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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,144 1,994 47.7 45.8-49.6 2,150 52.3 50.4-54.2
GENDER
Male 1,522 628 42.0 38.9-45.1 894 58.0 54.9-61.1
Female 2,622 1,366 52.5 50.2-54.7 1,256 47.5 45.3-49.8
RACE
White 3,176 1,452 45.3 43.3-47.3 1,724 54.7 52.7-56.7
African American 847 485 54.8 50.3-59.2 362 45.2 40.8-49.7
Other 97 46 45.7 34.2-57.6 51 54.3 42.4-65.8
HISPANIC
Yes 47 21 48.9 32.4-65.6 26 51.1 34.4-67.6
No 4,004 1,923 47.6 45.7-49.5 2,081 52.4 50.5-54.3
AGE
18-24 85 33 43.5 31.5-56.2 52 56.5 43.8-68.5
25-34 234 92 39.9 33.1-47.1 142 60.1 52.9-66.9
35-44 559 239 44.2 39.6-48.8 320 55.8 51.2-60.4
45-54 868 427 48.3 44.5-52.1 441 51.7 47.9-55.5
55-64 1,002 496 49.7 46.4-53.1 506 50.3 46.9-53.6
65+ 1,368 692 51.7 48.8-54.7 676 48.3 45.3-51.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 334 46.5 41.9-51.1 384 53.5 48.9-58.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,376 642 45.4 42.2-48.7 734 54.6 51.3-57.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,026 530 52.1 48.3-55.9 496 47.9 44.1-51.7
College Graduate 1,014 482 47.0 43.5-50.5 532 53.0 49.5-56.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 349 51.1 45.7-56.4 323 48.9 43.6-54.3
$15,000- $24,999 700 359 50.6 46.0-55.2 341 49.4 44.8-54.0
$25,000- $34,999 489 213 44.2 38.8-49.7 276 55.8 50.3-61.2
$35,000- $49,999 582 284 48.1 43.4-52.9 298 51.9 47.1-56.6
$50,000+ 1,111 497 44.5 41.2-47.9 614 55.5 52.1-58.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 275 124 42.1 35.6-48.9 151 57.9 51.1-64.4
Appalachia II 451 208 44.2 38.9-49.6 243 55.8 50.4-61.1
Appalachia III 349 164 51.2 44.9-57.6 185 48.8 42.4-55.1
Catawba 257 127 48.6 41.5-55.7 130 51.4 44.3-58.5
Edisto Savannah 327 172 53.9 46.1-61.5 155 46.1 38.5-53.9
Low Country 228 120 48.0 39.3-56.9 108 52.0 43.1-60.7
Palmetto 612 276 45.4 40.6-50.2 336 54.6 49.8-59.4
Pee Dee 351 175 51.1 44.7-57.4 176 48.9 42.6-55.3
Trident 452 224 47.6 42.2-53.1 228 52.4 46.9-57.8
Upper Savannah 232 105 44.6 37.4-52.0 127 55.4 48.0-62.6
Waccamaw 359 174 47.4 41.1-53.8 185 52.6 46.2-58.9
Wateree 201 101 51.5 43.2-59.6 100 48.5 40.4-56.8
Region***
Region I 507 229 43.3 38.4-48.3 278 56.7 51.7-61.6
Region II 800 372 47.3 43.1-51.5 428 52.7 48.5-56.9
Region III 869 403 46.3 42.4-50.4 466 53.7 49.6-57.6
Region IV 552 276 51.2 46.2-56.3 276 48.8 43.7-53.8
Region V 327 172 53.9 46.1-61.5 155 46.1 38.5-53.9
Region VI 359 174 47.4 41.1-53.8 185 52.6 46.2-58.9
Region VII 452 224 47.6 42.2-53.1 228 52.4 46.9-57.8
Region VIII 228 120 48.0 39.3-56.9 108 52.0 43.1-60.7

*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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