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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Arthritis Burden

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,940 4,882 27.6 26.4-28.8 8,058 72.4 71.2-73.6
-Onslow County 380 151 30.5 25.4-36.1 229 69.5 63.9-74.6
GENDER
Male 124 49 27.1 19.4-36.4 75 72.9 63.6-80.6
Female 256 102 32.9 26.5-39.9 154 67.1 60.1-73.5
RACE
White 304 128 33.2 27.1-39.9 176 66.8 60.1-72.9
Other 74 22 21.5 13.3-32.9 52 78.5 67.1-86.7
AGE
18-44 125 19 14.0 8.4-22.2 106 86.0 77.8-91.6
45+ 253 131 48.1 40.9-55.4 122 51.9 44.6-59.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 71 32.3 24.4-41.3 85 67.7 58.7-75.6
Some College + 223 79 29.1 22.6-36.6 144 70.9 63.4-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 85 32.8 25.3-41.3 114 67.2 58.7-74.7
$50,000+ 132 43 26.2 19.1-34.8 89 73.8 65.2-80.9

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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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