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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social
activities, such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?*

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  Total #
Respondents
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,938 796 20.1 18.1-22.4 991 24.0 21.8-26.4 2,151 55.8 53.1-58.5
GENDER
Male 1,272 200 17.2 13.7-21.3 285 22.7 18.9-27.1 787 60.1 55.3-64.8
Female 2,666 596 22.2 19.8-24.8 706 24.9 22.3-27.8 1,364 52.8 49.7-56.0
RACE
White 2,668 467 18.7 16.5-21.1 604 22.2 19.7-25.0 1,597 59.1 56.1-62.1
African American 947 224 21.7 16.6-27.7 302 29.5 24.1-35.4 421 48.9 42.3-55.5
Other 181 62 26.5 16.7-39.4 42 23.0 13.8-35.6 77 50.5 38.0-62.9
HISPANIC
Yes 47 18 25.7 12.4-45.9 10 30.6 10.8-61.5 19 43.7 23.1-66.8
No 3,764 740 19.9 17.8-22.2 940 23.6 21.4-26.1 2,084 56.4 53.7-59.1
AGE
18-24 19 1 1.2 0.2- 8.9 4 25.7 7.6-59.1 14 73.1 40.2-91.6
25-34 75 7 17.7 6.8-38.7 25 27.9 16.2-43.6 43 54.4 38.1-69.8
35-44 250 60 19.8 13.3-28.3 53 24.8 17.0-34.7 137 55.4 45.7-64.7
45-54 600 142 21.3 17.1-26.2 166 24.5 19.9-29.8 292 54.2 48.4-59.8
55-64 1,137 254 23.3 19.7-27.4 278 22.6 19.1-26.4 605 54.1 49.5-58.6
65+ 1,857 332 18.6 16.2-21.3 465 23.7 20.9-26.7 1,060 57.7 54.4-60.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 706 226 32.7 26.7-39.3 213 29.3 23.7-35.6 267 38.0 31.6-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,242 267 23.1 19.1-27.7 336 25.9 22.0-30.2 639 51.0 46.3-55.7
Some Post-H.S. 996 198 16.6 13.5-20.2 252 25.1 20.4-30.4 546 58.4 53.0-63.5
College Graduate 986 104 12.0 8.9-15.9 187 17.1 13.7-21.1 695 70.9 66.1-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 229 40.7 33.0-48.9 181 26.1 20.5-32.6 194 33.2 26.8-40.3
$15,000- $24,999 738 184 24.5 19.9-29.8 213 27.3 22.0-33.4 341 48.2 41.6-54.8
$25,000- $34,999 450 89 21.7 15.7-29.2 108 30.5 22.7-39.7 253 47.8 39.8-55.9
$35,000- $49,999 441 57 13.8 9.6-19.6 111 23.8 18.3-30.3 273 62.4 55.1-69.1
$50,000+ 1,031 88 8.9 6.7-11.8 199 20.0 16.1-24.7 744 71.0 66.2-75.4
REGION**
Region I 555 113 19.8 15.5-24.9 149 25.3 19.3-32.5 293 54.9 47.9-61.7
Region II 484 116 20.5 15.9-26.0 105 24.7 18.8-31.7 263 54.8 47.8-61.6
Region III 496 102 21.1 15.8-27.6 112 22.2 16.7-28.9 282 56.7 49.4-63.7
Region IV 459 113 24.7 18.3-32.5 120 23.5 18.7-29.0 226 51.8 44.9-58.6
Region V 440 92 19.8 15.6-24.9 127 27.3 22.5-32.7 221 52.9 47.1-58.6
Region VI 541 109 19.9 14.5-26.7 132 24.5 19.7-30.1 300 55.6 49.1-62.0
Region VII 470 88 16.8 12.3-22.5 121 22.6 17.0-29.3 261 60.6 53.3-67.5
Region VIII 493 63 14.5 10.7-19.5 125 25.9 20.2-32.5 305 59.6 53.0-65.8

*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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