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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Arthritis

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Are you currently being treated by a doctor for arthritis?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 820 397 46.9 43.1-50.7 423 53.1 49.3-56.9
GENDER
Male 265 109 40.0 33.7-46.6 156 60.0 53.4-66.3
Female 555 288 51.3 46.7-55.9 267 48.7 44.1-53.3
RACE
White 620 303 46.1 41.8-50.4 317 53.9 49.6-58.2
African American 162 78 51.6 42.8-60.3 84 48.4 39.7-57.2
Other Minorities 31 12 31.1 16.6-50.7 19 68.9 49.3-83.4
HISPANIC
Yes 19 9 33.8 15.6-58.6 10 66.2 41.4-84.4
No 791 382 47.0 43.1-50.9 409 53.0 49.1-56.9
AGE
18-24 8 2 24.3 6.0-61.6 6 75.7 38.4-94.0
25-34 41 17 35.9 21.1-53.9 24 64.1 46.1-78.9
35-44 112 45 37.7 28.4-48.0 67 62.3 52.0-71.6
45-54 179 83 45.4 37.2-53.7 96 54.6 46.3-62.8
55-64 188 100 52.3 44.7-59.9 88 47.7 40.1-55.3
65+ 275 142 50.1 43.5-56.6 133 49.9 43.4-56.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 184 97 47.8 39.6-56.1 87 52.2 43.9-60.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 230 122 52.9 45.7-60.0 108 47.1 40.0-54.3
Some Post-H.S. 238 104 40.9 34.2-47.9 134 59.1 52.1-65.8
College Graduate 163 72 45.9 37.8-54.3 91 54.1 45.7-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 74 51.9 42.4-61.3 68 48.1 38.7-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 157 81 47.7 38.9-56.7 76 52.3 43.3-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 94 50 52.1 41.1-62.9 44 47.9 37.1-58.9
$35,000- 49,999 131 60 41.7 33.0-50.9 71 58.3 49.1-67.0
$50,000+ 158 66 41.8 33.6-50.5 92 58.2 49.5-66.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 63 26 39.6 27.3-53.2 37 60.4 46.8-72.7
Appalachia II 82 35 40.7 29.4-53.2 47 59.3 46.8-70.6
Appalachia III 64 31 51.2 38.0-64.3 33 48.8 35.7-62.0
Catawba 52 23 44.6 30.7-59.3 29 55.4 40.7-69.3
Edisto 23 12 56.8 33.9-77.2 11 43.2 22.8-66.1
Low Country 28 15 52.9 33.3-71.6 13 47.1 28.4-66.7
Palmetto 116 54 41.9 32.3-52.1 62 58.1 47.9-67.7
Pee Dee 69 37 50.7 37.8-63.5 32 49.3 36.5-62.2
Savannah 35 19 50.3 33.2-67.3 16 49.7 32.7-66.8
Trident 95 49 53.2 41.9-64.3 46 46.8 35.7-58.1
Upper Savannah 53 23 40.0 26.9-54.7 30 60.0 45.3-73.1
Waccamaw 79 43 49.5 37.1-62.0 36 50.5 38.0-62.9
Wateree 51 24 48.4 33.9-63.2 27 51.6 36.8-66.1

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that s/he had arthritis.

#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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