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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 4,788 1,452 32.2 29.9-34.5 3,336 67.8 65.5-70.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,387 1,254 29.7 27.4-32.1 3,133 70.3 67.9-72.6
No 393 193 52.4 43.8-60.8 200 47.6 39.2-56.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 72 21 28.7 15.3-47.1 51 71.3 52.9-84.7
Recommended Range 1,247 312 25.6 21.5-30.2 935 74.4 69.8-78.5
Overweight 1,624 463 30.4 26.6-34.5 1,161 69.6 65.5-73.4
Obese 1,635 584 38.1 34.2-42.1 1,051 61.9 57.9-65.8
Current Smoker
No 3,899 1,071 29.5 26.9-32.2 2,828 70.5 67.8-73.1
Yes 862 372 42.2 37.2-47.5 490 57.8 52.5-62.8
History of CVD**
Yes 920 335 38.4 33.1-43.9 585 61.6 56.1-66.9
No 3,803 1,086 30.6 28.1-33.2 2,717 69.4 66.8-71.9
Binge Drinker
No 4,519 1,375 32.6 30.2-35.0 3,144 67.4 65.0-69.8
Yes 226 63 26.8 19.5-35.6 163 73.2 64.4-80.5
Heavy Drinker
No 4,565 1,396 32.6 30.3-35.0 3,169 67.4 65.0-69.7
Yes 138 31 21.3 12.8-33.3 107 78.7 66.7-87.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 706 353 51.9 45.5-58.3 353 48.1 41.7-54.5
No 3,959 1,064 27.8 25.5-30.3 2,895 72.2 69.7-74.5
Current Asthma
Yes 583 258 50.6 43.4-57.8 325 49.4 42.2-56.6
No 4,175 1,179 29.4 27.0-31.8 2,996 70.6 68.2-73.0
Diabetes
Yes 892 342 39.0 33.8-44.5 550 61.0 55.5-66.2
No 3,891 1,109 30.7 28.2-33.4 2,782 69.3 66.6-71.8
Disability
Yes 2,710 1,199 48.1 44.9-51.4 1,511 51.9 48.6-55.1
No 1,935 219 12.2 9.8-15.0 1,716 87.8 85.0-90.2

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

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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