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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,210 2,926 33.0 31.7-34.3 5,284 67.0 65.7-68.3
-Alamance County 206 68 31.1 24.2-38.9 138 68.9 61.1-75.8
GENDER
Male 53 13 17.4 9.5-29.6 40 82.6 70.4-90.5
Female 153 55 36.7 28.2-46.3 98 63.3 53.7-71.8
RACE
White 169 54 30.8 23.3-39.4 115 69.2 60.6-76.7
Other 37 14 32.3 17.9-51.0 23 67.7 49.0-82.1
AGE
18-44 47 9 16.7 8.0-31.8 38 83.3 68.2-92.0
45+ 158 59 37.9 29.4-47.3 99 62.1 52.7-70.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 36 34.5 24.4-46.2 69 65.5 53.8-75.6
Some College + 100 32 28.2 19.5-38.9 68 71.8 61.1-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 126 43 32.9 24.0-43.3 83 67.1 56.7-76.0
$50,000+ 43 11 21.2 11.3-36.3 32 78.8 63.7-88.7

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported arthritis or joint symptoms that began more than 3 months ago.

^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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