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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 155 37 26.5 18.6-36.2 118 73.5 63.8-81.4
GENDER
Male 55 12 26.3 14.2-43.6 43 73.7 56.4-85.8
Female 100 25 26.6 17.4-38.4 75 73.4 61.6-82.6
RACE
White 148 35 26.1 18.0-36.1 113 73.9 63.9-82.0
Other 5 2 53.5 14.6-88.6 3 46.5 11.4-85.4
AGE
18-44 16 4 35.1 14.2-63.9 12 64.9 36.1-85.8
45+ 139 33 23.9 16.9-32.6 106 76.1 67.4-83.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 16 31.4 18.7-47.8 40 68.6 52.2-81.3
Some College + 97 21 24.2 14.8-37.1 76 75.8 62.9-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 26 34.6 23.3-47.9 51 65.4 52.1-76.7
$50,000+ 53 5 12.7 5.0-28.8 48 87.3 71.2-95.0

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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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