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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 118 26 24.1 16.0-34.8 92 75.9 65.2-84.0
GENDER
Male 40 11 31.3 16.8-50.7 29 68.7 49.3-83.2
Female 78 15 19.1 11.2-30.6 63 80.9 69.4-88.8
RACE
White 77 12 15.9 8.7-27.3 65 84.1 72.7-91.3
Other 39 14 36.6 21.0-55.6 25 63.4 44.4-79.0
AGE
18-44 8 1 9.3 1.2-45.9 7 90.7 54.1-98.8
45+ 108 25 26.9 17.9-38.5 83 73.1 61.5-82.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 16 48.4 31.5-65.7 26 51.6 34.3-68.5
Some College + 76 10 13.6 6.6-25.9 66 86.4 74.1-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 18 40.1 25.3-56.9 38 59.9 43.1-74.7
$50,000+ 39 3 7.1 2.1-21.5 36 92.9 78.5-97.9

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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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