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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 91 49 55.7 43.0-67.7 42 44.3 32.3-57.0
GENDER
Male 29 16 53.4 31.3-74.3 13 46.6 25.7-68.7
Female 62 33 57.3 42.6-70.7 29 42.7 29.3-57.4
RACE
White 68 36 55.0 40.0-69.1 32 45.0 30.9-60.0
Other 22 12 57.0 33.4-77.8 10 43.0 22.2-66.6
AGE
18-44 17 11 61.6 34.5-83.0 6 38.4 17.0-65.5
45+ 74 38 53.5 39.2-67.2 36 46.5 32.8-60.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 27 51.1 34.8-67.2 23 48.9 32.8-65.2
Some College + 41 22 60.2 41.2-76.5 19 39.8 23.5-58.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 28 57.4 39.9-73.2 24 42.6 26.8-60.1
$50,000+ 24 14 54.5 32.5-74.9 10 45.5 25.1-67.5

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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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