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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Arthritis Burden

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 7,496 6,465 84.2 83.0-85.4 1,031 15.8 14.6-17.0
-Alamance County 202 170 84.1 77.5-89.1 32 15.9 10.9-22.5
GENDER
Male 48 42 86.3 69.6-94.5 6 13.7 5.5-30.4
Female 154 128 83.3 75.7-88.9 26 16.7 11.1-24.3
RACE
White 161 139 85.9 78.8-90.9 22 14.1 9.1-21.2
Other 41 31 78.5 60.8-89.6 10 21.5 10.4-39.2
AGE
18-44 57 44 79.9 66.3-88.9 13 20.1 11.1-33.7
45+ 144 125 86.6 78.9-91.7 19 13.4 8.3-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 82 82.1 71.3-89.4 18 17.9 10.6-28.7
Some College + 101 87 85.8 76.6-91.8 14 14.2 8.2-23.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 104 83.6 75.0-89.7 20 16.4 10.3-25.0
$50,000+ 47 38 81.3 65.0-91.0 9 18.7 9.0-35.0

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported joint symptons in the last month.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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