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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 2,693 485 17.1 14.9-19.5 666 24.4 22.1-27.0 1,542 58.5 55.5-61.3
African American 456 121 30.0 23.1-38.0 116 22.5 17.1-29.0 219 47.5 39.8-55.3
Other Minorities 136 56 38.2 26.1-52.0 33 23.6 13.7-37.5 47 38.2 26.3-51.7
AGE
18-24 16 1 4.8 0.6-28.4 7 29.5 11.8-56.6 8 65.7 38.4-85.4
25-34 84 9 10.4 3.9-24.9 27 30.0 18.7-44.4 48 59.6 44.1-73.4
35-44 208 43 24.9 16.0-36.6 61 27.5 18.9-38.1 104 47.7 37.0-58.5
45-54 521 138 25.8 20.2-32.3 121 23.4 18.5-29.1 262 50.8 44.2-57.3
55-64 827 176 21.8 17.7-26.6 193 21.0 17.5-25.1 458 57.1 52.1-62.0
65+ 1,612 293 18.1 15.1-21.6 402 24.1 21.1-27.3 917 57.8 54.0-61.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 556 176 34.1 26.9-42.0 162 29.1 23.1-36.1 218 36.8 30.3-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,126 253 21.8 18.2-26.0 284 25.3 21.4-29.6 589 52.9 48.1-57.8
Some Post-H.S. 848 146 18.7 14.2-24.3 207 23.1 19.3-27.5 495 58.2 52.7-63.5
College Graduate 761 89 12.5 9.7-16.1 161 19.7 16.0-23.9 511 67.8 63.0-72.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 552 213 38.3 31.5-45.7 137 21.9 17.1-27.7 202 39.8 32.5-47.4
$15,000- 24,999 615 138 25.0 18.9-32.3 178 29.7 24.2-36.0 299 45.2 38.1-52.6
$25,000- 34,999 354 67 21.3 15.2-28.9 87 22.5 16.8-29.4 200 56.3 48.0-64.1
$35,000- 49,999 412 47 11.6 8.2-16.3 103 24.7 18.8-31.7 262 63.7 56.6-70.3
$50,000- 74,999 370 50 16.8 10.4-26.0 76 19.4 14.8-25.1 244 63.8 55.6-71.2
$75,000+ 369 30 9.2 5.8-14.2 74 20.6 15.4-26.9 265 70.2 63.4-76.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,912 635 35.7 32.0-39.5 589 30.3 27.2-33.7 688 34.0 30.5-37.6
No 1,293 21 1.5 0.8- 2.7 213 16.3 13.4-19.8 1,059 82.2 78.7-85.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 10 15.1 7.3-28.7 16 17.9 9.6-31.1 53 67.0 51.1-79.8
Non-Veteran 2,926 582 20.7 18.2-23.4 732 23.9 21.6-26.3 1,612 55.4 52.5-58.3

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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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