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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,964 1,954 47.8 45.1-50.4 2,010 52.2 49.6-54.9
GENDER
Male 1,279 583 43.7 39.1-48.5 696 56.3 51.5-60.9
Female 2,685 1,371 50.5 47.4-53.7 1,314 49.5 46.3-52.6
RACE
White 2,689 1,282 47.7 44.7-50.7 1,407 52.3 49.3-55.3
African American 949 477 47.9 41.4-54.5 472 52.1 45.5-58.6
Other 182 106 44.2 32.4-56.7 76 55.8 43.3-67.6
HISPANIC
Yes 46 27 45.0 24.2-67.7 19 55.0 32.3-75.8
No 3,790 1,843 47.4 44.7-50.2 1,947 52.6 49.8-55.3
AGE
18-24 19 5 26.9 8.4-59.8 14 73.1 40.2-91.6
25-34 78 32 34.7 22.1-49.8 46 65.3 50.2-77.9
35-44 251 123 48.5 39.1-58.0 128 51.5 42.0-60.9
45-54 605 312 48.1 42.3-53.8 293 51.9 46.2-57.7
55-64 1,143 583 51.1 46.5-55.7 560 48.9 44.3-53.5
65+ 1,868 899 48.3 45.0-51.6 969 51.7 48.4-55.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 715 419 62.3 56.0-68.3 296 37.7 31.7-44.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,249 625 49.5 44.9-54.2 624 50.5 45.8-55.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,012 500 44.8 39.7-50.1 512 55.2 49.9-60.3
College Graduate 979 407 39.0 34.2-44.1 572 61.0 55.9-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 606 403 63.2 55.3-70.5 203 36.8 29.5-44.7
$15,000- $24,999 738 396 53.0 46.4-59.5 342 47.0 40.5-53.6
$25,000- $34,999 453 237 50.6 42.5-58.8 216 49.4 41.2-57.5
$35,000- $49,999 444 185 41.5 34.4-49.0 259 58.5 51.0-65.6
$50,000+ 1,031 364 36.4 31.8-41.2 667 63.6 58.8-68.2
REGION**
Region I 557 296 46.9 40.1-53.7 261 53.1 46.3-59.9
Region II 486 250 50.5 43.6-57.4 236 49.5 42.6-56.4
Region III 495 226 50.0 42.7-57.2 269 50.0 42.8-57.3
Region IV 472 249 47.6 41.1-54.3 223 52.4 45.7-58.9
Region V 447 217 45.8 40.1-51.5 230 54.2 48.5-59.9
Region VI 544 263 48.2 41.8-54.6 281 51.8 45.4-58.2
Region VII 469 228 43.1 36.1-50.4 241 56.9 49.6-63.9
Region VIII 494 225 44.7 38.4-51.1 269 55.3 48.9-61.6

*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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