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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 8,042 4,380 51.3 49.8-52.7 3,662 48.7 47.3-50.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,109 3,961 53.5 51.9-55.0 3,148 46.5 45.0-48.1
No 923 415 37.8 33.7-42.1 508 62.2 57.9-66.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 127 53 43.4 32.4-55.2 74 56.6 44.8-67.6
Recommended Range 2,217 997 42.1 39.3-44.9 1,220 57.9 55.1-60.7
Overweight 2,804 1,469 49.0 46.5-51.4 1,335 51.0 48.6-53.5
Obese 2,573 1,662 61.3 58.7-63.8 911 38.7 36.2-41.3
Current Smoker
No 6,273 3,531 53.3 51.6-54.9 2,742 46.7 45.1-48.4
Yes 1,734 830 44.7 41.5-47.8 904 55.3 52.2-58.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,465 4,122 52.1 50.6-53.7 3,343 47.9 46.3-49.4
Yes 515 227 42.0 36.3-47.9 288 58.0 52.1-63.7
Heavy Drinker
No 7,717 4,226 51.4 49.9-52.9 3,491 48.6 47.1-50.1
Yes 229 109 45.0 35.9-54.5 120 55.0 45.5-64.1
Current Asthma
Yes 781 491 60.5 55.7-65.2 290 39.5 34.8-44.3
No 7,209 3,865 50.4 48.8-51.9 3,344 49.6 48.1-51.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,245 780 61.2 57.7-64.5 465 38.8 35.5-42.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 51 31 51.3 35.0-67.4 20 48.7 32.6-65.0
No 6,602 3,496 49.7 48.0-51.3 3,106 50.3 48.7-52.0
No, Bordeline Diabetes 138 69 48.1 37.3-59.0 69 51.9 41.0-62.7

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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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