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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,788 1,452 32.2 29.9-34.5 3,336 67.8 65.5-70.1
-MALES 1,532 477 32.9 28.8-37.2 1,055 67.1 62.8-71.2
RACE
White 1,265 360 27.7 23.7-32.1 905 72.3 67.9-76.3
African American 185 84 52.3 41.1-63.2 101 47.7 36.8-58.9
Other Minorities 71 29 50.9 27.4-74.0 42 49.1 26.0-72.6
AGE
18-24 5 4 91.7 51.3-99.1 1 8.3 0.9-48.7
25-34 38 13 37.3 18.2-61.5 25 62.7 38.5-81.8
35-44 113 42 33.8 22.6-47.2 71 66.2 52.8-77.4
45-54 281 109 38.6 30.4-47.5 172 61.4 52.5-69.6
55-64 444 144 31.9 26.1-38.3 300 68.1 61.7-73.9
65+ 646 164 24.3 19.0-30.5 482 75.7 69.5-81.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 112 47.2 36.1-58.5 141 52.8 41.5-63.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 182 41.0 33.3-49.2 306 59.0 50.8-66.7
Some Post-H.S. 376 116 31.6 24.2-40.0 260 68.4 60.0-75.8
College Graduate 412 67 15.6 11.4-21.0 345 84.4 79.0-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 92 62.3 50.5-72.9 66 37.7 27.1-49.5
$15,000- 24,999 267 113 42.5 33.7-51.9 154 57.5 48.1-66.3
$25,000- 34,999 177 60 31.0 22.4-41.1 117 69.0 58.9-77.6
$35,000- 49,999 217 66 39.8 28.7-52.1 151 60.2 47.9-71.3
$50,000- 74,999 215 56 29.7 19.4-42.5 159 70.3 57.5-80.6
$75,000+ 325 41 16.4 9.3-27.2 284 83.6 72.8-90.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 835 374 46.5 40.5-52.6 461 53.5 47.4-59.5
No 644 89 15.8 11.3-21.7 555 84.2 78.3-88.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 631 177 33.1 26.4-40.5 454 66.9 59.5-73.6
Non-Veteran 784 270 33.9 28.5-39.8 514 66.1 60.2-71.5

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This question was asked regardless of the respondent's employment status.

^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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