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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 183 159 86.6 79.3-91.6 24 13.4 8.4-20.7
GENDER
Male 72 65 90.9 81.1-95.9 7 9.1 4.1-18.9
Female 111 94 82.0 70.3-89.7 17 18.0 10.3-29.7
RACE
White 150 132 88.6 81.8-93.1 18 11.4 6.9-18.2
Other 31 25 77.8 52.3-91.8 6 22.2 8.2-47.7
AGE
18-44 50 39 80.0 64.4-89.9 11 20.0 10.1-35.6
45+ 133 120 91.1 83.9-95.2 13 8.9 4.8-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 81 87.0 74.5-93.9 10 13.0 6.1-25.5
Some College + 92 78 86.2 76.9-92.2 14 13.8 7.8-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 92 88.7 77.3-94.7 12 11.3 5.3-22.7
$50,000+ 48 40 82.8 68.3-91.5 8 17.2 8.5-31.7

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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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