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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 3,713 1,390 39.0 36.6-41.5 2,323 61.0 58.5-63.4
GENDER
Male 1,156 400 34.9 30.7-39.2 756 65.1 60.8-69.3
Female 2,557 990 41.9 39.0-44.8 1,567 58.1 55.2-61.0
RACE
White 2,928 1,020 35.9 33.2-38.7 1,908 64.1 61.3-66.8
African American 588 269 50.2 44.1-56.2 319 49.8 43.8-55.9
Native American 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,630 1,360 39.2 36.7-41.7 2,270 60.8 58.3-63.3
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 216 107 45.0 36.0-54.3 109 55.0 45.7-64.0
45-54 570 287 48.0 41.9-54.3 283 52.0 45.7-58.1
55-64 946 408 43.0 38.4-47.6 538 57.0 52.4-61.6
65-74 997 296 29.4 25.5-33.6 701 70.6 66.4-74.5
75+ 862 239 29.5 25.1-34.2 623 70.5 65.8-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 655 319 51.1 45.2-56.9 336 48.9 43.1-54.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,189 489 41.5 37.3-45.8 700 58.5 54.2-62.7
Some Post-H.S. 971 376 36.6 32.0-41.4 595 63.4 58.6-68.0
College Graduate 891 202 22.2 18.5-26.5 689 77.8 73.5-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 625 382 62.6 56.5-68.3 243 37.4 31.7-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 755 336 48.4 42.6-54.3 419 51.6 45.7-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 394 137 36.7 30.1-43.8 257 63.3 56.2-69.9
$35,000- 49,999 430 133 31.2 25.3-37.9 297 68.8 62.1-74.7
$50,000-74,999 371 95 29.4 22.0-37.9 276 70.6 62.1-78.0
$75,000+ 451 82 20.5 14.8-27.7 369 79.5 72.3-85.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,034 1,079 55.0 51.6-58.3 955 45.0 41.7-48.4
No 1,659 303 21.9 18.7-25.5 1,356 78.1 74.5-81.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 176 32.1 26.6-38.1 391 67.9 61.9-73.4
Non-Veteran 3,145 1,213 40.3 37.6-43.0 1,932 59.7 57.0-62.4

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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).

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