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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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
Piedmont NC 670 293 43.2 38.4-48.1 377 56.8 51.9-61.6
GENDER
Male 241 93 39.5 32.5-46.9 148 60.5 53.1-67.5
Female 429 200 46.0 39.6-52.6 229 54.0 47.4-60.4
RACE
White 556 251 45.3 40.0-50.8 305 54.7 49.2-60.0
Other 104 39 33.8 24.1-45.0 65 66.2 55.0-75.9
AGE
18-44 286 92 30.9 24.8-37.7 194 69.1 62.3-75.2
45+ 380 199 53.5 47.3-59.7 181 46.5 40.3-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 350 159 43.5 37.3-49.9 191 56.5 50.1-62.7
Some College + 317 133 43.0 35.7-50.5 184 57.0 49.5-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 387 181 45.4 39.6-51.3 206 54.6 48.7-60.4
$50,000+ 159 63 41.8 31.1-53.3 96 58.2 46.7-68.9
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
Guilford 418 154 33.4 28.5-38.6 264 66.6 61.4-71.5
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
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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