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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Arthritis

In this next question we are referring to work for pay.
Do arthritis or joint symptoms now affect whether you work, the type of work you do or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,455 674 25.7 23.2-28.3 1,781 74.3 71.7-76.8
Pitt County 158 40 26.2 16.5-39.0 118 73.8 61.0-83.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 162 44 26.2 19.1-34.6 118 73.8 65.4-80.9
Forsyth 176 44 21.1 15.4-28.3 132 78.9 71.7-84.6
Guilford 134 28 18.9 12.5-27.5 106 81.1 72.5-87.5
Henderson/Transylvania 146 45 29.0 20.7-39.0 101 71.0 61.0-79.3
Mecklenburg 159 29 15.1 9.9-22.4 130 84.9 77.6-90.1
Orange 165 30 14.8 10.0-21.5 135 85.2 78.5-90.0
Randolph 163 57 29.4 22.0-38.0 106 70.6 62.0-78.0
Robeson 185 70 37.2 29.1-46.1 115 62.8 53.9-70.9
Wake 152 26 19.5 12.7-28.7 126 80.5 71.3-87.3
Western NC 258 83 30.2 24.4-36.8 175 69.8 63.2-75.6
Piedmont NC 321 90 25.8 20.6-31.8 231 74.2 68.2-79.4
Eastern NC 276 88 29.6 23.9-36.2 188 70.4 63.8-76.1

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Pitt County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that s/he had arthritis or having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint and ages between 18-64 years.

#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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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