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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 399 255 60.2 53.8-66.3 144 39.8 33.7-46.2
AGE
18-24 6 4 57.4 17.4-89.6 2 42.6 10.4-82.6
25-34 19 7 37.3 16.9-63.4 12 62.7 36.6-83.1
35-44 42 32 73.1 53.6-86.4 10 26.9 13.6-46.4
45-54 89 66 72.7 59.5-82.8 23 27.3 17.2-40.5
55-64 99 60 59.5 47.0-70.9 39 40.5 29.1-53.0
65-74 94 59 54.8 40.9-68.0 35 45.2 32.0-59.1
75+ 48 27 48.0 30.8-65.7 21 52.0 34.3-69.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 69 57.5 45.1-69.0 38 42.5 31.0-54.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 85 66.6 55.1-76.4 40 33.4 23.6-44.9
Some Post-H.S. 103 57 49.8 37.6-62.0 46 50.2 38.0-62.4
College Graduate 64 44 69.8 54.0-82.0 20 30.2 18.0-46.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 54 50.2 36.7-63.7 37 49.8 36.3-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 102 69 65.6 52.3-76.9 33 34.4 23.1-47.7
$25,000- 34,999 46 30 64.5 45.6-79.8 16 35.5 20.2-54.4
$35,000- 49,999 39 26 61.5 41.5-78.3 13 38.5 21.7-58.5
$50,000-74,999 34 25 71.5 50.5-86.0 9 28.5 14.0-49.5
$75,000+ 23 15 64.5 38.8-83.9 8 35.5 16.1-61.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 232 158 67.3 58.9-74.7 74 32.7 25.3-41.1
No 164 96 52.6 42.9-62.0 68 47.4 38.0-57.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 9 54.8 24.6-81.9 5 45.2 18.1-75.4
Non-Veteran 385 246 60.4 53.8-66.6 139 39.6 33.4-46.2

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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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