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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,345 2,562 74.6 72.7-76.4 783 25.4 23.6-27.3
GENDER
Male 1,231 923 73.3 70.1-76.2 308 26.7 23.8-29.9
Female 2,114 1,639 75.7 73.4-77.8 475 24.3 22.2-26.6
RACE
White 2,549 1,943 73.7 71.5-75.7 606 26.3 24.3-28.5
African American 692 538 76.6 72.5-80.4 154 23.4 19.6-27.5
Other 87 67 79.2 68.1-87.1 20 20.8 12.9-31.9
HISPANIC
Yes 40 29 66.8 46.0-82.6 11 33.2 17.4-54.0
No 3,232 2,468 74.4 72.5-76.2 764 25.6 23.8-27.5
AGE
18-24 73 42 61.2 47.7-73.1 31 38.8 26.9-52.3
25-34 211 144 70.5 63.4-76.7 67 29.5 23.3-36.6
35-44 470 326 69.4 64.6-73.9 144 30.6 26.1-35.4
45-54 739 525 70.6 66.8-74.2 214 29.4 25.8-33.2
55-64 840 673 79.6 76.4-82.4 167 20.4 17.6-23.6
65+ 989 833 83.9 81.2-86.3 156 16.1 13.7-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 575 450 75.4 70.6-79.6 125 24.6 20.4-29.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,095 837 74.3 71.0-77.4 258 25.7 22.6-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 849 641 73.7 69.7-77.3 208 26.3 22.7-30.3
College Graduate 818 628 75.6 72.0-78.8 190 24.4 21.2-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 565 451 78.6 74.0-82.6 114 21.4 17.4-26.0
$15,000- $24,999 560 432 73.1 67.9-77.7 128 26.9 22.3-32.1
$25,000- $34,999 404 285 68.9 63.0-74.2 119 31.1 25.8-37.0
$35,000- $49,999 465 375 80.1 75.5-84.0 90 19.9 16.0-24.5
$50,000+ 891 645 71.3 67.8-74.6 246 28.7 25.4-32.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 244 181 69.2 61.6-76.0 63 30.8 24.0-38.4
Appalachia II 370 285 75.8 70.0-80.7 85 24.2 19.3-30.0
Appalachia III 286 222 76.7 70.2-82.1 64 23.3 17.9-29.8
Catawba 202 152 75.6 68.2-81.8 50 24.4 18.2-31.8
Edisto Savannah 265 198 73.6 66.1-80.0 67 26.4 20.0-33.9
Low Country 174 139 77.9 69.3-84.6 35 22.1 15.4-30.7
Palmetto 489 368 72.5 67.2-77.2 121 27.5 22.8-32.8
Pee Dee 277 213 76.1 69.5-81.6 64 23.9 18.4-30.5
Trident 358 276 76.1 70.5-81.0 82 23.9 19.0-29.5
Upper Savannah 199 166 82.4 75.3-87.8 33 17.6 12.2-24.7
Waccamaw 286 218 72.1 64.9-78.3 68 27.9 21.7-35.1
Wateree 156 119 68.8 58.6-77.4 37 31.2 22.6-41.4
Region***
Region I 443 347 75.4 70.2-80.0 96 24.6 20.0-29.8
Region II 656 507 76.2 71.9-79.9 149 23.8 20.1-28.1
Region III 691 520 73.4 69.2-77.3 171 26.6 22.7-30.8
Region IV 433 332 73.5 67.9-78.4 101 26.5 21.6-32.1
Region V 265 198 73.6 66.1-80.0 67 26.4 20.0-33.9
Region VI 286 218 72.1 64.9-78.3 68 27.9 21.7-35.1
Region VII 358 276 76.1 70.5-81.0 82 23.9 19.0-29.5
Region VIII 174 139 77.9 69.3-84.6 35 22.1 15.4-30.7

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported
that their joints symptoms FIRST begin more than 3 months ago.

#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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