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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,466 795 57.3 53.2-61.4 671 42.7 38.6-46.8
GENDER
Male 553 292 56.1 49.4-62.7 261 43.9 37.3-50.6
Female 913 503 58.6 53.8-63.3 410 41.4 36.7-46.2
RACE
White 793 418 56.1 51.0-61.1 375 43.9 38.9-49.0
African American 539 314 62.5 54.2-70.0 225 37.5 30.0-45.8
Other 66 38 53.7 35.6-70.9 28 46.3 29.1-64.4
HISPANIC
Yes 22 15 74.1 46.7-90.3 7 25.9 9.7-53.3
No 1,386 760 58.0 53.7-62.2 626 42.0 37.8-46.3
AGE
18-24 5 4 89.3 45.5-98.8 1 10.7 1.2-54.5
25-34 19 12 69.8 38.7-89.4 7 30.2 10.6-61.3
35-44 87 55 65.1 50.5-77.4 32 34.9 22.6-49.5
45-54 231 122 61.3 51.5-70.3 109 38.7 29.7-48.5
55-64 440 253 57.5 49.3-65.2 187 42.5 34.8-50.7
65+ 684 349 50.7 45.3-56.1 335 49.3 43.9-54.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 125 42.5 34.6-50.8 197 57.5 49.2-65.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 535 306 59.5 52.3-66.4 229 40.5 33.6-47.7
Some Post-H.S. 321 197 61.3 52.8-69.2 124 38.7 30.8-47.2
College Graduate 282 164 61.9 52.3-70.7 118 38.1 29.3-47.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 150 58.1 48.8-66.9 145 41.9 33.1-51.2
$15,000- $24,999 318 170 57.1 49.2-64.7 148 42.9 35.3-50.8
$25,000- $34,999 158 94 53.9 42.0-65.3 64 46.1 34.7-58.0
$35,000- $49,999 159 103 62.5 47.0-75.8 56 37.5 24.2-53.0
$50,000+ 266 143 59.3 49.7-68.2 123 40.7 31.8-50.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 71 36 51.7 38.1-65.0 35 48.3 35.0-61.9
Appalachia II 87 48 60.9 45.8-74.1 39 39.1 25.9-54.2
Appalachia III 81 45 55.8 40.5-70.1 36 44.2 29.9-59.5
Catawba 31 19 60.3 36.4-80.2 12 39.7 19.8-63.6
Edisto Savannah 189 92 49.9 40.7-59.2 97 50.1 40.8-59.3
Low Country 160 88 55.8 46.1-65.1 72 44.2 34.9-53.9
Palmetto 163 90 67.7 56.3-77.4 73 32.3 22.6-43.7
Pee Dee 112 58 51.9 40.0-63.6 54 48.1 36.4-60.0
Trident 164 93 52.1 40.7-63.3 71 47.9 36.7-59.3
Upper Savannah 125 77 61.6 47.7-73.9 48 38.4 26.1-52.3
Waccamaw 185 97 57.6 47.4-67.2 88 42.4 32.8-52.6
Wateree 80 43 59.6 42.5-74.7 37 40.4 25.3-57.5
Region***
Region I 196 113 55.6 45.6-65.3 83 44.4 34.7-54.4
Region II 168 93 58.8 47.8-68.9 75 41.2 31.1-52.2
Region III 194 109 64.8 52.6-75.3 85 35.2 24.7-47.4
Region IV 192 101 54.8 45.0-64.2 91 45.2 35.8-55.0
Region V 189 92 49.9 40.7-59.2 97 50.1 40.8-59.3
Region VI 185 97 57.6 47.4-67.2 88 42.4 32.8-52.6
Region VII 164 93 52.1 40.7-63.3 71 47.9 36.7-59.3
Region VIII 160 88 55.8 46.1-65.1 72 44.2 34.9-53.9

*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 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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