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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Arthritis Burden

Please think about the past 30 days, keeping in mind all of your joint pain or aching and whether or not you have taken medication.
DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?

(Please answer on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or aching and 10 is pain or aching as bad as it can be.)

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  Total
Respond.^
No pain(0) Mild pain(1-3) Moderate pain(4-6) Severe pain(7-9) Extreme pain(10)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,737 393 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,343 28.5 26.5-30.5 1,580 31.4 29.3-33.5 1,075 23.3 21.1-25.6 346 8.1 6.8- 9.7
-Gaston County 136 19 12.8 7.8-20.2 37 27.3 19.6-36.6 37 28.6 20.2-38.9 28 19.6 12.5-29.3 15 11.7 5.8-22.2
GENDER
Male 47 9 17.5 8.6-32.3 13 26.3 14.8-42.4 16 33.3 19.4-50.9 5 13.4 4.3-34.7 4 9.4 2.6-29.2
Female 89 10 9.3 4.8-17.2 24 28.0 18.6-39.8 21 25.1 15.8-37.6 23 24.2 15.5-35.7 11 13.4 5.8-28.1
RACE
White 119 15 10.7 6.2-17.8 34 28.5 20.1-38.6 35 30.7 21.4-41.8 24 19.3 11.8-30.1 11 10.8 4.7-23.0
Other 17 4 27.7 9.9-57.4 3 18.8 5.5-48.2 2 14.4 2.9-48.4 4 21.2 7.4-47.6 4 17.8 5.8-43.0
AGE
18-44 13 2 8.1 1.8-30.4 3 19.2 5.3-50.2 3 30.3 9.4-64.5 4 21.9 6.4-53.5 1 20.5 3.1-67.1
45+ 122 17 13.7 8.2-22.1 33 28.3 20.0-38.3 34 28.5 19.9-39.1 24 19.3 11.8-29.8 14 10.2 5.1-19.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 10 8.8 4.6-16.3 25 30.2 20.5-42.1 26 30.5 20.4-43.0 20 20.1 12.3-31.1 9 10.3 4.2-23.0
Some College + 44 8 15.8 7.4-30.5 11 22.8 11.7-39.5 11 27.2 13.9-46.4 8 19.7 8.1-40.6 6 14.5 4.7-37.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 12 11.5 6.0-20.8 21 26.5 17.0-38.9 23 28.2 18.2-41.0 20 22.0 12.6-35.7 12 11.8 5.4-23.8
$50,000+ 20 4 21.3 7.8-46.4 6 23.4 9.9-45.9 7 40.4 18.6-66.8 2 9.2 2.2-31.1 1 5.7 0.8-31.7

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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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