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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,838 891 18.9 17.0-20.9 1,150 22.6 20.7-24.5 2,797 58.6 56.2-60.9
-Forsyth County 118 16 11.1 6.3-18.8 25 16.9 11.0-25.1 77 72.0 62.2-80.0
GENDER
Male 39 3 6.4 1.7-20.9 5 9.4 3.7-21.8 31 84.3 69.2-92.7
Female 79 13 14.9 8.1-25.7 20 22.9 14.4-34.5 46 62.2 49.5-73.4
RACE
White 98 10 7.6 3.7-15.2 22 18.9 12.1-28.3 66 73.5 63.2-81.7
Other 20 6 25.2 9.3-52.8 3 8.9 2.5-27.2 11 65.8 37.9-85.9
AGE
18-44 9 1 10.2 1.3-49.2 2 8.1 1.7-31.0 6 81.8 48.3-95.6
45+ 108 15 11.5 6.6-19.4 23 19.0 12.4-28.0 70 69.5 59.4-78.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 9 13.7 6.1-28.1 8 13.3 5.9-27.3 29 73.0 56.0-85.2
Some College + 72 7 9.5 4.2-19.9 17 19.2 11.6-30.0 48 71.3 59.1-81.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 11 17.7 9.5-30.8 12 20.5 11.2-34.6 30 61.7 46.5-75.0
$50,000+ 47 4 9.7 3.3-25.1 10 16.5 8.6-29.3 33 73.8 58.6-84.9

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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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