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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Arthritis Management

Has a doctor or other health professional EVER suggested physical activity
or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,749 1,943 49.2 46.8-51.5 1,806 50.8 48.5-53.2
-Alamance County 92 43 50.5 32.2-68.7 49 49.5 31.3-67.8
GENDER
Male 30 13 51.0 22.6-78.8 17 49.0 21.2-77.4
Female 62 30 49.9 35.3-64.6 32 50.1 35.4-64.7
RACE
White 73 35 48.5 34.3-62.9 38 51.5 37.1-65.7
Other 19 8 54.0 17.3-86.8 11 46.0 13.2-82.7
AGE
18-44 15 7 64.5 29.5-88.7 8 35.5 11.3-70.5
45+ 76 36 41.1 28.5-54.9 40 58.9 45.1-71.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 23 47.7 28.6-67.5 23 52.3 32.5-71.4
Some College + 46 20 52.7 26.0-78.0 26 47.3 22.0-74.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 28 44.1 28.8-60.7 36 55.9 39.3-71.2
$50,000+ 21 10 31.0 14.6-54.3 11 69.0 45.7-85.4

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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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