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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 138 110 75.3 65.1-83.3 28 24.7 16.7-34.9
GENDER
Male 55 45 76.6 60.5-87.5 10 23.4 12.5-39.5
Female 83 65 73.9 60.4-84.0 18 26.1 16.0-39.6
RACE
White 116 93 75.4 64.0-84.1 23 24.6 15.9-36.0
Other 22 17 74.7 48.7-90.2 5 25.3 9.8-51.3
AGE
18-44 39 25 61.2 42.7-76.9 14 38.8 23.1-57.3
45+ 99 85 83.7 72.5-91.0 14 16.3 9.0-27.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 65 84.9 73.5-91.9 11 15.1 8.1-26.5
Some College + 62 45 64.0 47.8-77.6 17 36.0 22.4-52.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 66 77.6 63.6-87.3 14 22.4 12.7-36.4
$50,000+ 36 26 68.9 48.6-83.9 10 31.1 16.1-51.4

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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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