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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Are you limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,246 1,394 31.5 29.8-33.3 2,852 68.5 66.7-70.2
GENDER
Male 1,555 453 27.9 25.1-31.0 1,102 72.1 69.0-74.9
Female 2,691 941 34.5 32.5-36.6 1,750 65.5 63.4-67.5
RACE
White 3,235 1,028 29.7 27.9-31.5 2,207 70.3 68.5-72.1
African American 885 318 35.9 31.6-40.4 567 64.1 59.6-68.4
Other 101 39 36.4 26.5-47.5 62 63.6 52.5-73.5
HISPANIC
Yes 48 16 26.1 15.1-41.3 32 73.9 58.7-84.9
No 4,104 1,327 31.2 29.4-33.0 2,777 68.8 67.0-70.6
AGE
18-24 91 16 23.6 13.2-38.5 75 76.4 61.5-86.8
25-34 247 53 20.4 15.6-26.3 194 79.6 73.7-84.4
35-44 578 154 27.8 23.9-32.2 424 72.2 67.8-76.1
45-54 893 302 31.7 28.4-35.3 591 68.3 64.7-71.6
55-64 1,019 368 35.9 32.8-39.2 651 64.1 60.8-67.2
65+ 1,387 490 36.9 34.1-39.8 897 63.1 60.2-65.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 741 334 45.9 41.3-50.5 407 54.1 49.5-58.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,417 480 32.5 29.5-35.7 937 67.5 64.3-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,042 327 28.0 24.8-31.5 715 72.0 68.5-75.2
College Graduate 1,037 250 23.0 20.3-25.9 787 77.0 74.1-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 690 362 53.3 48.2-58.4 328 46.7 41.6-51.8
$15,000- $24,999 729 272 35.5 31.4-39.8 457 64.5 60.2-68.6
$25,000- $34,999 506 145 27.1 22.7-31.8 361 72.9 68.2-77.3
$35,000- $49,999 584 160 26.3 22.4-30.6 424 73.7 69.4-77.6
$50,000+ 1,121 222 19.1 16.7-21.7 899 80.9 78.3-83.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 285 94 29.8 24.2-36.0 191 70.2 64.0-75.8
Appalachia II 455 147 29.1 24.5-34.0 308 70.9 66.0-75.5
Appalachia III 354 133 34.1 28.5-40.2 221 65.9 59.8-71.5
Catawba 260 80 31.6 25.4-38.6 180 68.4 61.4-74.6
Edisto Savannah 332 113 37.0 29.2-45.5 219 63.0 54.5-70.8
Low Country 233 77 36.8 27.8-46.8 156 63.2 53.2-72.2
Palmetto 628 183 29.2 25.1-33.7 445 70.8 66.3-74.9
Pee Dee 367 123 30.6 25.3-36.4 244 69.4 63.6-74.7
Trident 467 139 27.8 23.4-32.6 328 72.2 67.4-76.6
Upper Savannah 242 95 38.5 31.7-45.7 147 61.5 54.3-68.3
Waccamaw 363 125 32.7 27.3-38.7 238 67.3 61.3-72.7
Wateree 207 66 26.5 20.5-33.4 141 73.5 66.6-79.5
Region***
Region I 527 189 33.9 29.5-38.7 338 66.1 61.3-70.5
Region II 809 280 31.3 27.7-35.1 529 68.7 64.9-72.3
Region III 888 263 29.9 26.4-33.7 625 70.1 66.3-73.6
Region IV 574 189 29.1 25.0-33.5 385 70.9 66.5-75.0
Region V 332 113 37.0 29.2-45.5 219 63.0 54.5-70.8
Region VI 363 125 32.7 27.3-38.7 238 67.3 61.3-72.7
Region VII 467 139 27.8 23.4-32.6 328 72.2 67.4-76.6
Region VIII 233 77 36.8 27.8-46.8 156 63.2 53.2-72.2

* 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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