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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

OPTIONAL MODULE DIABETES

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About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? 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
Respond.#
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 255 158 62.8 55.9-69.2 55 20.2 15.3-26.3 22 8.4 5.2-13.1 14 6.0 3.5-10.2 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9
GENDER
Male 105 62 62.5 51.8-72.1 23 19.9 12.7-29.9 7 5.9 2.5-13.2 10 9.1 4.8-16.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.6
Female 150 96 63.0 54.2-71.1 32 20.6 14.5-28.4 15 10.8 6.2-18.2 4 3.0 1.0- 9.0 3 2.6 0.8- 7.7
RACE
White 172 102 61.7 53.8-69.1 40 21.5 15.8-28.6 16 8.2 4.9-13.4 9 5.3 2.7-10.3 5 3.3 1.3- 7.8
African American 68 49 70.3 56.1-81.4 13 16.8 8.9-29.3 4 8.6 3.0-22.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.5

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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