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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Do arthritis or joint symptoms now affect whether you work, the type of work you do or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,874 1,281 35.3 32.7-38.0 2,593 64.7 62.0-67.3
GENDER
Male 1,248 388 36.5 31.8-41.5 860 63.5 58.5-68.2
Female 2,626 893 34.4 31.5-37.5 1,733 65.6 62.5-68.5
RACE
White 2,634 735 30.5 27.7-33.5 1,899 69.5 66.5-72.3
African American 921 390 44.0 37.5-50.7 531 56.0 49.3-62.5
Other 179 96 48.1 35.7-60.8 83 51.9 39.2-64.3
HISPANIC
Yes 46 29 56.4 33.2-77.1 17 43.6 22.9-66.8
No 3,705 1,201 34.5 31.8-37.2 2,504 65.5 62.8-68.2
AGE
18-24 18 4 14.1 3.9-39.8 14 85.9 60.2-96.1
25-34 75 25 35.6 21.6-52.7 50 64.4 47.3-78.4
35-44 250 116 46.4 36.9-56.1 134 53.6 43.9-63.1
45-54 599 257 42.1 36.5-47.8 342 57.9 52.2-63.5
55-64 1,120 403 34.9 30.6-39.4 717 65.1 60.6-69.4
65+ 1,812 476 26.7 23.9-29.7 1,336 73.3 70.3-76.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 694 316 49.8 43.0-56.6 378 50.2 43.4-57.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,211 453 42.8 38.0-47.7 758 57.2 52.3-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 991 312 32.3 27.4-37.7 679 67.7 62.3-72.6
College Graduate 971 198 19.9 16.2-24.3 773 80.1 75.7-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 590 311 55.3 47.7-62.7 279 44.7 37.3-52.3
$15,000- $24,999 716 302 42.5 36.3-49.0 414 57.5 51.0-63.7
$25,000- $34,999 442 144 36.7 28.9-45.4 298 63.3 54.6-71.1
$35,000- $49,999 433 113 32.3 25.7-39.7 320 67.7 60.3-74.3
$50,000+ 1,030 200 23.2 18.9-28.1 830 76.8 71.9-81.1
REGION**
Region I 536 173 33.1 26.6-40.3 363 66.9 59.7-73.4
Region II 474 166 36.7 30.1-43.8 308 63.3 56.2-69.9
Region III 488 152 37.5 30.5-44.9 336 62.5 55.1-69.5
Region IV 463 183 41.0 34.1-48.1 280 59.0 51.9-65.9
Region V 432 149 35.6 30.1-41.5 283 64.4 58.5-69.9
Region VI 533 181 35.8 29.5-42.7 352 64.2 57.3-70.5
Region VII 462 142 26.2 20.6-32.7 320 73.8 67.3-79.4
Region VIII 486 135 34.6 28.2-41.5 351 65.4 58.5-71.8

*This question refers to work for pay.
*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being told by a health professional that they had some form of arthritis.

** 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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