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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 3,713 1,390 39.0 36.6-41.5 2,323 61.0 58.5-63.4
-Piedmont NC 1,907 668 38.8 35.3-42.3 1,239 61.2 57.7-64.7
GENDER
Male 621 195 34.4 28.7-40.6 426 65.6 59.4-71.3
Female 1,286 473 42.0 37.9-46.2 813 58.0 53.8-62.1
RACE
White 1,527 499 35.3 31.5-39.3 1,028 64.7 60.7-68.5
African American 315 141 52.4 44.2-60.4 174 47.6 39.6-55.8
Other minorities 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,866 658 39.4 36.0-43.0 1,208 60.6 57.0-64.0
AGE
18-34 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 402 190 46.7 39.6-53.9 212 53.3 46.1-60.4
55-64 470 196 42.8 36.5-49.4 274 57.2 50.6-63.5
65-74 515 138 29.9 24.2-36.2 377 70.1 63.8-75.8
75+ 470 122 27.7 21.7-34.5 348 72.3 65.5-78.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 154 53.1 44.3-61.7 157 46.9 38.3-55.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 214 38.2 32.6-44.2 378 61.8 55.8-67.4
Some Post-H.S. 500 186 37.8 31.4-44.7 314 62.2 55.3-68.6
College Graduate 500 111 22.6 17.6-28.5 389 77.4 71.5-82.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 158 57.5 48.0-66.5 118 42.5 33.5-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 366 155 49.3 40.5-58.2 211 50.7 41.8-59.5
$25,000- 34,999 199 71 37.7 28.4-48.1 128 62.3 51.9-71.6
$35,000- 49,999 236 77 34.2 26.2-43.1 159 65.8 56.9-73.8
$50,000+ 467 93 24.9 18.6-32.5 374 75.1 67.5-81.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 998 493 53.2 48.4-57.9 505 46.8 42.1-51.6
No 899 171 24.5 19.8-29.8 728 75.5 70.2-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 285 84 34.0 25.9-43.2 201 66.0 56.8-74.1
Non-Veteran 1,621 583 39.6 35.8-43.5 1,038 60.4 56.5-64.2

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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).

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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