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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Arthritis

During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,109 2,008 46.4 44.4-48.5 2,101 53.6 51.5-55.6
GENDER
Male 1,594 726 43.9 40.7-47.1 868 56.1 52.9-59.3
Female 2,515 1,282 48.7 46.1-51.3 1,233 51.3 48.7-53.9
RACE
White 3,131 1,578 48.6 46.3-50.9 1,553 51.4 49.1-53.7
African American 854 375 40.4 35.9-45.1 479 59.6 54.9-64.1
Other Minorities 87 35 43.4 30.9-56.7 52 56.6 43.3-69.1
HISPANIC
Yes 91 37 31.2 20.6-44.1 54 68.8 55.9-79.4
No 3,960 1,942 47.0 44.9-49.1 2,018 53.0 50.9-55.1
AGE
18-24 283 90 31.6 25.0-39.1 193 68.4 60.9-75.0
25-34 666 229 33.7 29.3-38.4 437 66.3 61.6-70.7
35-44 810 351 43.4 39.0-47.9 459 56.6 52.1-61.0
45-54 816 452 54.1 49.5-58.6 364 45.9 41.4-50.5
55-64 671 397 59.0 54.1-63.7 274 41.0 36.3-45.9
65+ 838 475 57.2 53.0-61.4 363 42.8 38.6-47.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 606 338 51.1 45.3-56.9 268 48.9 43.1-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,285 600 43.7 40.0-47.5 685 56.3 52.5-60.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,038 531 49.7 45.6-53.7 507 50.3 46.3-54.4
College Graduate 1,176 538 44.2 40.6-47.8 638 55.8 52.2-59.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 542 314 53.5 47.0-59.9 228 46.5 40.1-53.0
$15,000- 24,999 715 348 44.4 39.4-49.4 367 55.6 50.6-60.6
$25,000- 34,999 532 268 47.1 41.4-52.8 264 52.9 47.2-58.6
$35,000- 49,999 670 313 45.0 39.9-50.3 357 55.0 49.7-60.1
$50,000+ 1,164 535 45.5 42.0-49.1 629 54.5 50.9-58.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 169 91 51.7 43.1-60.2 78 48.3 39.8-56.9
Appalachia II 350 156 43.9 38.2-49.8 194 56.1 50.2-61.8
Appalachia III 251 140 51.7 44.6-58.7 111 48.3 41.3-55.4
Catawba 188 92 41.4 33.3-49.9 96 58.6 50.1-66.7
Edisto 85 41 41.0 29.8-53.1 44 59.0 46.9-70.2
Low Country 175 84 44.4 36.1-52.9 91 55.6 47.1-63.9
Palmetto 448 218 47.7 42.1-53.3 230 52.3 46.7-57.9
Pee Dee 1,224 586 43.5 39.6-47.4 638 56.5 52.6-60.4
Savannah 145 67 44.3 35.0-54.0 78 55.7 46.0-65.0
Trident 385 185 47.4 41.6-53.3 200 52.6 46.7-58.4
Upper Savannah 265 126 41.3 33.5-49.7 139 58.7 50.3-66.5
Waccamaw 244 127 48.7 40.7-56.7 117 51.3 43.3-59.3
Wateree 140 74 55.5 45.3-65.3 66 44.5 34.7-54.7

#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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