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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 4,788 1,452 32.2 29.9-34.5 3,336 67.8 65.5-70.1
-WHITES 3,937 1,114 28.6 26.3-31.0 2,823 71.4 69.0-73.7
GENDER
Male 1,265 360 27.7 23.7-32.1 905 72.3 67.9-76.3
Female 2,672 754 29.2 26.5-32.1 1,918 70.8 67.9-73.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 7 12.6 5.2-27.4 27 87.4 72.6-94.8
Non-Hispanic 3,894 1,103 28.7 26.3-31.1 2,791 71.3 68.9-73.7
AGE
18-24 13 7 57.8 27.0-83.5 6 42.2 16.5-73.0
25-34 96 36 40.2 25.9-56.5 60 59.8 43.5-74.1
35-44 239 76 30.0 22.0-39.3 163 70.0 60.7-78.0
45-54 639 242 36.4 30.9-42.3 397 63.6 57.7-69.1
55-64 1,010 310 27.6 23.9-31.6 700 72.4 68.4-76.1
65+ 1,916 438 21.0 18.5-23.7 1,478 79.0 76.3-81.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 611 237 45.1 37.9-52.6 374 54.9 47.4-62.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,287 404 30.6 26.7-34.7 883 69.4 65.3-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,011 279 27.8 23.2-32.8 732 72.2 67.2-76.8
College Graduate 1,022 194 18.3 15.3-21.8 828 81.7 78.2-84.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 499 247 51.1 43.9-58.3 252 48.9 41.7-56.1
$15,000- 24,999 691 244 37.5 32.0-43.3 447 62.5 56.7-68.0
$25,000- 34,999 442 132 30.0 23.7-37.1 310 70.0 62.9-76.3
$35,000-49,999 519 123 27.6 20.8-35.5 396 72.4 64.5-79.2
$50,000- 74,999 501 116 23.7 17.6-31.1 385 76.3 68.9-82.4
$75,000+ 624 88 14.2 10.9-18.4 536 85.8 81.6-89.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,172 913 44.1 40.6-47.6 1,259 55.9 52.4-59.4
No 1,657 178 11.7 9.0-15.0 1,479 88.3 85.0-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 573 144 24.9 20.1-30.4 429 75.1 69.6-79.9
Non-Veteran 3,019 882 30.2 27.4-33.1 2,137 69.8 66.9-72.6

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

^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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