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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

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
-MALES 1,542 227 16.2 13.0-20.0 334 20.4 17.3-23.9 981 63.4 59.2-67.4
RACE
White 1,272 172 13.5 10.5-17.1 262 18.6 15.7-22.0 838 67.9 63.6-71.8
African American 186 37 30.4 19.4-44.1 47 20.6 13.8-29.7 102 49.0 37.9-60.2
Other Minorities 71 16 14.0 6.7-27.0 20 44.5 21.1-70.5 35 41.5 21.3-65.0
AGE
18-24 5 1 10.3 1.1-54.9 3 72.3 24.0-95.6 1 17.3 1.9-69.8
25-34 39 3 16.0 4.3-44.7 7 8.1 3.1-19.5 29 75.9 51.5-90.3
35-44 112 14 17.6 8.6-32.5 28 24.8 15.3-37.6 70 57.6 43.8-70.3
45-54 282 45 18.4 11.9-27.5 57 18.4 13.1-25.4 180 63.1 54.3-71.1
55-64 445 81 16.7 12.5-22.0 92 22.7 17.5-28.9 272 60.6 54.1-66.7
65+ 655 82 13.8 9.3-20.1 147 18.9 15.2-23.2 426 67.3 61.2-72.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 60 32.3 21.4-45.6 71 20.4 14.5-27.8 124 47.3 36.5-58.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 495 85 18.8 13.2-26.1 127 26.6 19.9-34.6 283 54.6 46.7-62.3
Some Post-H.S. 373 53 12.8 8.5-18.9 77 19.9 14.6-26.6 243 67.2 59.6-74.0
College Graduate 415 28 6.2 3.7-10.2 58 13.3 9.3-18.5 329 80.6 74.7-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 59 46.2 34.4-58.5 51 29.2 19.9-40.7 53 24.6 16.5-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 271 61 22.0 14.5-31.9 65 20.4 14.8-27.3 145 57.7 48.4-66.4
$25,000- 34,999 173 21 11.7 6.4-20.6 46 21.8 15.2-30.4 106 66.4 56.1-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 217 29 23.0 13.0-37.5 47 18.2 11.8-27.1 141 58.8 46.8-69.8
$50,000- 74,999 216 24 10.6 4.9-21.6 34 15.6 9.5-24.8 158 73.8 62.6-82.5
$75,000+ 327 9 2.0 1.0- 4.3 59 23.3 15.4-33.6 259 74.6 64.6-82.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 839 216 28.6 23.2-34.7 231 25.4 20.6-30.9 392 46.0 40.1-52.0
No 649 7 0.5 0.2- 1.5 92 13.9 10.5-18.2 550 85.6 81.3-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 639 88 15.1 10.4-21.4 137 22.6 16.9-29.5 414 62.3 55.2-68.9
Non-Veteran 785 122 17.0 12.7-22.3 169 18.3 14.8-22.5 494 64.7 59.1-69.9

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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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