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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Arthritis

Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,008 2,544 82.6 80.3-84.6 464 17.4 15.4-19.7
Pitt County 167 142 87.1 80.3-91.8 25 12.9 8.2-19.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 210 185 85.7 77.7-91.1 25 14.3 8.9-22.3
Forsyth 213 178 78.6 70.6-84.8 35 21.4 15.2-29.4
Guilford 181 157 85.9 78.3-91.1 24 14.1 8.9-21.7
Henderson/Transylvania 217 188 88.3 82.5-92.3 29 11.7 7.7-17.5
Mecklenburg 185 148 74.4 63.4-83.0 37 25.6 17.0-36.6
Orange 186 149 79.0 71.1-85.2 37 21.0 14.8-28.9
Randolph 196 167 80.6 72.4-86.9 29 19.4 13.1-27.6
Robeson 210 178 81.0 72.4-87.4 32 19.0 12.6-27.6
Wake 164 128 77.0 68.8-83.5 36 23.0 16.5-31.2
Western NC 333 292 84.9 79.7-88.9 41 15.1 11.1-20.3
Piedmont NC 401 341 84.6 79.9-88.4 60 15.4 11.6-20.1
Eastern NC 345 291 82.4 76.8-86.8 54 17.6 13.2-23.2

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 pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint.

#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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