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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 11,473 3,972 25.1 24.0-26.3 7,501 74.9 73.7-76.0
-Eastern NC 3,123 1,184 28.0 25.7-30.5 1,939 72.0 69.5-74.3
GENDER
Male 1,092 330 21.7 18.5-25.4 762 78.3 74.6-81.5
Female 2,031 854 33.9 30.8-37.3 1,177 66.1 62.7-69.2
RACE
White 2,085 800 30.6 27.6-33.8 1,285 69.4 66.2-72.4
African American 695 278 25.6 21.3-30.4 417 74.4 69.6-78.7
Other minorities 322 99 17.3 12.5-23.5 223 82.7 76.5-87.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 32 8.2 5.0-13.1 131 91.8 86.9-95.0
Non-Hispanic 2,949 1,146 29.2 26.7-31.8 1,803 70.8 68.2-73.3
AGE
18-34 469 45 7.2 4.5-11.5 424 92.8 88.5-95.5
35-54 941 252 25.4 21.5-29.9 689 74.6 70.1-78.5
55-64 688 308 46.5 40.8-52.2 380 53.5 47.8-59.2
65-74 542 313 56.6 50.1-62.9 229 43.4 37.1-49.9
75+ 447 253 53.6 45.6-61.5 194 46.4 38.5-54.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 444 221 30.0 24.3-36.2 223 70.0 63.8-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 972 416 30.3 26.2-34.7 556 69.7 65.3-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 842 302 28.0 23.6-33.0 540 72.0 67.0-76.4
College Graduate 860 242 21.6 18.1-25.6 618 78.4 74.4-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 223 37.5 30.9-44.6 210 62.5 55.4-69.1
$15,000- 24,999 521 238 28.0 23.0-33.7 283 72.0 66.3-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 301 113 27.2 20.5-35.0 188 72.8 65.0-79.5
$35,000- 49,999 427 127 27.9 21.8-34.9 300 72.1 65.1-78.2
$50,000+ 882 251 24.1 19.8-28.8 631 75.9 71.2-80.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 971 645 57.3 51.8-62.7 326 42.7 37.3-48.2
No 2,002 485 18.1 15.7-20.8 1,517 81.9 79.2-84.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 504 186 28.9 23.8-34.7 318 71.1 65.3-76.2
Non-Veteran 2,617 998 27.9 25.3-30.6 1,619 72.1 69.4-74.7

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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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