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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested physical activity or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,314 1,521 44.1 42.0-46.1 1,793 55.9 53.9-58.0
GENDER
Male 1,224 461 36.4 33.2-39.7 763 63.6 60.3-66.8
Female 2,090 1,060 50.5 48.0-53.0 1,030 49.5 47.0-52.0
RACE
White 2,644 1,179 42.4 40.3-44.5 1,465 57.6 55.5-59.7
African American 562 305 51.0 46.0-56.1 257 49.0 43.9-54.0
Other 84 27 36.3 22.4-52.8 57 63.7 47.2-77.6
HISPANIC
Yes 44 25 47.1 30.5-64.4 19 52.9 35.6-69.5
No 3,223 1,471 43.8 41.8-45.9 1,752 56.2 54.1-58.2
AGE
18-24 83 26 34.2 22.4-48.4 57 65.8 51.6-77.6
25-34 283 102 35.4 29.5-41.8 181 64.6 58.2-70.5
35-44 477 202 40.9 36.0-45.9 275 59.1 54.1-64.0
45-54 746 337 44.4 40.4-48.5 409 55.6 51.5-59.6
55-64 759 384 50.9 46.9-54.9 375 49.1 45.1-53.1
65+ 943 456 47.0 43.3-50.7 487 53.0 49.3-56.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 451 215 46.9 40.9-53.0 236 53.1 47.0-59.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,049 533 49.6 46.0-53.1 516 50.4 46.9-54.0
Some Post-H.S. 891 395 41.5 37.7-45.4 496 58.5 54.6-62.3
College Graduate 914 374 38.2 34.7-41.8 540 61.8 58.2-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 510 269 50.8 45.4-56.1 241 49.2 43.9-54.6
$15,000- $24,999 581 283 46.4 41.7-51.1 298 53.6 48.9-58.3
$25,000- $34,999 385 170 43.3 37.1-49.6 215 56.7 50.4-62.9
$35,000- $49,999 492 218 42.0 37.0-47.2 274 58.0 52.8-63.0
$50,000+ 930 385 40.0 36.3-43.8 545 60.0 56.2-63.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 201 90 43.1 35.4-51.0 111 56.9 49.0-64.6
Appalachia II 391 165 40.8 35.4-46.5 226 59.2 53.5-64.6
Appalachia III 260 124 42.0 35.1-49.2 136 58.0 50.8-64.9
Catawba 214 108 50.2 42.5-58.0 106 49.8 42.0-57.5
Edisto Savannah 262 122 45.2 38.3-52.4 140 54.8 47.6-61.7
Low Country 172 84 43.7 35.3-52.4 88 56.3 47.6-64.7
Palmetto 471 227 48.6 43.4-53.9 244 51.4 46.1-56.6
Pee Dee 246 103 42.2 35.2-49.6 143 57.8 50.4-64.8
Trident 404 178 41.6 36.1-47.3 226 58.4 52.7-63.9
Upper Savannah 175 73 42.1 32.9-51.9 102 57.9 48.1-67.1
Waccamaw 316 157 46.6 39.4-53.8 159 53.4 46.2-60.6
Wateree 178 78 39.5 31.5-48.0 100 60.5 52.0-68.5
Region***
Region I 376 163 42.6 36.6-48.9 213 57.4 51.1-63.4
Region II 651 289 41.3 37.0-45.8 362 58.7 54.2-63.0
Region III 685 335 49.1 44.8-53.5 350 50.9 46.5-55.2
Region IV 424 181 41.0 35.7-46.6 243 59.0 53.4-64.3
Region V 262 122 45.2 38.3-52.4 140 54.8 47.6-61.7
Region VI 316 157 46.6 39.4-53.8 159 53.4 46.2-60.6
Region VII 404 178 41.6 36.1-47.3 226 58.4 52.7-63.9
Region VIII 172 84 43.7 35.3-52.4 88 56.3 47.6-64.7

*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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