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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 218 92 43.0 35.3-51.0 126 57.0 49.0-64.7
GENDER
Male 70 26 39.4 27.1-53.2 44 60.6 46.8-72.9
Female 148 66 45.8 36.5-55.4 82 54.2 44.6-63.5
RACE
White 138 54 42.0 32.6-52.1 84 58.0 47.9-67.4
Other 79 37 43.8 31.3-57.2 42 56.2 42.8-68.7
AGE
18-44 55 21 39.8 26.0-55.4 34 60.2 44.6-74.0
45+ 162 70 43.8 35.0-53.0 92 56.2 47.0-65.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 34 40.2 28.9-52.6 48 59.8 47.4-71.1
Some College + 136 58 44.5 34.7-54.9 78 55.5 45.1-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 62 45.9 35.7-56.6 70 54.1 43.4-64.3
$50,000+ 67 21 35.9 24.4-49.4 46 64.1 50.6-75.6

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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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