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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,860 2,318 48.1 45.8-50.5 2,542 51.9 49.5-54.2
-Buncombe County 156 69 41.6 32.9-50.9 87 58.4 49.1-67.1
GENDER
Male 55 22 34.9 22.3-50.0 33 65.1 50.0-77.7
Female 101 47 46.9 36.0-58.2 54 53.1 41.8-64.0
RACE
White 149 66 41.6 32.7-51.2 83 58.4 48.8-67.3
Other 5 3 60.3 18.3-91.2 2 39.7 8.8-81.7
AGE
18-44 16 5 30.7 12.4-58.1 11 69.3 41.9-87.6
45+ 140 64 44.8 36.0-54.0 76 55.2 46.0-64.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 30 50.4 35.5-65.3 27 49.6 34.7-64.5
Some College + 97 39 37.3 26.9-49.0 58 62.7 51.0-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 40 54.4 41.6-66.6 38 45.6 33.4-58.4
$50,000+ 54 21 36.5 23.9-51.2 33 63.5 48.8-76.1

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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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