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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Arthritis

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During the past 12 months, have you had pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,196 1,329 40.1 38.2-42.1 1,867 59.9 57.9-61.8
GENDER
Male 1,268 478 36.0 33.1-39.0 790 64.0 61.0-66.9
Female 1,928 851 43.8 41.3-46.4 1,077 56.2 53.6-58.7
RACE
White 2,388 1,031 42.2 40.0-44.5 1,357 57.8 55.5-60.0
African American 672 246 34.5 30.3-38.9 426 65.5 61.1-69.7
Other Minorities 103 43 40.1 29.8-51.4 60 59.9 48.6-70.2
HISPANIC
Yes 83 29 31.1 20.5-44.0 54 68.9 56.0-79.5
No 3,093 1,292 40.4 38.5-42.4 1,801 59.6 57.6-61.5
AGE
18-24 276 69 23.5 18.2-29.8 207 76.5 70.2-81.8
25-34 600 163 28.4 24.3-32.9 437 71.6 67.1-75.7
35-44 674 258 37.4 33.4-41.6 416 62.6 58.4-66.6
45-54 641 296 43.8 39.4-48.4 345 56.2 51.6-60.6
55-64 423 243 57.3 52.1-62.4 180 42.7 37.6-47.9
65+ 526 281 54.0 49.3-58.6 245 46.0 41.4-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 225 50.8 45.0-56.6 197 49.2 43.4-55.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 967 376 36.8 33.4-40.4 591 63.2 59.6-66.6
Some Post-H.S. 903 383 40.1 36.5-43.8 520 59.9 56.2-63.5
College Graduate 896 342 38.1 34.7-41.7 554 61.9 58.3-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 169 56.5 49.4-63.2 138 43.5 36.8-50.6
$15,000- 24,999 527 231 40.3 35.3-45.4 296 59.7 54.6-64.7
$25,000- 34,999 466 180 35.7 30.9-40.9 286 64.3 59.1-69.1
$35,000- 49,999 535 229 39.4 35.0-43.9 306 60.6 56.1-65.0
$50,000+ 879 324 37.3 33.8-40.9 555 62.7 59.1-66.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 98 47.1 39.6-54.8 104 52.9 45.2-60.4
Appalachia II 389 151 37.1 31.8-42.7 238 62.9 57.3-68.2
Appalachia III 220 96 43.6 36.6-50.8 124 56.4 49.2-63.4
Catawba 204 82 38.3 30.7-46.6 122 61.7 53.4-69.3
Edisto 92 40 41.3 29.9-53.6 52 58.7 46.4-70.1
Low Country 153 56 37.3 29.3-46.0 97 62.7 54.0-70.7
Palmetto 502 197 37.8 33.0-42.8 305 62.2 57.2-67.0
Pee Dee 218 89 39.1 32.2-46.5 129 60.9 53.5-67.8
Savannah 142 59 35.0 27.1-43.7 83 65.0 56.3-72.9
Trident 406 163 40.8 35.1-46.7 243 59.2 53.3-64.9
Upper Savannah 177 84 48.4 40.1-56.7 93 51.6 43.3-59.9
Waccamaw 247 123 47.2 40.2-54.4 124 52.8 45.6-59.8
Wateree 188 65 32.4 25.5-40.3 123 67.6 59.7-74.5

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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