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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 #
Respondents
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,303 895 70.7 67.4-73.7 257 18.3 15.9-21.0 44 2.8 1.9- 4.0 14 1.0 0.6- 1.9 93 7.2 5.5- 9.4
GENDER
Male 516 332 66.7 61.2-71.9 126 21.5 17.5-26.1 17 2.6 1.4- 4.7 7 1.2 0.6- 2.7 34 7.9 5.1-12.1
Female 787 563 74.3 70.5-77.7 131 15.4 12.6-18.6 27 3.0 1.9- 4.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 59 6.5 4.8- 8.8
RACE
White 807 545 68.0 63.7-72.1 163 19.9 16.7-23.6 24 2.3 1.5- 3.7 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3 65 8.5 6.2-11.6
African American 383 276 76.0 70.5-80.7 71 14.9 11.4-19.3 12 2.4 1.2- 4.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 22 6.2 3.6-10.5
Other 59 39 71.7 54.3-84.4 12 17.2 8.1-32.8 4 6.2 1.6-21.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.6 3 2.5 0.7- 7.9
HISPANIC
Yes 16 10 70.3 37.2-90.5 4 21.7 6.0-54.7 1 1.9 0.2-14.0 1 6.0 0.8-34.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,239 855 71.1 67.8-74.2 243 17.9 15.5-20.6 39 2.6 1.8- 3.8 12 0.9 0.5- 1.7 90 7.5 5.7- 9.8
AGE
18-24 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 29 21 88.7 74.8-95.5 5 5.4 1.9-14.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.4 0.3-15.9 2 3.5 0.7-15.1
35-44 85 59 74.6 62.8-83.6 16 15.9 9.1-26.4 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.1 2.3-15.1
45-54 226 148 64.5 56.2-72.0 40 15.7 11.1-21.8 9 3.9 1.8- 8.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 24 14.3 8.6-22.7
55-64 366 253 69.4 63.4-74.9 76 22.6 17.6-28.5 13 2.4 1.3- 4.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 22 5.1 3.1- 8.3
65+ 595 412 70.4 65.8-74.7 120 19.9 16.2-24.1 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8 40 5.7 4.0- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 208 70.5 63.3-76.9 53 19.4 14.2-26.0 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 19 7.2 4.0-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 303 74.0 68.6-78.8 82 16.3 12.6-20.7 13 2.7 1.5- 5.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 27 6.2 3.8-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 302 204 71.5 64.5-77.6 68 20.7 15.5-27.0 12 2.5 1.4- 4.6 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 13 4.1 2.0- 8.1
College Graduate 278 177 65.5 57.9-72.4 52 17.8 13.0-23.9 13 4.4 2.2- 8.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 33 11.2 7.0-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 251 185 71.2 63.1-78.2 37 14.1 9.8-19.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 23 13.1 7.7-21.5
$15,000- $24,999 256 197 83.1 77.0-87.8 41 11.6 7.8-16.8 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7
$25,000- $34,999 164 106 72.5 63.5-79.9 40 19.5 13.4-27.6 9 4.4 2.2- 8.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 8 2.9 1.4- 6.3
$35,000- $49,999 148 86 60.8 50.6-70.1 43 24.1 17.1-32.9 5 4.8 1.7-13.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 11 7.6 3.9-14.5
$50,000+ 272 175 62.6 55.2-69.5 60 24.2 18.5-31.1 10 2.2 1.1- 4.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.1 23 9.5 5.5-15.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 98 72 75.7 64.1-84.4 17 12.8 7.5-20.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 5 8.2 2.9-20.7
Appalachia II 75 54 69.2 55.6-80.1 14 18.9 11.0-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 6 11.2 4.4-25.7
Appalachia III 70 42 67.6 53.2-79.3 18 20.4 11.9-32.7 2 3.3 0.8-12.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 7 7.4 3.0-17.1
Catawba 53 44 82.2 66.7-91.5 7 15.5 6.8-31.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4
Edisto Savannah 186 122 66.9 58.2-74.6 40 19.6 13.7-27.2 8 3.9 1.9- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 16 9.6 5.5-16.0
Low Country 136 91 64.8 53.9-74.3 29 21.0 14.0-30.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 3 6.1 1.7-19.1 11 7.2 3.7-13.7
Palmetto 84 60 75.3 63.4-84.3 13 12.9 7.2-22.0 4 2.7 1.0- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.1 3.7-20.8
Pee Dee 126 80 63.6 53.5-72.7 28 23.3 15.9-32.9 9 5.8 2.8-11.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 8 6.3 2.8-13.8
Trident 132 89 72.4 63.3-79.9 30 20.4 13.9-29.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0
Upper Savannah 96 65 64.5 52.9-74.5 15 18.1 10.9-28.5 4 3.8 1.4- 9.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 10 12.1 6.0-23.1
Waccamaw 147 101 68.7 58.7-77.1 28 18.8 12.5-27.3 7 7.5 2.9-17.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Wateree 86 66 78.9 68.3-86.6 15 15.2 8.9-24.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.3 1.3-13.1
Region***
Region I 194 137 70.1 62.0-77.1 32 15.4 10.6-21.7 7 2.9 1.3- 6.1 3 1.5 0.5- 4.9 15 10.1 5.6-17.5
Region II 145 96 68.4 58.7-76.7 32 19.7 13.5-27.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 13 9.3 4.8-17.2
Region III 137 104 77.7 68.7-84.7 20 13.8 8.6-21.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.4 2.7-14.2
Region IV 212 146 69.8 62.3-76.3 43 20.1 14.7-26.8 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 11 5.5 2.8-10.6
Region V 186 122 66.9 58.2-74.6 40 19.6 13.7-27.2 8 3.9 1.9- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 16 9.6 5.5-16.0
Region VI 147 101 68.7 58.7-77.1 28 18.8 12.5-27.3 7 7.5 2.9-17.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 9 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Region VII 132 89 72.4 63.3-79.9 30 20.4 13.9-29.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0 8 4.3 2.0- 9.0
Region VIII 136 91 64.8 53.9-74.3 29 21.0 14.0-30.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 3 6.1 1.7-19.1 11 7.2 3.7-13.7

* 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

*** 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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