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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,838 891 18.9 17.0-20.9 1,150 22.6 20.7-24.5 2,797 58.6 56.2-60.9
-Buncombe County 157 26 16.1 10.6-23.6 30 19.7 12.9-28.9 101 64.2 54.7-72.6
GENDER
Male 55 7 11.6 5.3-23.5 7 14.6 5.8-32.2 41 73.8 57.5-85.4
Female 102 19 19.7 12.1-30.3 23 23.7 15.1-35.2 60 56.6 45.2-67.3
RACE
White 150 24 15.2 9.9-22.8 30 20.6 13.5-30.1 96 64.2 54.5-72.9
Other 5 2 53.5 14.6-88.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 46.5 11.4-85.4
AGE
18-44 16 1 7.4 1.0-38.1 4 28.5 10.3-58.0 11 64.1 36.1-84.9
45+ 141 25 18.7 12.6-26.8 26 17.1 11.3-25.1 90 64.2 55.1-72.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 15 27.9 16.4-43.3 10 12.2 5.9-23.4 32 59.9 44.7-73.4
Some College + 98 11 9.6 5.1-17.5 19 24.0 14.5-37.0 68 66.4 53.9-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 18 24.0 14.5-36.9 11 11.7 5.7-22.3 49 64.4 51.2-75.7
$50,000+ 54 5 9.8 4.0-22.1 13 26.3 15.2-41.6 36 63.8 48.7-76.6

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^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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