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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 119 32 22.6 15.2-32.2 87 77.4 67.8-84.8
GENDER
Male 39 5 11.8 4.6-27.3 34 88.2 72.7-95.4
Female 80 27 31.1 20.6-43.9 53 68.9 56.1-79.4
RACE
White 99 23 19.6 12.2-30.0 76 80.4 70.0-87.8
Other 20 9 34.6 14.3-62.6 11 65.4 37.4-85.7
AGE
18-44 9 4 32.0 9.0-69.0 5 68.0 31.0-91.0
45+ 109 28 21.1 14.2-30.3 81 78.9 69.7-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 13 18.0 9.0-32.7 33 82.0 67.3-91.0
Some College + 73 19 25.5 15.8-38.3 54 74.5 61.7-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 21 33.2 21.2-47.9 32 66.8 52.1-78.8
$50,000+ 48 8 18.3 8.6-34.8 40 81.7 65.2-91.4

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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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