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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching or stiffness in or around a joint? Please do not include the back or neck.

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,352 3,922 42.9 41.6-44.2 4,430 57.1 55.8-58.4
GENDER
Male 3,281 1,471 41.9 39.8-44.0 1,810 58.1 56.0-60.2
Female 5,071 2,451 43.9 42.2-45.5 2,620 56.1 54.5-57.8
RACE
White 6,292 2,961 43.9 42.4-45.3 3,331 56.1 54.7-57.6
African American 1,793 837 41.3 38.4-44.3 956 58.7 55.7-61.6
Other 207 99 38.6 31.0-46.8 108 61.4 53.2-69.0
HISPANIC
Yes 116 51 37.1 27.6-47.8 65 62.9 52.2-72.4
No 8,094 3,779 42.8 41.5-44.1 4,315 57.2 55.9-58.5
AGE
18-24 400 97 25.4 20.7-30.8 303 74.6 69.2-79.3
25-34 1,018 277 27.4 24.4-30.6 741 72.6 69.4-75.6
35-44 1,470 589 40.7 37.9-43.5 881 59.3 56.5-62.1
45-54 1,672 844 50.5 47.8-53.2 828 49.5 46.8-52.2
55-64 1,629 925 55.6 52.9-58.2 704 44.4 41.8-47.1
65+ 2,092 1,161 57.5 55.2-59.8 931 42.5 40.2-44.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,131 670 57.1 53.3-60.8 461 42.9 39.2-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,656 1,271 43.3 40.9-45.7 1,385 56.7 54.3-59.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,093 981 41.8 39.2-44.4 1,112 58.2 55.6-60.8
College Graduate 2,451 988 36.9 34.7-39.0 1,463 63.1 61.0-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,013 642 58.4 54.1-62.6 371 41.6 37.4-45.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,323 654 45.2 41.8-48.7 669 54.8 51.3-58.2
$25,000- $34,999 974 471 44.5 40.7-48.4 503 55.5 51.6-59.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,229 533 40.2 37.0-43.5 696 59.8 56.5-63.0
$50,000+ 2,686 1,065 37.8 35.7-39.9 1,621 62.2 60.1-64.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 527 275 49.3 44.2-54.4 252 50.7 45.6-55.8
Appalachia II 932 434 41.7 37.9-45.7 498 58.3 54.3-62.1
Appalachia III 698 331 44.7 40.3-49.2 367 55.3 50.8-59.7
Catawba 540 254 43.4 38.5-48.4 286 56.6 51.6-61.5
Edisto Savannah 624 291 42.7 37.5-48.1 333 57.3 51.9-62.5
Low Country 441 208 43.6 37.6-49.8 233 56.4 50.2-62.4
Palmetto 1,266 570 38.8 35.6-42.1 696 61.2 57.9-64.4
Pee Dee 690 329 42.6 38.1-47.2 361 57.4 52.8-61.9
Trident 988 425 39.7 36.1-43.4 563 60.3 56.6-63.9
Upper Savannah 460 228 46.5 41.2-51.9 232 53.5 48.1-58.8
Waccamaw 664 330 48.5 43.9-53.2 334 51.5 46.8-56.1
Wateree 414 193 41.6 36.1-47.4 221 58.4 52.6-63.9
Region***
Region I 987 503 48.0 44.3-51.7 484 52.0 48.3-55.7
Region II 1,630 765 43.0 40.1-46.0 865 57.0 54.0-59.9
Region III 1,806 824 40.2 37.5-42.9 982 59.8 57.1-62.5
Region IV 1,104 522 42.2 38.7-45.8 582 57.8 54.2-61.3
Region V 624 291 42.7 37.5-48.1 333 57.3 51.9-62.5
Region VI 664 330 48.5 43.9-53.2 334 51.5 46.8-56.1
Region VII 988 425 39.7 36.1-43.4 563 60.3 56.6-63.9
Region VIII 441 208 43.6 37.6-49.8 233 56.4 50.2-62.4

#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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