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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-African Americans

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 2,896 1,162 42.2 39.7-44.8 1,734 57.8 55.2-60.3
-African Americans 575 269 51.0 45.3-56.7 306 49.0 43.3-54.7
GENDER
Male 171 80 50.4 40.7-60.0 91 49.6 40.0-59.3
Female 404 189 51.4 44.5-58.3 215 48.6 41.7-55.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 572 266 50.4 44.7-56.1 306 49.6 43.9-55.3
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 192 104 54.9 45.9-63.6 88 45.1 36.4-54.1
65-74 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 193 95 54.4 44.7-63.7 98 45.6 36.3-55.3
Some Post-H.S. 161 81 51.5 41.1-61.8 80 48.5 38.2-58.9
College Graduate 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 310 197 66.7 58.9-73.6 113 33.3 26.4-41.1
No 263 70 32.7 25.2-41.1 193 67.3 58.9-74.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 496 234 51.7 45.4-57.9 262 48.3 42.1-54.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 288 145 54.2 46.4-61.8 143 45.8 38.2-53.6
No 287 124 47.4 39.1-55.8 163 52.6 44.2-60.9

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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