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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 388 172 36.0 30.2-42.3 216 64.0 57.7-69.8
GENDER
Male 137 60 33.8 24.9-44.1 77 66.2 55.9-75.1
Female 251 112 38.3 31.5-45.5 139 61.7 54.5-68.5
RACE
White 324 150 38.0 31.5-45.0 174 62.0 55.0-68.5
Other 64 22 27.7 16.9-41.7 42 72.3 58.3-83.1
AGE
18-44 158 45 24.8 17.7-33.5 113 75.2 66.5-82.3
45+ 228 127 52.1 44.4-59.7 101 47.9 40.3-55.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 96 36.1 27.9-45.2 101 63.9 54.8-72.1
Some College + 189 76 36.2 28.2-45.0 113 63.8 55.0-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 97 35.0 27.1-43.9 107 65.0 56.1-72.9
$50,000+ 126 44 30.1 21.8-40.1 82 69.9 59.9-78.2

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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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