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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-FEMALES

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,940 4,882 27.6 26.4-28.8 8,058 72.4 71.2-73.6
-FEMALES 8,098 3,328 32.4 30.8-34.1 4,770 67.6 65.9-69.2
RACE
White 6,399 2,722 33.9 32.1-35.7 3,677 66.1 64.3-67.9
African American 1,202 458 31.5 27.3-36.1 744 68.5 63.9-72.7
Other Minorities 457 137 21.0 16.2-26.7 320 79.0 73.3-83.8
AGE
18-24 197 16 5.4 2.9- 9.7 181 94.6 90.3-97.1
25-34 783 84 10.8 8.0-14.6 699 89.2 85.4-92.0
35-44 1,227 211 17.7 14.6-21.4 1,016 82.3 78.6-85.4
45-54 1,498 525 35.0 31.5-38.7 973 65.0 61.3-68.5
55-64 1,644 833 53.2 49.7-56.6 811 46.8 43.4-50.3
65+ 2,658 1,631 62.1 59.3-64.9 1,027 37.9 35.1-40.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,012 566 40.4 35.0-46.1 446 59.6 53.9-65.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,425 1,135 39.4 36.0-42.9 1,290 60.6 57.1-64.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,136 856 31.6 28.6-34.8 1,280 68.4 65.2-71.4
College Graduate 2,515 766 23.9 21.7-26.2 1,749 76.1 73.8-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 998 558 40.9 35.5-46.6 440 59.1 53.4-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,339 622 36.6 32.3-41.2 717 63.4 58.8-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 838 358 39.5 34.1-45.1 480 60.5 54.9-65.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 414 31.2 27.0-35.7 628 68.8 64.3-73.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,080 370 28.0 24.3-32.0 710 72.0 68.0-75.7
$75,000+ 1,432 373 21.7 19.0-24.6 1,059 78.3 75.4-81.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,927 1,934 59.5 56.2-62.8 993 40.5 37.2-43.8
No 4,854 1,297 20.7 19.1-22.4 3,557 79.3 77.6-80.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 79 33.1 23.9-43.7 103 66.9 56.3-76.1
Non-Veteran 7,219 2,956 32.5 30.8-34.3 4,263 67.5 65.7-69.2

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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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