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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
Once/year 2-3/year 4 or more time/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 969 188 19.3 16.6-22.4 212 22.9 19.9-26.2 292 30.3 27.0-33.9 277 27.5 24.3-30.9
GENDER
Male 412 86 21.5 17.3-26.3 97 24.6 20.0-29.8 121 28.7 23.9-34.1 108 25.2 20.6-30.5
Female 557 102 17.3 14.0-21.1 115 21.3 17.5-25.6 171 31.8 27.4-36.6 169 29.6 25.4-34.1
RACE
White 605 117 20.0 16.7-23.8 129 23.1 19.5-27.3 166 26.2 22.5-30.2 193 30.7 26.7-35.0
African American 333 69 19.5 15.0-24.9 76 22.9 17.9-28.8 113 35.0 29.0-41.5 75 22.7 17.7-28.5
Other 20 1 7.9 1.1-39.3 4 16.6 5.5-40.8 11 48.6 26.3-71.5 4 26.8 10.1-54.5
HISPANIC
Yes 9 1 7.4 1.0-39.4 3 32.4 9.8-67.8 2 36.5 10.2-74.4 3 23.7 6.6-57.7
No 930 186 19.9 17.1-23.0 201 22.7 19.6-26.1 281 30.2 26.8-33.8 262 27.2 24.0-30.7
AGE
18-24 5 1 10.1 1.2-50.5 1 30.4 4.6-79.9 2 39.1 9.2-80.3 1 20.3 2.7-70.1
25-34 26 6 24.2 10.7-45.9 4 20.8 7.5-46.0 5 17.2 6.8-37.3 11 37.8 20.7-58.5
35-44 72 15 15.6 8.9-25.8 16 24.3 14.7-37.4 20 29.2 18.1-43.7 21 30.9 20.1-44.3
45-54 167 42 24.1 17.4-32.2 37 24.7 17.5-33.7 48 26.8 19.8-35.2 40 24.4 17.2-33.4
55-64 304 59 19.7 15.2-25.1 72 24.0 19.2-29.7 93 32.7 27.0-39.1 80 23.6 18.9-28.9
65+ 393 65 17.3 13.3-22.1 82 20.7 16.6-25.5 122 31.5 26.5-37.1 124 30.5 25.6-35.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 218 35 16.8 11.6-23.7 42 21.7 15.8-29.2 73 31.2 24.5-38.8 68 30.2 23.6-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 341 68 17.4 13.5-22.1 83 26.0 20.6-32.1 95 28.2 22.7-34.5 95 28.4 23.0-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 240 46 21.7 16.0-28.7 61 24.3 18.7-30.9 70 31.3 24.8-38.6 63 22.7 17.5-28.9
College Graduate 166 39 24.3 17.7-32.3 26 15.7 10.5-22.8 53 32.5 25.2-40.8 48 27.5 20.5-35.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 40 17.6 12.4-24.4 44 18.7 13.4-25.6 77 35.5 28.0-43.8 65 28.1 21.8-35.5
$15,000- $24,999 207 42 19.2 14.0-25.9 54 26.6 20.1-34.4 55 26.2 19.5-34.3 56 27.9 21.2-35.8
$25,000- $34,999 94 20 20.2 12.5-31.0 27 32.2 21.7-44.9 29 31.2 21.6-42.8 18 16.3 9.2-27.2
$35,000- $49,999 124 20 17.2 10.8-26.1 34 30.6 22.0-40.7 27 22.6 15.2-32.3 43 29.6 21.8-38.9
$50,000+ 174 42 24.0 17.6-31.9 30 16.6 11.5-23.3 60 35.3 27.8-43.7 42 24.1 17.3-32.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 54 12 20.9 11.4-35.1 9 20.3 9.5-38.2 12 18.8 10.3-31.7 21 40.0 26.5-55.3
Appalachia II 90 16 20.4 12.1-32.2 17 16.7 10.0-26.5 29 30.1 20.9-41.3 28 32.8 22.8-44.8
Appalachia III 83 21 21.9 13.9-32.6 15 21.4 12.2-34.8 21 26.3 16.9-38.4 26 30.4 20.3-42.9
Catawba 63 15 29.5 17.9-44.5 15 26.2 15.6-40.4 21 30.3 19.5-43.9 12 14.0 7.5-24.7
Edisto Savannah 88 15 15.2 8.9-24.7 19 26.3 16.5-39.2 32 35.2 24.9-47.2 22 23.3 14.9-34.4
Low Country 50 11 19.2 9.9-33.8 8 16.6 8.0-31.3 17 33.9 19.2-52.6 14 30.3 17.3-47.5
Palmetto 133 31 24.4 17.0-33.7 29 20.7 14.2-29.3 45 37.0 27.7-47.4 28 17.8 11.7-26.3
Pee Dee 100 15 15.1 8.7-24.8 21 24.0 14.7-36.5 30 32.4 22.5-44.2 34 28.5 19.9-39.1
Trident 104 15 13.9 7.6-24.0 24 21.0 13.3-31.4 40 39.3 28.5-51.4 25 25.8 16.4-38.1
Upper Savannah 61 11 20.4 11.2-34.3 15 27.2 16.2-41.9 12 15.4 8.3-26.8 23 37.1 24.0-52.4
Waccamaw 77 16 17.7 10.5-28.2 16 23.0 13.5-36.3 16 19.2 11.1-31.0 29 40.2 28.0-53.7
Wateree 54 6 13.8 5.1-32.2 22 38.5 24.6-54.5 12 22.2 11.4-38.8 14 25.5 14.5-41.0
Region***
Region I 115 23 20.6 13.5-30.1 24 24.0 15.7-34.9 24 16.9 11.0-25.0 44 38.4 28.7-49.2
Region II 173 37 21.1 15.0-28.8 32 18.9 12.9-26.7 50 28.3 21.5-36.4 54 31.7 24.3-40.2
Region III 196 46 26.1 19.5-33.9 44 22.5 16.6-29.7 66 34.8 27.4-43.1 40 16.6 11.7-23.0
Region IV 154 21 14.6 9.0-22.9 43 29.1 21.1-38.7 42 28.8 20.9-38.1 48 27.4 20.3-35.9
Region V 88 15 15.2 8.9-24.7 19 26.3 16.5-39.2 32 35.2 24.9-47.2 22 23.3 14.9-34.4
Region VI 77 16 17.7 10.5-28.2 16 23.0 13.5-36.3 16 19.2 11.1-31.0 29 40.2 28.0-53.7
Region VII 104 15 13.9 7.6-24.0 24 21.0 13.3-31.4 40 39.3 28.5-51.4 25 25.8 16.4-38.1
Region VIII 50 11 19.2 9.9-33.8 8 16.6 8.0-31.3 17 33.9 19.2-52.6 14 30.3 17.3-47.5

*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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