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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested
physical activity or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,155 2,478 45.4 43.4-47.3 2,677 54.6 52.7-56.6
GENDER
Male 1,800 744 38.8 35.5-42.1 1,056 61.2 57.9-64.5
Female 3,355 1,734 50.7 48.4-53.0 1,621 49.3 47.0-51.6
RACE
White 3,861 1,796 44.5 42.3-46.7 2,065 55.5 53.3-57.7
African American 940 516 50.6 45.8-55.3 424 49.4 44.7-54.2
Other 215 96 37.5 29.0-46.8 119 62.5 53.2-71.0
HISPANIC
Yes 58 28 38.4 24.4-54.6 30 61.6 45.4-75.6
No 4,983 2,391 45.6 43.6-47.6 2,592 54.4 52.4-56.4
AGE
18-24 62 24 32.8 20.5-47.9 38 67.2 52.1-79.5
25-34 227 93 36.8 29.1-45.3 134 63.2 54.7-70.9
35-44 536 233 42.0 36.7-47.4 303 58.0 52.6-63.3
45-54 1,047 501 46.6 42.8-50.4 546 53.4 49.6-57.2
55-64 1,363 717 49.9 46.6-53.2 646 50.1 46.8-53.4
65+ 1,920 910 48.5 45.7-51.4 1,010 51.5 48.6-54.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 810 386 46.4 41.2-51.7 424 53.6 48.3-58.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,599 753 43.2 39.8-46.7 846 56.8 53.3-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,343 654 45.9 42.1-49.8 689 54.1 50.2-57.9
College Graduate 1,385 674 46.7 43.2-50.3 711 53.3 49.7-56.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 350 49.5 43.9-55.1 315 50.5 44.9-56.1
$15,000- $24,999 808 375 45.7 40.4-51.0 433 54.3 49.0-59.6
$25,000- $34,999 604 288 45.3 39.6-51.1 316 54.7 48.9-60.4
$35,000- $49,999 711 358 47.3 41.8-52.9 353 52.7 47.1-58.2
$50,000+ 1,618 746 42.0 38.9-45.3 872 58.0 54.7-61.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 378 190 45.8 39.0-52.8 188 54.2 47.2-61.0
Appalachia II 340 163 43.5 36.9-50.3 177 56.5 49.7-63.1
Appalachia III 270 125 49.6 41.6-57.8 145 50.4 42.2-58.4
Catawba 220 103 44.5 36.4-52.8 117 55.5 47.2-63.6
Edisto Savannah 645 317 47.4 42.3-52.5 328 52.6 47.5-57.7
Low Country 599 295 48.2 42.4-54.0 304 51.8 46.0-57.6
Palmetto 393 174 39.9 34.4-45.6 219 60.1 54.4-65.6
Pee Dee 410 187 46.4 40.5-52.4 223 53.6 47.6-59.5
Trident 592 284 46.8 41.5-52.3 308 53.2 47.7-58.5
Upper Savannah 334 183 48.2 40.9-55.5 151 51.8 44.5-59.1
Waccamaw 673 310 43.7 39.0-48.4 363 56.3 51.6-61.0
Wateree 264 129 45.6 38.2-53.2 135 54.4 46.8-61.8
Region***
Region I 712 373 46.9 41.9-52.0 339 53.1 48.0-58.1
Region II 610 288 46.3 41.1-51.7 322 53.7 48.3-58.9
Region III 613 277 41.6 37.1-46.4 336 58.4 53.6-62.9
Region IV 674 316 46.1 41.5-50.8 358 53.9 49.2-58.5
Region V 645 317 47.4 42.3-52.5 328 52.6 47.5-57.7
Region VI 673 310 43.7 39.0-48.4 363 56.3 51.6-61.0
Region VII 592 284 46.8 41.5-52.3 308 53.2 47.7-58.5
Region VIII 599 295 48.2 42.4-54.0 304 51.8 46.0-57.6

*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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