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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 139 33 27.6 18.7-38.8 38 26.9 18.8-36.9 68 45.5 35.7-55.7
GENDER
Male 49 8 28.5 14.0-49.4 13 22.2 12.2-37.1 28 49.2 32.7-65.9
Female 90 25 26.9 17.6-38.9 25 30.6 19.8-44.1 40 42.5 31.2-54.6
RACE
White 122 26 25.8 16.4-38.2 36 29.7 20.6-40.6 60 44.5 34.1-55.4
Other 17 7 41.0 18.9-67.5 2 6.3 1.5-23.1 8 52.7 27.6-76.5
AGE
18-44 14 3 29.3 8.4-65.2 8 60.5 29.3-85.0 3 10.1 2.8-30.4
45+ 124 30 27.5 18.3-38.9 29 19.2 13.1-27.3 65 53.3 42.8-63.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 22 28.6 17.7-42.8 33 34.7 24.2-46.9 38 36.7 26.3-48.5
Some College + 44 10 23.5 10.9-43.6 5 15.3 5.1-37.7 29 61.1 41.4-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 21 29.3 18.0-44.0 25 28.0 18.2-40.6 42 42.6 31.0-55.2
$50,000+ 20 2 9.8 2.4-32.9 4 18.0 6.5-40.6 14 72.2 48.4-87.8

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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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