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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional*.

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  Total
Respond.#
Never 1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 688 48 6.2 4.6- 8.4 428 62.2 58.0-66.3 159 23.3 19.9-27.2 37 5.6 3.9- 8.0 16 2.6 1.5- 4.3
GENDER
Male 285 26 7.7 5.2-11.4 156 54.2 47.5-60.7 77 27.9 22.2-34.3 18 7.2 4.3-11.7 8 3.0 1.5- 6.2
Female 403 22 4.9 3.1- 7.7 272 69.2 63.9-73.9 82 19.4 15.5-24.0 19 4.3 2.7- 6.9 8 2.2 1.1- 4.4
RACE
White 485 37 7.5 5.3-10.4 289 58.6 53.7-63.3 119 24.8 20.8-29.2 27 5.9 4.0- 8.7 13 3.3 1.9- 5.8
African American 195 11 4.3 2.2- 8.0 134 69.0 60.8-76.2 38 21.2 15.0-29.1 9 4.1 1.9- 8.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
Other 5 0 0.0 . - . 3 49.6 11.8-87.9 1 11.9 1.4-56.3 1 38.4 6.3-85.3 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 14 0 0.0 . - . 11 74.7 43.2-92.0 2 16.9 3.9-50.2 1 8.4 1.2-41.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 663 48 6.5 4.8- 8.7 409 61.8 57.4-65.9 154 23.4 19.8-27.3 36 5.7 3.9- 8.1 16 2.7 1.6- 4.5
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 24 1 2.8 0.4-17.9 12 51.1 29.9-72.0 7 24.6 10.9-46.5 3 16.6 5.0-43.1 1 4.8 0.7-27.5
35-44 46 4 7.7 2.7-20.4 26 56.8 40.9-71.4 9 20.4 10.4-36.1 4 8.7 2.8-24.1 3 6.4 2.1-18.2
45-54 119 10 9.4 5.0-17.1 79 61.7 51.6-71.0 21 19.9 12.8-29.5 7 7.1 3.3-14.4 2 1.9 0.4- 7.6
55-64 200 11 4.4 2.4- 8.1 123 64.7 56.9-71.8 51 24.9 18.7-32.3 11 4.4 2.4- 8.1 4 1.5 0.6- 4.2
65+ 293 21 6.2 4.0- 9.6 183 62.3 55.7-68.5 71 25.1 19.7-31.5 12 3.8 2.1- 6.8 6 2.5 1.1- 5.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 6 3.7 1.6- 8.4 87 63.4 53.3-72.4 31 22.8 15.7-31.9 8 9.1 4.2-18.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 17 6.0 3.6- 9.9 161 64.9 57.7-71.4 52 22.4 16.8-29.1 9 3.5 1.8- 6.9 7 3.2 1.5- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 184 10 5.1 2.7- 9.6 105 57.5 49.2-65.3 52 29.0 22.0-37.1 11 5.3 2.8- 9.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2
College Graduate 123 15 11.6 6.7-19.3 73 61.7 51.9-70.6 24 17.7 11.7-25.9 9 6.9 3.5-13.1 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 110 75.2 65.5-82.9 26 18.0 11.2-27.6 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
$15,000- $24,999 150 12 6.5 3.6-11.4 100 66.2 56.9-74.5 29 18.2 12.4-25.8 6 6.4 2.6-15.2 3 2.7 0.9- 8.2
$25,000- $34,999 81 4 5.5 1.8-15.4 47 60.7 48.3-71.8 26 29.2 19.7-41.0 3 3.1 0.9-10.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
$35,000- $49,999 84 6 5.3 2.2-12.3 43 52.9 41.2-64.3 25 29.8 20.1-41.7 9 11.0 5.6-20.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
$50,000+ 119 13 10.1 5.7-17.2 61 49.8 40.0-59.6 29 27.3 19.0-37.5 8 6.2 3.0-12.4 8 6.7 3.2-13.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 55 2 5.5 1.3-21.0 38 67.4 51.7-80.0 12 18.1 10.0-30.5 3 9.1 2.5-28.0 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 66 7 10.0 4.7-20.0 36 56.2 43.1-68.5 14 19.1 11.0-31.2 8 13.1 6.6-24.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.7
Appalachia III 70 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 47 66.9 53.7-77.8 18 24.6 15.4-37.0 3 6.4 2.0-18.5 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 38 4 8.2 2.8-21.7 21 53.1 35.2-70.2 9 24.2 11.8-43.1 3 11.3 3.1-33.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.6
Edisto Savannah 63 4 3.5 1.3- 9.3 44 72.9 59.5-83.1 12 18.9 10.5-31.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 2 3.4 0.8-13.0
Low Country 36 2 4.8 1.2-17.9 24 76.4 58.8-88.0 9 16.7 7.6-32.8 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 0 0.0 . - .
Palmetto 94 8 6.6 2.9-14.2 55 58.2 46.6-69.0 24 28.7 19.3-40.3 4 3.8 1.2-11.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5
Pee Dee 42 5 10.4 4.2-23.9 25 60.7 43.5-75.6 8 19.8 9.2-37.7 3 5.4 1.7-16.4 1 3.6 0.5-21.3
Trident 81 6 6.8 3.0-14.8 56 68.1 55.2-78.7 14 18.6 10.1-31.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.4 3 4.2 1.3-12.6
Upper Savannah 32 3 10.4 3.4-28.0 17 46.3 29.1-64.3 10 38.1 21.9-57.5 2 5.2 1.1-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
Waccamaw 59 3 4.6 1.5-13.3 30 49.1 35.7-62.7 20 34.1 22.4-48.1 3 5.0 1.4-15.9 3 7.2 2.3-20.6
Wateree 45 2 5.5 1.4-19.6 32 65.1 46.3-80.2 5 18.0 6.5-40.9 4 8.5 3.0-21.7 2 2.9 0.7-11.7
Region***
Region I 87 5 7.3 2.9-17.1 55 59.6 47.6-70.5 22 25.5 16.8-36.6 5 7.6 2.7-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
Region II 136 9 5.9 3.0-11.3 83 61.7 52.4-70.2 32 21.9 15.4-30.3 11 9.6 5.3-16.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
Region III 132 12 7.1 3.7-13.1 76 56.6 46.7-66.0 33 27.2 19.4-36.9 7 6.2 2.6-14.2 4 2.9 1.0- 7.8
Region IV 87 7 8.0 3.7-16.3 57 62.9 50.3-74.0 13 18.9 10.2-32.4 7 7.0 3.2-14.5 3 3.2 0.9-10.8
Region V 63 4 3.5 1.3- 9.3 44 72.9 59.5-83.1 12 18.9 10.5-31.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 2 3.4 0.8-13.0
Region VI 59 3 4.6 1.5-13.3 30 49.1 35.7-62.7 20 34.1 22.4-48.1 3 5.0 1.4-15.9 3 7.2 2.3-20.6
Region VII 81 6 6.8 3.0-14.8 56 68.1 55.2-78.7 14 18.6 10.1-31.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.4 3 4.2 1.3-12.6
Region VIII 36 2 4.8 1.2-17.9 24 76.4 58.8-88.0 9 16.7 7.6-32.8 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 0 0.0 . - .

* 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

*** 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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