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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 2,104 968 41.5 38.9-44.2 1,136 58.5 55.8-61.1
GENDER
Female 2,104 968 41.5 38.9-44.2 1,136 58.5 55.8-61.1
RACE
African American 2,104 968 41.5 38.9-44.2 1,136 58.5 55.8-61.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 5 8.9 2.9-24.4 36 91.1 75.6-97.1
-English Speaking 11 2 13.3 2.6-46.3 9 86.7 53.7-97.4
-Spanish Speaking 30 3 8.0 2.0-27.6 27 92.0 72.4-98.0
Non-Hispanic 2,063 963 42.8 40.2-45.4 1,100 57.2 54.6-59.8
AGE
18-24 126 23 19.2 12.4-28.6 103 80.8 71.4-87.6
25-34 339 72 20.0 15.4-25.6 267 80.0 74.4-84.6
35-44 441 167 35.6 30.4-41.2 274 64.4 58.8-69.6
45-54 430 228 53.4 47.6-59.0 202 46.6 41.0-52.4
55-64 357 227 60.6 54.2-66.6 130 39.4 33.4-45.8
65-74 236 146 60.8 52.8-68.2 90 39.2 31.8-47.2
75+ 160 102 62.8 53.8-71.1 58 37.2 28.9-46.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 411 257 57.9 51.5-64.0 154 42.1 36.0-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 722 324 37.9 33.5-42.5 398 62.1 57.5-66.5
Some Post-H.S. 526 223 40.0 35.0-45.1 303 60.0 54.9-65.0
College Graduate 441 163 34.5 29.3-40.1 278 65.5 59.9-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 274 54.6 48.7-60.2 187 45.4 39.8-51.3
$15,000- 24,999 506 236 44.2 38.9-49.6 270 55.8 50.4-61.1
$25,000- 34,999 316 126 36.6 30.3-43.4 190 63.4 56.6-69.7
$35,000- 49,999 216 85 36.1 28.8-44.0 131 63.9 56.0-71.2
$50,000-74,999 159 54 29.9 22.3-38.8 105 70.1 61.2-77.7
$75,000+ 131 45 31.5 23.1-41.4 86 68.5 58.6-76.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 757 542 70.1 65.8-74.0 215 29.9 26.0-34.2
No 1,266 410 28.2 25.4-31.3 856 71.8 68.7-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 28 37.9 24.8-53.2 43 62.1 46.8-75.2
Non-Veteran 2,031 940 41.7 39.0-44.4 1,091 58.3 55.6-61.0

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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.

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