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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 372 158 33.3 27.7-39.3 214 66.7 60.7-72.3
GENDER
Male 126 56 32.4 23.7-42.5 70 67.6 57.5-76.3
Female 246 102 33.9 27.1-41.5 144 66.1 58.5-72.9
RACE
White 216 100 33.7 26.4-41.9 116 66.3 58.1-73.6
Other 151 58 34.0 25.6-43.5 93 66.0 56.5-74.4
AGE
18-44 126 21 14.5 9.1-22.3 105 85.5 77.7-90.9
45+ 243 135 55.1 47.6-62.3 108 44.9 37.7-52.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 64 35.6 26.3-46.1 80 64.4 53.9-73.7
Some College + 228 94 31.9 25.2-39.3 134 68.1 60.7-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 88 32.9 25.4-41.3 103 67.1 58.7-74.6
$50,000+ 135 52 34.6 25.9-44.4 83 65.4 55.6-74.1

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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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