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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Arthritis

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 2,290 648 25.6 23.4-27.9 1,642 74.4 72.1-76.6
GENDER
Male 834 224 23.5 20.1-27.3 610 76.5 72.7-79.9
Female 1,456 424 27.2 24.5-30.2 1,032 72.8 69.8-75.5
RACE
White 1,795 504 25.8 23.3-28.4 1,291 74.2 71.6-76.7
African American 433 131 26.3 21.2-32.1 302 73.7 67.9-78.8
Other Minorities 41 8 15.6 7.2-30.8 33 84.4 69.2-92.8
HISPANIC
Yes 46 8 20.8 10.2-37.8 38 79.2 62.2-89.8
No 2,206 627 25.7 23.4-28.0 1,579 74.3 72.0-76.6
AGE
18-24 91 7 7.8 3.1-18.4 84 92.2 81.6-96.9
25-34 240 31 11.1 7.5-16.1 209 88.9 83.9-92.5
35-44 390 92 24.8 19.6-30.8 298 75.2 69.2-80.4
45-54 496 142 27.2 22.3-32.8 354 72.8 67.2-77.7
55-64 467 165 34.2 28.9-39.8 302 65.8 60.2-71.1
65+ 589 205 32.2 27.7-37.0 384 67.8 63.0-72.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 150 29.0 23.6-35.1 258 71.0 64.9-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 691 197 27.6 23.3-32.3 494 72.4 67.7-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 587 164 26.2 22.0-30.9 423 73.8 69.1-78.0
College Graduate 603 137 20.5 17.0-24.5 466 79.5 75.5-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 365 156 42.0 34.8-49.6 209 58.0 50.4-65.2
$15,000- 24,999 415 129 28.8 23.4-34.9 286 71.2 65.1-76.6
$25,000- 34,999 291 73 23.4 17.7-30.2 218 76.6 69.8-82.3
$35,000- 49,999 354 87 20.2 15.7-25.5 267 79.8 74.5-84.3
$50,000+ 594 120 19.7 16.2-23.8 474 80.3 76.2-83.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 105 30 26.6 18.4-36.9 75 73.4 63.1-81.6
Appalachia II 184 48 22.7 16.9-29.8 136 77.3 70.2-83.1
Appalachia III 157 50 29.8 22.7-37.9 107 70.2 62.1-77.3
Catawba 101 26 22.3 14.8-32.2 75 77.7 67.8-85.2
Edisto 47 8 18.3 9.1-33.5 39 81.7 66.5-90.9
Low Country 98 29 23.0 15.7-32.5 69 77.0 67.5-84.3
Palmetto 242 60 24.0 18.2-30.9 182 76.0 69.1-81.8
Pee Dee 684 197 27.1 23.1-31.4 487 72.9 68.6-76.9
Savannah 81 31 38.4 26.7-51.6 50 61.6 48.4-73.3
Trident 201 46 20.3 14.9-27.0 155 79.7 73.0-85.1
Upper Savannah 146 49 35.0 25.2-46.3 97 65.0 53.7-74.8
Waccamaw 139 50 31.6 23.2-41.3 89 68.4 58.7-76.8
Wateree 84 21 20.8 12.6-32.4 63 79.2 67.6-87.4

* 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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