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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden

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%)
TOTAL 4,860 2,318 48.1 45.8-50.5 2,542 51.9 49.5-54.2
GENDER
Male 1,547 698 45.2 41.1-49.3 849 54.8 50.7-58.9
Female 3,313 1,620 50.1 47.3-52.8 1,693 49.9 47.2-52.7
RACE
White 3,984 1,867 46.1 43.6-48.6 2,117 53.9 51.4-56.4
African American 644 316 53.9 47.6-60.1 328 46.1 39.9-52.4
Asian 16 6 50.3 23.6-76.8 10 49.7 23.2-76.4
Native American 130 82 57.9 42.9-71.5 48 42.1 28.5-57.1
Other Minorities 62 35 63.1 41.7-80.4 27 36.9 19.6-58.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 62 29 47.7 31.1-64.7 33 52.3 35.3-68.9
-English Speaking 52 22 42.9 26.0-61.7 30 57.1 38.3-74.0
-Spanish Speaking 10 7 62.8 25.6-89.2 3 37.2 10.8-74.4
Non-Hispanic 4,785 2,283 48.1 45.8-50.5 2,502 51.9 49.5-54.2
AGE
18-24 20 9 47.7 20.5-76.3 11 52.3 23.7-79.5
25-34 123 48 39.8 27.0-54.1 75 60.2 45.9-73.0
35-44 324 164 55.0 46.5-63.1 160 45.0 36.9-53.5
45-54 806 394 49.6 44.5-54.8 412 50.4 45.2-55.5
55-64 1,277 615 47.6 43.7-51.6 662 52.4 48.4-56.3
65-74 1,235 561 45.0 40.9-49.1 674 55.0 50.9-59.1
75+ 1,042 513 49.5 44.6-54.6 529 50.5 45.4-55.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 821 488 62.6 56.6-68.2 333 37.4 31.8-43.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,624 782 50.2 46.0-54.4 842 49.8 45.6-54.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,230 575 46.2 41.7-50.8 655 53.8 49.2-58.3
College Graduate 1,176 470 38.3 34.4-42.3 706 61.7 57.7-65.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 718 486 67.2 60.8-73.1 232 32.8 26.9-39.2
$15,000- 24,999 890 468 55.6 50.1-61.0 422 44.4 39.0-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 531 252 46.7 40.2-53.3 279 53.3 46.7-59.8
$35,000- 49,999 632 255 44.3 38.1-50.8 377 55.7 49.2-61.9
$50,000-74,999 584 239 39.8 33.4-46.6 345 60.2 53.4-66.6
$75,000+ 700 235 37.8 32.2-43.8 465 62.2 56.2-67.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,768 1,923 70.7 67.8-73.6 845 29.3 26.4-32.2
No 1,944 354 19.9 17.1-22.9 1,590 80.1 77.1-82.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 720 324 47.0 40.7-53.3 396 53.0 46.7-59.3
Non-Veteran 3,731 1,790 48.7 46.0-51.3 1,941 51.3 48.7-54.0

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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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