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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Arthritis Burden

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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,133 5,964 27.3 26.5-28.2 11,169 72.7 71.8-73.5
-Cabarrus County 422 142 27.5 22.7-32.9 280 72.5 67.1-77.3
GENDER
Male 162 50 24.7 17.7-33.4 112 75.3 66.6-82.3
Female 260 92 30.4 24.4-37.2 168 69.6 62.8-75.6
RACE
White 356 129 30.5 25.0-36.6 227 69.5 63.4-75.0
Other 63 13 16.2 8.5-28.6 50 83.8 71.4-91.5
AGE
18-44 165 20 11.9 6.8-19.9 145 88.1 80.1-93.2
45+ 255 122 46.3 39.4-53.3 133 53.7 46.7-60.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 79 34.1 26.1-43.0 112 65.9 57.0-73.9
Some College + 231 63 21.8 16.4-28.4 168 78.2 71.6-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 82 30.3 23.8-37.7 123 69.7 62.3-76.2
$50,000+ 145 33 21.6 15.1-30.0 112 78.4 70.0-84.9

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^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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