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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that
you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,325 3,118 30.8 29.7-32.0 5,207 69.2 68.0-70.3
GENDER
Male 3,275 1,071 27.1 25.4-28.9 2,204 72.9 71.1-74.6
Female 5,050 2,047 34.2 32.7-35.7 3,003 65.8 64.3-67.3
RACE
White 6,271 2,361 31.9 30.7-33.3 3,910 68.1 66.7-69.3
African American 1,790 663 28.5 26.1-31.0 1,127 71.5 69.0-73.9
Other 204 72 28.4 21.8-36.1 132 71.6 63.9-78.2
HISPANIC
Yes 115 33 20.6 14.0-29.4 82 79.4 70.6-86.0
No 8,068 2,992 30.5 29.4-31.7 5,076 69.5 68.3-70.6
AGE
18-24 399 39 9.9 7.1-13.6 360 90.1 86.4-92.9
25-34 1,013 104 10.0 8.1-12.2 909 90.0 87.8-91.9
35-44 1,469 343 23.6 21.2-26.1 1,126 76.4 73.9-78.8
45-54 1,666 587 35.0 32.4-37.6 1,079 65.0 62.4-67.6
55-64 1,621 796 47.7 45.0-50.4 825 52.3 49.6-55.0
65+ 2,085 1,226 59.2 56.9-61.6 859 40.8 38.4-43.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,129 624 48.2 44.4-51.9 505 51.8 48.1-55.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,648 1,069 32.9 30.8-35.1 1,579 67.1 64.9-69.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,086 722 27.2 25.0-29.4 1,364 72.8 70.6-75.0
College Graduate 2,441 694 23.5 21.8-25.4 1,747 76.5 74.6-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,012 564 46.3 42.2-50.5 448 53.7 49.5-57.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,319 560 34.9 31.8-38.1 759 65.1 61.9-68.2
$25,000- $34,999 971 362 29.3 26.2-32.6 609 70.7 67.4-73.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,228 427 30.1 27.3-33.1 801 69.9 66.9-72.7
$50,000+ 2,676 715 23.4 21.6-25.2 1,961 76.6 74.8-78.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 522 199 30.5 26.4-35.0 323 69.5 65.0-73.6
Appalachia II 931 329 29.1 25.8-32.6 602 70.9 67.4-74.2
Appalachia III 694 259 32.6 28.6-36.8 435 67.4 63.2-71.4
Catawba 541 192 30.0 25.8-34.6 349 70.0 65.4-74.2
Edisto Savannah 623 251 32.8 28.5-37.3 372 67.2 62.7-71.5
Low Country 440 171 31.1 26.2-36.5 269 68.9 63.5-73.8
Palmetto 1,262 434 27.1 24.4-30.0 828 72.9 70.0-75.6
Pee Dee 690 291 33.8 29.8-38.0 399 66.2 62.0-70.2
Trident 981 331 28.0 24.9-31.3 650 72.0 68.7-75.1
Upper Savannah 457 191 35.7 30.9-40.9 266 64.3 59.1-69.1
Waccamaw 663 284 35.8 31.7-40.2 379 64.2 59.8-68.3
Wateree 413 149 28.9 24.2-34.0 264 71.1 66.0-75.8
Region***
Region I 979 390 33.0 29.8-36.4 589 67.0 63.6-70.2
Region II 1,625 588 30.5 28.0-33.2 1,037 69.5 66.8-72.0
Region III 1,803 626 28.0 25.7-30.5 1,177 72.0 69.5-74.3
Region IV 1,103 440 32.0 28.9-35.2 663 68.0 64.8-71.1
Region V 623 251 32.8 28.5-37.3 372 67.2 62.7-71.5
Region VI 663 284 35.8 31.7-40.2 379 64.2 59.8-68.3
Region VII 981 331 28.0 24.9-31.3 650 72.0 68.7-75.1
Region VIII 440 171 31.1 26.2-36.5 269 68.9 63.5-73.8

* This question was asked only of respondents
who reported that they have had any symptoms of pain, aching,
or stiffness in or around a joint during the past 30 days.

#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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