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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

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 3,766 2,016 54.2 51.6-56.7 1,750 45.8 43.3-48.4
-Eastern NC 1,118 640 54.1 49.2-59.0 478 45.9 41.0-50.8
GENDER
Male 307 166 48.8 40.0-57.7 141 51.2 42.3-60.0
Female 811 474 57.2 51.4-62.8 337 42.8 37.2-48.6
RACE
White 761 411 50.6 44.7-56.5 350 49.4 43.5-55.3
African American 260 167 62.9 53.1-71.7 93 37.1 28.3-46.9
Other minorities 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,087 625 54.1 49.1-59.0 462 45.9 41.0-50.9
AGE
18-34 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 235 145 55.5 45.3-65.2 90 44.5 34.8-54.7
55-64 289 179 60.3 51.4-68.6 110 39.7 31.4-48.6
65-74 296 162 51.6 43.4-59.8 134 48.4 40.2-56.6
75+ 240 124 52.0 42.6-61.1 116 48.0 38.9-57.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 132 61.2 50.9-70.6 74 38.8 29.4-49.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 387 233 56.5 48.4-64.2 154 43.5 35.8-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 288 164 52.5 42.5-62.4 124 47.5 37.6-57.5
College Graduate 234 109 41.7 32.9-51.0 125 58.3 49.0-67.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 207 156 74.0 63.7-82.1 51 26.0 17.9-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 230 142 62.2 52.6-71.0 88 37.8 29.0-47.4
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 242 107 38.9 29.5-49.2 135 61.1 50.8-70.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 507 80.0 73.6-85.2 126 20.0 14.8-26.4
No 478 131 26.4 20.6-33.2 347 73.6 66.8-79.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 941 552 55.6 50.0-61.1 389 44.4 38.9-50.0

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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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