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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 149 63 44.2 33.9-55.1 86 55.8 44.9-66.1
AGE
18-24 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 6 1 23.6 3.2-74.2 5 76.4 25.8-96.8
35-44 20 9 43.2 21.3-68.1 11 56.8 31.9-78.7
45-54 40 16 39.2 22.2-59.3 24 60.8 40.7-77.8
55-64 42 16 43.0 24.9-63.1 26 57.0 36.9-75.1
65-74 25 15 63.1 41.9-80.3 10 36.9 19.7-58.1
75+ 14 4 31.5 11.4-62.2 10 68.5 37.8-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 41 14 40.3 20.8-63.6 27 59.7 36.4-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 26 46.6 30.1-63.9 25 53.4 36.1-69.9
Some Post-H.S. 40 17 46.8 27.3-67.4 23 53.2 32.6-72.7
College Graduate 17 6 40.7 17.5-68.8 11 59.3 31.2-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 24 12 60.0 32.8-82.1 12 40.0 17.9-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 35 10 21.2 9.9-39.5 25 78.8 60.5-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 21 10 38.9 17.1-66.2 11 61.1 33.8-82.9
$35,000- 49,999 23 10 45.0 21.5-71.1 13 55.0 28.9-78.5
$50,000-74,999 13 4 32.4 9.1-69.6 9 67.6 30.4-90.9
$75,000+ 12 6 63.5 32.8-86.1 6 36.5 13.9-67.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 92 46 52.3 38.5-65.8 46 47.7 34.2-61.5
No 56 17 32.7 19.4-49.5 39 67.3 50.5-80.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 29 53.7 37.1-69.5 32 46.3 30.5-62.9
Non-Veteran 88 34 38.8 26.3-52.9 54 61.2 47.1-73.7

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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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