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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

Arthritis

During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,628 3,023 43.2 41.3-45.1 3,605 56.8 54.9-58.7
Pitt County 411 169 41.6 35.5-47.9 242 58.4 52.1-64.5
GENDER
Male 157 59 38.2 30.3-46.7 98 61.8 53.3-69.7
Female 254 110 44.9 36.1-54.0 144 55.1 46.0-63.9
RACE
White 288 122 41.8 34.2-49.8 166 58.2 50.2-65.8
Other 122 47 41.4 31.9-51.5 75 58.6 48.5-68.1
AGE
18-44 216 64 31.7 25.0-39.4 152 68.3 60.6-75.0
45+ 192 103 54.0 43.9-63.7 89 46.0 36.3-56.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 73 43.1 34.2-52.4 84 56.9 47.6-65.8
Some College + 252 95 40.7 32.4-49.5 157 59.3 50.5-67.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 91 42.4 34.6-50.5 122 57.6 49.5-65.4
$50,000+ 99 38 42.7 28.9-57.7 61 57.3 42.3-71.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 211 48.6 42.9-54.2 202 51.4 45.8-57.1
Forsyth 462 213 42.9 37.7-48.3 249 57.1 51.7-62.3
Guilford 414 181 41.1 35.5-47.0 233 58.9 53.0-64.5
Henderson/Transylvania 468 217 44.6 38.7-50.7 251 55.4 49.3-61.3
Mecklenburg 440 186 37.1 31.4-43.1 254 62.9 56.9-68.6
Orange 437 187 39.4 33.1-46.1 250 60.6 53.9-66.9
Randolph 421 198 44.4 38.5-50.4 223 55.6 49.6-61.5
Robeson 434 211 44.5 38.6-50.5 223 55.5 49.5-61.4
Wake 422 165 36.1 31.0-41.6 257 63.9 58.4-69.0
Western NC 648 336 49.6 45.0-54.1 312 50.4 45.9-55.0
Piedmont NC 873 404 46.8 42.6-51.1 469 53.2 48.9-57.4
Eastern NC 785 345 41.2 37.1-45.4 440 58.8 54.6-62.9

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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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