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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how many times in the last year has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 567 90 17.2 13.8-21.3 137 24.1 20.2-28.5 176 29.0 24.9-33.5 164 29.7 25.3-34.5
GENDER
Male 232 43 18.2 13.0-24.9 58 25.1 19.2-32.1 67 27.6 21.5-34.7 64 29.1 22.5-36.8
Female 335 47 16.3 12.0-21.7 79 23.2 18.4-28.8 109 30.3 25.0-36.1 100 30.2 24.7-36.3
RACE
White 381 59 16.4 12.6-21.0 92 25.2 20.6-30.4 107 25.7 21.3-30.6 123 32.7 27.8-38.1
African American 166 27 16.5 11.0-24.1 40 23.4 16.8-31.7 66 35.9 28.1-44.6 33 24.2 16.7-33.6
Other 10 3 43.7 14.9-77.5 1 7.8 1.0-40.8 1 3.9 0.5-24.7 5 44.6 16.4-76.8
HISPANIC
Yes 15 3 24.8 8.2-55.0 3 14.2 4.3-38.1 3 14.3 3.6-42.6 6 46.6 21.9-73.0
No 542 85 16.7 13.3-20.9 133 24.9 20.9-29.4 170 29.8 25.5-34.4 154 28.6 24.2-33.4
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 27 6 23.5 10.6-44.3 5 16.4 6.4-35.8 8 32.2 16.1-54.2 8 27.9 12.7-50.6
35-44 48 12 23.8 12.9-39.7 10 20.3 10.1-36.6 8 10.3 4.6-21.5 18 45.6 28.7-63.5
45-54 117 17 18.4 10.8-29.8 33 24.9 17.3-34.3 35 29.9 21.0-40.5 32 26.8 18.7-36.9
55-64 165 25 15.5 9.9-23.4 42 24.9 18.0-33.3 57 35.5 27.4-44.4 41 24.2 17.6-32.2
65+ 199 30 15.7 10.7-22.4 44 25.8 19.1-34.0 65 29.6 23.2-37.0 60 28.8 22.3-36.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 14 11.3 6.4-19.1 25 21.4 13.9-31.4 52 37.0 27.9-47.1 40 30.4 21.8-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 188 34 16.8 11.3-24.1 44 22.7 16.5-30.4 59 29.4 22.5-37.5 51 31.1 23.2-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 128 18 18.4 11.2-28.8 38 30.4 22.0-40.4 35 24.6 17.4-33.5 37 26.6 19.3-35.5
College Graduate 119 24 24.7 16.4-35.4 30 23.6 16.5-32.7 30 22.4 15.5-31.4 35 29.2 20.8-39.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 13 10.5 5.8-18.5 23 19.2 12.1-28.9 43 33.8 24.3-44.8 39 36.5 25.9-48.5
$15,000- $24,999 144 26 17.4 11.6-25.4 39 28.4 20.4-37.9 45 29.8 22.0-39.0 34 24.4 16.8-34.0
$25,000- $34,999 62 9 21.0 9.9-39.3 13 18.5 10.0-31.5 22 34.4 22.2-49.1 18 26.1 15.8-39.9
$35,000- $49,999 77 13 16.9 9.6-28.1 20 30.8 19.6-44.7 24 29.7 19.8-42.0 20 22.6 14.0-34.2
$50,000+ 99 19 21.1 13.4-31.8 29 27.7 19.3-38.1 19 17.8 11.2-27.2 32 33.3 23.9-44.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 38 8 22.0 10.9-39.3 10 21.9 11.5-37.8 5 12.8 4.9-29.4 15 43.4 27.7-60.5
Appalachia II 56 9 20.8 10.8-36.4 15 29.4 17.8-44.6 13 16.2 8.5-28.7 19 33.5 20.9-49.1
Appalachia III 50 5 10.7 3.8-26.9 9 13.2 6.4-25.2 13 21.5 11.3-37.1 23 54.5 37.8-70.3
Catawba 28 7 22.0 9.8-42.5 7 32.3 15.5-55.2 9 32.9 17.2-53.6 5 12.8 5.0-29.0
Edisto Savannah 43 5 14.6 4.5-38.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.6 20 39.3 23.4-57.8 16 42.9 24.8-63.1
Low Country 38 8 18.3 8.8-34.3 12 38.7 21.4-59.3 11 22.7 12.0-38.7 7 20.3 8.8-40.3
Palmetto 83 15 21.5 12.4-34.6 19 25.6 15.7-38.8 30 37.1 25.5-50.3 19 15.9 9.7-24.9
Pee Dee 37 3 7.9 2.5-22.5 13 33.4 18.6-52.4 12 30.2 15.7-50.3 9 28.5 14.3-48.7
Trident 71 10 15.3 7.8-27.7 18 26.6 16.3-40.2 20 27.1 17.3-39.8 23 31.1 20.7-43.8
Upper Savannah 32 9 34.8 17.7-56.9 3 6.1 1.7-19.9 12 33.1 18.0-52.7 8 26.0 11.7-48.3
Waccamaw 46 4 9.8 3.5-24.4 16 30.0 18.1-45.4 15 36.5 22.1-53.8 11 23.7 13.0-39.3
Wateree 42 7 13.0 5.3-28.6 12 28.1 15.9-44.6 14 32.9 19.4-50.0 9 26.0 12.9-45.6

* 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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