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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

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
-MALES 1,547 698 45.2 41.1-49.3 849 54.8 50.7-58.9
RACE
White 1,275 558 42.8 38.5-47.2 717 57.2 52.8-61.5
African American 188 92 52.6 41.5-63.4 96 47.4 36.6-58.5
Other Minorities 71 41 61.8 38.2-80.9 30 38.2 19.1-61.8
AGE
18-24 5 3 75.0 26.5-96.2 2 25.0 3.8-73.5
25-34 39 11 28.8 12.9-52.5 28 71.2 47.5-87.1
35-44 113 55 55.7 42.5-68.2 58 44.3 31.8-57.5
45-54 284 119 43.9 35.5-52.5 165 56.1 47.5-64.5
55-64 446 205 45.2 39.0-51.5 241 54.8 48.5-61.0
65+ 655 304 45.3 39.5-51.3 351 54.7 48.7-60.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 148 60.5 49.6-70.5 110 39.5 29.5-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 493 235 48.3 40.5-56.0 258 51.7 44.0-59.5
Some Post-H.S. 377 163 42.0 34.3-50.1 214 58.0 49.9-65.7
College Graduate 415 150 35.0 28.7-41.8 265 65.0 58.2-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 107 68.8 57.0-78.5 56 31.2 21.5-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 270 145 51.0 42.0-59.9 125 49.0 40.1-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 177 83 46.3 35.6-57.4 94 53.7 42.6-64.4
$35,000- 49,999 218 98 50.6 39.5-61.6 120 49.4 38.4-60.5
$50,000- 74,999 214 82 35.1 25.2-46.4 132 64.9 53.6-74.8
$75,000+ 328 104 37.8 29.0-47.5 224 62.2 52.5-71.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 844 557 65.4 59.5-70.9 287 34.6 29.1-40.5
No 648 124 20.3 15.8-25.7 524 79.7 74.3-84.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 641 293 47.9 41.3-54.5 348 52.1 45.5-58.7
Non-Veteran 788 351 43.9 38.3-49.6 437 56.1 50.4-61.7

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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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