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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Arthritis

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Have you ever seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for these joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,327 906 66.6 63.5-69.5 421 33.4 30.5-36.5
GENDER
Male 476 301 62.6 57.6-67.3 175 37.4 32.7-42.4
Female 851 605 69.6 65.7-73.2 246 30.4 26.8-34.3
RACE
White 1,030 704 67.0 63.7-70.2 326 33.0 29.8-36.3
African American 245 166 65.9 57.8-73.1 79 34.1 26.9-42.2
Other Minorities 43 27 57.7 39.9-73.6 16 42.3 26.4-60.1
HISPANIC
Yes 29 20 58.3 34.4-78.8 9 41.7 21.2-65.6
No 1,291 882 66.9 63.8-69.8 409 33.1 30.2-36.2
AGE
18-24 69 40 52.5 38.4-66.3 29 47.5 33.7-61.6
25-34 163 92 53.2 44.1-62.2 71 46.8 37.8-55.9
35-44 258 166 61.8 54.9-68.3 92 38.2 31.7-45.1
45-54 295 195 66.7 60.3-72.6 100 33.3 27.4-39.7
55-64 243 177 74.2 68.0-79.5 66 25.8 20.5-32.0
65+ 280 224 78.0 72.1-82.9 56 22.0 17.1-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 157 68.0 59.5-75.4 67 32.0 24.6-40.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 376 255 65.7 59.9-71.0 121 34.3 29.0-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 382 267 68.0 62.3-73.2 115 32.0 26.8-37.7
College Graduate 342 225 64.9 59.1-70.4 117 35.1 29.6-40.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 122 69.3 58.0-78.7 46 30.7 21.3-42.0
$15,000- 24,999 231 169 70.1 62.5-76.8 62 29.9 23.2-37.5
$25,000- 34,999 180 113 65.1 56.9-72.4 67 34.9 27.6-43.1
$35,000- 49,999 228 165 70.0 63.1-76.2 63 30.0 23.8-36.9
$50,000+ 324 208 62.6 56.5-68.3 116 37.4 31.7-43.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 98 69 67.7 55.9-77.6 29 32.3 22.4-44.1
Appalachia II 151 97 61.7 52.4-70.2 54 38.3 29.8-47.6
Appalachia III 96 72 74.5 64.0-82.8 24 25.5 17.2-36.0
Catawba 82 59 70.1 57.9-80.0 23 29.9 20.0-42.1
Edisto 40 28 72.5 54.4-85.3 12 27.5 14.7-45.6
Low Country 55 38 70.7 57.0-81.4 17 29.3 18.6-43.0
Palmetto 197 132 66.7 58.7-73.9 65 33.3 26.1-41.3
Pee Dee 89 65 74.7 63.0-83.7 24 25.3 16.3-37.0
Savannah 59 40 65.8 51.5-77.7 19 34.2 22.3-48.5
Trident 163 103 57.0 47.1-66.3 60 43.0 33.7-52.9
Upper Savannah 84 62 74.3 61.7-83.8 22 25.7 16.2-38.3
Waccamaw 122 79 61.1 50.4-70.8 43 38.9 29.2-49.6
Wateree 65 45 69.3 56.0-80.0 20 30.7 20.0-44.0

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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