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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 403 175 35.7 30.1-41.8 228 64.3 58.2-69.9
GENDER
Male 161 62 32.0 24.2-40.9 99 68.0 59.1-75.8
Female 242 113 39.1 31.3-47.5 129 60.9 52.5-68.7
RACE
White 365 163 39.2 33.1-45.6 202 60.8 54.4-66.9
Other 35 11 16.1 7.5-31.4 24 83.9 68.6-92.5
AGE
18-44 86 15 18.0 10.3-29.7 71 82.0 70.3-89.7
45+ 314 158 48.1 41.7-54.6 156 51.9 45.4-58.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 107 39.8 31.8-48.4 120 60.2 51.6-68.2
Some College + 176 68 30.6 23.3-39.0 108 69.4 61.0-76.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 107 36.7 28.8-45.4 127 63.3 54.6-71.2
$50,000+ 113 41 30.7 22.2-40.8 72 69.3 59.2-77.8

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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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