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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Did your joint symptoms FIRST begin more than 3 months ago? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,887 3,351 84.5 83.0-85.9 536 15.5 14.1-17.0
GENDER
Male 1,457 1,232 82.7 80.1-85.0 225 17.3 15.0-19.9
Female 2,430 2,119 86.1 84.4-87.7 311 13.9 12.3-15.6
RACE
White 2,941 2,551 85.1 83.4-86.6 390 14.9 13.4-16.6
African American 826 696 82.9 79.3-86.0 130 17.1 14.0-20.7
Other 99 87 86.7 74.8-93.4 12 13.3 6.6-25.2
HISPANIC
Yes 49 40 78.9 61.9-89.6 9 21.1 10.4-38.1
No 3,750 3,238 84.7 83.2-86.1 512 15.3 13.9-16.8
AGE
18-24 97 73 76.1 65.7-84.1 24 23.9 15.9-34.3
25-34 277 211 77.2 71.0-82.3 66 22.8 17.7-29.0
35-44 584 471 80.4 76.6-83.7 113 19.6 16.3-23.4
45-54 836 740 87.3 84.2-89.8 96 12.7 10.2-15.8
55-64 919 841 91.6 89.5-93.3 78 8.4 6.7-10.5
65+ 1,145 992 86.3 83.8-88.4 153 13.7 11.6-16.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 661 576 85.3 81.5-88.5 85 14.7 11.5-18.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,263 1,099 84.7 81.8-87.3 164 15.3 12.7-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 972 850 86.6 83.7-89.0 122 13.4 11.0-16.3
College Graduate 980 818 81.6 78.5-84.3 162 18.4 15.7-21.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 639 566 86.8 82.7-90.1 73 13.2 9.9-17.3
$15,000- $24,999 651 562 85.0 80.8-88.5 89 15.0 11.5-19.2
$25,000- $34,999 469 404 83.2 78.3-87.2 65 16.8 12.8-21.7
$35,000- $49,999 531 465 87.2 83.5-90.2 66 12.8 9.8-16.5
$50,000+ 1,056 892 83.1 80.3-85.6 164 16.9 14.4-19.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 273 245 86.9 80.9-91.2 28 13.1 8.8-19.1
Appalachia II 433 370 83.9 79.1-87.8 63 16.1 12.2-20.9
Appalachia III 331 286 83.3 77.3-88.0 45 16.7 12.0-22.7
Catawba 252 202 76.7 69.9-82.4 50 23.3 17.6-30.1
Edisto Savannah 289 266 90.7 83.9-94.8 23 9.3 5.2-16.1
Low Country 206 174 82.2 74.3-88.0 32 17.8 12.0-25.7
Palmetto 558 489 86.3 82.3-89.6 69 13.7 10.4-17.7
Pee Dee 325 278 83.4 76.8-88.5 47 16.6 11.5-23.2
Trident 423 359 83.4 78.8-87.2 64 16.6 12.8-21.2
Upper Savannah 227 199 87.2 81.0-91.6 28 12.8 8.4-19.0
Waccamaw 327 287 86.9 81.5-90.9 40 13.1 9.1-18.5
Wateree 192 157 81.9 74.1-87.8 35 18.1 12.2-25.9
Region***
Region I 500 444 87.1 82.9-90.3 56 12.9 9.7-17.1
Region II 764 656 83.6 80.0-86.8 108 16.4 13.2-20.0
Region III 810 691 83.2 79.7-86.1 119 16.8 13.9-20.3
Region IV 517 435 82.9 78.0-86.9 82 17.1 13.1-22.0
Region V 289 266 90.7 83.9-94.8 23 9.3 5.2-16.1
Region VI 327 287 86.9 81.5-90.9 40 13.1 9.1-18.5
Region VII 423 359 83.4 78.8-87.2 64 16.6 12.8-21.2
Region VIII 206 174 82.2 74.3-88.0 32 17.8 12.0-25.7

* 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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