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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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.#
Once Twice 3-4 times 5 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 633 99 15.6 12.6-19.1 139 21.6 18.2-25.4 222 33.7 29.6-38.1 59 10.0 7.3-13.5 114 19.1 15.7-23.0
GENDER
Male 266 47 18.7 13.9-24.7 63 24.7 19.2-31.1 90 29.7 24.1-36.0 25 9.9 5.9-16.2 41 17.0 12.2-23.1
Female 367 52 12.8 9.5-17.0 76 18.8 14.9-23.5 132 37.3 31.6-43.3 34 10.1 7.0-14.3 73 21.0 16.5-26.3
RACE
White 457 75 17.9 14.2-22.4 105 22.5 18.6-26.8 164 33.5 29.0-38.3 40 10.0 7.2-13.7 73 16.1 12.7-20.1
African American 169 23 11.4 7.2-17.7 31 17.8 12.1-25.4 58 35.6 27.4-44.7 17 10.0 5.1-18.6 40 25.2 18.1-33.9
Other 4 0 0.0 . - . 3 92.7 56.4-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.3 0.8-43.6 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 11 4 50.0 21.3-78.7 3 20.8 6.3-50.8 1 10.1 1.4-47.2 2 9.3 2.1-33.3 1 9.8 1.3-46.4
No 615 94 14.8 12.0-18.3 135 21.7 18.3-25.7 218 34.1 29.9-38.5 56 10.1 7.3-13.6 112 19.3 15.9-23.3
AGE
18-24 2 1 42.7 4.5-92.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 57.3 7.7-95.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 23 3 17.8 5.8-43.4 4 18.9 6.4-44.5 10 44.6 24.0-67.2 3 7.8 2.4-22.9 3 10.8 3.3-30.3
35-44 44 9 22.4 11.6-38.8 9 20.0 10.2-35.3 14 28.2 16.5-43.8 3 6.9 2.1-19.9 9 22.6 11.2-40.3
45-54 114 22 19.0 12.0-28.7 29 25.1 17.4-34.8 37 32.6 24.0-42.5 13 12.1 6.6-21.1 13 11.3 6.4-19.0
55-64 185 25 12.5 8.2-18.8 47 25.0 18.5-32.9 66 33.9 26.6-42.1 16 10.5 5.2-20.1 31 18.0 12.4-25.4
65+ 262 39 14.1 10.2-19.1 49 18.2 13.7-23.9 94 34.3 27.9-41.4 23 9.1 5.9-13.9 57 24.2 18.4-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 17 11.8 6.8-19.7 17 17.2 10.3-27.1 35 28.7 19.8-39.6 14 11.2 6.4-19.0 30 31.2 22.1-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 32 14.8 10.2-21.1 53 20.8 15.6-27.1 75 31.4 25.0-38.7 18 10.8 6.0-18.7 48 22.1 16.2-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 172 36 23.5 16.9-31.6 35 21.4 15.1-29.5 64 34.7 27.2-43.1 16 9.2 5.3-15.5 21 11.2 6.9-17.7
College Graduate 121 14 9.4 5.3-16.2 34 28.5 20.5-38.2 48 42.8 33.1-53.1 11 8.2 4.4-14.9 14 11.0 6.3-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 19 13.1 7.8-21.2 25 17.7 11.3-26.7 44 31.8 22.8-42.3 20 14.6 8.9-22.9 25 22.8 14.7-33.7
$15,000- $24,999 139 19 12.8 7.9-20.1 31 21.7 14.9-30.5 46 29.5 21.6-38.7 15 15.9 8.4-28.0 28 20.2 13.4-29.1
$25,000- $34,999 75 13 17.5 9.4-30.2 10 15.7 8.1-28.3 35 45.8 33.4-58.8 5 6.0 2.4-13.9 12 15.1 8.2-26.0
$35,000- $49,999 83 11 13.2 7.1-23.1 20 20.6 13.1-30.8 34 41.2 30.1-53.2 7 8.8 3.8-19.3 11 16.2 8.6-28.4
$50,000+ 114 23 22.0 14.5-31.8 31 27.3 19.2-37.3 40 34.3 25.5-44.3 7 5.0 2.3-10.5 13 11.4 6.3-19.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 49 10 23.2 12.1-39.9 11 20.3 9.9-37.2 15 27.4 16.0-42.7 6 13.3 5.9-27.5 7 15.7 7.3-30.7
Appalachia II 63 10 14.4 7.5-25.9 13 21.9 12.9-34.8 22 33.5 22.2-47.2 7 11.1 4.8-23.4 11 19.0 10.3-32.6
Appalachia III 65 10 12.2 6.2-22.7 12 17.4 9.3-30.3 23 32.5 21.5-45.8 9 13.9 6.7-26.6 11 24.0 13.3-39.3
Catawba 35 7 20.0 9.3-37.8 5 16.1 6.7-34.0 10 23.4 12.0-40.7 2 5.6 1.2-21.9 11 34.9 18.7-55.6
Edisto Savannah 60 8 13.9 6.8-26.4 14 18.7 10.6-30.7 19 35.3 21.7-51.7 6 10.8 4.6-23.3 13 21.4 11.6-36.0
Low Country 33 3 8.2 2.3-25.4 8 22.7 10.4-42.8 11 28.0 13.6-48.9 6 29.1 10.5-59.0 5 12.0 4.4-28.9
Palmetto 82 7 11.4 4.9-24.3 24 26.3 17.2-37.9 30 36.1 25.0-48.8 8 12.4 6.1-23.4 13 13.9 7.7-23.7
Pee Dee 38 7 13.2 5.8-27.1 8 29.7 15.0-50.2 10 22.0 11.1-38.8 2 4.6 1.0-18.4 11 30.6 16.7-49.2
Trident 77 13 15.0 8.4-25.4 15 16.5 9.7-26.7 36 48.1 35.7-60.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 11 19.2 10.0-33.6
Upper Savannah 32 4 14.7 5.6-33.5 12 40.2 23.7-59.3 7 18.4 8.6-35.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 26.7 13.8-45.2
Waccamaw 53 8 18.6 8.9-34.9 10 18.5 9.8-32.2 22 40.6 27.4-55.3 6 11.4 4.8-24.7 7 10.9 5.0-22.1
Wateree 38 10 22.6 10.9-40.9 7 23.6 10.5-44.7 13 35.1 20.1-53.7 4 9.5 3.5-23.3 4 9.2 2.6-27.6
Region***
Region I 81 14 19.9 11.6-31.8 23 28.2 18.3-40.7 22 23.8 15.5-34.8 6 8.1 3.5-17.3 16 20.0 12.2-31.1
Region II 128 20 13.3 8.3-20.6 25 19.7 13.2-28.4 45 33.0 24.8-42.4 16 12.5 7.3-20.6 22 21.5 14.1-31.4
Region III 117 14 14.1 8.0-23.6 29 23.1 15.8-32.4 40 32.1 23.3-42.4 10 10.3 5.4-18.6 24 20.4 13.1-30.4
Region IV 76 17 17.9 10.4-29.1 15 26.6 16.0-40.9 23 28.6 18.7-41.0 6 7.1 3.1-15.3 15 19.8 11.4-32.2
Region V 60 8 13.9 6.8-26.4 14 18.7 10.6-30.7 19 35.3 21.7-51.7 6 10.8 4.6-23.3 13 21.4 11.6-36.0
Region VI 53 8 18.6 8.9-34.9 10 18.5 9.8-32.2 22 40.6 27.4-55.3 6 11.4 4.8-24.7 7 10.9 5.0-22.1
Region VII 77 13 15.0 8.4-25.4 15 16.5 9.7-26.7 36 48.1 35.7-60.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 11 19.2 10.0-33.6
Region VIII 33 3 8.2 2.3-25.4 8 22.7 10.4-42.8 11 28.0 13.6-48.9 6 29.1 10.5-59.0 5 12.0 4.4-28.9

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Never in the reponses represent those who had never had the test and those who had never heard of the test.

#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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