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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,187 7,544 38.4 37.5-39.4 9,643 61.6 60.6-62.5
-Davidson County 458 194 37.5 31.9-43.4 264 62.5 56.6-68.1
GENDER
Male 183 80 37.0 28.6-46.3 103 63.0 53.7-71.4
Female 275 114 38.0 31.3-45.3 161 62.0 54.7-68.7
RACE
White 387 166 38.9 33.1-45.1 221 61.1 54.9-66.9
Other 69 28 33.2 20.3-49.3 41 66.8 50.7-79.7
AGE
18-44 178 52 28.4 20.8-37.4 126 71.6 62.6-79.2
45+ 280 142 49.6 42.9-56.3 138 50.4 43.7-57.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 287 133 38.8 31.6-46.6 154 61.2 53.4-68.4
Some College + 171 61 34.9 27.0-43.8 110 65.1 56.2-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 277 119 37.9 30.6-45.9 158 62.1 54.1-69.4
$50,000+ 115 48 37.6 28.0-48.4 67 62.4 51.6-72.0

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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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