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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

On a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or aching and 10 is as bad as it can be.
DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?*

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  Total #
Respondents
No pain Mild Moderate Severe Worst Possible
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,858 283 7.8 6.4- 9.4 1,083 29.6 27.2-32.1 1,186 29.6 27.2-32.2 931 24.1 21.9-26.4 375 8.9 7.4-10.8
GENDER
Male 1,247 131 9.9 7.6-12.7 429 32.4 28.2-36.9 365 28.9 24.7-33.5 249 21.2 17.7-25.1 73 7.6 4.9-11.7
Female 2,611 152 6.3 4.7- 8.4 654 27.6 24.8-30.5 821 30.1 27.3-33.1 682 26.2 23.5-29.1 302 9.8 8.2-11.7
RACE
White 2,626 172 6.0 4.8- 7.3 875 33.6 30.9-36.5 880 32.4 29.6-35.3 549 22.2 19.7-24.9 150 5.8 4.6- 7.4
African American 925 90 14.4 9.9-20.5 153 16.1 11.9-21.3 237 25.4 19.9-31.9 280 27.3 22.3-33.1 165 16.7 12.1-22.6
Other 177 12 6.2 2.9-12.6 37 34.4 22.3-48.9 39 18.6 11.7-28.2 65 30.0 20.6-41.3 24 10.8 4.1-25.7
HISPANIC
Yes 45 4 8.1 2.4-24.3 11 42.7 19.5-69.6 6 10.7 2.9-32.3 16 31.8 15.1-55.0 8 6.8 2.0-20.7
No 3,697 274 7.8 6.4- 9.5 1,057 29.5 27.1-32.0 1,153 30.2 27.7-32.8 881 23.9 21.6-26.2 332 8.6 7.0-10.5
AGE
18-24 19 4 27.7 6.6-67.3 4 20.4 4.4-58.7 7 37.1 14.0-68.1 4 14.9 4.5-39.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 77 10 7.6 3.4-15.9 23 28.9 17.0-44.6 19 25.0 14.5-39.6 18 20.3 10.3-36.0 7 18.3 7.3-38.8
35-44 253 30 11.0 6.7-17.6 72 32.6 24.5-41.9 58 24.1 16.6-33.6 62 24.2 17.0-33.2 31 8.1 4.0-15.7
45-54 598 32 4.4 2.8- 7.0 153 32.0 26.6-37.8 181 29.2 24.1-34.8 168 26.7 22.1-32.0 64 7.7 5.4-11.0
55-64 1,133 73 7.1 5.2- 9.8 331 29.6 25.8-33.8 328 29.6 25.2-34.4 285 24.0 20.5-27.9 116 9.6 7.2-12.8
65+ 1,778 134 7.7 6.1- 9.8 500 27.1 24.3-30.1 593 33.2 30.2-36.3 394 23.6 20.8-26.7 157 8.4 6.8-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 44 5.2 3.3- 8.0 73 9.2 6.4-13.0 169 31.2 24.6-38.7 227 31.3 25.7-37.5 154 23.1 17.4-29.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,220 92 8.0 5.8-10.8 277 23.4 19.5-27.8 409 30.7 26.7-35.1 321 27.2 23.4-31.4 121 10.7 7.5-14.9
Some Post-H.S. 991 65 6.7 4.6- 9.8 306 35.2 30.4-40.4 318 29.7 25.1-34.8 227 22.9 18.5-27.9 75 5.4 3.8- 7.6
College Graduate 975 82 10.3 7.1-14.9 426 43.9 38.8-49.2 290 27.2 22.9-31.9 154 17.0 13.5-21.2 23 1.5 0.8- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 587 29 5.5 3.4- 8.9 72 11.7 7.7-17.5 143 22.8 17.4-29.4 218 32.6 26.4-39.4 125 27.3 19.6-36.7
$15,000- $24,999 721 57 8.0 5.4-11.6 133 16.6 12.2-22.1 226 32.5 26.1-39.6 218 33.6 27.8-40.0 87 9.3 6.9-12.6
$25,000- $34,999 437 23 2.7 1.6- 4.6 122 24.7 18.6-32.1 156 35.3 27.8-43.7 109 29.6 22.2-38.3 27 7.6 4.1-13.7
$35,000- $49,999 434 29 9.4 4.8-17.6 157 34.7 28.2-41.8 150 31.1 24.8-38.1 80 21.1 15.7-27.7 18 3.7 2.0- 6.8
$50,000+ 1,029 96 10.5 7.7-14.2 440 43.1 38.3-48.0 329 30.4 26.1-35.0 138 14.0 10.7-18.0 26 2.0 1.2- 3.4
REGION**
Region I 538 45 12.9 8.2-19.8 141 27.3 21.4-34.0 163 29.2 23.1-36.1 137 23.0 18.2-28.5 52 7.7 5.0-11.6
Region II 465 22 3.6 2.1- 6.1 125 32.7 26.1-40.2 147 32.0 25.7-39.0 114 23.6 18.3-29.8 57 8.1 5.4-11.9
Region III 486 36 6.8 3.7-12.3 137 27.2 21.7-33.5 154 30.1 23.8-37.2 120 27.1 20.9-34.3 39 8.9 5.2-14.7
Region IV 460 37 10.2 6.7-15.3 106 23.0 18.3-28.5 136 29.5 23.9-35.7 121 23.3 18.5-29.0 60 14.0 8.5-22.3
Region V 433 33 8.5 5.6-12.7 107 24.9 20.3-30.3 137 30.6 25.6-36.1 107 27.1 22.0-32.8 49 8.9 6.3-12.4
Region VI 536 34 5.3 3.5- 8.1 172 32.4 26.9-38.5 155 28.1 22.9-34.0 125 21.1 17.0-25.9 50 13.0 7.8-20.8
Region VII 464 32 7.8 4.8-12.5 137 36.3 29.2-44.1 135 26.2 20.2-33.3 120 25.0 19.6-31.3 40 4.6 2.7- 7.7
Region VIII 476 44 10.7 7.4-15.3 158 33.4 27.7-39.6 159 31.3 25.5-37.8 87 18.3 13.8-23.8 28 6.3 3.7-10.5

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being told by a health professional that they had some form of arthritis.
0='No Pain', 1-3='Mild', 4-6='Moderate, 7-9='Severe', 10='Worst Possible'

** 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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