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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,158 392 9.4 8.3-10.6 3,766 90.6 89.4-91.7
GENDER
Male 1,527 122 8.5 6.7-10.6 1,405 91.5 89.4-93.3
Female 2,631 270 10.1 8.8-11.5 2,361 89.9 88.5-91.2
RACE
White 3,185 288 8.6 7.6- 9.8 2,897 91.4 90.2-92.4
African American 852 90 11.3 8.5-14.9 762 88.7 85.1-91.5
Other 97 12 9.5 5.0-17.1 85 90.5 82.9-95.0
HISPANIC
Yes 47 2 5.0 1.1-20.5 45 95.0 79.5-98.9
No 4,016 383 9.5 8.4-10.7 3,633 90.5 89.3-91.6
AGE
18-24 85 7 12.3 5.5-25.1 78 87.7 74.9-94.5
25-34 236 20 7.5 4.7-11.8 216 92.5 88.2-95.3
35-44 562 59 10.6 8.0-13.8 503 89.4 86.2-92.0
45-54 869 80 8.6 6.8-10.8 789 91.4 89.2-93.2
55-64 1,002 87 8.0 6.3-10.0 915 92.0 90.0-93.7
65+ 1,375 136 10.2 8.5-12.1 1,239 89.8 87.9-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 721 37 5.7 3.8- 8.5 684 94.3 91.5-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,381 117 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1,264 92.1 90.3-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,030 112 11.4 8.8-14.7 918 88.6 85.3-91.2
College Graduate 1,016 124 12.0 9.9-14.4 892 88.0 85.6-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 54 7.3 5.4- 9.9 618 92.7 90.1-94.6
$15,000- $24,999 700 76 9.8 7.5-12.8 624 90.2 87.2-92.5
$25,000- $34,999 492 47 9.2 6.7-12.7 445 90.8 87.3-93.3
$35,000- $49,999 584 55 9.3 6.7-12.7 529 90.7 87.3-93.3
$50,000+ 1,115 109 9.7 7.9-11.9 1,006 90.3 88.1-92.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 275 21 8.0 4.9-13.0 254 92.0 87.0-95.1
Appalachia II 452 47 9.3 6.6-12.9 405 90.7 87.1-93.4
Appalachia III 349 25 6.8 4.4-10.3 324 93.2 89.7-95.6
Catawba 257 20 5.6 3.5- 8.9 237 94.4 91.1-96.5
Edisto Savannah 329 30 10.7 5.8-19.0 299 89.3 81.0-94.2
Low Country 229 28 9.5 6.1-14.4 201 90.5 85.6-93.9
Palmetto 615 59 10.4 7.6-14.1 556 89.6 85.9-92.4
Pee Dee 354 33 9.1 6.2-13.2 321 90.9 86.8-93.8
Trident 452 51 10.5 7.7-14.1 401 89.5 85.9-92.3
Upper Savannah 234 16 7.9 4.7-13.2 218 92.1 86.8-95.3
Waccamaw 361 39 11.8 7.9-17.4 322 88.2 82.6-92.1
Wateree 201 14 8.7 4.6-16.0 187 91.3 84.0-95.4
Region***
Region I 509 37 8.0 5.6-11.4 472 92.0 88.6-94.4
Region II 801 72 8.2 6.3-10.6 729 91.8 89.4-93.7
Region III 872 79 9.0 6.9-11.7 793 91.0 88.3-93.1
Region IV 555 47 9.0 6.4-12.4 508 91.0 87.6-93.6
Region V 329 30 10.7 5.8-19.0 299 89.3 81.0-94.2
Region VI 361 39 11.8 7.9-17.4 322 88.2 82.6-92.1
Region VII 452 51 10.5 7.7-14.1 401 89.5 85.9-92.3
Region VIII 229 28 9.5 6.1-14.4 201 90.5 85.6-93.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that their joint symptoms first begin more than 3 month ago
or had been told by a health professional that they had some form of arthritis.

#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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