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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Arthritis Burden

Please think about the past 30 days, keeping in mind all of your joint pain or aching and whether or not you have taken medication.
DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?

(Please answer on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or aching and 10 is pain or aching as bad as it can be.)

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  Total
Respond.^
No pain(0) Mild pain(1-3) Moderate pain(4-6) Severe pain(7-9) Extreme pain(10)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,737 393 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,343 28.5 26.5-30.5 1,580 31.4 29.3-33.5 1,075 23.3 21.1-25.6 346 8.1 6.8- 9.7
-Buncombe County 151 16 8.1 4.8-13.4 55 40.4 31.4-50.1 43 31.6 23.3-41.2 29 15.3 10.4-21.9 8 4.7 2.1- 9.9
GENDER
Male 54 7 8.4 3.8-17.5 24 50.1 34.9-65.4 15 29.4 17.4-45.2 5 6.6 2.5-16.3 3 5.5 1.7-16.1
Female 97 9 7.9 3.8-15.5 31 32.8 23.2-44.0 28 33.3 22.8-45.7 24 22.1 14.7-31.8 5 4.0 1.4-10.9
RACE
White 144 15 7.7 4.5-13.1 54 41.6 32.3-51.6 42 32.3 23.8-42.3 26 14.1 9.4-20.6 7 4.2 1.8- 9.4
Other 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.9 2.4-68.9 1 20.8 2.7-71.4 3 60.3 18.3-91.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 15 2 6.3 1.4-23.5 8 56.0 29.7-79.3 4 34.2 13.8-62.8 1 3.6 0.5-22.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 136 14 8.6 4.9-14.7 47 36.1 27.7-45.3 39 30.8 22.7-40.3 28 18.5 12.7-26.2 8 6.0 2.8-12.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 6 9.4 3.9-21.0 12 23.6 13.1-38.7 17 36.6 22.7-53.1 15 23.0 13.4-36.5 5 7.5 2.7-18.8
Some College + 95 10 7.5 3.9-14.0 42 48.8 37.0-60.8 26 29.3 19.5-41.4 14 11.2 6.5-18.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 14 15.6 8.9-25.9 14 17.9 10.0-29.8 24 38.7 26.4-52.7 19 21.2 13.2-32.2 6 6.6 2.6-15.6
$50,000+ 52 0 0.0 . - . 30 56.0 40.9-70.0 17 34.5 21.5-50.3 4 6.9 2.5-17.5 1 2.6 0.4-16.2

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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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