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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Arthritis Burden

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,788 1,452 32.2 29.9-34.5 3,336 67.8 65.5-70.1
-Alamance County 123 28 24.4 16.6-34.4 95 75.6 65.6-83.4
GENDER
Male 34 7 22.2 10.5-41.0 27 77.8 59.0-89.5
Female 89 21 25.5 16.2-37.8 68 74.5 62.2-83.8
RACE
White 103 21 20.0 12.6-30.2 82 80.0 69.8-87.4
Other 20 7 41.4 20.1-66.5 13 58.6 33.5-79.9
AGE
18-44 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
45+ 115 27 26.3 17.9-36.8 88 73.7 63.2-82.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 16 21.7 13.0-33.9 57 78.3 66.1-87.0
Some College + 50 12 28.8 15.8-46.5 38 71.2 53.5-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 21 30.9 20.0-44.3 58 69.1 55.7-80.0
$50,000+ 28 4 10.1 3.4-26.3 24 89.9 73.7-96.6

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This question was asked regardless of the respondent's employment status.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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