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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 125 68 61.5 49.9-72.0 57 38.5 28.0-50.1
GENDER
Male 54 29 61.1 44.0-75.9 25 38.9 24.1-56.0
Female 71 39 62.1 47.0-75.1 32 37.9 24.9-53.0
RACE
White 106 55 56.7 44.0-68.5 51 43.3 31.5-56.0
Other 18 12 79.0 53.5-92.5 6 21.0 7.5-46.5
AGE
18-44 28 19 74.9 51.2-89.5 9 25.1 10.5-48.8
45+ 97 49 50.8 39.5-62.0 48 49.2 38.0-60.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 33 60.6 44.7-74.5 31 39.4 25.5-55.3
Some College + 61 35 62.5 45.1-77.2 26 37.5 22.8-54.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 39 58.5 42.5-72.9 36 41.5 27.1-57.5
$50,000+ 30 16 58.4 37.9-76.3 14 41.6 23.7-62.1

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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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