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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,542 227 16.2 13.0-20.0 334 20.4 17.3-23.9 981 63.4 59.2-67.4
Female 3,296 664 20.6 18.3-23.1 816 24.0 21.8-26.3 1,816 55.4 52.6-58.1
RACE
White 3,965 657 15.7 13.8-17.7 928 22.1 20.2-24.1 2,380 62.3 59.8-64.6
African American 642 158 30.1 24.0-37.1 163 21.8 17.5-27.0 321 48.0 41.7-54.5
Asian 16 6 41.7 17.2-71.2 3 7.7 2.0-25.3 7 50.6 23.7-77.0
Native American 129 50 41.6 27.9-56.8 31 17.4 10.3-28.0 48 40.9 27.3-56.1
Other Minorities 62 16 14.0 6.5-27.5 19 49.5 27.8-71.4 27 36.5 19.4-57.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 9 12.5 5.4-26.3 18 35.9 21.1-54.1 35 51.6 34.6-68.2
-English Speaking 52 5 8.7 3.0-22.6 13 26.6 13.8-45.2 34 64.6 46.0-79.7
-Spanish Speaking 10 4 24.4 5.9-62.5 5 65.4 28.8-89.8 1 10.2 1.3-49.3
Non-Hispanic 4,764 881 19.0 17.1-21.1 1,127 22.2 20.4-24.2 2,756 58.8 56.4-61.1
AGE
18-24 21 2 7.0 1.6-26.0 10 46.5 20.4-74.7 9 46.5 21.1-73.8
25-34 123 12 13.2 5.5-28.5 34 19.0 12.1-28.4 77 67.8 54.3-78.9
35-44 320 57 21.7 14.9-30.5 89 26.3 19.7-34.3 174 52.0 43.4-60.4
45-54 803 183 22.7 18.3-27.8 178 21.3 17.6-25.6 442 56.0 50.7-61.1
55-64 1,272 257 19.8 16.8-23.3 285 21.7 18.6-25.1 730 58.5 54.5-62.3
65-74 1,238 206 16.9 13.9-20.4 271 18.8 16.1-21.8 761 64.3 60.3-68.1
75+ 1,029 169 16.2 12.0-21.7 278 26.2 22.3-30.6 582 57.5 52.4-62.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 811 236 33.4 27.0-40.4 233 25.6 21.0-30.7 342 41.1 35.2-47.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,621 338 20.7 17.5-24.3 411 25.7 22.2-29.7 872 53.6 49.3-57.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,221 199 16.4 13.0-20.5 284 21.9 18.6-25.5 738 61.7 57.2-66.0
College Graduate 1,176 117 9.9 7.8-12.4 219 17.0 14.1-20.2 840 73.2 69.4-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 715 272 40.7 34.6-47.1 188 24.1 19.6-29.3 255 35.2 29.3-41.5
$15,000- 24,999 886 199 23.9 19.0-29.6 243 26.3 22.1-30.9 444 49.8 44.2-55.5
$25,000- 34,999 527 88 17.9 13.3-23.6 133 22.2 17.7-27.5 306 59.9 53.4-66.1
$35,000- 49,999 629 76 16.6 11.3-23.6 150 21.9 17.3-27.3 403 61.6 54.9-67.8
$50,000-74,999 586 74 13.9 9.2-20.5 110 17.7 13.6-22.6 402 68.5 61.8-74.5
$75,000+ 696 39 5.4 3.6- 8.1 133 22.0 17.0-28.0 524 72.6 66.6-77.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,751 851 32.9 29.8-36.2 820 28.4 25.7-31.3 1,080 38.7 35.5-41.9
No 1,942 28 1.1 0.7- 1.9 305 15.4 13.1-18.0 1,609 83.5 80.9-85.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 98 15.1 10.7-20.9 153 22.2 16.9-28.6 467 62.7 56.0-68.9
Non-Veteran 3,711 704 19.6 17.4-22.0 901 22.2 20.3-24.3 2,106 58.1 55.5-60.7

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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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