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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Thinking about your arthritis or joint symptoms, which of the following best describes you TODAY?*

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  Total
Respond.#
I can do everything I can do most things I can do some things I can hardly do anything
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,323 905 29.8 27.9-31.7 1,480 43.0 40.9-45.0 641 18.7 17.2-20.3 297 8.6 7.5- 9.8
GENDER
Male 1,229 386 35.1 32.0-38.5 541 42.2 38.9-45.5 209 16.0 13.8-18.5 93 6.7 5.3- 8.4
Female 2,094 519 25.3 23.2-27.5 939 43.6 41.2-46.1 432 20.9 19.0-23.0 204 10.2 8.7-11.9
RACE
White 2,653 734 31.2 29.1-33.3 1,234 44.9 42.8-47.1 458 16.3 14.8-17.9 227 7.6 6.6- 8.8
African American 563 135 25.3 21.0-30.2 206 36.5 31.7-41.5 158 26.3 22.3-30.8 64 11.9 9.0-15.7
Other 83 29 30.2 19.8-43.1 33 46.1 31.6-61.3 18 20.4 11.9-32.7 3 3.3 1.0-10.7
HISPANIC
Yes 44 10 24.5 13.0-41.3 15 40.5 24.2-59.2 11 19.5 9.5-36.1 8 15.5 7.0-31.1
No 3,232 888 30.1 28.2-32.1 1,454 43.2 41.2-45.3 610 18.4 16.9-20.0 280 8.3 7.2- 9.5
AGE
18-24 84 45 48.7 36.2-61.4 31 41.6 29.2-55.2 6 7.6 3.3-16.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.7
25-34 283 127 46.7 40.2-53.2 125 42.4 36.2-48.9 24 8.2 5.4-12.2 7 2.8 1.2- 6.1
35-44 477 182 38.8 33.9-43.9 193 39.0 34.1-44.0 73 16.8 13.1-21.1 29 5.5 3.7- 8.1
45-54 744 215 28.4 24.9-32.2 316 41.9 37.9-46.0 134 18.7 15.7-22.2 79 10.9 8.6-13.8
55-64 761 178 23.7 20.5-27.2 322 41.1 37.3-45.0 187 24.7 21.4-28.2 74 10.5 8.2-13.5
65+ 950 150 15.9 13.4-18.8 484 49.2 45.5-52.9 211 23.1 20.0-26.4 105 11.8 9.4-14.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 70 18.1 13.8-23.4 157 35.1 29.2-41.4 116 25.0 20.5-30.3 107 21.8 17.5-26.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,055 235 24.9 21.9-28.3 456 41.5 38.1-45.0 254 23.8 20.9-26.9 110 9.8 7.9-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 890 269 33.6 29.9-37.6 402 43.8 40.0-47.8 159 16.4 13.8-19.3 60 6.1 4.5- 8.2
College Graduate 919 328 38.3 34.7-42.0 462 48.1 44.5-51.8 109 11.0 9.0-13.5 20 2.5 1.5- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 53 11.3 8.2-15.2 156 31.1 26.3-36.4 161 29.9 25.3-35.0 142 27.7 23.2-32.8
$15,000- $24,999 586 110 19.9 16.3-24.1 253 43.3 38.7-48.0 167 27.7 23.7-32.0 56 9.1 6.9-12.0
$25,000- $34,999 387 115 32.3 26.7-38.5 191 46.2 40.0-52.6 66 17.8 13.6-22.9 15 3.7 1.9- 7.1
$35,000- $49,999 491 163 36.9 31.8-42.3 247 45.9 40.8-51.1 64 12.9 9.9-16.5 17 4.3 2.6- 7.2
$50,000+ 935 370 41.7 38.0-45.4 455 47.2 43.5-51.0 89 9.0 7.2-11.2 21 2.1 1.3- 3.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 201 52 33.0 25.4-41.6 84 37.0 30.0-44.6 41 20.6 14.9-27.7 24 9.5 6.1-14.3
Appalachia II 390 109 31.9 26.6-37.6 175 42.9 37.5-48.6 74 17.5 13.7-22.1 32 7.7 5.2-11.3
Appalachia III 260 76 34.9 28.0-42.5 85 28.9 23.1-35.5 64 23.9 18.2-30.6 35 12.3 8.2-18.1
Catawba 214 69 31.7 25.0-39.4 94 44.0 36.4-51.9 38 18.0 12.9-24.6 13 6.2 3.4-11.2
Edisto Savannah 263 69 27.0 20.9-34.1 108 40.5 33.9-47.6 61 21.1 16.2-27.0 25 11.4 7.1-17.6
Low Country 173 46 31.3 23.4-40.4 92 50.4 41.7-59.1 26 13.9 8.9-21.0 9 4.5 2.2- 8.8
Palmetto 473 132 28.2 23.8-33.2 223 46.4 41.2-51.7 82 17.3 13.7-21.5 36 8.1 5.5-11.7
Pee Dee 251 60 27.3 21.0-34.6 87 34.0 27.5-41.1 63 24.6 19.0-31.2 41 14.1 10.2-19.2
Trident 404 119 30.4 25.2-36.1 193 46.1 40.4-51.9 65 16.1 12.1-21.0 27 7.5 5.0-11.2
Upper Savannah 175 44 27.6 20.0-36.8 89 49.1 39.6-58.5 30 14.7 10.0-21.1 12 8.6 4.3-16.7
Waccamaw 317 72 25.2 19.6-31.8 150 46.4 39.2-53.7 67 20.8 16.0-26.7 28 7.5 4.7-11.9
Wateree 178 51 31.2 23.9-39.6 87 46.0 37.6-54.7 27 17.4 11.3-26.0 13 5.3 2.8- 9.8
Region***
Region I 376 96 30.4 24.8-36.6 173 42.9 36.9-49.1 71 17.7 13.8-22.4 36 9.1 6.1-13.3
Region II 650 185 33.2 28.9-37.7 260 37.0 32.9-41.3 138 20.2 16.8-24.0 67 9.6 7.3-12.7
Region III 687 201 29.4 25.6-33.5 317 45.6 41.3-50.0 120 17.5 14.5-21.0 49 7.5 5.4-10.3
Region IV 429 111 29.0 24.1-34.4 174 39.1 33.9-44.7 90 21.5 17.2-26.6 54 10.4 7.8-13.7
Region V 263 69 27.0 20.9-34.1 108 40.5 33.9-47.6 61 21.1 16.2-27.0 25 11.4 7.1-17.6
Region VI 317 72 25.2 19.6-31.8 150 46.4 39.2-53.7 67 20.8 16.0-26.7 28 7.5 4.7-11.9
Region VII 404 119 30.4 25.2-36.1 193 46.1 40.4-51.9 65 16.1 12.1-21.0 27 7.5 5.0-11.2
Region VIII 173 46 31.3 23.4-40.4 92 50.4 41.7-59.1 26 13.9 8.9-21.0 9 4.5 2.2- 8.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported to 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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