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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 359 149 31.5 26.0-37.5 210 68.5 62.5-74.0
GENDER
Male 137 50 28.5 20.3-38.4 87 71.5 61.6-79.7
Female 222 99 34.1 27.5-41.4 123 65.9 58.6-72.5
RACE
White 328 141 33.9 28.4-40.0 187 66.1 60.0-71.6
Other 27 8 19.8 7.8-41.8 19 80.2 58.2-92.2
AGE
18-44 76 12 11.2 5.9-20.1 64 88.8 79.9-94.1
45+ 280 136 45.5 39.0-52.1 144 54.5 47.9-61.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 88 34.6 25.9-44.4 89 65.4 55.6-74.1
Some College + 182 61 28.4 21.8-36.1 121 71.6 63.9-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 94 37.8 28.7-47.7 99 62.2 52.3-71.3
$50,000+ 121 33 20.5 14.2-28.6 88 79.5 71.4-85.8

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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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