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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,860 2,318 48.1 45.8-50.5 2,542 51.9 49.5-54.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 644 316 53.9 47.6-60.1 328 46.1 39.9-52.4
GENDER
Male 188 92 52.6 41.5-63.4 96 47.4 36.6-58.5
Female 456 224 54.7 47.0-62.1 232 45.3 37.9-53.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 642 314 53.7 47.4-60.0 328 46.3 40.0-52.6
AGE
18-24 5 1 14.2 1.7-60.9 4 85.8 39.1-98.3
25-34 17 9 61.6 26.2-87.9 8 38.4 12.1-73.8
35-44 52 26 64.1 44.1-80.2 26 35.9 19.8-55.9
45-54 114 54 51.0 37.2-64.6 60 49.0 35.4-62.8
55-64 205 111 55.0 45.1-64.6 94 45.0 35.4-54.9
65+ 246 112 52.6 42.1-62.8 134 47.4 37.2-57.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 81 63.8 48.3-76.9 54 36.2 23.1-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 128 60.5 50.8-69.4 125 39.5 30.6-49.2
Some Post-H.S. 151 69 49.0 36.7-61.5 82 51.0 38.5-63.3
College Graduate 105 38 33.2 21.6-47.2 67 66.8 52.8-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 97 62.7 48.8-74.8 58 37.3 25.2-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 139 77 62.0 47.8-74.3 62 38.0 25.7-52.2
$25,000- 34,999 68 28 45.0 31.1-59.8 40 55.0 40.2-68.9
$35,000-49,999 77 30 48.0 32.8-63.5 47 52.0 36.5-67.2
$50,000- 74,999 56 21 48.9 28.6-69.6 35 51.1 30.4-71.4
$75,000+ 48 12 29.8 14.0-52.5 36 70.2 47.5-86.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 408 285 74.0 67.1-80.0 123 26.0 20.0-32.9
No 212 24 13.7 7.8-22.8 188 86.3 77.2-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 48 53.9 37.3-69.7 50 46.1 30.3-62.7
Non-Veteran 500 247 53.4 46.2-60.5 253 46.6 39.5-53.8

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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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