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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 411 119 16.6 13.2-20.7 292 83.4 79.3-86.8
GENDER
Male 162 40 14.4 9.9-20.6 122 85.6 79.4-90.1
Female 249 79 18.5 13.7-24.5 170 81.5 75.5-86.3
RACE
White 254 78 20.6 15.9-26.4 176 79.4 73.6-84.1
Other 153 39 13.6 9.2-19.6 114 86.4 80.4-90.8
AGE
18-44 138 8 3.8 1.8- 8.1 130 96.2 91.9-98.2
45+ 267 109 34.0 27.9-40.6 158 66.0 59.4-72.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 42 14.1 9.1-21.4 65 85.9 78.6-90.9
Some College + 303 77 18.0 13.8-23.1 226 82.0 76.9-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 56 16.6 11.3-23.6 107 83.4 76.4-88.7
$50,000+ 196 40 15.3 10.8-21.2 156 84.7 78.8-89.2

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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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