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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,210 2,926 33.0 31.7-34.3 5,284 67.0 65.7-68.3
-Union County 177 55 27.1 20.6-34.9 122 72.9 65.1-79.4
GENDER
Male 71 22 24.8 15.8-36.6 49 75.2 63.4-84.2
Female 106 33 29.6 20.8-40.2 73 70.4 59.8-79.2
RACE
White 158 49 28.3 21.1-36.7 109 71.7 63.3-78.9
Other 18 5 17.5 6.4-39.7 13 82.5 60.3-93.6
AGE
18-44 39 9 18.7 9.2-34.4 30 81.3 65.6-90.8
45+ 135 45 31.4 23.4-40.8 90 68.6 59.2-76.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 26 25.8 17.1-36.8 54 74.2 63.2-82.9
Some College + 96 29 28.6 19.5-39.7 67 71.4 60.3-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 29 29.3 19.8-40.9 63 70.7 59.1-80.2
$50,000+ 60 15 21.9 12.7-35.0 45 78.1 65.0-87.3

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported arthritis or joint symptoms that began more than 3 months ago.

^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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