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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-WHITES

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?

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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
-WHITES 3,984 1,867 46.1 43.6-48.6 2,117 53.9 51.4-56.4
GENDER
Male 1,275 558 42.8 38.5-47.2 717 57.2 52.8-61.5
Female 2,709 1,309 48.4 45.5-51.3 1,400 51.6 48.7-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 12 23.1 10.1-44.6 22 76.9 55.4-89.9
Non-Hispanic 3,941 1,850 46.3 43.8-48.8 2,091 53.7 51.2-56.2
AGE
18-24 12 6 42.8 16.3-74.3 6 57.2 25.7-83.7
25-34 98 37 37.0 23.7-52.6 61 63.0 47.4-76.3
35-44 241 116 50.8 41.2-60.3 125 49.2 39.7-58.8
45-54 645 311 47.9 42.2-53.6 334 52.1 46.4-57.8
55-64 1,019 473 45.5 41.2-49.9 546 54.5 50.1-58.8
65+ 1,945 915 46.1 42.9-49.4 1,030 53.9 50.6-57.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 628 364 62.0 55.2-68.4 264 38.0 31.6-44.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,302 613 45.1 40.9-49.5 689 54.9 50.5-59.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,020 474 45.3 40.3-50.3 546 54.7 49.7-59.7
College Graduate 1,028 416 39.5 35.4-43.8 612 60.5 56.2-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 510 349 68.4 61.4-74.7 161 31.6 25.3-38.6
$15,000- 24,999 700 357 53.4 47.6-59.0 343 46.6 41.0-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 442 213 45.1 37.9-52.4 229 54.9 47.6-62.1
$35,000-49,999 525 212 44.0 37.0-51.3 313 56.0 48.7-63.0
$50,000- 74,999 504 210 38.2 32.0-44.9 294 61.8 55.1-68.0
$75,000+ 629 213 36.9 31.5-42.6 416 63.1 57.4-68.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,204 1,525 69.5 66.1-72.8 679 30.5 27.2-33.9
No 1,667 313 20.6 17.6-24.0 1,354 79.4 76.0-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 581 252 42.8 36.9-48.8 329 57.2 51.2-63.1
Non-Veteran 3,057 1,442 47.2 44.3-50.1 1,615 52.8 49.9-55.7

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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.

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