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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Arthritis

Are you currently being treated by a doctor for arthritis?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,536 811 51.5 47.6-55.3 725 48.5 44.7-52.4
GENDER
Male 444 198 41.9 35.4-48.7 246 58.1 51.3-64.6
Female 1,092 613 56.8 52.2-61.4 479 43.2 38.6-47.8
RACE
White 1,193 611 49.2 44.8-53.6 582 50.8 46.4-55.2
African American 273 161 62.2 53.2-70.4 112 37.8 29.6-46.8
Other Minorities 51 25 41.2 24.9-59.7 26 58.8 40.3-75.1
HISPANIC
Yes 24 12 32.6 14.4-58.1 12 67.4 41.9-85.6
No 1,508 796 51.7 47.8-55.6 712 48.3 44.4-52.2
AGE
18-24 18 3 11.0 3.0-33.2 15 89.0 66.8-97.0
25-34 64 25 33.1 19.1-51.0 39 66.9 49.0-80.9
35-44 181 67 35.1 24.9-46.8 114 64.9 53.2-75.1
45-54 303 157 51.5 42.6-60.3 146 48.5 39.7-57.4
55-64 341 197 58.5 50.5-66.0 144 41.5 34.0-49.5
65+ 614 354 59.1 53.5-64.5 260 40.9 35.5-46.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 223 59.0 51.1-66.4 152 41.0 33.6-48.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 493 249 48.1 41.4-54.8 244 51.9 45.2-58.6
Some Post-H.S. 365 188 52.2 44.2-60.0 177 47.8 40.0-55.8
College Graduate 291 146 46.9 38.6-55.4 145 53.1 44.6-61.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 134 50.2 39.7-60.7 97 49.8 39.3-60.3
$15,000- 24,999 312 193 58.0 49.6-65.9 119 42.0 34.1-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 198 95 61.0 51.1-70.1 103 39.0 29.9-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 175 83 38.2 28.5-48.8 92 61.8 51.2-71.5
$50,000+ 267 117 43.1 34.7-51.9 150 56.9 48.1-65.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 120 60 46.8 37.2-56.7 60 53.2 43.3-62.8
Cumberland 102 63 60.2 49.2-70.3 39 39.8 29.7-50.8
Durham 79 39 45.7 33.3-58.7 40 54.3 41.3-66.7
Forsyth 115 59 48.4 38.1-58.8 56 51.6 41.2-61.9
Gaston 143 69 48.7 39.7-57.8 74 51.3 42.2-60.3
Guilford 90 53 54.5 42.9-65.7 37 45.5 34.3-57.1
Mecklenburg 70 30 46.5 34.2-59.3 40 53.5 40.7-65.8
New Hanover 99 60 60.0 48.7-70.3 39 40.0 29.7-51.3
Onslow 98 51 49.3 38.1-60.6 47 50.7 39.4-61.9
Wake 56 31 57.4 42.9-70.7 25 42.6 29.3-57.1
Western NC 203 102 50.7 43.0-58.3 101 49.3 41.7-57.0
Piedmont NC 184 95 50.5 42.1-58.9 89 49.5 41.1-57.9
Eastern NC 177 99 52.6 43.6-61.4 78 47.4 38.6-56.4

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that s/he had arthritis.

#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
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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