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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 11,847 4,024 26.1 25.2-27.1 7,823 73.9 72.9-74.8
-Piedmont NC 6,339 2,010 24.2 22.9-25.5 4,329 75.8 74.5-77.1
GENDER
Male 2,510 640 20.5 18.7-22.5 1,870 79.5 77.5-81.3
Female 3,829 1,370 27.5 25.8-29.2 2,459 72.5 70.8-74.2
RACE
White 4,601 1,561 26.5 25.0-28.1 3,040 73.5 71.9-75.0
African American 1,185 353 22.3 19.7-25.2 832 77.7 74.8-80.3
Other minorities 494 81 12.4 8.9-16.9 413 87.6 83.1-91.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 414 45 8.5 6.2-11.7 369 91.5 88.3-93.8
Non-Hispanic 5,902 1,957 25.4 24.1-26.8 3,945 74.6 73.2-75.9
AGE
18-34 1,166 70 6.0 4.6- 7.9 1,096 94.0 92.1-95.4
35-54 2,088 449 19.7 17.7-21.8 1,639 80.3 78.2-82.3
55-64 1,179 483 40.9 37.4-44.5 696 59.1 55.5-62.6
65-74 1,036 541 50.7 46.8-54.6 495 49.3 45.4-53.2
75+ 803 450 55.6 51.1-60.0 353 44.4 40.0-48.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 775 337 32.0 28.2-36.2 438 68.0 63.8-71.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,747 625 26.0 23.7-28.5 1,122 74.0 71.5-76.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,701 563 24.5 22.2-27.0 1,138 75.5 73.0-77.8
College Graduate 2,092 476 17.1 15.3-19.0 1,616 82.9 81.0-84.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 699 317 33.3 29.1-37.7 382 66.7 62.3-70.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 397 27.7 24.6-31.1 658 72.3 68.9-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 654 212 24.7 21.1-28.8 442 75.3 71.2-78.9
$35,000- 49,999 765 233 25.3 21.8-29.1 532 74.7 70.9-78.2
$50,000+ 2,068 453 17.9 16.0-19.9 1,615 82.1 80.1-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 983 56.2 52.8-59.5 588 43.8 40.5-47.2
No 4,702 1,007 16.2 15.0-17.5 3,695 83.8 82.5-85.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 771 279 30.7 27.1-34.7 492 69.3 65.3-72.9
Non-Veteran 5,565 1,731 23.4 22.1-24.7 3,834 76.6 75.3-77.9

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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.

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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