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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Arthritis

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia (See Questionnaire for Complete List)?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,600 2,149 28.8 27.2-30.4 4,451 71.2 69.6-72.8
Pitt County 409 108 26.3 20.6-32.9 301 73.7 67.1-79.4
GENDER
Male 156 38 21.7 15.7-29.1 118 78.3 70.9-84.3
Female 253 70 30.8 21.9-41.4 183 69.2 58.6-78.1
RACE
White 286 80 29.6 22.1-38.4 206 70.4 61.6-77.9
Other 122 28 19.4 13.0-28.0 94 80.6 72.0-87.0
AGE
18-44 214 23 9.9 6.3-15.3 191 90.1 84.7-93.7
45+ 192 83 46.9 36.7-57.3 109 53.1 42.7-63.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 52 26.6 19.8-34.7 104 73.4 65.3-80.2
Some College + 251 55 26.1 18.0-36.1 196 73.9 63.9-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 55 23.7 17.3-31.6 157 76.3 68.4-82.7
$50,000+ 98 23 30.0 16.6-48.0 75 70.0 52.0-83.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 141 30.1 25.3-35.4 272 69.9 64.6-74.7
Forsyth 462 146 26.9 22.7-31.5 316 73.1 68.5-77.3
Guilford 413 133 26.9 22.3-31.9 280 73.1 68.1-77.7
Henderson/Transylvania 465 175 31.4 26.6-36.6 290 68.6 63.4-73.4
Mecklenburg 439 129 24.2 19.9-29.1 310 75.8 70.9-80.1
Orange 431 108 21.8 17.2-27.3 323 78.2 72.7-82.8
Randolph 421 144 28.6 23.8-33.9 277 71.4 66.1-76.2
Robeson 433 173 35.1 29.8-40.8 260 64.9 59.2-70.2
Wake 421 96 20.7 16.6-25.5 325 79.3 74.5-83.4
Western NC 643 243 33.9 29.9-38.3 400 66.1 61.7-70.1
Piedmont NC 870 290 30.9 27.2-34.9 580 69.1 65.1-72.8
Eastern NC 780 263 29.0 25.5-32.8 517 71.0 67.2-74.5

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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, 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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