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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Have you EVER taken an educational course or class to teach you how to manage problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,329 336 10.5 9.1-12.0 2,993 89.5 88.0-90.9
GENDER
Male 1,229 119 10.5 8.2-13.3 1,110 89.5 86.7-91.8
Female 2,100 217 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,883 89.5 87.8-91.0
RACE
White 2,657 252 8.8 7.7-10.1 2,405 91.2 89.9-92.3
African American 564 66 12.5 9.2-16.8 498 87.5 83.2-90.8
Other 84 14 26.3 13.2-45.6 70 73.7 54.4-86.8
HISPANIC
Yes 45 7 11.3 5.0-23.5 38 88.7 76.5-95.0
No 3,236 324 10.5 9.1-12.0 2,912 89.5 88.0-90.9
AGE
18-24 84 10 16.6 7.3-33.4 74 83.4 66.6-92.7
25-34 283 23 8.0 5.0-12.5 260 92.0 87.5-95.0
35-44 476 35 8.0 5.6-11.3 441 92.0 88.7-94.4
45-54 748 74 10.1 7.7-13.1 674 89.9 86.9-92.3
55-64 763 88 12.0 9.5-14.9 675 88.0 85.1-90.5
65+ 952 101 10.6 8.5-13.2 851 89.4 86.8-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 453 40 11.7 7.3-18.3 413 88.3 81.7-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,056 98 9.6 7.6-12.0 958 90.4 88.0-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 892 105 11.1 8.6-14.2 787 88.9 85.8-91.4
College Graduate 919 92 10.2 8.1-12.7 827 89.8 87.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 513 67 13.7 10.2-18.0 446 86.3 82.0-89.8
$15,000- $24,999 582 64 10.6 8.1-13.7 518 89.4 86.3-91.9
$25,000- $34,999 387 40 10.2 6.4-16.1 347 89.8 83.9-93.6
$35,000- $49,999 492 45 9.4 6.8-13.0 447 90.6 87.0-93.2
$50,000+ 936 73 9.2 6.7-12.6 863 90.8 87.4-93.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 201 26 13.3 8.8-19.6 175 86.7 80.4-91.2
Appalachia II 391 35 7.9 5.4-11.4 356 92.1 88.6-94.6
Appalachia III 261 19 9.1 5.1-15.7 242 90.9 84.3-94.9
Catawba 216 22 9.3 5.9-14.3 194 90.7 85.7-94.1
Edisto Savannah 263 29 11.0 7.4-16.2 234 89.0 83.8-92.6
Low Country 173 20 9.7 5.8-16.0 153 90.3 84.0-94.2
Palmetto 473 45 9.4 6.7-12.9 428 90.6 87.1-93.3
Pee Dee 248 20 9.6 6.0-15.2 228 90.4 84.8-94.0
Trident 406 37 7.9 5.6-11.1 369 92.1 88.9-94.4
Upper Savannah 175 21 17.3 9.4-29.6 154 82.7 70.4-90.6
Waccamaw 318 39 15.6 9.5-24.4 279 84.4 75.6-90.5
Wateree 179 21 9.5 5.8-15.0 158 90.5 85.0-94.2
Region***
Region I 376 47 15.2 10.4-21.8 329 84.8 78.2-89.6
Region II 652 54 8.4 6.0-11.6 598 91.6 88.4-94.0
Region III 689 67 9.3 7.2-12.1 622 90.7 87.9-92.8
Region IV 427 41 9.6 6.8-13.3 386 90.4 86.7-93.2
Region V 263 29 11.0 7.4-16.2 234 89.0 83.8-92.6
Region VI 318 39 15.6 9.5-24.4 279 84.4 75.6-90.5
Region VII 406 37 7.9 5.6-11.1 369 92.1 88.9-94.4
Region VIII 173 20 9.7 5.8-16.0 153 90.3 84.0-94.2

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint.

#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 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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