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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Have you EVER taken an educational course or class
to teach you how to manage problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,188 469 8.8 7.9- 9.9 4,719 91.2 90.1-92.1
GENDER
Male 1,811 155 8.8 7.3-10.6 1,656 91.2 89.4-92.7
Female 3,377 314 8.8 7.7-10.2 3,063 91.2 89.8-92.3
RACE
White 3,884 325 8.2 7.1- 9.4 3,559 91.8 90.6-92.9
African American 944 112 10.4 8.3-13.1 832 89.6 86.9-91.7
Other 218 22 10.3 5.8-17.8 196 89.7 82.2-94.2
HISPANIC
Yes 59 5 11.6 3.2-33.9 54 88.4 66.1-96.8
No 5,012 457 8.8 7.8- 9.8 4,555 91.2 90.2-92.2
AGE
18-24 62 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 60 98.7 94.8-99.7
25-34 228 17 6.0 3.5-10.2 211 94.0 89.8-96.5
35-44 537 50 9.4 6.7-13.1 487 90.6 86.9-93.3
45-54 1,056 95 8.8 7.0-11.0 961 91.2 89.0-93.0
55-64 1,370 125 9.2 7.5-11.3 1,245 90.8 88.7-92.5
65+ 1,935 180 10.5 8.8-12.5 1,755 89.5 87.5-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 822 47 5.6 3.9- 7.9 775 94.4 92.1-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,608 124 6.9 5.5- 8.7 1,484 93.1 91.3-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,352 146 10.6 8.7-12.9 1,206 89.4 87.1-91.3
College Graduate 1,389 151 11.5 9.3-14.0 1,238 88.5 86.0-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 55 7.9 5.5-11.0 617 92.1 89.0-94.5
$15,000- $24,999 812 67 7.2 5.1- 9.9 745 92.8 90.1-94.9
$25,000- $34,999 610 56 9.8 6.8-13.8 554 90.2 86.2-93.2
$35,000- $49,999 713 75 8.9 6.7-11.9 638 91.1 88.1-93.3
$50,000+ 1,626 150 9.2 7.5-11.1 1,476 90.8 88.9-92.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 381 29 5.9 4.0- 8.7 352 94.1 91.3-96.0
Appalachia II 342 32 7.8 5.3-11.3 310 92.2 88.7-94.7
Appalachia III 275 26 8.3 5.3-12.7 249 91.7 87.3-94.7
Catawba 222 20 9.2 5.4-15.1 202 90.8 84.9-94.6
Edisto Savannah 650 59 10.4 7.3-14.5 591 89.6 85.5-92.7
Low Country 603 55 10.3 7.2-14.6 548 89.7 85.4-92.8
Palmetto 395 34 9.3 6.4-13.3 361 90.7 86.7-93.6
Pee Dee 413 36 8.7 5.9-12.6 377 91.3 87.4-94.1
Trident 595 65 9.3 7.0-12.2 530 90.7 87.8-93.0
Upper Savannah 337 28 7.8 4.8-12.4 309 92.2 87.6-95.2
Waccamaw 679 52 8.8 6.2-12.5 627 91.2 87.5-93.8
Wateree 258 29 9.6 6.3-14.3 229 90.4 85.7-93.7
Region***
Region I 718 57 6.8 4.9- 9.3 661 93.2 90.7-95.1
Region II 617 58 8.0 6.0-10.7 559 92.0 89.3-94.0
Region III 617 54 9.2 6.8-12.4 563 90.8 87.6-93.2
Region IV 671 65 9.1 6.8-11.9 606 90.9 88.1-93.2
Region V 650 59 10.4 7.3-14.5 591 89.6 85.5-92.7
Region VI 679 52 8.8 6.2-12.5 627 91.2 87.5-93.8
Region VII 595 65 9.3 7.0-12.2 530 90.7 87.8-93.0
Region VIII 603 55 10.3 7.2-14.6 548 89.7 85.4-92.8

*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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