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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management-WHITE 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 1,989 1,058 52.8 49.7-55.9 931 47.2 44.1-50.3
AGE
18-24 19 9 35.6 14.8-63.8 10 64.4 36.2-85.2
25-34 92 38 44.7 32.5-57.6 54 55.3 42.4-67.5
35-44 199 99 52.7 43.4-61.8 100 47.3 38.2-56.6
45-54 371 205 56.8 50.5-62.8 166 43.2 37.2-49.5
55-64 471 282 59.6 54.0-65.0 189 40.4 35.0-46.0
65-74 442 238 52.4 46.7-57.9 204 47.6 42.1-53.3
75+ 389 187 48.7 42.7-54.8 202 51.3 45.2-57.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 130 47.0 37.7-56.5 151 53.0 43.5-62.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 635 354 55.8 49.7-61.7 281 44.2 38.3-50.3
Some Post-H.S. 558 290 49.9 44.5-55.2 268 50.1 44.8-55.5
College Graduate 514 284 55.2 49.4-60.9 230 44.8 39.1-50.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 144 52.1 43.8-60.4 137 47.9 39.6-56.2
$15,000- 24,999 369 194 54.6 47.1-61.9 175 45.4 38.1-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 204 114 56.7 47.9-65.1 90 43.3 34.9-52.1
$35,000- 49,999 265 148 55.7 48.5-62.7 117 44.3 37.3-51.5
$50,000-74,999 279 142 50.8 43.2-58.4 137 49.2 41.6-56.8
$75,000+ 275 152 55.0 47.3-62.5 123 45.0 37.5-52.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,078 620 56.3 51.6-60.9 458 43.7 39.1-48.4
No 904 435 49.0 44.8-53.3 469 51.0 46.7-55.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 34 76.2 58.5-88.0 13 23.8 12.0-41.5
Non-Veteran 1,942 1,024 52.3 49.1-55.4 918 47.7 44.6-50.9

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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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