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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,330 980 72.0 68.6-75.2 350 28.0 24.8-31.4
GENDER
Male 528 385 69.5 63.7-74.7 143 30.5 25.3-36.3
Female 802 595 74.4 70.4-77.9 207 25.6 22.1-29.6
RACE
White 819 594 71.2 66.8-75.2 225 28.8 24.8-33.2
African American 390 293 71.4 64.9-77.1 97 28.6 22.9-35.1
Other 61 46 79.5 63.5-89.6 15 20.5 10.4-36.5
HISPANIC
Yes 16 13 89.3 64.4-97.5 3 10.7 2.5-35.6
No 1,261 926 71.4 67.9-74.7 335 28.6 25.3-32.1
AGE
18-24 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 29 14 66.2 42.9-83.6 15 33.8 16.4-57.1
35-44 85 47 52.1 38.6-65.3 38 47.9 34.7-61.4
45-54 230 169 69.6 61.3-76.7 61 30.4 23.3-38.7
55-64 375 284 75.6 69.7-80.6 91 24.4 19.4-30.3
65+ 609 464 77.1 72.6-81.0 145 22.9 19.0-27.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 231 77.7 71.1-83.1 65 22.3 16.9-28.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 432 321 72.3 66.2-77.8 111 27.7 22.2-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 309 219 68.7 60.9-75.6 90 31.3 24.4-39.1
College Graduate 286 207 71.0 63.4-77.6 79 29.0 22.4-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 184 68.1 59.7-75.4 68 31.9 24.6-40.3
$15,000- $24,999 261 202 74.1 65.5-81.2 59 25.9 18.8-34.5
$25,000- $34,999 168 129 79.4 71.0-85.9 39 20.6 14.1-29.0
$35,000- $49,999 152 109 67.6 56.3-77.2 43 32.4 22.8-43.7
$50,000+ 277 202 73.7 66.9-79.6 75 26.3 20.4-33.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 98 80 78.6 66.1-87.4 18 21.4 12.6-33.9
Appalachia II 74 57 75.5 61.3-85.6 17 24.5 14.4-38.7
Appalachia III 73 50 72.0 57.3-83.1 23 28.0 16.9-42.7
Catawba 54 47 89.2 78.3-95.0 7 10.8 5.0-21.7
Edisto Savannah 190 138 71.0 62.0-78.6 52 29.0 21.4-38.0
Low Country 139 106 74.8 64.7-82.7 33 25.2 17.3-35.3
Palmetto 86 58 61.7 48.5-73.4 28 38.3 26.6-51.5
Pee Dee 129 96 71.9 61.8-80.1 33 28.1 19.9-38.2
Trident 136 98 71.8 61.3-80.4 38 28.2 19.6-38.7
Upper Savannah 99 73 73.0 62.4-81.5 26 27.0 18.5-37.6
Waccamaw 150 106 63.8 53.1-73.3 44 36.2 26.7-46.9
Wateree 87 61 73.9 63.2-82.4 26 26.1 17.6-36.8
Region***
Region I 197 153 75.8 67.9-82.2 44 24.2 17.8-32.1
Region II 147 107 73.6 63.8-81.6 40 26.4 18.4-36.2
Region III 140 105 71.4 61.6-79.5 35 28.6 20.5-38.4
Region IV 216 157 72.7 65.4-78.9 59 27.3 21.1-34.6
Region V 190 138 71.0 62.0-78.6 52 29.0 21.4-38.0
Region VI 150 106 63.8 53.1-73.3 44 36.2 26.7-46.9
Region VII 136 98 71.8 61.3-80.4 38 28.2 19.6-38.7
Region VIII 139 106 74.8 64.7-82.7 33 25.2 17.3-35.3

*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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