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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Arthritis Burden

Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,496 6,465 84.2 83.0-85.4 1,031 15.8 14.6-17.0
-Iredell County 172 139 78.7 69.7-85.6 33 21.3 14.4-30.3
GENDER
Male 68 56 78.6 63.1-88.8 12 21.4 11.2-36.9
Female 104 83 78.7 68.6-86.2 21 21.3 13.8-31.4
RACE
White 145 116 78.7 69.7-85.5 29 21.3 14.5-30.3
Other 27 23 78.7 44.9-94.4 4 21.3 5.6-55.1
AGE
18-44 54 40 71.4 54.1-84.1 14 28.6 15.9-45.9
45+ 118 99 84.0 75.5-90.0 19 16.0 10.0-24.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 77 75.1 62.1-84.7 21 24.9 15.3-37.9
Some College + 74 62 83.5 70.9-91.3 12 16.5 8.7-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 80 72.3 59.0-82.5 22 27.7 17.5-41.0
$50,000+ 45 37 85.6 72.5-93.1 8 14.4 6.9-27.5

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported joint symptons in the last month.

^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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