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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

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  Total #
Respondents
can do everything can do most things can do some things can hardly do anything
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,141 1,155 31.3 29.5-33.1 1,747 40.6 38.8-42.5 864 19.8 18.3-21.3 375 8.3 7.4- 9.3
GENDER
Male 1,521 505 36.1 33.0-39.2 622 39.9 36.8-43.0 266 16.9 14.6-19.4 128 7.2 5.9- 8.8
Female 2,620 650 27.3 25.3-29.4 1,125 41.2 39.1-43.4 598 22.2 20.4-24.1 247 9.3 8.1-10.6
RACE
White 3,175 909 32.6 30.6-34.6 1,420 43.6 41.6-45.6 592 16.8 15.4-18.3 254 7.0 6.2- 8.0
African American 847 208 27.1 23.3-31.2 289 34.0 29.8-38.5 244 27.5 23.8-31.6 106 11.4 9.1-14.2
Other 96 32 38.9 27.4-51.7 27 24.9 16.7-35.4 26 26.1 17.5-37.0 11 10.2 5.4-18.6
HISPANIC
Yes 47 11 27.0 14.6-44.4 22 50.4 33.8-66.9 9 17.0 8.3-31.6 5 5.7 2.1-14.2
No 4,001 1,134 31.8 30.0-33.7 1,701 40.7 38.9-42.6 824 19.6 18.1-21.1 342 7.9 7.0- 8.9
AGE
18-24 85 52 56.2 43.1-68.5 26 33.9 22.6-47.4 6 9.2 3.2-23.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
25-34 236 113 47.6 40.5-54.7 86 36.9 30.4-43.9 34 14.5 10.1-20.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.3
35-44 560 210 38.2 33.8-42.8 210 36.4 32.2-40.9 101 17.1 14.0-20.8 39 8.2 5.7-11.6
45-54 869 261 31.3 27.8-35.0 358 40.9 37.2-44.6 159 18.3 15.5-21.4 91 9.6 7.7-11.9
55-64 998 275 28.0 25.1-31.2 412 41.4 38.1-44.8 217 21.5 18.8-24.4 94 9.1 7.3-11.3
65+ 1,365 237 16.3 14.3-18.5 640 45.5 42.5-48.4 341 26.4 23.8-29.2 147 11.8 9.9-14.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 719 117 16.9 13.9-20.6 227 30.6 26.6-35.0 236 34.5 29.9-39.3 139 18.0 15.0-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,370 348 30.2 27.1-33.4 586 40.3 37.1-43.6 308 21.1 18.7-23.7 128 8.4 6.8-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,027 304 34.8 31.0-38.8 467 44.5 40.7-48.3 188 15.0 12.8-17.5 68 5.7 4.3- 7.4
College Graduate 1,015 385 40.2 36.8-43.7 465 44.5 41.1-48.0 128 11.7 9.8-14.0 37 3.6 2.5- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 666 72 12.1 9.2-15.6 213 30.6 25.7-36.0 223 35.3 30.1-40.8 158 22.0 18.4-26.2
$15,000- $24,999 698 148 24.7 20.7-29.3 292 39.9 35.5-44.5 182 25.2 21.6-29.2 76 10.2 7.9-13.1
$25,000- $34,999 488 149 34.6 29.3-40.4 223 42.5 37.3-47.8 92 17.7 14.1-22.0 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1
$35,000- $49,999 584 213 39.3 34.6-44.2 260 43.0 38.3-47.7 88 13.0 10.4-16.1 23 4.7 2.9- 7.6
$50,000+ 1,114 438 42.5 39.1-45.9 541 45.8 42.5-49.2 118 10.2 8.5-12.3 17 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 276 63 27.8 21.7-34.9 131 46.6 39.8-53.5 54 17.0 12.5-22.6 28 8.6 5.8-12.5
Appalachia II 451 129 34.5 29.2-40.2 196 41.1 35.9-46.5 87 16.7 13.3-20.7 39 7.8 5.5-10.8
Appalachia III 347 86 30.4 24.3-37.2 130 37.8 31.8-44.2 80 18.9 14.9-23.7 51 12.9 9.6-17.2
Catawba 257 81 36.0 29.3-43.4 108 38.1 31.6-45.1 47 16.8 12.2-22.6 21 9.0 5.5-14.6
Edisto Savannah 323 84 27.0 21.2-33.6 135 44.4 36.5-52.5 77 22.3 17.3-28.3 27 6.3 4.2- 9.5
Low Country 228 66 29.5 22.3-37.7 105 42.1 33.9-50.7 48 25.2 16.5-36.6 9 3.3 1.5- 6.7
Palmetto 613 200 34.5 29.9-39.3 264 42.4 37.7-47.1 105 16.5 13.3-20.2 44 6.7 4.7- 9.6
Pee Dee 354 107 34.1 27.9-40.8 130 33.3 27.8-39.3 85 23.5 18.7-29.1 32 9.1 6.1-13.4
Trident 450 135 31.6 26.6-37.1 201 44.5 39.1-50.0 80 16.3 12.8-20.6 34 7.5 4.9-11.4
Upper Savannah 233 47 22.1 16.4-29.0 91 35.0 28.5-42.1 60 27.6 21.2-35.0 35 15.4 10.8-21.4
Waccamaw 360 97 31.4 25.6-37.8 158 42.1 36.0-48.5 78 19.8 15.5-25.1 27 6.6 4.3-10.2
Wateree 201 51 29.8 22.5-38.4 80 37.5 29.9-45.9 48 23.5 17.5-30.8 22 9.1 5.8-14.1
Region***
Region I 509 110 25.1 20.8-30.0 222 41.1 36.3-46.0 114 22.0 18.0-26.6 63 11.8 9.1-15.3
Region II 798 215 32.7 28.6-37.0 326 39.6 35.7-43.7 167 17.6 15.0-20.7 90 10.0 8.0-12.5
Region III 870 281 34.9 31.1-39.0 372 41.1 37.3-45.0 152 16.6 13.9-19.6 65 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Region IV 555 158 32.5 27.7-37.8 210 34.9 30.3-39.7 133 23.5 19.6-27.9 54 9.1 6.7-12.2
Region V 323 84 27.0 21.2-33.6 135 44.4 36.5-52.5 77 22.3 17.3-28.3 27 6.3 4.2- 9.5
Region VI 360 97 31.4 25.6-37.8 158 42.1 36.0-48.5 78 19.8 15.5-25.1 27 6.6 4.3-10.2
Region VII 450 135 31.6 26.6-37.1 201 44.5 39.1-50.0 80 16.3 12.8-20.6 34 7.5 4.9-11.4
Region VIII 228 66 29.5 22.3-37.7 105 42.1 33.9-50.7 48 25.2 16.5-36.6 9 3.3 1.5- 6.7

*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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