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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,431 800 18.4 16.4-20.5 1,045 22.3 20.5-24.3 2,586 59.3 56.8-61.6
No 399 89 23.1 16.5-31.3 101 23.7 17.5-31.2 209 53.2 44.7-61.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 74 19 19.4 9.6-35.4 16 18.3 8.8-34.3 39 62.2 43.3-78.0
Recommended Range 1,255 182 15.3 11.8-19.7 270 18.9 15.9-22.2 803 65.8 61.2-70.1
Overweight 1,642 267 15.0 12.5-17.9 376 23.3 19.9-27.0 999 61.7 57.7-65.5
Obese 1,656 376 23.7 20.2-27.6 440 24.7 21.7-28.0 840 51.6 47.7-55.5
Current Smoker
No 3,939 633 17.0 14.9-19.4 929 22.5 20.4-24.6 2,377 60.6 58.0-63.1
Yes 872 254 26.2 21.9-30.9 213 22.6 18.6-27.1 405 51.3 45.8-56.7
History of CVD**
Yes 938 270 29.5 24.7-34.9 233 23.7 19.8-28.1 435 46.8 41.6-52.0
No 3,834 598 16.5 14.4-18.7 899 22.1 20.0-24.3 2,337 61.5 58.8-64.0
Binge Drinker
No 4,569 869 19.8 17.8-22.0 1,082 22.2 20.4-24.2 2,618 58.0 55.6-60.3
Yes 226 14 5.8 2.8-11.8 58 27.4 19.4-37.2 154 66.8 56.9-75.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,613 865 19.2 17.2-21.4 1,100 22.8 21.0-24.9 2,648 57.9 55.5-60.3
Yes 140 13 8.7 3.6-19.4 29 14.3 8.6-22.9 98 77.0 65.6-85.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 707 274 36.9 30.8-43.5 171 22.0 17.5-27.3 262 41.1 34.9-47.6
No 4,005 591 15.1 13.3-17.2 950 22.4 20.4-24.5 2,464 62.5 60.0-64.9
Current Asthma
Yes 588 186 31.4 25.0-38.7 150 22.8 17.8-28.6 252 45.8 38.3-53.4
No 4,220 693 17.0 15.0-19.1 993 22.5 20.6-24.6 2,534 60.5 58.0-62.9
Diabetes
Yes 904 244 27.9 22.9-33.5 216 21.7 18.1-25.9 444 50.4 45.1-55.6
No 3,929 647 17.0 15.0-19.2 932 22.7 20.7-24.9 2,350 60.3 57.7-62.8
Disability
Yes 2,751 851 32.9 29.8-36.2 820 28.4 25.7-31.3 1,080 38.7 35.5-41.9
No 1,942 28 1.1 0.7- 1.9 305 15.4 13.1-18.0 1,609 83.5 80.9-85.9

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**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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