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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,263 2,695 80.2 78.4-81.9 568 19.8 18.1-21.6
GENDER
Male 1,231 1,000 78.9 75.9-81.6 231 21.1 18.4-24.1
Female 2,032 1,695 81.4 79.2-83.4 337 18.6 16.6-20.8
RACE
White 2,605 2,174 81.2 79.3-83.0 431 18.8 17.0-20.7
African American 561 438 76.6 71.9-80.7 123 23.4 19.3-28.1
Other 78 67 86.3 74.8-93.1 11 13.7 6.9-25.2
HISPANIC
Yes 50 40 70.7 51.9-84.4 10 29.3 15.6-48.1
No 3,169 2,618 80.5 78.7-82.1 551 19.5 17.9-21.3
AGE
18-24 113 76 66.6 55.7-76.0 37 33.4 24.0-44.3
25-34 333 241 70.7 64.8-75.9 92 29.3 24.1-35.2
35-44 508 403 78.7 74.4-82.4 105 21.3 17.6-25.6
45-54 756 634 82.8 79.5-85.7 122 17.2 14.3-20.5
55-64 721 622 86.3 83.3-88.9 99 13.7 11.1-16.7
65+ 811 703 86.2 83.1-88.8 108 13.8 11.2-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 405 350 86.2 81.3-89.9 55 13.8 10.1-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,030 857 81.2 78.0-84.1 173 18.8 15.9-22.0
Some Post-H.S. 895 734 78.9 75.2-82.2 161 21.1 17.8-24.8
College Graduate 926 748 77.4 73.9-80.5 178 22.6 19.5-26.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 484 417 86.3 82.2-89.6 67 13.7 10.4-17.8
$15,000- $24,999 572 477 79.5 74.4-83.8 95 20.5 16.2-25.6
$25,000- $34,999 370 306 81.4 75.8-86.0 64 18.6 14.0-24.2
$35,000- $49,999 502 414 79.8 75.3-83.6 88 20.2 16.4-24.7
$50,000+ 944 760 78.6 75.3-81.6 184 21.4 18.4-24.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 192 159 82.8 75.9-88.0 33 17.2 12.0-24.1
Appalachia II 387 325 79.4 73.4-84.4 62 20.6 15.6-26.6
Appalachia III 249 217 86.1 79.6-90.8 32 13.9 9.2-20.4
Catawba 217 171 74.7 67.0-81.1 46 25.3 18.9-33.0
Edisto Savannah 260 214 81.7 75.7-86.4 46 18.3 13.6-24.3
Low Country 164 140 86.0 78.8-91.1 24 14.0 8.9-21.2
Palmetto 485 385 76.7 71.7-81.0 100 23.3 19.0-28.3
Pee Dee 252 203 76.6 69.0-82.8 49 23.4 17.2-31.0
Trident 400 327 80.8 76.0-84.9 73 19.2 15.1-24.0
Upper Savannah 159 135 85.3 77.9-90.5 24 14.7 9.5-22.1
Waccamaw 305 267 86.0 80.1-90.4 38 14.0 9.6-19.9
Wateree 168 131 68.7 57.9-77.8 37 31.3 22.2-42.1
Region***
Region I 351 294 84.0 79.1-87.9 57 16.0 12.1-20.9
Region II 636 542 82.1 77.8-85.8 94 17.9 14.2-22.2
Region III 702 556 76.0 71.9-79.7 146 24.0 20.3-28.1
Region IV 420 334 73.3 67.0-78.8 86 26.7 21.2-33.0
Region V 260 214 81.7 75.7-86.4 46 18.3 13.6-24.3
Region VI 305 267 86.0 80.1-90.4 38 14.0 9.6-19.9
Region VII 400 327 80.8 76.0-84.9 73 19.2 15.1-24.0
Region VIII 164 140 86.0 78.8-91.1 24 14.0 8.9-21.2

* 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 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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