Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

Back to Diabetes . Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total #
Respondents
Once/year 2-3/year 4 or more time/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,405 271 22.8 19.1-27.0 331 24.8 21.0-29.0 432 26.0 22.7-29.7 371 26.4 23.0-30.1
GENDER
Male 533 115 25.7 19.7-32.7 143 28.8 22.6-36.0 148 23.7 18.8-29.5 127 21.8 17.1-27.4
Female 872 156 19.8 15.8-24.5 188 20.5 17.0-24.6 284 28.5 24.4-33.1 244 31.2 26.7-36.1
RACE
White 773 156 23.8 19.5-28.7 197 27.4 22.8-32.5 187 19.1 15.5-23.3 233 29.8 25.3-34.7
African American 511 97 23.7 16.2-33.2 114 23.0 15.9-32.2 201 35.5 28.5-43.2 99 17.8 13.0-23.7
Other 63 10 14.7 5.3-35.0 14 20.3 8.8-40.3 15 29.0 15.7-47.4 24 35.9 20.8-54.5
HISPANIC
Yes 20 2 1.5 0.3- 6.9 4 41.2 13.8-75.4 6 24.8 8.5-53.8 8 32.5 12.7-61.5
No 1,335 261 23.5 19.6-27.8 322 25.1 21.2-29.4 401 25.2 21.8-28.9 351 26.3 22.8-30.1
AGE
18-24 5 2 24.4 4.3-69.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 50.5 10.2-90.1 2 25.2 4.4-70.9
25-34 19 2 35.0 7.7-77.7 5 21.5 6.6-51.4 6 20.9 7.2-47.3 6 22.6 7.6-50.8
35-44 84 12 18.6 9.3-33.9 15 16.8 8.2-31.4 25 25.0 14.1-40.2 32 39.6 26.3-54.6
45-54 226 47 23.2 15.7-32.8 67 28.2 19.4-38.9 61 23.8 16.5-33.1 51 24.8 17.1-34.7
55-64 432 96 25.7 19.4-33.3 103 27.4 19.9-36.5 126 22.3 17.2-28.3 107 24.6 19.1-31.0
65+ 639 112 19.7 15.4-24.9 141 23.4 19.0-28.4 213 31.3 26.3-36.8 173 25.6 21.1-30.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 43 17.2 11.2-25.3 59 17.7 12.7-24.1 99 35.0 27.1-43.8 93 30.1 23.3-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 103 26.3 20.3-33.3 123 26.0 19.4-33.9 163 23.3 18.3-29.3 125 24.3 19.1-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 314 66 17.0 11.6-24.4 74 27.7 20.2-36.6 96 29.4 22.3-37.5 78 25.9 19.3-33.8
College Graduate 278 59 27.3 17.8-39.4 74 25.1 17.6-34.6 73 20.2 14.3-27.7 72 27.4 19.7-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 47 17.2 11.3-25.4 58 22.5 15.0-32.4 101 33.4 24.9-43.2 76 26.8 19.3-36.0
$15,000- $24,999 305 60 20.8 14.7-28.5 76 23.7 17.6-31.2 95 25.4 19.5-32.3 74 30.1 22.8-38.6
$25,000- $34,999 153 28 26.6 16.2-40.5 39 22.8 15.0-33.0 51 28.0 19.3-38.9 35 22.6 14.6-33.2
$35,000- $49,999 158 28 18.0 10.5-29.2 44 31.0 18.1-47.8 40 26.3 16.6-39.0 46 24.7 16.1-35.9
$50,000+ 264 64 29.0 19.8-40.3 68 29.3 20.9-39.4 69 19.3 13.6-26.6 63 22.5 15.9-30.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 67 19 26.3 15.9-40.4 10 14.4 7.1-27.0 11 17.1 8.9-30.4 27 42.1 28.9-56.5
Appalachia II 84 25 33.7 18.8-52.6 20 27.1 15.6-42.9 23 22.7 13.4-35.8 16 16.5 8.8-28.8
Appalachia III 75 16 19.0 10.0-33.1 23 36.9 22.6-53.9 18 10.0 5.5-17.2 18 34.2 20.8-50.6
Catawba 31 10 28.0 13.4-49.3 10 43.4 22.5-67.0 6 16.6 6.4-36.8 5 12.0 4.3-29.5
Edisto Savannah 183 26 14.7 9.0-23.1 40 24.1 16.6-33.7 65 34.1 25.8-43.6 52 27.1 19.6-36.1
Low Country 150 31 25.1 17.1-35.2 37 23.5 16.3-32.7 45 26.7 19.2-35.9 37 24.7 16.9-34.5
Palmetto 152 40 32.3 21.0-46.1 38 23.4 14.3-36.0 44 28.9 18.4-42.4 30 15.4 9.0-25.2
Pee Dee 110 15 12.3 6.7-21.4 32 26.6 17.8-37.7 32 21.9 14.1-32.5 31 39.2 27.5-52.4
Trident 160 25 14.6 8.3-24.6 29 11.9 7.1-19.4 65 41.8 31.0-53.5 41 31.6 21.5-43.8
Upper Savannah 119 23 23.0 10.4-43.5 29 24.5 14.5-38.3 41 28.2 17.8-41.6 26 24.3 14.8-37.3
Waccamaw 182 25 13.6 8.6-20.7 47 27.8 19.6-37.8 49 28.9 19.7-40.2 61 29.8 21.5-39.6
Wateree 77 14 30.3 15.8-50.0 13 14.4 7.3-26.3 28 30.8 18.6-46.5 22 24.6 14.1-39.2
Region***
Region I 186 42 25.0 16.4-36.2 39 18.3 11.9-27.1 52 21.4 14.5-30.4 53 35.2 26.0-45.8
Region II 159 41 27.8 17.5-41.1 43 31.0 21.4-42.6 41 17.6 11.6-25.8 34 23.6 15.8-33.7
Region III 183 50 30.5 20.9-42.2 48 31.6 20.5-45.3 50 23.9 15.6-34.8 35 14.0 8.5-22.3
Region IV 187 29 19.0 11.8-29.1 45 22.0 15.6-30.1 60 25.2 18.2-33.9 53 33.7 24.9-43.9
Region V 183 26 14.7 9.0-23.1 40 24.1 16.6-33.7 65 34.1 25.8-43.6 52 27.1 19.6-36.1
Region VI 182 25 13.6 8.6-20.7 47 27.8 19.6-37.8 49 28.9 19.7-40.2 61 29.8 21.5-39.6
Region VII 160 25 14.6 8.3-24.6 29 11.9 7.1-19.4 65 41.8 31.0-53.5 41 31.6 21.5-43.8
Region VIII 150 31 25.1 17.1-35.2 37 23.5 16.3-32.7 45 26.7 19.2-35.9 37 24.7 16.9-34.5

*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

BRFSS Home

This page was generated on 15JUL09.