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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 160 122 75.1 66.1-82.3 38 24.9 17.7-33.9
GENDER
Male 65 46 71.8 57.3-82.9 19 28.2 17.1-42.7
Female 95 76 78.4 67.1-86.6 19 21.6 13.4-32.9
RACE
White 141 108 77.6 68.9-84.4 33 22.4 15.6-31.1
Other 19 14 57.7 28.5-82.4 5 42.3 17.6-71.5
AGE
18-44 33 20 70.1 51.2-83.9 13 29.9 16.1-48.8
45+ 127 102 77.3 66.8-85.2 25 22.7 14.8-33.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 88 78.1 67.3-86.1 24 21.9 13.9-32.7
Some College + 48 34 68.4 51.6-81.4 14 31.6 18.6-48.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 80 79.5 67.7-87.8 20 20.5 12.2-32.3
$50,000+ 39 26 63.3 45.5-78.1 13 36.7 21.9-54.5

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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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