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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,734 4,031 83.0 81.3-84.6 703 17.0 15.4-18.7
GENDER
Male 1,643 1,383 81.6 78.4-84.4 260 18.4 15.6-21.6
Female 3,091 2,648 84.2 82.4-85.9 443 15.8 14.1-17.6
RACE
White 3,510 3,000 83.4 81.5-85.2 510 16.6 14.8-18.5
African American 913 763 83.1 79.3-86.2 150 16.9 13.8-20.7
Other 201 174 77.8 65.2-86.8 27 22.2 13.2-34.8
HISPANIC
Yes 55 43 77.6 60.5-88.7 12 22.4 11.3-39.5
No 4,590 3,911 83.1 81.3-84.7 679 16.9 15.3-18.7
AGE
18-24 87 57 62.0 48.1-74.2 30 38.0 25.8-51.9
25-34 269 200 77.5 70.9-82.9 69 22.5 17.1-29.1
35-44 563 453 81.5 76.7-85.5 110 18.5 14.5-23.3
45-54 1,029 857 82.8 79.7-85.5 172 17.2 14.5-20.3
55-64 1,221 1,085 88.9 86.6-90.8 136 11.1 9.2-13.4
65+ 1,565 1,379 88.2 86.1-90.1 186 11.8 9.9-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 724 633 83.8 78.3-88.2 91 16.2 11.8-21.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,454 1,223 81.7 78.5-84.5 231 18.3 15.5-21.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,246 1,073 85.6 82.4-88.3 173 14.4 11.7-17.6
College Graduate 1,300 1,092 81.2 77.9-84.1 208 18.8 15.9-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 613 547 89.6 86.1-92.2 66 10.4 7.8-13.9
$15,000- $24,999 751 640 81.9 76.4-86.3 111 18.1 13.7-23.6
$25,000- $34,999 562 467 81.3 76.1-85.5 95 18.7 14.5-23.9
$35,000- $49,999 640 538 80.2 74.9-84.6 102 19.8 15.4-25.1
$50,000+ 1,511 1,272 83.2 80.4-85.6 239 16.8 14.4-19.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 366 314 82.3 75.3-87.6 52 17.7 12.4-24.7
Appalachia II 312 279 87.1 81.3-91.3 33 12.9 8.7-18.7
Appalachia III 248 205 81.9 74.8-87.3 43 18.1 12.7-25.2
Catawba 196 174 89.5 83.4-93.5 22 10.5 6.5-16.6
Edisto Savannah 595 511 85.3 81.4-88.5 84 14.7 11.5-18.6
Low Country 540 463 84.0 78.9-88.1 77 16.0 11.9-21.1
Palmetto 354 291 78.7 71.8-84.3 63 21.3 15.7-28.2
Pee Dee 377 319 80.0 73.4-85.4 58 20.0 14.6-26.6
Trident 561 464 80.5 75.0-85.0 97 19.5 15.0-25.0
Upper Savannah 279 242 86.0 79.6-90.5 37 14.0 9.5-20.4
Waccamaw 623 538 83.6 78.8-87.4 85 16.4 12.6-21.2
Wateree 241 201 82.9 76.3-87.9 40 17.1 12.1-23.7
Region***
Region I 645 556 83.9 79.3-87.6 89 16.1 12.4-20.7
Region II 560 484 84.7 80.3-88.2 76 15.3 11.8-19.7
Region III 550 465 82.7 77.8-86.7 85 17.3 13.3-22.2
Region IV 618 520 81.2 76.5-85.1 98 18.8 14.9-23.5
Region V 595 511 85.3 81.4-88.5 84 14.7 11.5-18.6
Region VI 623 538 83.6 78.8-87.4 85 16.4 12.6-21.2
Region VII 561 464 80.5 75.0-85.0 97 19.5 15.0-25.0
Region VIII 540 463 84.0 78.9-88.1 77 16.0 11.9-21.1

* 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

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