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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Management-WHITE FEMALES

Have you EVER taken an educational course or class to teach you how to manage
problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,000 182 8.4 7.0-10.0 1,818 91.6 90.0-93.0
AGE
18-24 19 0 0.0 . - . 19 100 . - .
25-34 93 6 6.7 2.6-16.4 87 93.3 83.6-97.4
35-44 198 17 6.5 3.6-11.3 181 93.5 88.7-96.4
45-54 373 29 8.2 5.3-12.4 344 91.8 87.6-94.7
55-64 471 53 12.2 8.8-16.7 418 87.8 83.3-91.2
65-74 446 43 9.0 6.4-12.5 403 91.0 87.5-93.6
75+ 394 33 8.2 5.6-12.0 361 91.8 88.0-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 13 3.9 1.6- 9.3 267 96.1 90.7-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 642 43 5.9 4.1- 8.4 599 94.1 91.6-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 559 71 10.8 8.1-14.2 488 89.2 85.8-91.9
College Graduate 518 55 10.9 7.9-14.9 463 89.1 85.1-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 23 5.0 3.0- 8.2 259 95.0 91.8-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 369 36 9.8 6.4-14.8 333 90.2 85.2-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 207 18 6.7 3.7-11.9 189 93.3 88.1-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 268 29 10.2 6.8-15.0 239 89.8 85.0-93.2
$50,000-74,999 280 26 8.3 5.2-12.9 254 91.7 87.1-94.8
$75,000+ 274 27 10.3 6.5-15.9 247 89.7 84.1-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,085 125 10.4 8.3-12.9 960 89.6 87.1-91.7
No 908 57 6.3 4.6- 8.7 851 93.7 91.3-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 9 16.3 6.6-35.0 38 83.7 65.0-93.4
Non-Veteran 1,953 173 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,780 91.8 90.1-93.2

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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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