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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Arthritis Burden

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,940 4,882 27.6 26.4-28.8 8,058 72.4 71.2-73.6
-Guilford County 411 151 26.1 21.2-31.8 260 73.9 68.2-78.8
GENDER
Male 165 50 19.1 13.3-26.8 115 80.9 73.2-86.7
Female 246 101 35.0 28.3-42.4 145 65.0 57.6-71.7
RACE
White 294 112 30.8 25.2-37.1 182 69.2 62.9-74.8
Other 112 37 20.6 13.0-31.1 75 79.4 68.9-87.0
AGE
18-44 93 10 8.6 4.0-17.4 83 91.4 82.6-96.0
45+ 313 141 40.3 34.2-46.7 172 59.7 53.3-65.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 61 23.4 15.5-33.8 85 76.6 66.2-84.5
Some College + 265 90 27.8 22.0-34.5 175 72.2 65.5-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 78 30.0 22.8-38.2 118 70.0 61.8-77.2
$50,000+ 162 51 24.9 18.1-33.2 111 75.1 66.8-81.9

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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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