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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

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 gatheri ngs?*

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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 3,743 865 22.5 20.5-24.6 954 28.6 26.2-31.1 1,924 48.9 46.3-51.5
-Eastern NC 1,109 294 21.7 18.4-25.4 285 31.1 26.4-36.2 530 47.2 42.4-52.1
GENDER
Male 307 72 14.7 10.3-20.5 70 33.3 24.6-43.3 165 52.0 42.9-60.9
Female 802 222 25.8 21.4-30.6 215 29.8 24.7-35.4 365 44.5 39.0-50.2
RACE
White 758 174 18.3 14.7-22.6 193 31.5 25.8-37.9 391 50.2 44.2-56.1
African American 253 87 30.3 22.8-39.0 66 29.6 21.5-39.1 100 40.1 31.1-50.0
Other minorities 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,078 282 21.3 18.0-25.0 281 31.5 26.8-36.7 515 47.2 42.3-52.1
AGE
18-34 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 235 66 19.4 13.8-26.4 77 37.4 28.0-47.8 92 43.3 33.9-53.2
55-64 288 92 30.3 22.8-39.0 77 32.4 24.3-41.7 119 37.3 29.4-45.9
65-74 295 75 20.5 14.9-27.4 59 21.4 15.0-29.5 161 58.1 49.8-66.1
75+ 236 50 18.7 12.6-26.8 51 21.3 14.6-30.0 135 60.0 50.6-68.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 77 37.8 28.5-48.1 51 23.9 16.7-32.9 78 38.3 29.1-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 381 119 23.9 18.5-30.4 83 27.3 20.3-35.7 179 48.7 40.9-56.6
Some Post-H.S. 287 64 13.8 9.7-19.3 89 42.1 32.3-52.5 134 44.1 34.6-54.0
College Graduate 232 33 11.6 7.0-18.5 62 23.5 16.8-31.9 137 64.9 55.8-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 100 47.6 37.7-57.7 44 25.7 17.3-36.4 61 26.7 19.1-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 228 65 26.2 18.5-35.7 67 31.2 22.6-41.5 96 42.6 33.4-52.3
$25,000- 34,999 108 23 18.2 10.4-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 120 17 10.6 5.6-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 242 26 6.0 3.6- 9.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 629 253 34.5 29.3-40.2 192 37.6 31.4-44.3 184 27.8 22.9-33.4
No 474 41 8.0 5.0-12.6 91 23.8 17.3-31.8 342 68.2 60.2-75.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 180 42 14.3 9.6-20.9 35 21.2 13.5-31.5 103 64.5 54.3-73.6
Non-Veteran 929 252 23.2 19.4-27.5 250 33.1 27.8-38.9 427 43.7 38.4-49.1

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This question was asked of those with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

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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