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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Diabetes

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,456 308 20.8 17.8-24.2 714 44.8 40.7-49.0 189 13.8 10.9-17.4 192 16.6 13.2-20.6 53 4.0 2.7- 5.8
GENDER
Male 548 120 19.6 15.3-24.7 246 41.8 35.4-48.6 79 15.9 11.1-22.2 80 19.3 13.8-26.3 23 3.4 1.9- 5.9
Female 908 188 22.1 18.2-26.6 468 47.9 43.1-52.8 110 11.7 8.7-15.4 112 13.7 10.5-17.6 30 4.6 2.7- 7.8
RACE
White 790 171 22.2 18.3-26.7 370 45.4 40.3-50.6 106 13.5 10.4-17.2 118 15.8 12.3-20.1 25 3.2 1.9- 5.4
African American 533 115 18.9 14.2-24.8 279 44.6 36.8-52.7 62 12.7 7.1-21.7 56 18.4 11.4-28.2 21 5.4 2.8-10.0
Other 64 5 5.2 1.8-14.0 29 39.7 24.0-58.0 15 32.0 16.4-53.0 11 17.0 7.2-35.2 4 6.1 2.0-17.2
HISPANIC
Yes 22 2 6.5 1.4-25.1 11 42.0 18.1-70.3 6 42.5 15.9-74.2 2 3.6 0.7-17.8 1 5.4 0.7-31.2
No 1,375 293 20.8 17.7-24.2 671 44.6 40.4-48.9 178 13.7 10.6-17.3 183 16.9 13.4-21.1 50 4.1 2.7- 6.0
AGE
18-24 5 2 24.4 4.3-69.6 1 14.5 1.6-63.4 1 50.5 10.2-90.1 1 10.7 1.2-54.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 19 2 7.1 1.4-28.8 9 27.2 10.2-55.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 42.9 13.2-78.7 4 22.8 6.9-54.0
35-44 85 14 13.2 7.0-23.7 36 31.7 20.2-45.9 12 21.7 10.9-38.6 12 19.7 9.7-35.8 11 13.7 6.9-25.2
45-54 229 43 19.5 12.9-28.3 100 44.6 34.6-55.1 36 14.2 8.7-22.2 39 19.6 12.6-29.4 11 2.1 1.1- 4.3
55-64 437 71 17.6 12.6-24.0 206 45.7 38.1-53.5 68 16.5 10.2-25.5 76 17.5 12.6-23.9 16 2.7 1.5- 5.0
65+ 681 176 27.8 23.1-33.1 362 50.3 44.8-55.7 72 10.2 7.4-13.8 60 10.2 7.2-14.3 11 1.5 0.4- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 320 58 18.0 12.4-25.4 158 45.3 37.4-53.4 36 12.8 8.1-19.6 51 17.8 12.4-25.1 17 6.1 2.8-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 529 103 18.7 14.2-24.2 254 44.2 37.3-51.3 76 16.2 10.6-23.9 72 14.7 10.3-20.6 24 6.3 3.7-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 320 79 24.4 18.2-31.9 153 45.4 37.1-54.0 43 10.6 6.8-16.3 35 17.7 11.4-26.5 10 1.8 0.9- 3.6
College Graduate 281 67 23.3 16.6-31.7 145 44.8 35.2-54.8 34 14.0 8.6-21.9 33 17.4 9.0-31.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 292 61 18.7 12.9-26.3 141 45.6 36.4-55.2 36 17.4 10.2-28.1 41 15.4 9.5-23.9 13 2.9 1.5- 5.4
$15,000- $24,999 317 56 18.8 13.1-26.4 161 43.6 36.1-51.3 34 8.6 5.7-13.0 50 20.4 13.9-29.0 16 8.5 4.7-14.9
$25,000- $34,999 158 33 17.6 10.9-27.3 71 42.5 31.7-54.0 21 12.2 6.4-22.1 28 24.6 14.8-38.0 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6
$35,000- $49,999 158 33 19.8 12.1-30.7 82 41.7 29.7-54.8 24 23.5 11.2-42.8 17 14.3 7.4-25.9 2 0.6 0.1- 3.4
$50,000+ 264 66 24.7 18.0-33.0 127 45.5 35.8-55.4 38 13.0 8.1-20.4 26 14.5 7.0-27.4 7 2.3 0.7- 7.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 70 17 29.5 17.5-45.2 25 28.2 18.2-40.9 14 22.2 13.1-35.1 10 15.5 7.7-28.8 4 4.6 1.6-12.8
Appalachia II 88 22 22.2 13.1-35.3 46 52.7 36.9-68.0 10 8.2 3.7-17.0 8 14.3 3.8-41.6 2 2.6 0.5-12.3
Appalachia III 80 20 21.7 11.9-36.3 36 39.6 26.1-54.9 8 17.8 7.8-35.4 12 14.0 6.8-26.5 4 6.9 1.9-22.5
Catawba 31 7 13.2 5.5-28.3 15 44.7 24.5-66.8 2 17.3 3.8-52.5 5 18.2 6.9-40.1 2 6.6 1.6-23.9
Edisto Savannah 186 38 23.8 16.4-33.1 95 49.3 40.0-58.7 25 12.6 7.5-20.3 24 13.2 8.3-20.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Low Country 159 41 28.7 20.5-38.7 79 48.2 38.7-57.8 13 6.3 3.0-12.9 23 14.9 9.3-23.2 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3
Palmetto 160 36 22.9 13.9-35.3 86 51.5 38.9-63.9 13 6.3 3.2-12.2 22 18.5 10.0-31.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
Pee Dee 112 21 16.0 9.3-26.2 41 37.0 26.7-48.7 20 14.5 8.5-23.6 21 23.2 13.4-37.2 9 9.2 4.0-20.0
Trident 163 34 25.3 16.9-36.0 86 40.6 30.3-51.9 23 18.0 10.0-30.4 16 14.8 7.9-26.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Upper Savannah 126 19 12.6 7.0-21.6 66 44.4 31.1-58.5 20 21.0 9.3-40.7 13 14.9 7.3-28.1 8 7.1 2.6-17.9
Waccamaw 184 34 14.9 10.0-21.6 89 49.2 39.3-59.2 29 15.4 9.0-25.3 25 14.3 8.2-23.8 7 6.2 2.5-14.4
Wateree 80 14 12.1 6.0-23.0 45 50.5 34.7-66.1 8 8.0 3.3-18.2 11 26.6 12.6-47.7 2 2.8 0.5-14.5
Region***
Region I 196 36 22.7 14.7-33.4 91 34.7 26.3-44.1 34 21.7 14.0-32.2 23 15.2 9.2-24.2 12 5.6 2.7-11.3
Region II 168 42 22.0 14.9-31.4 82 47.4 36.5-58.5 18 12.1 6.7-20.9 20 14.2 6.1-29.4 6 4.3 1.6-11.5
Region III 191 43 19.0 12.2-28.4 101 48.8 37.1-60.6 15 10.7 3.9-26.3 27 18.4 10.9-29.4 5 3.1 0.9-10.0
Region IV 192 35 14.6 9.5-21.8 86 42.0 33.2-51.5 28 12.1 7.7-18.5 32 24.5 15.8-35.9 11 6.8 3.2-14.1
Region V 186 38 23.8 16.4-33.1 95 49.3 40.0-58.7 25 12.6 7.5-20.3 24 13.2 8.3-20.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.2
Region VI 184 34 14.9 10.0-21.6 89 49.2 39.3-59.2 29 15.4 9.0-25.3 25 14.3 8.2-23.8 7 6.2 2.5-14.4
Region VII 163 34 25.3 16.9-36.0 86 40.6 30.3-51.9 23 18.0 10.0-30.4 16 14.8 7.9-26.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Region VIII 159 41 28.7 20.5-38.7 79 48.2 38.7-57.8 13 6.3 3.0-12.9 23 14.9 9.3-23.2 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3

*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 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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