Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Arthritis Burden

Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that
you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia? *

Back to Arthritis Burden. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,198 3,975 29.5 28.4-30.7 6,223 70.5 69.3-71.6
GENDER
Male 3,837 1,298 24.8 23.0-26.6 2,539 75.2 73.4-77.0
Female 6,361 2,677 33.9 32.4-35.4 3,684 66.1 64.6-67.6
RACE
White 7,509 2,975 31.7 30.3-33.1 4,534 68.3 66.9-69.7
African American 1,998 715 25.1 22.7-27.5 1,283 74.9 72.5-77.3
Other 473 159 21.3 17.0-26.3 314 78.7 73.7-83.0
HISPANIC
Yes 157 42 17.5 11.5-25.8 115 82.5 74.2-88.5
No 9,871 3,831 29.6 28.4-30.8 6,040 70.4 69.2-71.6
AGE
18-24 349 16 4.2 2.4- 7.2 333 95.8 92.8-97.6
25-34 916 104 10.8 8.5-13.6 812 89.2 86.4-91.5
35-44 1,544 302 19.6 17.1-22.2 1,242 80.4 77.8-82.9
45-54 2,142 720 32.5 30.1-35.0 1,422 67.5 65.0-69.9
55-64 2,228 1,089 47.8 45.2-50.4 1,139 52.2 49.6-54.8
65+ 3,019 1,744 58.0 55.7-60.2 1,275 42.0 39.8-44.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,306 694 43.0 38.9-47.1 612 57.0 52.9-61.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,072 1,248 30.4 28.3-32.6 1,824 69.6 67.4-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,561 1,023 30.2 27.9-32.5 1,538 69.8 67.5-72.1
College Graduate 3,231 993 22.5 20.8-24.3 2,238 77.5 75.7-79.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,008 575 46.9 42.3-51.4 433 53.1 48.6-57.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,454 623 33.7 30.3-37.4 831 66.3 62.6-69.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,142 465 32.2 28.7-35.9 677 67.8 64.1-71.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,457 538 27.2 24.3-30.3 919 72.8 69.7-75.7
$50,000+ 3,711 1,121 23.6 22.0-25.4 2,590 76.4 74.6-78.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 737 288 30.2 26.3-34.4 449 69.8 65.6-73.7
Appalachia II 695 251 26.0 22.4-30.0 444 74.0 70.0-77.6
Appalachia III 514 218 32.0 27.2-37.3 296 68.0 62.7-72.8
Catawba 421 161 30.6 25.8-35.8 260 69.4 64.2-74.2
Edisto Savannah 1,280 509 31.7 28.7-34.9 771 68.3 65.1-71.3
Low Country 1,200 456 27.6 24.7-30.7 744 72.4 69.3-75.3
Palmetto 840 301 27.8 24.4-31.4 539 72.2 68.6-75.6
Pee Dee 792 327 32.4 28.7-36.3 465 67.6 63.7-71.3
Trident 1,232 444 28.2 25.4-31.3 788 71.8 68.7-74.6
Upper Savannah 608 253 31.9 27.7-36.5 355 68.1 63.5-72.3
Waccamaw 1,252 524 31.3 28.2-34.5 728 68.7 65.5-71.8
Wateree 503 208 31.1 26.3-36.5 295 68.9 63.5-73.7
Region***
Region I 1,345 541 31.0 28.1-34.1 804 69.0 65.9-71.9
Region II 1,209 469 28.6 25.7-31.8 740 71.4 68.2-74.3
Region III 1,261 462 28.7 25.9-31.7 799 71.3 68.3-74.1
Region IV 1,295 535 31.9 28.9-35.0 760 68.1 65.0-71.1
Region V 1,280 509 31.7 28.7-34.9 771 68.3 65.1-71.3
Region VI 1,252 524 31.3 28.2-34.5 728 68.7 65.5-71.8
Region VII 1,232 444 28.2 25.4-31.3 788 71.8 68.7-74.6
Region VIII 1,200 456 27.6 24.7-30.7 744 72.4 69.3-75.3

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have had any symptoms of pain, aching,
or stiffness in or around a joint during the past 30 days.

#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

BRFSS Home

This page was generated on 15JUL09.