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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,316 299 21.8 19.0-24.8 1,017 78.2 75.2-81.0
GENDER
Male 522 130 23.8 19.3-29.0 392 76.2 71.0-80.7
Female 794 169 19.9 16.8-23.4 625 80.1 76.6-83.2
RACE
White 815 163 20.2 16.8-24.0 652 79.8 76.0-83.2
African American 385 97 23.5 18.5-29.3 288 76.5 70.7-81.5
Other 59 12 12.7 6.3-24.0 47 87.3 76.0-93.7
HISPANIC
Yes 16 3 4.6 1.1-16.6 13 95.4 83.4-98.9
No 1,249 271 21.3 18.5-24.4 978 78.7 75.6-81.5
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
25-34 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
35-44 85 16 14.8 7.9-25.9 69 85.2 74.1-92.1
45-54 230 61 27.4 20.8-35.2 169 72.6 64.8-79.2
55-64 371 82 21.9 17.2-27.5 289 78.1 72.5-82.8
65+ 599 140 24.3 20.0-29.1 459 75.7 70.9-80.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 90 32.9 26.2-40.4 197 67.1 59.6-73.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 100 24.1 19.1-29.9 329 75.9 70.1-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 308 62 16.9 12.5-22.5 246 83.1 77.5-87.5
College Graduate 286 45 13.2 9.2-18.5 241 86.8 81.5-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 72 29.4 22.6-37.2 175 70.6 62.8-77.4
$15,000- $24,999 259 68 26.7 19.7-35.2 191 73.3 64.8-80.3
$25,000- $34,999 167 32 14.8 9.9-21.7 135 85.2 78.3-90.1
$35,000- $49,999 152 28 17.3 10.8-26.6 124 82.7 73.4-89.2
$50,000+ 277 40 15.6 10.9-21.8 237 84.4 78.2-89.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 96 24 31.4 19.9-45.9 72 68.6 54.1-80.1
Appalachia II 75 10 14.9 7.4-27.9 65 85.1 72.1-92.6
Appalachia III 73 13 19.3 10.4-33.1 60 80.7 66.9-89.6
Catawba 54 7 14.9 6.6-30.3 47 85.1 69.7-93.4
Edisto Savannah 190 48 26.9 19.9-35.2 142 73.1 64.8-80.1
Low Country 135 36 27.8 19.7-37.6 99 72.2 62.4-80.3
Palmetto 86 17 18.0 10.6-29.0 69 82.0 71.0-89.4
Pee Dee 127 22 17.2 11.0-25.9 105 82.8 74.1-89.0
Trident 133 30 22.0 14.9-31.2 103 78.0 68.8-85.1
Upper Savannah 97 24 21.2 14.0-30.8 73 78.8 69.2-86.0
Waccamaw 149 40 26.5 19.2-35.5 109 73.5 64.5-80.8
Wateree 86 23 27.2 17.6-39.5 63 72.8 60.5-82.4
Region***
Region I 193 48 26.4 19.1-35.2 145 73.6 64.8-80.9
Region II 148 23 17.2 10.9-26.1 125 82.8 73.9-89.1
Region III 140 24 16.9 11.0-25.3 116 83.1 74.7-89.0
Region IV 213 45 21.2 15.5-28.2 168 78.8 71.8-84.5
Region V 190 48 26.9 19.9-35.2 142 73.1 64.8-80.1
Region VI 149 40 26.5 19.2-35.5 109 73.5 64.5-80.8
Region VII 133 30 22.0 14.9-31.2 103 78.0 68.8-85.1
Region VIII 135 36 27.8 19.7-37.6 99 72.2 62.4-80.3

* 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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