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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

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 2,340 674 28.7 26.5-31.0 1,666 71.3 69.0-73.5
GENDER
Male 893 221 25.4 22.0-29.2 672 74.6 70.8-78.0
Female 1,447 453 31.7 29.0-34.6 994 68.3 65.4-71.0
RACE
White 1,824 481 25.2 23.1-27.5 1,343 74.8 72.5-76.9
African American 433 164 36.3 31.1-41.9 269 63.7 58.1-68.9
Other 70 24 42.3 26.4-59.9 46 57.7 40.1-73.6
HISPANIC
Yes 33 13 36.6 19.3-58.3 20 63.4 41.7-80.7
No 2,288 650 28.3 26.1-30.6 1,638 71.7 69.4-73.9
AGE
18-24 84 17 25.1 14.6-39.6 67 74.9 60.4-85.4
25-34 281 62 22.4 17.5-28.3 219 77.6 71.7-82.5
35-44 475 130 26.9 22.6-31.6 345 73.1 68.4-77.4
45-54 748 229 32.4 28.6-36.4 519 67.6 63.6-71.4
55-64 752 236 31.2 27.6-35.1 516 68.8 64.9-72.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 235 131 51.0 42.5-59.4 104 49.0 40.6-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 748 259 35.9 31.9-40.0 489 64.1 60.0-68.1
Some Post-H.S. 664 183 25.1 21.5-29.1 481 74.9 70.9-78.5
College Graduate 689 99 13.7 11.1-16.7 590 86.3 83.3-88.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 291 176 58.4 51.2-65.2 115 41.6 34.8-48.8
$15,000- $24,999 373 163 44.4 38.6-50.3 210 55.6 49.7-61.4
$25,000- $34,999 278 74 28.1 22.0-35.3 204 71.9 64.7-78.0
$35,000- $49,999 369 80 23.8 19.0-29.4 289 76.2 70.6-81.0
$50,000+ 808 104 13.5 10.5-17.1 704 86.5 82.9-89.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 145 44 27.1 20.1-35.6 101 72.9 64.4-79.9
Appalachia II 271 72 24.9 19.6-31.1 199 75.1 68.9-80.4
Appalachia III 195 67 31.4 24.4-39.4 128 68.6 60.6-75.6
Catawba 158 43 25.8 19.1-34.0 115 74.2 66.0-80.9
Edisto Savannah 174 60 31.8 24.6-39.9 114 68.2 60.1-75.4
Low Country 118 29 25.4 17.3-35.8 89 74.6 64.2-82.7
Palmetto 336 87 26.1 20.8-32.2 249 73.9 67.8-79.2
Pee Dee 179 70 40.3 32.3-48.9 109 59.7 51.1-67.7
Trident 290 64 23.6 18.1-30.1 226 76.4 69.9-81.9
Upper Savannah 119 30 26.6 18.0-37.4 89 73.4 62.6-82.0
Waccamaw 214 65 34.2 25.4-44.2 149 65.8 55.8-74.6
Wateree 123 35 28.2 19.6-38.7 88 71.8 61.3-80.4
Region***
Region I 264 74 26.9 21.1-33.6 190 73.1 66.4-78.9
Region II 466 139 27.7 23.3-32.6 327 72.3 67.4-76.7
Region III 494 130 26.0 21.7-30.8 364 74.0 69.2-78.3
Region IV 302 105 35.2 29.1-41.8 197 64.8 58.2-70.9
Region V 174 60 31.8 24.6-39.9 114 68.2 60.1-75.4
Region VI 214 65 34.2 25.4-44.2 149 65.8 55.8-74.6
Region VII 290 64 23.6 18.1-30.1 226 76.4 69.9-81.9
Region VIII 118 29 25.4 17.3-35.8 89 74.6 64.2-82.7

*This question was only asked of respondents aged 18-64 who had been diagnosed with arthritis or joint symptoms and worked for pay.
Respondents with missing value in age were excluded from analysis.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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