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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatheri ngs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,743 865 22.5 20.5-24.6 954 28.6 26.2-31.1 1,924 48.9 46.3-51.5
-Piedmont NC 1,916 399 22.7 19.9-25.8 480 27.6 24.3-31.0 1,037 49.7 46.2-53.3
GENDER
Male 620 110 20.3 15.7-25.9 150 28.5 22.8-35.0 360 51.2 44.8-57.5
Female 1,296 289 24.5 21.0-28.2 330 26.9 23.3-30.7 677 48.7 44.6-52.8
RACE
White 1,535 310 22.8 19.5-26.4 369 26.3 22.7-30.3 856 50.9 46.8-55.0
African American 316 73 22.8 16.7-30.4 97 35.2 27.6-43.6 146 42.0 34.2-50.1
Other minorities 55 *** *** *** 12 11.9 5.5-23.8 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,874 391 23.2 20.3-26.4 469 27.8 24.5-31.4 1,014 49.0 45.5-52.6
AGE
18-34 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 400 108 28.1 22.0-35.0 109 29.4 22.9-37.0 183 42.5 35.6-49.7
55-64 472 119 26.7 21.5-32.7 117 26.2 20.6-32.6 236 47.1 40.6-53.7
65-74 519 80 13.3 9.9-17.6 119 27.6 22.0-34.0 320 59.1 52.8-65.1
75+ 475 82 19.1 13.8-25.7 119 24.6 19.3-30.8 274 56.4 49.3-63.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 109 34.3 27.1-42.4 86 32.1 23.9-41.6 124 33.6 26.3-41.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 594 127 20.9 16.5-26.0 154 26.8 21.8-32.5 313 52.3 46.3-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 501 101 20.7 15.5-27.1 140 29.1 23.4-35.5 260 50.2 43.3-57.0
College Graduate 498 59 13.3 9.1-18.9 99 19.9 15.3-25.5 340 66.8 60.3-72.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 276 116 47.2 38.2-56.4 84 27.9 20.1-37.3 76 24.9 18.0-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 374 91 24.8 18.5-32.4 109 34.8 26.7-43.9 174 40.4 32.1-49.3
$25,000- 34,999 199 32 14.7 9.0-23.2 51 24.7 17.0-34.3 116 60.6 50.2-70.1
$35,000- 49,999 235 36 13.9 9.4-20.2 59 30.7 22.5-40.3 140 55.4 46.2-64.3
$50,000+ 465 52 15.7 10.3-23.3 81 20.5 14.5-28.0 332 63.8 55.8-71.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,006 357 37.8 33.4-42.5 294 30.4 26.1-35.1 355 31.8 27.7-36.2
No 900 42 7.6 4.8-11.8 184 24.8 20.1-30.1 674 67.6 62.0-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 47 20.5 14.2-28.8 71 28.9 20.9-38.4 163 50.6 41.8-59.3
Non-Veteran 1,634 352 23.1 20.0-26.5 409 27.3 23.8-31.1 873 49.6 45.7-53.5

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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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