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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 4,788 1,452 32.2 29.9-34.5 3,336 67.8 65.5-70.1
GENDER
Male 1,532 477 32.9 28.8-37.2 1,055 67.1 62.8-71.2
Female 3,256 975 31.7 29.1-34.4 2,281 68.3 65.6-70.9
RACE
White 3,937 1,114 28.6 26.3-31.0 2,823 71.4 69.0-73.7
African American 627 240 42.5 36.2-49.1 387 57.5 50.9-63.8
Asian 15 8 61.3 31.9-84.3 7 38.7 15.7-68.1
Native American 126 57 45.3 31.0-60.5 69 54.7 39.5-69.0
Other Minorities 62 26 55.3 33.7-75.1 36 44.7 24.9-66.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 21 39.3 23.8-57.2 40 60.7 42.8-76.2
-English Speaking 52 15 31.2 17.1-50.0 37 68.8 50.0-82.9
-Spanish Speaking 9 6 66.0 26.9-91.1 3 34.0 8.9-73.1
Non-Hispanic 4,714 1,426 31.9 29.7-34.3 3,288 68.1 65.7-70.3
AGE
18-24 21 11 58.2 30.5-81.5 10 41.8 18.5-69.5
25-34 120 45 38.4 25.7-52.9 75 61.6 47.1-74.3
35-44 322 119 37.1 29.1-46.0 203 62.9 54.0-70.9
45-54 797 323 41.1 36.0-46.5 474 58.9 53.5-64.0
55-64 1,265 426 32.0 28.4-35.9 839 68.0 64.1-71.6
65-74 1,218 309 24.1 20.7-27.8 909 75.9 72.2-79.3
75+ 1,014 213 20.7 16.5-25.6 801 79.3 74.4-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 794 330 46.3 39.9-52.8 464 53.7 47.2-60.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,602 542 38.1 33.9-42.4 1,060 61.9 57.6-66.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,217 350 29.4 25.2-34.0 867 70.6 66.0-74.8
College Graduate 1,167 229 18.5 15.6-21.7 938 81.5 78.3-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 700 353 53.1 46.7-59.4 347 46.9 40.6-53.3
$15,000- 24,999 874 330 40.7 35.5-46.1 544 59.3 53.9-64.5
$25,000- 34,999 529 164 32.7 26.7-39.3 365 67.3 60.7-73.3
$35,000- 49,999 625 152 28.0 22.1-34.8 473 72.0 65.2-77.9
$50,000-74,999 582 138 27.5 21.1-35.0 444 72.5 65.0-78.9
$75,000+ 695 107 17.1 12.5-23.0 588 82.9 77.0-87.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,710 1,199 48.1 44.9-51.4 1,511 51.9 48.6-55.1
No 1,935 219 12.2 9.8-15.0 1,716 87.8 85.0-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 710 197 32.3 26.1-39.2 513 67.7 60.8-73.9
Non-Veteran 3,671 1,150 33.0 30.4-35.7 2,521 67.0 64.3-69.6

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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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