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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 86 41 34.7 22.5-49.4 45 65.3 50.6-77.5
GENDER
Male 22 8 16.7 6.7-35.7 14 83.3 64.3-93.3
Female 64 33 46.4 30.8-62.7 31 53.6 37.3-69.2
RACE
White 72 35 41.5 27.4-57.1 37 58.5 42.9-72.6
Other 14 6 18.5 5.9-45.1 8 81.5 54.9-94.1
AGE
18-44 20 6 21.1 6.5-50.8 14 78.9 49.2-93.5
45+ 66 35 46.9 32.7-61.5 31 53.1 38.5-67.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 19 27.9 14.7-46.5 23 72.1 53.5-85.3
Some College + 44 22 42.5 24.5-62.7 22 57.5 37.3-75.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 17 20.4 10.6-35.7 27 79.6 64.3-89.4
$50,000+ 26 16 64.3 40.1-82.8 10 35.7 17.2-59.9

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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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