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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 145 44 30.4 22.5-39.8 101 69.6 60.2-77.5
GENDER
Male 49 12 21.4 11.0-37.3 37 78.6 62.7-89.0
Female 96 32 37.5 27.1-49.1 64 62.5 50.9-72.9
RACE
White 137 40 29.6 21.7-39.0 97 70.4 61.0-78.3
Other 8 4 38.0 10.7-75.7 4 62.0 24.3-89.3
AGE
18-44 12 6 49.1 22.0-76.8 6 50.9 23.2-78.0
45+ 132 38 27.4 19.9-36.6 94 72.6 63.4-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 31 39.4 27.9-52.2 53 60.6 47.8-72.1
Some College + 61 13 20.1 11.0-33.8 48 79.9 66.2-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 35 41.2 29.7-53.7 56 58.8 46.3-70.3
$50,000+ 33 6 16.3 7.1-33.1 27 83.7 66.9-92.9

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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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