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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 141 42 34.0 24.8-44.6 99 66.0 55.4-75.2
GENDER
Male 49 12 29.9 16.0-48.8 37 70.1 51.2-84.0
Female 92 30 37.3 26.2-49.9 62 62.7 50.1-73.8
RACE
White 124 36 33.6 23.7-45.1 88 66.4 54.9-76.3
Other 17 6 37.0 16.1-64.3 11 63.0 35.7-83.9
AGE
18-44 14 9 49.6 21.5-77.9 5 50.4 22.1-78.5
45+ 126 33 30.9 21.5-42.2 93 69.1 57.8-78.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 94 32 40.5 28.9-53.2 62 59.5 46.8-71.1
Some College + 45 10 25.1 12.0-44.9 35 74.9 55.1-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 28 40.6 28.2-54.2 61 59.4 45.8-71.8
$50,000+ 20 3 14.9 4.7-38.4 17 85.1 61.6-95.3

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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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