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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Arthritis Burden

Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,496 6,465 84.2 83.0-85.4 1,031 15.8 14.6-17.0
-Wake County 313 257 80.4 74.2-85.3 56 19.6 14.7-25.8
GENDER
Male 114 89 75.8 64.8-84.2 25 24.2 15.8-35.2
Female 199 168 84.4 77.9-89.3 31 15.6 10.7-22.1
RACE
White 256 213 82.3 75.7-87.5 43 17.7 12.5-24.3
Other 53 41 72.9 55.4-85.4 12 27.1 14.6-44.6
AGE
18-44 103 74 73.4 62.0-82.3 29 26.6 17.7-38.0
45+ 210 183 86.6 80.5-90.9 27 13.4 9.1-19.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 67 85.0 74.1-91.8 14 15.0 8.2-25.9
Some College + 232 190 78.6 71.1-84.6 42 21.4 15.4-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 102 82.0 72.2-88.9 23 18.0 11.1-27.8
$50,000+ 145 118 77.9 68.2-85.2 27 22.1 14.8-31.8

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported joint symptons in the last month.

^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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