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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any activities because of joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,331 1,129 32.9 31.1-34.9 2,202 67.1 65.1-68.9
GENDER
Male 1,232 372 29.2 26.3-32.3 860 70.8 67.7-73.7
Female 2,099 757 36.0 33.7-38.4 1,342 64.0 61.6-66.3
RACE
White 2,662 885 31.4 29.5-33.4 1,777 68.6 66.6-70.5
African American 561 204 36.8 32.0-41.8 357 63.2 58.2-68.0
Other 84 28 33.8 22.0-48.2 56 66.2 51.8-78.0
HISPANIC
Yes 45 17 38.1 22.5-56.7 28 61.9 43.3-77.5
No 3,239 1,085 32.5 30.7-34.5 2,154 67.5 65.5-69.3
AGE
18-24 84 23 29.6 19.5-42.2 61 70.4 57.8-80.5
25-34 283 67 22.2 17.5-27.8 216 77.8 72.2-82.5
35-44 476 138 29.4 25.0-34.3 338 70.6 65.7-75.0
45-54 753 245 32.7 28.9-36.6 508 67.3 63.4-71.1
55-64 763 294 37.7 34.0-41.7 469 62.3 58.3-66.0
65+ 950 354 37.7 34.1-41.4 596 62.3 58.6-65.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 454 226 49.3 43.2-55.3 228 50.7 44.7-56.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,056 374 35.6 32.2-39.1 682 64.4 60.9-67.8
Some Post-H.S. 895 286 29.2 25.9-32.7 609 70.8 67.3-74.1
College Graduate 918 239 24.4 21.5-27.6 679 75.6 72.4-78.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 513 286 53.4 48.0-58.7 227 46.6 41.3-52.0
$15,000- $24,999 586 234 39.2 34.6-43.9 352 60.8 56.1-65.4
$25,000- $34,999 385 107 29.9 24.4-36.0 278 70.1 64.0-75.6
$35,000- $49,999 489 124 26.6 22.2-31.6 365 73.4 68.4-77.8
$50,000+ 939 209 20.6 17.9-23.6 730 79.4 76.4-82.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 201 73 34.2 27.2-42.0 128 65.8 58.0-72.8
Appalachia II 391 133 32.6 27.5-38.0 258 67.4 62.0-72.5
Appalachia III 261 104 38.5 31.6-46.0 157 61.5 54.0-68.4
Catawba 215 63 31.1 24.2-39.0 152 68.9 61.0-75.8
Edisto Savannah 261 98 34.3 28.0-41.2 163 65.7 58.8-72.0
Low Country 175 54 29.0 21.9-37.4 121 71.0 62.6-78.1
Palmetto 474 150 32.0 27.3-37.2 324 68.0 62.8-72.7
Pee Dee 251 93 38.0 31.2-45.3 158 62.0 54.7-68.8
Trident 406 125 29.0 24.1-34.5 281 71.0 65.5-75.9
Upper Savannah 175 59 34.8 26.6-43.9 116 65.2 56.1-73.4
Waccamaw 318 113 33.2 27.1-39.8 205 66.8 60.2-72.9
Wateree 178 55 29.3 21.9-38.0 123 70.7 62.0-78.1
Region***
Region I 376 132 34.5 29.0-40.4 244 65.5 59.6-71.0
Region II 652 237 35.1 30.9-39.5 415 64.9 60.5-69.1
Region III 689 213 31.7 27.7-36.0 476 68.3 64.0-72.3
Region IV 429 148 34.3 29.2-39.8 281 65.7 60.2-70.8
Region V 261 98 34.3 28.0-41.2 163 65.7 58.8-72.0
Region VI 318 113 33.2 27.1-39.8 205 66.8 60.2-72.9
Region VII 406 125 29.0 24.1-34.5 281 71.0 65.5-75.9
Region VIII 175 54 29.0 21.9-37.4 121 71.0 62.6-78.1

*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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