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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Arthritis Burden

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 124 60 48.0 38.3-57.8 64 52.0 42.2-61.7
Buncombe 156 69 41.6 32.9-50.9 87 58.4 49.1-67.1
Cabarrus 130 53 38.6 28.8-49.4 77 61.4 50.6-71.2
Catawba 149 69 43.4 34.5-52.7 80 56.6 47.3-65.5
Cumberland 158 84 49.9 40.5-59.4 74 50.1 40.6-59.5
Davidson 174 86 50.6 41.2-59.9 88 49.4 40.1-58.8
Durham 118 54 45.0 34.7-55.7 64 55.0 44.3-65.3
Forsyth 119 51 37.7 28.1-48.4 68 62.3 51.6-71.9
Gaston 141 57 50.1 40.0-60.2 84 49.9 39.8-60.0
Guilford 149 62 41.6 32.4-51.4 87 58.4 48.6-67.6
Iredell 161 64 33.8 23.8-45.5 97 66.2 54.5-76.2
Johnston 129 67 52.7 38.8-66.2 62 47.3 33.8-61.2
Mecklenburg 186 89 47.6 39.0-56.3 97 52.4 43.7-61.0
New Hanover 142 58 38.3 29.4-48.2 84 61.7 51.8-70.6
Onslow 150 73 48.7 39.1-58.3 77 51.3 41.7-60.9
Orange 104 38 36.2 26.6-47.0 66 63.8 53.0-73.4
Pitt 147 68 46.2 37.0-55.8 79 53.8 44.2-63.0
Randolph 120 50 41.7 31.7-52.5 70 58.3 47.5-68.3
Robeson 152 84 56.7 46.8-66.1 68 43.3 33.9-53.2
Rowan 168 86 54.8 45.9-63.4 82 45.2 36.6-54.1
Union 121 57 43.2 32.2-55.0 64 56.8 45.0-67.8
Wake 170 79 43.9 34.6-53.6 91 56.1 46.4-65.4
Wayne 153 78 47.6 38.0-57.4 75 52.4 42.6-62.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,413 706 50.9 46.4-55.4 707 49.1 44.6-53.6
Piedmont 2,323 1,043 45.8 42.6-49.0 1,280 54.2 51.0-57.4
Western NC 1,124 569 50.6 46.1-55.1 555 49.4 44.9-53.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 788 398 47.8 43.4-52.2 390 52.2 47.8-56.6
Northwest 1,148 545 45.6 41.0-50.4 603 54.4 49.6-59.0
Charlotte 619 268 45.2 39.6-50.9 351 54.8 49.1-60.4
Greensboro 548 235 45.6 38.7-52.7 313 54.4 47.3-61.3
Southern Regional 480 268 60.3 52.9-67.3 212 39.7 32.7-47.1
Coastal 202 89 46.5 34.5-58.9 113 53.5 41.1-65.5
Wake 453 219 48.0 40.9-55.1 234 52.0 44.9-59.1
Area L 46 22 47.5 30.4-65.1 24 52.5 34.9-69.6
Eastern 576 274 48.0 41.3-54.9 302 52.0 45.1-58.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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