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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Thinking about your arthritis or joint symptoms, which of the following best describes you today?*

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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 3,857 806 24.1 21.7-26.5 1,581 40.7 38.0-43.4 1,029 24.5 22.3-26.8 441 10.8 9.3-12.5
GENDER
Male 1,236 319 28.1 24.0-32.5 506 40.7 36.0-45.5 293 22.1 18.3-26.4 118 9.2 6.9-12.1
Female 2,621 487 21.3 18.6-24.3 1,075 40.7 37.6-43.8 736 26.1 23.5-28.8 323 11.9 10.0-14.0
RACE
White 2,622 582 24.6 22.0-27.3 1,167 43.0 40.0-46.1 623 22.0 19.8-24.5 250 10.4 8.7-12.4
African American 914 177 24.5 18.8-31.3 305 34.8 28.7-41.5 314 30.1 24.6-36.2 118 10.6 7.2-15.2
Other 176 25 20.6 11.9-33.2 69 40.7 29.2-53.4 54 32.8 21.1-47.2 28 5.9 3.4-10.0
HISPANIC
Yes 46 6 15.8 5.4-38.5 14 36.7 18.2-60.2 19 41.2 19.0-67.6 7 6.3 2.1-17.8
No 3,681 783 24.5 22.1-27.1 1,532 41.1 38.4-43.9 974 24.2 22.0-26.5 392 10.2 8.7-11.9
AGE
18-24 19 10 58.5 28.4-83.3 7 37.8 14.5-68.6 2 3.7 0.8-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 73 32 44.8 29.4-61.3 20 33.2 19.8-49.9 15 12.2 6.5-21.7 6 9.9 3.4-25.5
35-44 246 73 30.7 23.1-39.4 78 35.1 26.1-45.3 67 26.7 18.7-36.6 28 7.6 4.2-13.3
45-54 590 131 22.0 17.7-26.9 228 40.2 34.7-45.9 156 25.7 20.8-31.2 75 12.2 8.9-16.5
55-64 1,111 225 18.8 15.7-22.4 445 43.1 38.4-48.0 305 26.1 22.4-30.2 136 11.9 9.3-15.1
65+ 1,818 335 20.4 17.8-23.3 803 43.4 40.1-46.7 484 24.8 22.2-27.7 196 11.4 9.3-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 92 12.6 9.3-17.0 198 33.8 27.1-41.1 243 31.0 25.4-37.4 156 22.6 17.4-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,210 216 20.6 16.8-25.0 462 37.0 32.6-41.8 378 29.1 25.1-33.5 154 13.2 10.4-16.6
Some Post-H.S. 982 225 25.4 21.0-30.3 420 45.5 40.2-50.9 249 22.3 18.3-26.9 88 6.8 5.0- 9.1
College Graduate 968 273 34.5 29.3-40.0 497 44.2 39.2-49.4 158 16.9 13.1-21.5 40 4.4 2.8- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 583 57 12.6 7.1-21.4 153 30.1 23.3-37.9 243 38.6 31.4-46.3 130 18.7 14.0-24.4
$15,000- $24,999 717 107 14.3 10.2-19.7 272 42.4 35.7-49.4 238 28.8 23.7-34.5 100 14.5 10.6-19.5
$25,000- $34,999 440 84 21.4 14.8-29.9 183 36.1 29.0-43.8 124 30.4 22.8-39.3 49 12.1 8.0-17.9
$35,000- $49,999 432 94 24.6 18.5-32.0 224 50.3 42.8-57.7 84 17.9 13.0-24.2 30 7.2 4.2-11.9
$50,000+ 1,020 343 35.7 31.2-40.5 506 44.9 40.1-49.8 139 15.4 12.1-19.6 32 4.0 2.4- 6.4
REGION**
Region I 550 118 26.4 20.5-33.3 208 36.2 29.9-43.0 151 22.3 16.9-28.9 73 15.1 10.9-20.6
Region II 474 91 22.2 17.1-28.3 199 42.7 35.9-49.8 113 23.6 18.1-30.2 71 11.5 8.2-15.8
Region III 481 111 21.9 16.4-28.6 206 46.3 39.0-53.8 120 22.4 17.1-28.8 44 9.4 6.1-14.2
Region IV 457 71 22.9 16.2-31.3 167 34.8 29.0-41.1 155 30.8 25.3-36.8 64 11.5 8.2-15.9
Region V 433 73 20.0 15.4-25.6 182 39.9 34.4-45.7 132 30.3 25.1-36.0 46 9.8 7.0-13.6
Region VI 531 124 24.9 19.8-30.7 213 40.3 34.4-46.5 126 21.3 16.6-26.8 68 13.5 8.6-20.7
Region VII 455 98 28.4 21.9-36.0 188 38.7 31.8-46.2 126 26.2 20.1-33.4 43 6.7 4.1-10.7
Region VIII 476 120 29.3 23.6-35.7 218 42.2 35.9-48.8 106 20.9 16.4-26.3 32 7.6 5.0-11.2

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported they had been 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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