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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you 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 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
GENDER
Male 4,616 1,326 22.6 21.2-24.1 3,290 77.4 75.9-78.8
Female 7,231 2,698 29.3 28.1-30.6 4,533 70.7 69.4-71.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,166 2,954 29.1 27.9-30.3 5,212 70.9 69.7-72.1
Non-Hispanic Black 2,147 690 23.1 21.1-25.3 1,457 76.9 74.7-78.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 205 42.9 35.8-50.4 251 57.1 49.6-64.2
Non-Hispanic Other 300 65 17.0 12.4-22.9 235 83.0 77.1-87.6
Hispanic 689 77 7.8 6.0-10.0 612 92.2 90.0-94.0
AGE
18-34 2,030 137 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,893 93.7 92.3-94.8
35-44 1,620 242 14.1 12.3-16.2 1,378 85.9 83.8-87.7
45-54 2,041 600 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,441 72.6 70.1-74.9
55-64 2,357 991 41.6 39.1-44.1 1,366 58.4 55.9-60.9
65-74 2,110 1,105 51.7 49.0-54.4 1,005 48.3 45.6-51.0
75+ 1,562 916 59.3 56.1-62.4 646 40.7 37.6-43.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,498 698 33.8 31.0-36.9 800 66.2 63.1-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,439 1,287 27.7 25.9-29.5 2,152 72.3 70.5-74.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,190 1,119 26.4 24.6-28.2 2,071 73.6 71.8-75.4
College Graduate 3,679 904 18.7 17.3-20.2 2,775 81.3 79.8-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,452 692 35.8 32.7-38.9 760 64.2 61.1-67.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,044 781 28.1 25.9-30.5 1,263 71.9 69.5-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,271 455 28.9 26.0-32.0 816 71.1 68.0-74.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,433 455 26.2 23.6-29.0 978 73.8 71.0-76.4
$50,000-74,999 1,385 375 22.5 20.1-25.2 1,010 77.5 74.8-79.9
$75,000+ 2,188 468 17.7 15.9-19.7 1,720 82.3 80.3-84.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,173 2,071 59.6 57.2-61.9 1,102 40.4 38.1-42.8
No 8,535 1,906 16.8 15.9-17.8 6,629 83.2 82.2-84.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,540 599 33.9 31.1-36.7 941 66.1 63.3-68.9
Non-Veteran 10,302 3,424 25.0 24.0-26.0 6,878 75.0 74.0-76.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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