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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

During the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 662 273 39.0 33.8-44.6 389 61.0 55.4-66.2
AGE
18-24 41 10 29.7 15.9-48.6 31 70.3 51.4-84.1
25-34 67 16 28.9 15.3-47.7 51 71.1 52.3-84.7
35-44 100 43 39.5 28.8-51.4 57 60.5 48.6-71.2
45-54 161 74 43.9 34.5-53.7 87 56.1 46.3-65.5
55-64 148 65 52.8 42.3-63.0 83 47.2 37.0-57.7
65-74 95 37 33.3 23.3-45.0 58 66.7 55.0-76.7
75+ 48 28 61.1 43.6-76.1 20 38.9 23.9-56.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 82 54.8 42.5-66.5 59 45.2 33.5-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 232 90 34.7 26.8-43.6 142 65.3 56.4-73.2
Some Post-H.S. 180 70 38.3 27.5-50.4 110 61.7 49.6-72.5
College Graduate 108 31 32.3 21.8-44.9 77 67.7 55.1-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 43 56.8 41.2-71.2 38 43.2 28.8-58.8
$15,000- 24,999 140 66 48.2 35.1-61.6 74 51.8 38.4-64.9
$25,000- 34,999 95 32 30.8 18.6-46.5 63 69.2 53.5-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 111 40 30.6 20.9-42.3 71 69.4 57.7-79.1
$50,000-74,999 75 25 20.5 12.1-32.6 50 79.5 67.4-87.9
$75,000+ 70 23 42.4 28.0-58.2 47 57.6 41.8-72.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 253 157 69.7 61.6-76.7 96 30.3 23.3-38.4
No 385 107 24.1 18.9-30.1 278 75.9 69.9-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 229 99 43.4 34.5-52.8 130 56.6 47.2-65.5
Non-Veteran 433 174 37.6 31.4-44.3 259 62.4 55.7-68.6

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^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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