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On Sunday the 25th at 6pm EST, we’re performing scheduled maintenance. We anticipate this planned outage will take between 2 and 4 hours.
DHEC has a new number for appointments at local health departments.
Please call 1-855-4-SCDHEC (1-855-472-3432).

2013 BRFSS Annual Survey Results

CDC Core Questions
Results are in PDF format

Eight DHEC Regions used from 2010-2013 explained (pdf)

  1. Heath Status
    1. Self-Reported Health
  2. Healthy Days—Health-Related Quality of Life
    1. Physically Unhealthy Days
    2. Mentally Unhealthy Days
    3. Limitations Due to Physically or Mentally Unhealthy Days
  3. Health Care Access
    1. Health Care Coverage (aged 18-64)
    2. Primary Health Care Provider
    3. Time Since Last Routine Doctor Visit
  4. Inadequate Sleep
    1. Average Number of Hours of Sleep
  5. Hypertension Awareness
    1. High Blood Pressure
  6. Cholesterol Awareness
    1. Blood Cholesterol Check
    2. Last Blood Cholesterol Check
    3. High Blood Cholesterol
  7. Chronic Health Conditions
    1. Heart Attack/Myocardial Infarction
    2. Coronary Heart Disease/Angina
    3. Stroke
    4. Lifetime Asthma
    5. Current Asthma
    6. Cancer
    7. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, or Chronic Bronchitis
    8. Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia
    9. Depressive Disorder
    10. Diabetes
  8. Tobacco Use
    1. Current Smoking Status
    2. Tried to Quit Smoking in Past Year
    3. Current Smokeless Tobacco Use
  9. Alcohol Consumption
    1. Number of Days Alcohol Consumed in the Past Month
    2. Average Number of Drinks per Day
    3. Binge Drinking-Men
    4. Binge Drinking-Women
  10. Fruits and Vegetables
    1. Daily Fruit Servings
    2. Daily Vegetable Servings
  11. Exercise (Physical Activity)
    1. Participation in Physical Activity (past month)
  12. Arthritis Burden
    1. Limitations Due to Arthritis or Other Joint Pain
  13. Seatbelt Use
    1. Seatbelt Use
  14. Immunization
    1. Influenza Vaccine in Past Year
    2. Pneumonia Vaccine Ever
  15. HIV/AIDS
    1. HIV/AIDS Test
  16. Obesity
    1. Body Mass Index (BMI) Categories

CDC Optional Modules

  1. Pre-Diabetes
    1. High Blood Sugar or Diabetes Test (past three years)
  2. Diabetes
    1. Age at Diabetes Diagnosis
    2. Insulin Use
    3. Diabetes Management Class
  3. Health Care Access
    1. Medicare
    2. Type of Insurance Coverage
    3. Reasons for Delay of Medical Care
  4. Cardiovascular Health
    1. Outpatient Rehabilitation Following a Heart Attack
    2. Outpatient Rehabilitation Following a Stroke
    3. Daily Aspirin

State Added Questions

  1. Health and Wellness
    1. Time since last Mammogram
    2. Time since last Pap Test
  2. Childhood Immunization
    1. Influenza Vaccine in Past Year (child)
  3. Weight Control
    1. Now Trying to Lose Weight
    2. Now Trying to Maintain Weight
    3. Eating Fewer Calories/Less Fat to Lose or Maintain Weight
    4. Using Physical Activity/Exercise to Lose or Maintain Weight
  4. Emergency Preparedness
    1. Emergency Supply Kit
    2. Disaster Evacuation Plan