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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 117 61 52.1 39.3-64.6 56 47.9 35.4-60.7
GENDER
Male 41 22 52.0 30.4-72.9 19 48.0 27.1-69.6
Female 76 39 52.2 39.0-65.1 37 47.8 34.9-61.0
RACE
White 106 54 50.3 37.0-63.5 52 49.7 36.5-63.0
Other 10 7 76.4 42.0-93.6 3 23.6 6.4-58.0
AGE
18-44 16 11 52.8 19.4-83.9 5 47.2 16.1-80.6
45+ 99 50 53.4 41.9-64.6 49 46.6 35.4-58.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 35 63.3 49.6-75.1 29 36.7 24.9-50.4
Some College + 52 26 43.2 25.9-62.4 26 56.8 37.6-74.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 36 62.1 47.8-74.5 30 37.9 25.5-52.2
$50,000+ 36 18 53.4 35.9-70.0 18 46.6 30.0-64.1

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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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