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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

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  Total #
Respondents
can do everything can do most things can do some things can hardly do anything
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,170 1,399 31.3 29.4-33.3 2,231 40.8 39.0-42.8 1,096 19.6 18.1-21.1 444 8.3 7.3- 9.4
GENDER
Male 1,798 565 36.8 33.4-40.3 774 39.2 36.0-42.5 310 16.1 13.8-18.7 149 7.9 6.3-10.0
Female 3,372 834 26.9 24.9-29.1 1,457 42.1 39.9-44.4 786 22.4 20.6-24.2 295 8.5 7.4- 9.8
RACE
White 3,883 1,082 32.0 29.8-34.2 1,778 43.0 40.9-45.2 733 17.6 16.0-19.3 290 7.4 6.3- 8.7
African American 937 235 28.9 24.5-33.8 319 35.5 31.0-40.2 285 25.5 22.1-29.2 98 10.1 7.8-13.1
Other 216 53 35.0 25.5-45.9 94 37.3 28.6-46.9 39 18.3 11.6-27.6 30 9.4 5.9-14.5
HISPANIC
Yes 59 19 44.3 28.4-61.4 26 40.8 25.8-57.8 12 13.9 6.6-26.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3
No 5,002 1,360 31.2 29.3-33.3 2,174 41.0 39.0-42.9 1,048 19.5 18.1-21.1 420 8.3 7.2- 9.4
AGE
18-24 63 30 54.5 38.9-69.3 28 38.5 25.0-54.0 5 7.0 2.3-19.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 228 103 48.7 40.3-57.2 87 34.9 27.5-43.0 26 10.3 6.1-16.8 12 6.2 2.8-13.1
35-44 536 213 39.2 34.0-44.6 210 41.0 35.6-46.6 87 15.9 12.1-20.5 26 4.0 2.4- 6.5
45-54 1,056 309 31.0 27.5-34.7 435 39.5 35.9-43.1 197 17.6 15.0-20.6 115 11.9 9.5-14.8
55-64 1,370 346 24.8 22.1-27.8 557 38.7 35.6-41.9 339 26.4 23.5-29.5 128 10.1 8.2-12.3
65+ 1,917 398 20.1 18.0-22.4 914 47.0 44.2-49.9 442 24.1 21.7-26.7 163 8.7 7.2-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 809 129 23.3 18.2-29.2 260 30.8 26.3-35.5 267 28.5 24.2-33.3 153 17.5 14.2-21.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,605 391 28.9 25.6-32.4 687 41.3 37.9-44.8 383 21.9 19.4-24.7 144 7.9 6.4- 9.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 407 34.8 31.0-38.8 595 39.9 36.3-43.7 255 17.5 14.9-20.5 92 7.7 5.6-10.6
College Graduate 1,390 467 36.2 32.8-39.7 683 47.6 44.1-51.2 187 12.9 10.6-15.5 53 3.4 2.4- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 666 81 17.0 12.0-23.6 195 29.0 24.3-34.3 260 33.9 29.2-38.8 130 20.1 16.2-24.6
$15,000- $24,999 812 167 22.1 18.0-26.9 327 37.0 32.1-42.1 223 27.9 23.3-33.0 95 13.0 9.4-17.8
$25,000- $34,999 603 148 27.8 22.8-33.5 273 40.8 35.3-46.6 147 25.3 20.5-30.8 35 6.0 4.1- 8.8
$35,000- $49,999 710 192 30.5 25.0-36.5 359 48.9 43.4-54.4 120 15.0 12.1-18.5 39 5.7 3.7- 8.5
$50,000+ 1,628 638 43.5 40.2-46.9 781 44.1 40.9-47.3 170 9.9 8.2-11.9 39 2.5 1.7- 3.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 375 92 29.3 23.2-36.4 159 42.2 35.2-49.6 84 20.3 15.6-26.0 40 8.1 5.7-11.3
Appalachia II 339 87 31.0 24.3-38.5 143 38.6 32.4-45.2 79 23.0 17.3-29.8 30 7.5 5.0-11.1
Appalachia III 274 57 26.7 19.5-35.5 120 40.6 33.2-48.4 50 15.3 11.1-20.7 47 17.4 11.7-25.0
Catawba 220 62 35.4 27.1-44.6 96 41.0 33.2-49.2 49 19.2 14.1-25.4 13 4.5 2.5- 7.9
Edisto Savannah 647 165 28.7 24.1-33.7 283 43.6 38.5-48.8 147 20.8 17.3-24.8 52 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Low Country 600 188 34.5 28.9-40.7 257 41.7 36.1-47.5 115 18.2 14.8-22.2 40 5.6 3.8- 8.1
Palmetto 397 120 32.3 27.0-38.0 153 37.6 32.2-43.4 96 23.1 18.4-28.6 28 7.0 4.7-10.3
Pee Dee 409 89 24.6 19.5-30.5 167 39.2 33.6-45.1 112 26.7 21.8-32.1 41 9.5 6.6-13.6
Trident 595 171 33.3 28.2-38.8 266 42.9 37.6-48.3 117 17.6 14.2-21.5 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1
Upper Savannah 336 76 27.9 21.6-35.3 149 43.8 36.5-51.5 75 18.7 14.3-24.0 36 9.5 6.4-13.9
Waccamaw 676 202 35.2 30.6-40.1 321 43.6 39.0-48.4 114 14.6 11.8-17.9 39 6.6 4.3- 9.8
Wateree 264 78 37.3 29.9-45.4 102 37.1 30.1-44.6 55 16.9 12.2-22.9 29 8.7 5.8-12.8
Region***
Region I 711 168 28.7 24.1-33.7 308 43.0 37.9-48.3 159 19.5 16.2-23.4 76 8.8 6.7-11.3
Region II 613 144 29.0 24.0-34.6 263 39.5 34.7-44.6 129 19.4 15.6-23.8 77 12.1 9.0-16.2
Region III 617 182 33.5 28.8-38.5 249 38.9 34.4-43.6 145 21.6 18.0-25.7 41 6.0 4.3- 8.4
Region IV 673 167 29.9 25.4-34.7 269 38.3 33.9-42.9 167 22.6 19.1-26.6 70 9.2 7.0-12.0
Region V 647 165 28.7 24.1-33.7 283 43.6 38.5-48.8 147 20.8 17.3-24.8 52 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Region VI 676 202 35.2 30.6-40.1 321 43.6 39.0-48.4 114 14.6 11.8-17.9 39 6.6 4.3- 9.8
Region VII 595 171 33.3 28.2-38.8 266 42.9 37.6-48.3 117 17.6 14.2-21.5 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1
Region VIII 600 188 34.5 28.9-40.7 257 41.7 36.1-47.5 115 18.2 14.8-22.2 40 5.6 3.8- 8.1

*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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