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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Arthritis Management

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%)
North Carolina 3,749 1,943 49.2 46.8-51.5 1,806 50.8 48.5-53.2
-Orange County 75 39 49.4 36.7-62.1 36 50.6 37.9-63.3
GENDER
Male 27 10 34.1 18.2-54.5 17 65.9 45.5-81.8
Female 48 29 64.3 48.4-77.5 19 35.7 22.5-51.6
RACE
White 62 30 43.1 29.9-57.4 32 56.9 42.6-70.1
Other 12 8 69.4 37.8-89.4 4 30.6 10.6-62.2
AGE
18-44 5 3 50.5 11.6-88.8 2 49.5 11.2-88.4
45+ 70 36 49.3 36.3-62.3 34 50.7 37.7-63.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 18 11 53.8 29.2-76.7 7 46.2 23.3-70.8
Some College + 57 28 47.8 33.4-62.7 29 52.2 37.3-66.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 27 15 53.9 32.8-73.7 12 46.1 26.3-67.2
$50,000+ 38 21 50.9 33.1-68.4 17 49.1 31.6-66.9

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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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