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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

Please think about the past 30 days, keeping in mind all of your joint pain or aching and whether or not you have taken medication.
DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?

(Please answer on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or aching and 10 is pain or aching as bad as it can be.)

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  Total
Respond.^
No pain(0) Mild pain(1-3) Moderate pain(4-6) Severe pain(7-9) Extreme pain(10)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,737 393 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,343 28.5 26.5-30.5 1,580 31.4 29.3-33.5 1,075 23.3 21.1-25.6 346 8.1 6.8- 9.7
-MALES 1,510 148 9.3 7.0-12.2 527 35.8 32.0-39.7 498 30.5 27.0-34.2 264 19.6 15.9-24.0 73 4.9 3.4- 6.9
RACE
White 1,248 125 10.0 7.3-13.5 468 39.8 35.5-44.2 408 30.2 26.5-34.3 202 16.4 13.0-20.4 45 3.6 2.2- 5.8
African American 181 14 6.5 3.1-13.3 40 20.0 12.8-30.0 61 30.2 21.7-40.2 45 31.9 20.6-45.9 21 11.4 6.3-19.6
Other Minorities 69 8 7.4 3.0-16.9 14 17.8 7.6-36.3 27 38.1 19.1-61.7 16 33.8 11.7-66.2 4 2.9 0.7-11.5
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.3 1.9-69.8 1 7.6 0.8-46.2 2 64.7 18.3-93.8 1 10.3 1.1-54.9
25-34 38 5 16.5 4.6-44.8 16 35.5 18.0-58.0 8 18.2 7.0-39.8 8 24.3 9.0-51.0 1 5.5 0.8-30.4
35-44 110 8 5.7 2.6-12.0 46 41.0 28.5-54.9 30 23.0 14.1-35.3 22 25.2 14.1-40.8 4 5.1 1.6-15.2
45-54 281 25 8.0 4.9-12.8 103 36.9 29.2-45.3 82 30.7 23.4-39.1 55 19.2 12.8-27.8 16 5.2 2.5-10.5
55-64 437 43 7.5 5.0-11.0 154 38.2 32.2-44.7 139 32.6 26.9-38.9 83 17.4 12.9-22.9 18 4.3 2.4- 7.7
65+ 635 67 11.7 8.0-16.7 204 31.8 26.7-37.3 237 36.4 31.0-42.2 94 15.6 10.8-22.1 33 4.5 2.9- 7.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 15 3.6 1.6- 8.1 49 23.1 14.6-34.5 76 25.7 18.5-34.6 73 36.1 25.0-48.8 37 11.5 7.4-17.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 478 43 11.0 6.0-19.3 138 24.2 19.2-30.0 180 36.5 29.6-44.0 97 24.3 17.0-33.4 20 4.0 2.2- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 368 47 10.4 6.9-15.4 127 41.7 33.7-50.2 128 32.3 25.6-39.7 57 12.4 8.1-18.4 9 3.2 1.0- 9.9
College Graduate 411 41 9.0 6.2-13.0 213 51.9 44.8-59.0 114 24.6 19.1-31.2 36 10.9 6.2-18.5 7 3.5 1.2- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 11 6.2 2.5-14.5 14 7.6 3.5-15.5 49 29.4 19.3-42.0 62 39.5 28.7-51.3 21 17.4 8.8-31.6
$15,000- 24,999 264 19 6.6 3.8-11.4 55 26.0 18.3-35.4 108 36.1 28.4-44.5 62 25.1 17.1-35.2 20 6.2 3.5-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 174 19 12.5 5.8-24.9 52 33.0 22.7-45.2 66 34.6 25.5-44.9 29 15.2 9.2-24.2 8 4.7 2.0-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 213 22 5.4 3.2- 8.9 74 32.2 23.7-42.1 74 37.6 27.2-49.2 35 21.5 11.9-35.9 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1
$50,000- 74,999 214 25 10.5 6.3-17.0 91 39.0 28.7-50.5 68 33.7 24.2-44.6 27 14.5 7.1-27.1 3 2.4 0.4-13.2
$75,000+ 327 34 10.5 6.6-16.1 182 51.5 42.6-60.2 91 23.7 18.0-30.6 19 13.0 5.9-26.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 823 53 6.4 3.6-11.1 186 23.7 19.2-28.7 306 32.9 28.0-38.3 215 29.5 23.6-36.2 63 7.5 5.1-10.9
No 638 90 13.2 9.8-17.5 324 51.5 45.7-57.4 170 25.7 21.0-31.0 45 7.9 5.1-12.0 9 1.7 0.6- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 621 64 8.3 5.9-11.6 211 34.6 28.9-40.9 221 32.6 27.2-38.5 106 20.7 14.2-29.0 19 3.7 1.9- 7.2
Non-Veteran 772 73 10.2 6.8-15.1 272 36.1 30.8-41.7 238 29.0 24.3-34.2 139 19.2 14.6-24.8 50 5.5 3.6- 8.4

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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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