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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 728 411 57.0 51.9-61.9 317 43.0 38.1-48.1
GENDER
Male 236 124 53.1 43.8-62.2 112 46.9 37.8-56.2
Female 492 287 59.6 53.9-65.1 205 40.4 34.9-46.1
RACE
White 670 369 55.2 49.9-60.3 301 44.8 39.7-50.1
Other minorities 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 716 403 56.2 51.1-61.2 313 43.8 38.8-48.9
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 199 111 55.2 46.7-63.3 88 44.8 36.7-53.3
65-74 196 98 49.1 40.3-57.9 98 50.9 42.1-59.7
75+ 164 84 50.7 41.8-59.6 80 49.3 40.4-58.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 223 133 63.0 54.4-70.9 90 37.0 29.1-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 189 114 53.5 44.2-62.5 75 46.5 37.5-55.8
College Graduate 165 76 52.3 42.3-62.1 89 47.7 37.9-57.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 432 335 77.8 72.2-82.6 97 22.2 17.4-27.8
No 292 73 25.5 19.6-32.6 219 74.5 67.4-80.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 620 355 57.3 51.7-62.7 265 42.7 37.3-48.3

Back to Arthritis Burden.

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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