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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Burden

Are you limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,276 1,821 31.9 30.1-33.7 3,455 68.1 66.3-69.9
GENDER
Male 1,842 557 28.5 25.6-31.6 1,285 71.5 68.4-74.4
Female 3,434 1,264 34.6 32.6-36.7 2,170 65.4 63.3-67.4
RACE
White 3,945 1,295 30.3 28.4-32.3 2,650 69.7 67.7-71.6
African American 967 376 35.7 31.5-40.1 591 64.3 59.9-68.5
Other 223 89 34.2 25.8-43.7 134 65.8 56.3-74.2
HISPANIC
Yes 60 18 19.5 10.6-33.2 42 80.5 66.8-89.4
No 5,100 1,750 32.0 30.2-33.8 3,350 68.0 66.2-69.8
AGE
18-24 64 15 24.0 13.2-39.7 49 76.0 60.3-86.8
25-34 230 50 21.1 14.9-28.9 180 78.9 71.1-85.1
35-44 549 137 23.6 19.2-28.7 412 76.4 71.3-80.8
45-54 1,082 364 33.0 29.6-36.6 718 67.0 63.4-70.4
55-64 1,388 560 39.9 36.7-43.1 828 60.1 56.9-63.3
65+ 1,963 695 35.8 33.2-38.6 1,268 64.2 61.4-66.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 838 379 41.6 36.8-46.7 459 58.4 53.3-63.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,644 564 30.0 27.1-33.1 1,080 70.0 66.9-72.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,375 453 31.8 28.3-35.6 922 68.2 64.4-71.7
College Graduate 1,400 420 28.1 25.0-31.4 980 71.9 68.6-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 378 52.1 46.5-57.6 313 47.9 42.4-53.5
$15,000- $24,999 826 329 39.5 34.3-44.9 497 60.5 55.1-65.7
$25,000- $34,999 620 198 31.6 26.6-37.2 422 68.4 62.8-73.4
$35,000- $49,999 720 222 25.7 21.8-29.9 498 74.3 70.1-78.2
$50,000+ 1,640 384 21.9 19.3-24.7 1,256 78.1 75.3-80.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 385 144 33.0 27.3-39.3 241 67.0 60.7-72.7
Appalachia II 348 129 34.5 28.3-41.3 219 65.5 58.7-71.7
Appalachia III 279 103 35.0 27.7-43.1 176 65.0 56.9-72.3
Catawba 224 69 26.5 20.5-33.5 155 73.5 66.5-79.5
Edisto Savannah 667 222 30.7 26.5-35.3 445 69.3 64.7-73.5
Low Country 608 212 32.9 27.9-38.3 396 67.1 61.7-72.1
Palmetto 402 134 31.6 26.4-37.4 268 68.4 62.6-73.6
Pee Dee 421 155 33.6 28.5-39.1 266 66.4 60.9-71.5
Trident 599 194 29.3 24.8-34.2 405 70.7 65.8-75.2
Upper Savannah 339 130 34.4 28.3-41.0 209 65.6 59.0-71.7
Waccamaw 697 214 28.7 24.7-33.0 483 71.3 67.0-75.3
Wateree 265 98 34.3 27.5-41.8 167 65.7 58.2-72.5
Region***
Region I 724 274 33.7 29.4-38.2 450 66.3 61.8-70.6
Region II 627 232 34.7 29.9-39.9 395 65.3 60.1-70.1
Region III 626 203 29.7 25.6-34.1 423 70.3 65.9-74.4
Region IV 686 253 33.8 29.7-38.3 433 66.2 61.7-70.3
Region V 667 222 30.7 26.5-35.3 445 69.3 64.7-73.5
Region VI 697 214 28.7 24.7-33.0 483 71.3 67.0-75.3
Region VII 599 194 29.3 24.8-34.2 405 70.7 65.8-75.2
Region VIII 608 212 32.9 27.9-38.3 396 67.1 61.7-72.1

* 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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