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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Arthritis Burden

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,940 4,882 27.6 26.4-28.8 8,058 72.4 71.2-73.6
-Buncombe County 394 157 31.7 26.6-37.3 237 68.3 62.7-73.4
GENDER
Male 143 55 30.2 22.4-39.4 88 69.8 60.6-77.6
Female 251 102 33.1 26.8-40.0 149 66.9 60.0-73.2
RACE
White 360 150 34.2 28.8-40.1 210 65.8 59.9-71.2
Other 31 5 8.9 3.1-22.9 26 91.1 77.1-96.9
AGE
18-44 106 16 15.0 8.9-24.1 90 85.0 75.9-91.1
45+ 287 141 47.5 41.2-53.8 146 52.5 46.2-58.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 57 38.3 28.3-49.4 61 61.7 50.6-71.7
Some College + 273 98 29.0 23.2-35.5 175 71.0 64.5-76.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 78 30.1 23.3-38.0 111 69.9 62.0-76.7
$50,000+ 158 54 30.3 23.0-38.7 104 69.7 61.3-77.0

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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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