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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Arthritis Burden

Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,459 4,982 74.4 72.8-75.8 1,477 25.6 24.2-27.2
-Catawba County 177 132 68.2 58.2-76.8 45 31.8 23.2-41.8
GENDER
Male 73 51 60.4 45.3-73.8 22 39.6 26.2-54.7
Female 104 81 75.9 63.4-85.1 23 24.1 14.9-36.6
RACE
White 164 126 71.1 60.4-79.8 38 28.9 20.2-39.6
Other 13 6 34.7 13.5-64.3 7 65.3 35.7-86.5
AGE
18-44 37 22 48.4 30.0-67.2 15 51.6 32.8-70.0
45+ 138 108 77.6 68.6-84.7 30 22.4 15.3-31.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 75 67.1 54.8-77.4 27 32.9 22.6-45.2
Some College + 75 57 69.7 52.2-82.9 18 30.3 17.1-47.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 83 69.5 56.3-80.1 29 30.5 19.9-43.7
$50,000+ 36 28 68.6 46.3-84.7 8 31.4 15.3-53.7

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported joint symptons 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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