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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Arthritis Management

Have you ever taken an educational course or class to teach you how to manage problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,879 431 10.6 9.1-12.4 3,448 89.4 87.6-90.9
GENDER
Male 1,250 134 9.4 6.9-12.6 1,116 90.6 87.4-93.1
Female 2,629 297 11.4 9.6-13.6 2,332 88.6 86.4-90.4
RACE
White 2,637 274 9.9 8.4-11.7 2,363 90.1 88.3-91.6
African American 918 124 14.2 9.8-20.3 794 85.8 79.7-90.2
Other 176 21 6.4 3.5-11.3 155 93.6 88.7-96.5
HISPANIC
Yes 46 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 44 99.0 95.7-99.8
No 3,701 419 10.9 9.3-12.7 3,282 89.1 87.3-90.7
AGE
18-24 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
25-34 73 8 4.9 2.1-10.9 65 95.1 89.1-97.9
35-44 246 26 10.1 5.3-18.5 220 89.9 81.5-94.7
45-54 591 62 12.7 8.9-17.9 529 87.3 82.1-91.1
55-64 1,114 137 10.5 8.3-13.3 977 89.5 86.7-91.7
65+ 1,836 198 11.2 9.3-13.4 1,638 88.8 86.6-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 694 44 4.9 3.2- 7.5 650 95.1 92.5-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,219 101 9.0 6.3-12.5 1,118 91.0 87.5-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 986 134 11.8 9.2-15.1 852 88.2 84.9-90.8
College Graduate 971 151 15.1 11.5-19.6 820 84.9 80.4-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 589 67 9.5 6.4-14.1 522 90.5 85.9-93.6
$15,000- $24,999 721 75 8.6 6.2-11.7 646 91.4 88.3-93.8
$25,000- $34,999 441 49 14.0 7.9-23.8 392 86.0 76.2-92.1
$35,000- $49,999 432 54 11.3 7.5-16.5 378 88.7 83.5-92.5
$50,000+ 1,021 112 11.4 8.7-14.8 909 88.6 85.2-91.3
REGION**
Region I 552 51 11.0 6.6-17.9 501 89.0 82.1-93.4
Region II 477 53 8.8 5.9-12.8 424 91.2 87.2-94.1
Region III 481 51 9.8 6.4-14.5 430 90.2 85.5-93.6
Region IV 460 52 12.7 8.8-18.0 408 87.3 82.0-91.2
Region V 432 51 9.8 7.0-13.5 381 90.2 86.5-93.0
Region VI 535 68 9.9 7.3-13.3 467 90.1 86.7-92.7
Region VII 461 57 13.4 8.7-20.1 404 86.6 79.9-91.3
Region VIII 481 48 10.2 7.1-14.4 433 89.8 85.6-92.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported they had been told by a health professional that they had some form of arthritis.

** 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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