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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

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 3,713 1,390 39.0 36.6-41.5 2,323 61.0 58.5-63.4
-Eastern NC 1,098 434 38.2 33.8-42.9 664 61.8 57.1-66.2
GENDER
Male 307 114 32.8 25.7-40.9 193 67.2 59.1-74.3
Female 791 320 41.5 36.1-47.1 471 58.5 52.9-63.9
RACE
White 749 261 34.1 28.9-39.7 488 65.9 60.3-71.1
African American 252 120 48.3 39.0-57.8 132 51.7 42.2-61.0
Other minorities 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,068 420 38.1 33.6-42.9 648 61.9 57.1-66.4
AGE
18-34 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 233 119 44.8 35.5-54.5 114 55.2 45.5-64.5
55-64 285 122 42.8 34.2-51.8 163 57.2 48.2-65.8
65-74 294 101 28.2 21.8-35.6 193 71.8 64.4-78.2
75+ 231 69 32.8 24.5-42.3 162 67.2 57.7-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 91 45.8 36.0-55.9 109 54.2 44.1-64.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 378 169 44.0 36.4-52.0 209 56.0 48.0-63.6
Some Post-H.S. 286 119 35.0 27.0-43.9 167 65.0 56.1-73.0
College Graduate 231 54 21.0 14.3-29.8 177 79.0 70.2-85.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 124 64.0 53.8-73.1 79 36.0 26.9-46.2
$15,000- 24,999 224 108 49.9 40.3-59.6 116 50.1 40.4-59.7
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 242 58 23.6 15.8-33.7 184 76.4 66.3-84.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 348 55.3 48.9-61.5 271 44.7 38.5-51.1
No 473 85 20.8 15.3-27.5 388 79.2 72.5-84.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 58 27.0 19.1-36.8 120 73.0 63.2-80.9
Non-Veteran 920 376 40.5 35.5-45.8 544 59.5 54.2-64.5

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For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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