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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 107 62 52.9 41.4-64.1 45 47.1 35.9-58.6
GENDER
Male 37 19 47.3 29.9-65.4 18 52.7 34.6-70.1
Female 70 43 58.8 45.6-70.8 27 41.2 29.2-54.4
RACE
White 75 41 53.2 39.8-66.2 34 46.8 33.8-60.2
Other 32 21 52.3 31.5-72.3 11 47.7 27.7-68.5
AGE
18-44 15 7 43.7 19.4-71.5 8 56.3 28.5-80.6
45+ 92 55 56.1 44.5-67.2 37 43.9 32.8-55.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 29 55.2 37.0-72.1 15 44.8 27.9-63.0
Some College + 63 33 51.4 36.8-65.8 30 48.6 34.2-63.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 35 54.5 39.1-69.2 23 45.5 30.8-60.9
$50,000+ 31 16 51.1 32.7-69.3 15 48.9 30.7-67.3

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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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