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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 89 46 59.4 47.6-70.3 43 40.6 29.7-52.4
GENDER
Male 29 16 59.0 38.3-76.9 13 41.0 23.1-61.7
Female 60 30 59.7 45.8-72.3 30 40.3 27.7-54.2
RACE
White 78 39 57.6 44.9-69.4 39 42.4 30.6-55.1
Other 11 7 68.1 34.0-89.9 4 31.9 10.1-66.0
AGE
18-44 8 5 70.7 35.5-91.4 3 29.3 8.6-64.5
45+ 81 41 57.3 44.9-68.9 40 42.7 31.1-55.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 21 47.9 32.5-63.6 29 52.1 36.4-67.5
Some College + 39 25 74.0 57.8-85.6 14 26.0 14.4-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 50 25 54.2 38.3-69.3 25 45.8 30.7-61.7
$50,000+ 28 16 62.2 42.1-78.9 12 37.8 21.1-57.9

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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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