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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,025 3,135 74.7 72.5-76.7 890 25.3 23.3-27.5
GENDER
Male 1,382 1,034 71.8 68.0-75.3 348 28.2 24.7-32.0
Female 2,643 2,101 77.1 74.8-79.2 542 22.9 20.8-25.2
RACE
White 2,996 2,320 74.2 71.8-76.4 676 25.8 23.6-28.2
African American 761 608 77.1 71.9-81.6 153 22.9 18.4-28.1
Other 174 136 72.0 59.9-81.5 38 28.0 18.5-40.1
HISPANIC
Yes 43 33 69.6 49.3-84.3 10 30.4 15.7-50.7
No 3,905 3,045 74.9 72.7-76.9 860 25.1 23.1-27.3
AGE
18-24 57 34 60.1 42.7-75.2 23 39.9 24.8-57.3
25-34 200 125 60.5 51.2-69.1 75 39.5 30.9-48.8
35-44 451 314 70.0 64.3-75.2 137 30.0 24.8-35.7
45-54 855 643 75.3 71.6-78.7 212 24.7 21.3-28.4
55-64 1,084 854 78.7 75.5-81.5 230 21.3 18.5-24.5
65+ 1,378 1,165 85.0 82.6-87.1 213 15.0 12.9-17.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 633 491 73.6 68.3-78.3 142 26.4 21.7-31.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,221 945 73.2 69.1-77.0 276 26.8 23.0-30.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,071 856 76.3 71.8-80.3 215 23.7 19.7-28.2
College Graduate 1,091 836 75.5 71.9-78.9 255 24.5 21.1-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 443 75.6 68.8-81.4 103 24.4 18.6-31.2
$15,000- $24,999 639 509 78.5 72.9-83.2 130 21.5 16.8-27.1
$25,000- $34,999 467 366 76.2 70.2-81.4 101 23.8 18.6-29.8
$35,000- $49,999 537 418 75.0 68.9-80.2 119 25.0 19.8-31.1
$50,000+ 1,271 955 73.1 69.3-76.5 316 26.9 23.5-30.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 313 245 71.0 61.7-78.9 68 29.0 21.1-38.3
Appalachia II 278 218 75.6 68.5-81.5 60 24.4 18.5-31.5
Appalachia III 204 162 77.1 67.7-84.4 42 22.9 15.6-32.3
Catawba 174 134 70.4 59.6-79.3 40 29.6 20.7-40.4
Edisto Savannah 511 387 71.1 64.9-76.6 124 28.9 23.4-35.1
Low Country 463 357 73.5 66.9-79.2 106 26.5 20.8-33.1
Palmetto 290 234 80.8 75.0-85.5 56 19.2 14.5-25.0
Pee Dee 318 248 75.4 68.9-80.9 70 24.6 19.1-31.1
Trident 464 369 74.6 68.1-80.1 95 25.4 19.9-31.9
Upper Savannah 242 191 72.6 63.7-80.0 51 27.4 20.0-36.3
Waccamaw 537 403 71.9 66.8-76.6 134 28.1 23.4-33.2
Wateree 201 167 76.3 67.0-83.7 34 23.7 16.3-33.0
Region***
Region I 555 436 71.7 65.3-77.4 119 28.3 22.6-34.7
Region II 482 380 76.3 70.7-81.1 102 23.7 18.9-29.3
Region III 464 368 76.6 70.9-81.4 96 23.4 18.6-29.1
Region IV 519 415 75.8 70.5-80.4 104 24.2 19.6-29.5
Region V 511 387 71.1 64.9-76.6 124 28.9 23.4-35.1
Region VI 537 403 71.9 66.8-76.6 134 28.1 23.4-33.2
Region VII 464 369 74.6 68.1-80.1 95 25.4 19.9-31.9
Region VIII 463 357 73.5 66.9-79.2 106 26.5 20.8-33.1

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that their joints symptoms FIRST begin more than 3 months ago.

#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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