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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 3,965 657 15.7 13.8-17.7 928 22.1 20.2-24.1 2,380 62.3 59.8-64.6
GENDER
Male 1,272 172 13.5 10.5-17.1 262 18.6 15.7-22.0 838 67.9 63.6-71.8
Female 2,693 485 17.1 14.9-19.5 666 24.4 22.1-27.0 1,542 58.5 55.5-61.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 9 20.0 8.1-41.4 24 79.1 57.8-91.3
Non-Hispanic 3,923 655 15.8 14.0-17.8 915 22.0 20.1-24.0 2,353 62.1 59.7-64.5
AGE
18-24 13 1 6.7 0.9-36.4 6 35.2 13.3-65.7 6 58.1 28.3-82.9
25-34 98 10 15.6 6.2-34.0 28 18.9 11.7-29.1 60 65.5 50.0-78.2
35-44 237 31 12.7 8.4-18.8 67 29.0 20.9-38.8 139 58.3 48.6-67.4
45-54 643 135 20.0 15.5-25.5 142 20.0 16.1-24.5 366 60.0 54.3-65.5
55-64 1,015 183 16.5 13.5-20.0 214 21.0 17.6-24.7 618 62.6 58.2-66.7
65+ 1,936 295 13.6 11.6-16.0 466 22.4 19.9-25.1 1,175 64.0 60.8-67.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 619 174 30.7 23.7-38.6 176 26.3 20.9-32.5 269 43.0 36.2-50.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,300 246 16.0 13.4-18.9 319 23.4 20.1-27.1 735 60.6 56.5-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,012 144 13.1 10.0-17.0 238 23.1 19.4-27.3 630 63.8 58.9-68.4
College Graduate 1,028 93 9.7 7.4-12.6 194 17.3 14.4-20.6 741 73.0 69.0-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 506 189 38.4 31.4-45.9 130 25.5 20.0-31.9 187 36.2 29.7-43.2
$15,000- 24,999 698 139 19.2 14.9-24.3 188 27.1 22.5-32.3 371 53.7 47.9-59.4
$25,000- 34,999 439 71 16.5 11.9-22.4 113 21.2 16.7-26.6 255 62.3 55.3-68.8
$35,000-49,999 523 56 15.6 9.7-24.0 125 21.7 16.8-27.5 342 62.7 55.2-69.7
$50,000- 74,999 505 60 10.2 7.3-14.2 94 17.8 13.4-23.3 351 71.9 65.9-77.3
$75,000+ 625 35 5.6 3.6- 8.6 123 21.0 16.8-26.0 467 73.4 68.2-78.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,191 626 28.9 25.7-32.2 655 28.7 25.9-31.7 910 42.5 39.0-46.0
No 1,665 21 0.8 0.5- 1.5 255 15.1 12.7-18.0 1,389 84.0 81.1-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 579 71 12.0 8.9-15.9 117 19.2 14.8-24.5 391 68.9 63.1-74.1
Non-Veteran 3,040 516 16.2 14.0-18.6 734 22.6 20.4-24.9 1,790 61.3 58.4-64.0

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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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