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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Guilford County

Arthritis

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%)
North Carolina 6,197 2,570 40.2 38.3-42.2 3,627 59.8 57.8-61.7
Guilford County 418 154 33.4 28.5-38.6 264 66.6 61.4-71.5
GENDER
Male 147 46 28.9 21.7-37.3 101 71.1 62.7-78.3
Female 271 108 37.2 30.9-43.8 163 62.8 56.2-69.1
RACE
White 284 114 38.2 32.0-44.8 170 61.8 55.2-68.0
Other 129 38 24.2 17.3-32.9 91 75.8 67.1-82.7
AGE
18-44 198 46 21.3 15.8-28.2 152 78.7 71.8-84.2
45+ 215 106 45.7 38.2-53.4 109 54.3 46.6-61.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 64 39.8 31.2-49.1 89 60.2 50.9-68.8
Some College + 261 89 29.6 24.0-35.9 172 70.4 64.1-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 85 33.2 26.7-40.5 134 66.8 59.5-73.3
$50,000+ 114 35 29.4 21.3-39.0 79 70.6 61.0-78.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 424 193 42.9 37.7-48.3 231 57.1 51.7-62.3
Cumberland 429 173 34.8 28.6-41.7 256 65.2 58.3-71.4
Durham 400 144 34.7 28.7-41.3 256 65.3 58.7-71.3
Forsyth 455 186 40.1 34.9-45.5 269 59.9 54.5-65.1
Gaston 465 203 40.1 35.3-45.2 262 59.9 54.8-64.7
Mecklenburg 431 147 31.6 27.0-36.6 284 68.4 63.4-73.0
New Hanover 405 172 40.1 34.2-46.4 233 59.9 53.6-65.8
Onslow 435 179 37.2 31.3-43.5 256 62.8 56.5-68.7
Wake 426 157 35.5 30.5-40.9 269 64.5 59.1-69.5
Western NC 619 301 46.5 42.1-50.9 318 53.5 49.1-57.9
Piedmont NC 670 293 43.2 38.4-48.1 377 56.8 51.9-61.6
Eastern NC 620 268 41.1 36.5-45.8 352 58.9 54.2-63.5

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#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
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