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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Arthritis

In this next question we are referring to work for pay.
Do arthritis or joint symptoms now affect whether you work, the type of work you do or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,687 413 23.2 20.7-26.0 1,274 76.8 74.0-79.3
GENDER
Male 646 127 19.2 15.5-23.5 519 80.8 76.5-84.5
Female 1,041 286 26.9 23.5-30.6 755 73.1 69.4-76.5
RACE
White 1,295 284 20.5 17.8-23.5 1,011 79.5 76.5-82.2
African American 343 113 30.2 24.1-37.2 230 69.8 62.8-75.9
Other Minorities 36 12 37.7 20.7-58.4 24 62.3 41.6-79.3
HISPANIC
Yes 34 9 23.8 10.6-45.1 25 76.2 54.9-89.4
No 1,637 394 23.1 20.5-26.0 1,243 76.9 74.0-79.5
AGE
18-24 93 10 12.4 6.0-23.9 83 87.6 76.1-94.0
25-34 239 32 12.7 8.7-18.3 207 87.3 81.7-91.3
35-44 389 88 23.1 18.1-29.1 301 76.9 70.9-81.9
45-54 491 137 28.3 23.0-34.1 354 71.7 65.9-77.0
55-64 458 140 29.5 24.5-35.2 318 70.5 64.8-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 102 39.4 30.8-48.7 127 60.6 51.3-69.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 156 29.7 24.5-35.5 358 70.3 64.5-75.5
Some Post-H.S. 460 95 20.1 15.8-25.3 365 79.9 74.7-84.2
College Graduate 484 60 11.8 8.7-15.8 424 88.2 84.2-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 104 41.1 32.2-50.7 126 58.9 49.3-67.8
$15,000- 24,999 288 102 39.0 31.5-47.1 186 61.0 52.9-68.5
$25,000- 34,999 211 48 24.1 17.3-32.6 163 75.9 67.4-82.7
$35,000- 49,999 302 58 17.0 12.3-23.0 244 83.0 77.0-87.7
$50,000+ 516 70 12.6 9.6-16.4 446 87.4 83.6-90.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 84 20 23.0 14.7-34.2 64 77.0 65.8-85.3
Appalachia II 134 20 12.1 7.6-18.8 114 87.9 81.2-92.4
Appalachia III 114 34 31.3 22.7-41.5 80 68.7 58.5-77.3
Catawba 83 23 26.3 17.3-38.0 60 73.7 62.0-82.7
Edisto 34 4 14.5 4.9-35.6 30 85.5 64.4-95.1
Low Country 66 11 15.9 8.4-28.3 55 84.1 71.7-91.6
Palmetto 183 35 22.8 15.7-32.0 148 77.2 68.0-84.3
Pee Dee 505 128 23.8 19.4-28.7 377 76.2 71.3-80.6
Savannah 50 13 26.9 14.2-45.1 37 73.1 54.9-85.8
Trident 151 31 18.1 12.3-25.9 120 81.9 74.1-87.7
Upper Savannah 104 38 38.2 26.4-51.6 66 61.8 48.4-73.6
Waccamaw 95 32 31.1 21.1-43.3 63 68.9 56.7-78.9
Wateree 68 22 28.5 17.6-42.6 46 71.5 57.4-82.4

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint or
having been told by a doctor that s/he had arthritis and with age between 18 and 64.

#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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