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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Arthritis Management

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,042 4,380 51.3 49.8-52.7 3,662 48.7 47.3-50.2
-Cumberland County 215 128 54.8 46.9-62.6 87 45.2 37.4-53.1
GENDER
Male 68 35 48.8 35.8-62.0 33 51.2 38.0-64.2
Female 147 93 59.4 49.7-68.4 54 40.6 31.6-50.3
RACE
White 139 84 58.0 48.2-67.2 55 42.0 32.8-51.8
Other 75 44 50.4 37.0-63.6 31 49.6 36.4-63.0
AGE
18-44 54 23 41.7 27.6-57.2 31 58.3 42.8-72.4
45+ 160 105 62.6 53.6-70.8 55 37.4 29.2-46.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 44 49.8 37.7-61.9 38 50.2 38.1-62.3
Some College + 133 84 57.6 47.2-67.3 49 42.4 32.7-52.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 129 75 53.2 42.5-63.5 54 46.8 36.5-57.5
$50,000+ 67 43 59.7 46.2-71.8 24 40.3 28.2-53.8

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*Asked only of respondents with chronic joint symptoms or doctor-diagnosed arthritis

^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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