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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Arthritis Management

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,042 4,380 51.3 49.8-52.7 3,662 48.7 47.3-50.2
-Rowan County 249 127 50.3 43.1-57.4 122 49.7 42.6-56.9
GENDER
Male 82 34 43.9 32.2-56.3 48 56.1 43.7-67.8
Female 167 93 55.5 47.0-63.6 74 44.5 36.4-53.0
RACE
White 218 108 48.5 41.0-56.1 110 51.5 43.9-59.0
Other 29 17 60.0 37.8-78.8 12 40.0 21.2-62.2
AGE
18-44 48 20 36.5 23.5-51.9 28 63.5 48.1-76.5
45+ 201 107 55.3 47.3-63.1 94 44.7 36.9-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 67 46.1 36.8-55.8 73 53.9 44.2-63.2
Some College + 109 60 55.5 44.7-65.9 49 44.5 34.1-55.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 164 82 48.7 39.7-57.8 82 51.3 42.2-60.3
$50,000+ 48 25 52.6 37.4-67.3 23 47.4 32.7-62.6

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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.

** 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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