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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how many times in the last year have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,253 944 74.9 71.5-78.1 107 9.1 7.2-11.6 72 5.6 4.2- 7.3 130 10.4 8.2-13.1
GENDER
Male 501 378 74.0 68.2-79.1 39 9.0 6.1-13.0 21 4.6 2.8- 7.7 63 12.4 8.6-17.5
Female 752 566 75.8 71.8-79.4 68 9.3 6.8-12.5 51 6.4 4.7- 8.7 67 8.5 6.5-11.2
RACE
White 789 597 76.6 72.6-80.1 59 7.3 5.4- 9.8 32 3.4 2.3- 5.0 101 12.8 10.0-16.1
African American 360 267 72.9 66.4-78.5 40 13.3 8.9-19.4 35 9.4 6.4-13.6 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Other 60 45 68.4 44.8-85.2 7 7.4 3.0-17.5 3 5.8 1.2-24.4 5 18.4 5.0-49.2
HISPANIC
Yes 15 10 52.1 17.9-84.5 2 6.9 1.1-33.2 1 2.0 0.2-14.3 2 39.0 9.3-79.9
No 1,199 902 75.3 72.0-78.4 104 9.4 7.3-11.9 69 5.7 4.3- 7.5 124 9.6 7.7-11.9
AGE
18-24 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 28 22 72.7 43.1-90.4 1 6.2 0.9-33.9 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 4 19.0 4.9-51.7
35-44 80 61 80.2 67.4-88.8 7 9.3 3.4-23.0 7 5.0 2.2-10.8 5 5.6 2.2-13.8
45-54 226 163 72.7 64.9-79.4 18 5.7 3.3- 9.4 17 7.0 3.9-12.4 28 14.6 9.3-22.0
55-64 360 265 74.6 69.0-79.5 41 11.1 7.8-15.7 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4 37 8.5 5.9-12.1
65+ 557 431 75.0 70.0-79.5 40 10.3 7.0-14.9 30 5.4 3.4- 8.4 56 9.2 6.8-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 194 72.7 64.7-79.5 21 10.4 6.0-17.4 27 10.7 6.6-16.8 15 6.2 3.1-12.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 407 306 74.9 68.3-80.5 37 7.6 5.3-10.8 25 6.4 4.1-10.1 39 11.1 6.6-18.0
Some Post-H.S. 306 232 76.4 69.4-82.2 30 10.9 6.8-17.1 11 2.9 1.5- 5.5 33 9.8 6.4-14.7
College Graduate 279 210 75.4 68.4-81.2 19 8.3 4.6-14.7 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 41 13.5 9.6-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 158 66.8 58.1-74.6 24 9.2 5.8-14.2 24 11.6 7.1-18.4 21 12.4 6.8-21.4
$15,000- $24,999 246 182 72.0 63.2-79.4 27 14.3 8.8-22.3 16 6.8 3.6-12.5 21 6.9 4.2-11.2
$25,000- $34,999 161 132 80.9 67.9-89.4 9 4.7 2.3- 9.4 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 16 12.0 4.8-27.1
$35,000- $49,999 148 112 73.0 62.6-81.4 8 8.4 3.3-20.0 6 4.2 1.8- 9.4 22 14.4 9.0-22.3
$50,000+ 277 215 78.3 71.9-83.5 24 9.0 5.6-14.1 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 30 10.1 6.7-14.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 95 75 77.2 65.5-85.8 8 7.6 3.7-15.0 3 4.8 1.2-16.9 9 10.4 4.9-20.7
Appalachia II 73 62 82.9 68.3-91.6 5 7.7 2.8-19.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 4 8.3 2.5-24.3
Appalachia III 70 55 80.4 67.6-88.9 2 2.9 0.7-11.4 4 5.8 2.0-15.5 9 10.9 5.1-21.6
Catawba 53 39 75.5 61.1-85.8 8 15.9 7.6-30.4 2 2.7 0.6-10.4 4 5.9 2.2-15.2
Edisto Savannah 173 130 71.1 60.3-79.9 16 13.7 6.7-26.1 12 8.1 4.2-15.0 15 7.1 4.1-12.1
Low Country 125 94 70.2 58.9-79.5 12 10.7 5.7-19.0 8 6.5 3.1-13.3 11 12.6 6.2-23.9
Palmetto 83 62 69.8 54.6-81.6 5 9.1 3.5-21.7 6 7.1 2.8-17.0 10 14.0 5.5-31.1
Pee Dee 120 89 73.4 63.4-81.5 11 8.9 4.7-16.2 9 8.8 4.2-17.4 11 8.9 4.7-16.3
Trident 129 93 73.3 63.5-81.3 13 10.7 5.4-19.9 7 5.3 2.4-11.0 16 10.7 6.3-17.7
Upper Savannah 94 67 69.8 58.7-79.0 6 6.7 2.9-14.5 6 6.1 2.6-13.7 15 17.5 10.5-27.6
Waccamaw 143 103 73.4 64.6-80.7 12 8.5 4.7-15.0 9 6.8 3.5-12.9 19 11.2 6.8-18.0
Wateree 83 68 83.7 73.3-90.5 7 7.0 3.2-14.7 3 3.4 1.0-11.0 5 5.9 2.2-15.0
Region***
Region I 189 142 73.4 65.6-80.0 14 7.1 4.1-12.0 9 5.4 2.5-11.3 24 14.0 9.2-20.7
Region II 143 117 81.6 72.6-88.1 7 5.2 2.3-11.6 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5 13 9.6 5.0-17.8
Region III 136 101 71.8 60.8-80.7 13 11.5 6.3-20.2 8 5.5 2.5-12.0 14 11.1 5.1-22.6
Region IV 203 157 77.6 70.5-83.4 18 8.1 4.9-13.0 12 6.6 3.5-12.1 16 7.7 4.5-12.9
Region V 173 130 71.1 60.3-79.9 16 13.7 6.7-26.1 12 8.1 4.2-15.0 15 7.1 4.1-12.1
Region VI 143 103 73.4 64.6-80.7 12 8.5 4.7-15.0 9 6.8 3.5-12.9 19 11.2 6.8-18.0
Region VII 129 93 73.3 63.5-81.3 13 10.7 5.4-19.9 7 5.3 2.4-11.0 16 10.7 6.3-17.7
Region VIII 125 94 70.2 58.9-79.5 12 10.7 5.7-19.0 8 6.5 3.1-13.3 11 12.6 6.2-23.9

*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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