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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations?
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 1,280 933 72.5 69.2-75.6 196 15.7 13.2-18.6 51 4.0 2.9- 5.5 9 0.6 0.2- 1.3 91 7.1 5.6- 9.1
GENDER
Male 509 365 72.5 67.2-77.3 86 17.0 13.1-21.7 22 3.3 2.0- 5.2 4 0.8 0.2- 2.4 32 6.5 4.3- 9.6
Female 771 568 72.5 68.3-76.4 110 14.6 11.7-18.2 29 4.7 3.1- 7.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 59 7.8 5.8-10.3
RACE
White 790 570 72.2 67.9-76.1 121 14.8 11.8-18.3 36 5.0 3.4- 7.4 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 59 7.7 5.6-10.3
African American 377 285 74.7 68.7-80.0 58 15.8 11.5-21.4 11 2.4 1.2- 4.7 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5 21 6.4 4.0-10.1
Other 60 41 67.9 50.0-81.8 13 25.7 13.5-43.6 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7
HISPANIC
Yes 16 13 85.8 54.0-96.9 2 11.4 2.0-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-19.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,217 888 72.5 69.1-75.7 190 15.9 13.4-18.8 48 4.0 2.9- 5.6 8 0.5 0.2- 1.3 83 7.0 5.4- 9.0
AGE
18-24 2 1 79.0 19.0-98.4 1 21.0 1.6-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 29 19 76.0 53.5-89.7 6 19.1 7.2-41.8 1 1.1 0.2- 8.2 1 1.1 0.1- 8.1 2 2.5 0.6-10.7
35-44 81 61 72.0 58.9-82.2 10 15.0 7.7-27.2 6 7.1 3.0-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.9 2.0-15.9
45-54 221 146 65.7 57.6-73.0 47 20.5 14.8-27.8 10 3.9 1.8- 7.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 17 9.8 5.7-16.3
55-64 369 268 72.2 66.1-77.5 55 15.9 11.7-21.3 19 4.9 2.8- 8.4 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9
65+ 578 438 76.1 71.5-80.2 77 12.4 9.3-16.4 15 3.2 1.9- 5.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1 45 7.4 5.4-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 218 74.9 67.9-80.8 27 11.4 7.1-17.6 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 2 1.1 0.2- 5.4 27 9.6 6.2-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 307 77.0 71.6-81.6 71 14.6 10.8-19.4 15 3.8 2.1- 6.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 23 4.6 2.9- 7.2
Some Post-H.S. 298 225 72.2 64.4-78.8 46 17.3 12.0-24.2 12 4.7 2.4- 9.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 13 5.2 2.6-10.1
College Graduate 276 178 64.8 57.3-71.6 51 19.4 14.0-26.1 15 4.5 2.5- 7.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 28 10.6 6.9-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 191 77.7 70.4-83.5 30 12.4 7.9-18.8 7 3.7 1.7- 7.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 15 6.2 3.4-10.8
$15,000- $24,999 249 163 67.9 59.1-75.5 48 19.2 13.1-27.2 12 4.5 2.3- 8.8 3 1.2 0.2- 5.5 23 7.2 4.5-11.5
$25,000- $34,999 162 128 82.5 74.4-88.4 20 10.4 6.1-17.1 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.6 1.9-10.8
$35,000- $49,999 144 107 75.0 65.5-82.6 24 14.5 9.0-22.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 8 7.2 3.4-14.8
$50,000+ 274 191 67.0 59.7-73.5 47 19.0 13.6-25.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 19 8.0 4.8-13.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 94 73 83.5 74.8-89.6 15 11.6 6.8-19.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 3 2.6 0.7- 9.2 2 1.8 0.5- 7.2
Appalachia II 71 52 74.6 61.8-84.2 10 16.9 8.8-29.8 4 4.1 1.4-11.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.4 1.8-10.8
Appalachia III 70 45 69.6 54.7-81.2 13 16.2 8.2-29.5 4 4.9 1.6-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.4 4.2-19.7
Catawba 51 37 68.5 52.3-81.2 10 20.8 10.5-37.0 1 2.9 0.4-17.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.8 2.5-22.1
Edisto Savannah 184 126 68.1 58.2-76.5 31 18.1 10.8-28.6 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5 17 8.6 5.1-14.3
Low Country 135 103 73.5 62.0-82.6 23 19.7 11.5-31.6 5 3.2 1.3- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.7 1.2-10.4
Palmetto 83 62 79.2 68.5-87.0 14 12.2 6.9-20.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.5 2.2-13.6
Pee Dee 124 91 68.1 57.2-77.2 21 20.5 13.0-30.9 4 3.1 1.0- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 8.3 3.7-17.6
Trident 131 95 75.1 66.3-82.2 12 9.8 5.5-16.9 8 5.8 2.8-11.6 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 15 8.8 5.1-14.7
Upper Savannah 96 70 68.5 56.8-78.2 13 13.8 8.0-22.9 5 7.9 3.2-18.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.8 4.4-20.3
Waccamaw 144 107 71.7 61.1-80.3 22 18.5 11.1-29.4 8 6.0 2.7-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2
Wateree 84 62 67.9 54.6-78.8 11 14.6 7.4-26.9 3 3.2 0.9-10.1 1 3.0 0.4-18.3 7 11.3 5.1-23.2
Region***
Region I 190 143 75.7 68.1-81.9 28 12.8 8.7-18.4 6 4.3 1.8-10.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 10 6.0 2.9-11.8
Region II 141 97 72.0 62.4-79.9 23 16.5 10.4-25.3 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 13 7.0 3.8-12.7
Region III 134 99 75.4 66.3-82.7 24 15.3 9.8-23.2 3 2.9 0.9- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.4 3.1-12.7
Region IV 208 153 68.0 59.7-75.3 32 18.1 12.4-25.7 7 3.1 1.4- 7.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 15 9.5 5.4-16.2
Region V 184 126 68.1 58.2-76.5 31 18.1 10.8-28.6 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5 17 8.6 5.1-14.3
Region VI 144 107 71.7 61.1-80.3 22 18.5 11.1-29.4 8 6.0 2.7-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2
Region VII 131 95 75.1 66.3-82.2 12 9.8 5.5-16.9 8 5.8 2.8-11.6 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 15 8.8 5.1-14.7
Region VIII 135 103 73.5 62.0-82.6 23 19.7 11.5-31.6 5 3.2 1.3- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.7 1.2-10.4

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet were excluded from this table.

#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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