9-73.8 8 52.2 26.2-77.1
No 553 129 25.9 21.4-30.9 424 74.1 69.1-78.6
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 27 5 22.8 8.8-47.5 22 77.2 52.5-91.2
35-44 48 11 30.9 15.7-51.9 37 69.1 48.1-84.3
45-54 120 34 29.9 20.7-41.1 86 70.1 58.9-79.3
55-64 166 41 29.4 21.5-38.8 125 70.6 61.2-78.5
65+ 207 44 21.8 15.8-29.3 163 78.2 70.7-84.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 43 36.1 26.7-46.7 92 63.9 53.3-73.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 34 22.3 15.0-31.8 156 77.7 68.2-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 135 36 27.0 19.1-36.7 99 73.0 63.3-80.9
College Graduate 118 24 20.4 13.5-29.7 94 79.6 70.3-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 36 36.0 25.4-48.2 84 64.0 51.8-74.6
$15,000- $24,999 148 43 30.8 22.7-40.2 105 69.2 59.8-77.3
$25,000- $34,999 63 11 19.8 9.4-37.1 52 80.2 62.9-90.6
$35,000- $49,999 78 11 13.3 6.9-23.9 67 86.7 76.1-93.1
$50,000+ 100 17 16.0 9.8-24.9 83 84.0 75.1-90.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 5 10.3 3.9-24.4 34 89.7 75.6-96.1
Appalachia II 58 16 23.4 13.4-37.6 42 76.6 62.4-86.6
Appalachia III 51 11 22.5 11.4-39.6 40 77.5 60.4-88.6
Catawba 29 9 35.9 19.3-56.7 20 64.1 43.3-80.7
Edisto Savannah 44 10 39.2 20.9-61.1 34 60.8 38.9-79.1
Low Country 38 10 18.6 9.4-33.5 28 81.4 66.5-90.6
Palmetto 86 20 26.0 15.4-40.5 66 74.0 59.5-84.6
Pee Dee 40 9 29.9 15.2-50.5 31 70.1 49.5-84.8
Trident 72 19 30.4 19.4-44.2 53 69.6 55.8-80.6
Upper Savannah 31 7 24.4 9.9-48.6 24 75.6 51.4-90.1
Waccamaw 47 8 18.6 9.2-34.1 39 81.4 65.9-90.8
Wateree 41 12 35.3 20.3-53.9 29 64.7 46.1-79.7

* 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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