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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 4,860 2,318 48.1 45.8-50.5 2,542 51.9 49.5-54.2
-FEMALES 3,313 1,620 50.1 47.3-52.8 1,693 49.9 47.2-52.7
RACE
White 2,709 1,309 48.4 45.5-51.3 1,400 51.6 48.7-54.5
African American 456 224 54.7 47.0-62.1 232 45.3 37.9-53.0
Other Minorities 137 82 58.3 45.1-70.5 55 41.7 29.5-54.9
AGE
18-24 15 6 28.0 10.2-56.9 9 72.0 43.1-89.8
25-34 84 37 50.9 35.3-66.4 47 49.1 33.6-64.7
35-44 211 109 54.4 43.5-64.9 102 45.6 35.1-56.5
45-54 522 275 53.8 47.3-60.2 247 46.2 39.8-52.7
55-64 831 410 49.2 44.2-54.2 421 50.8 45.8-55.8
65+ 1,622 770 48.1 44.4-51.9 852 51.9 48.1-55.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 563 340 64.0 57.1-70.4 223 36.0 29.6-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,131 547 51.3 46.5-56.2 584 48.7 43.8-53.5
Some Post-H.S. 853 412 48.9 43.5-54.3 441 51.1 45.7-56.5
College Graduate 761 320 40.7 35.9-45.6 441 59.3 54.4-64.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 555 379 66.6 58.8-73.5 176 33.4 26.5-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 620 323 58.3 51.5-64.9 297 41.7 35.1-48.5
$25,000- 34,999 354 169 46.9 38.9-55.2 185 53.1 44.8-61.1
$35,000- 49,999 414 157 39.6 32.9-46.8 257 60.4 53.2-67.1
$50,000- 74,999 370 157 44.0 36.4-51.9 213 56.0 48.1-63.6
$75,000+ 372 131 37.8 31.4-44.8 241 62.2 55.2-68.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,924 1,366 74.2 71.1-77.0 558 25.8 23.0-28.9
No 1,296 230 19.6 16.3-23.3 1,066 80.4 76.7-83.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 31 36.7 23.0-52.8 48 63.3 47.2-77.0
Non-Veteran 2,943 1,439 50.6 47.7-53.5 1,504 49.4 46.5-52.3

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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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