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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 114 56 41.8 30.6-53.9 58 58.2 46.1-69.4
GENDER
Male 36 12 23.5 12.1-40.8 24 76.5 59.2-87.9
Female 78 44 53.5 38.3-68.2 34 46.5 31.8-61.7
RACE
White 101 48 43.4 31.7-55.8 53 56.6 44.2-68.3
Other 13 8 34.0 11.3-67.6 5 66.0 32.4-88.7
AGE
18-44 22 6 23.2 8.7-48.7 16 76.8 51.3-91.3
45+ 92 50 55.2 43.7-66.2 42 44.8 33.8-56.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 36 42.3 27.8-58.3 35 57.7 41.7-72.2
Some College + 43 20 40.8 25.5-58.1 23 59.2 41.9-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 31 47.0 31.7-62.9 35 53.0 37.1-68.3
$50,000+ 25 12 31.8 16.0-53.3 13 68.2 46.7-84.0

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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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