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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Arthritis Management

Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested physical activity

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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
-Davidson County 208 111 52.4 44.3-60.4 97 47.6 39.6-55.7
GENDER
Male 77 38 47.7 34.7-61.0 39 52.3 39.0-65.3
Female 131 73 56.5 46.6-65.9 58 43.5 34.1-53.4
RACE
White 181 95 54.9 46.3-63.2 86 45.1 36.8-53.7
Other 26 16 39.4 20.8-61.6 10 60.6 38.4-79.2
AGE
18-44 45 25 60.2 43.3-75.0 20 39.8 25.0-56.7
45+ 163 86 48.6 40.0-57.4 77 51.4 42.6-60.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 71 48.3 38.3-58.4 71 51.7 41.6-61.7
Some College + 66 40 60.9 47.3-73.1 26 39.1 26.9-52.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 72 54.3 43.6-64.7 58 45.7 35.3-56.4
$50,000+ 49 27 56.3 41.2-70.3 22 43.7 29.7-58.8

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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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