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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Arthritis

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Are you now limited in any way in any activities because of joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,322 416 30.3 27.6-33.1 906 69.7 66.9-72.4
GENDER
Male 475 144 29.7 25.4-34.5 331 70.3 65.5-74.6
Female 847 272 30.6 27.3-34.2 575 69.4 65.8-72.7
RACE
White 1,026 312 28.6 25.7-31.6 714 71.4 68.4-74.3
African American 244 80 33.7 27.0-41.2 164 66.3 58.8-73.0
Other Minorities 43 19 40.1 24.6-57.8 24 59.9 42.2-75.4
HISPANIC
Yes 29 13 47.5 26.7-69.2 16 52.5 30.8-73.3
No 1,286 402 29.9 27.2-32.7 884 70.1 67.3-72.8
AGE
18-24 68 10 12.7 6.5-23.3 58 87.3 76.7-93.5
25-34 162 38 24.6 17.5-33.4 124 75.4 66.6-82.5
35-44 258 81 30.6 24.7-37.2 177 69.4 62.8-75.3
45-54 295 77 24.6 19.6-30.5 218 75.4 69.5-80.4
55-64 242 102 41.3 34.9-48.1 140 58.7 51.9-65.1
65+ 278 103 36.5 30.5-43.0 175 63.5 57.0-69.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 96 40.3 32.9-48.1 123 59.7 51.9-67.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 375 124 32.2 27.1-37.8 251 67.8 62.2-72.9
Some Post-H.S. 383 117 29.1 24.4-34.3 266 70.9 65.7-75.6
College Graduate 342 78 21.8 17.5-26.9 264 78.2 73.1-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 81 46.1 36.6-55.9 84 53.9 44.1-63.4
$15,000- 24,999 231 98 43.3 36.1-50.8 133 56.7 49.2-63.9
$25,000- 34,999 180 49 27.1 20.5-35.0 131 72.9 65.0-79.5
$35,000- 49,999 228 58 23.2 18.0-29.4 170 76.8 70.6-82.0
$50,000+ 324 68 21.1 16.6-26.3 256 78.9 73.7-83.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 98 44 41.3 31.2-52.2 54 58.7 47.8-68.8
Appalachia II 150 40 23.2 16.9-31.0 110 76.8 69.0-83.1
Appalachia III 96 29 30.0 21.0-40.8 67 70.0 59.2-79.0
Catawba 82 25 30.8 21.0-42.7 57 69.2 57.3-79.0
Edisto 40 12 26.7 13.9-45.1 28 73.3 54.9-86.1
Low Country 55 19 38.6 25.8-53.3 36 61.4 46.7-74.2
Palmetto 196 54 25.1 18.9-32.6 142 74.9 67.4-81.1
Pee Dee 89 41 48.9 37.4-60.4 48 51.1 39.6-62.6
Savannah 58 13 22.5 12.9-36.4 45 77.5 63.6-87.1
Trident 163 51 25.8 19.3-33.7 112 74.2 66.3-80.7
Upper Savannah 83 27 36.2 25.2-48.9 56 63.8 51.1-74.8
Waccamaw 122 37 28.9 20.6-39.1 85 71.1 60.9-79.4
Wateree 64 18 30.5 19.5-44.4 46 69.5 55.6-80.5

* 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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