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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 443 156 27.6 23.1-32.6 287 72.4 67.4-76.9
GENDER
Male 171 56 25.2 18.8-32.9 115 74.8 67.1-81.2
Female 272 100 29.7 23.7-36.4 172 70.3 63.6-76.3
RACE
White 394 147 30.4 25.4-35.9 247 69.6 64.1-74.6
Other 48 9 10.2 4.7-20.8 39 89.8 79.2-95.3
AGE
18-44 159 21 11.7 7.2-18.5 138 88.3 81.5-92.8
45+ 281 134 46.3 39.8-53.0 147 53.7 47.0-60.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 230 95 31.2 24.7-38.6 135 68.8 61.4-75.3
Some College + 212 61 23.7 17.9-30.6 151 76.3 69.4-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 270 99 28.8 23.0-35.3 171 71.2 64.7-77.0
$50,000+ 103 28 25.5 17.1-36.2 75 74.5 63.8-82.9

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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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