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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,006 628 61.8 58.0-65.5 378 38.2 34.5-42.0
GENDER
Female 1,006 628 61.8 58.0-65.5 378 38.2 34.5-42.0
RACE
African American 1,006 628 61.8 58.0-65.5 378 38.2 34.5-42.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 51.6 10.9-90.3 2 48.4 9.7-89.1
-English Speaking 3 2 65.0 12.5-96.0 1 35.0 4.0-87.5
-Spanish Speaking 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,002 626 61.8 58.0-65.5 376 38.2 34.5-42.0
AGE
18-24 18 10 45.1 22.5-69.9 8 54.9 30.1-77.5
25-34 61 26 44.9 30.8-59.8 35 55.1 40.2-69.2
35-44 160 93 58.4 48.2-67.9 67 41.6 32.1-51.8
45-54 234 149 63.4 55.7-70.4 85 36.6 29.6-44.3
55-64 249 170 68.9 61.5-75.4 79 31.1 24.6-38.5
65-74 166 113 70.6 61.9-78.0 53 29.4 22.0-38.1
75+ 116 65 57.0 46.6-66.8 51 43.0 33.2-53.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 165 56.7 49.4-63.7 124 43.3 36.3-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 321 210 60.8 53.6-67.5 111 39.2 32.5-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 234 150 66.8 59.4-73.4 84 33.2 26.6-40.6
College Graduate 161 103 65.3 56.1-73.6 58 34.7 26.4-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 180 62.8 55.9-69.3 100 37.2 30.7-44.1
$15,000- 24,999 245 145 56.1 48.1-63.8 100 43.9 36.2-51.9
$25,000- 34,999 126 78 64.0 53.1-73.6 48 36.0 26.4-46.9
$35,000- 49,999 84 60 75.1 63.8-83.7 24 24.9 16.3-36.2
$50,000-74,999 54 38 69.0 53.2-81.3 16 31.0 18.7-46.8
$75,000+ 49 28 58.8 42.1-73.6 21 41.2 26.4-57.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 563 364 64.1 59.0-69.0 199 35.9 31.0-41.0
No 436 259 58.2 52.4-63.8 177 41.8 36.2-47.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 17 77.4 52.9-91.3 7 22.6 8.7-47.1
Non-Veteran 982 611 61.4 57.5-65.1 371 38.6 34.9-42.5

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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.

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