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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,473 3,972 25.1 24.0-26.3 7,501 74.9 73.7-76.0
GENDER
Male 4,287 1,237 21.0 19.3-22.8 3,050 79.0 77.2-80.7
Female 7,186 2,735 29.0 27.5-30.5 4,451 71.0 69.5-72.5
RACE
White 8,759 3,118 27.3 25.9-28.7 5,641 72.7 71.3-74.1
African American 1,813 642 23.2 20.7-25.9 1,171 76.8 74.1-79.3
Native American 268 100 25.8 19.0-34.0 168 74.2 66.0-81.0
Other Minorities 550 91 8.3 6.0-11.4 459 91.7 88.6-94.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 526 80 9.4 6.3-13.7 446 90.6 86.3-93.7
-English Speaking 233 54 17.9 10.7-28.3 179 82.1 71.7-89.3
-Spanish Speaking 293 26 4.9 2.9- 8.1 267 95.1 91.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic 10,912 3,878 26.3 25.1-27.5 7,034 73.7 72.5-74.9
AGE
18-34 1,423 97 5.7 4.3- 7.5 1,326 94.3 92.5-95.7
35-44 1,550 230 15.0 12.7-17.7 1,320 85.0 82.3-87.3
45-54 2,079 597 27.5 24.7-30.5 1,482 72.5 69.5-75.3
55-64 2,462 1,011 41.5 38.6-44.4 1,451 58.5 55.6-61.4
65-74 2,118 1,061 49.8 46.6-53.0 1,057 50.2 47.0-53.4
75+ 1,706 942 56.3 52.6-59.9 764 43.7 40.1-47.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 723 35.1 31.6-38.9 732 64.9 61.1-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,290 1,288 26.3 24.2-28.4 2,002 73.7 71.6-75.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,885 1,019 25.1 22.9-27.4 1,866 74.9 72.6-77.1
College Graduate 3,812 934 16.9 15.4-18.4 2,878 83.1 81.6-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,373 689 35.2 31.6-39.0 684 64.8 61.0-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,948 801 27.9 25.1-31.0 1,147 72.1 69.0-74.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,115 410 26.2 22.7-29.9 705 73.8 70.1-77.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,409 444 25.7 22.6-29.1 965 74.3 70.9-77.4
$50,000-74,999 1,342 394 22.4 19.2-26.0 948 77.6 74.0-80.8
$75,000+ 2,257 464 16.5 14.5-18.9 1,793 83.5 81.1-85.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,401 2,104 53.6 50.8-56.5 1,297 46.4 43.5-49.2
No 7,521 1,690 16.1 14.9-17.3 5,831 83.9 82.7-85.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,584 602 31.0 27.8-34.4 982 69.0 65.6-72.2
Non-Veteran 9,884 3,369 24.3 23.1-25.6 6,515 75.7 74.4-76.9

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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).

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