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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-African Americans

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 gatherings?*

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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 2,918 672 23.0 20.9-25.2 713 24.8 22.6-27.1 1,533 52.2 49.7-54.8
-African Americans 583 156 29.4 24.3-35.0 169 27.4 22.9-32.5 258 43.2 37.7-48.9
GENDER
Male 176 46 31.3 23.0-41.0 48 22.8 16.4-30.9 82 45.9 36.5-55.5
Female 407 110 28.0 21.9-34.9 121 30.6 24.7-37.3 176 41.4 34.9-48.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 580 155 29.4 24.4-35.1 167 26.8 22.3-31.9 258 43.7 38.2-49.4
AGE
18-34 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 100 *** *** *** 23 21.1 13.2-32.0 *** *** ***
55-64 193 51 24.4 17.5-33.0 59 31.7 24.2-40.4 83 43.8 35.2-52.8
65-74 134 23 17.8 10.1-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 97 *** *** *** 30 23.8 15.1-35.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 58 34.7 26.3-44.1 51 22.5 15.6-31.3 89 42.8 33.8-52.4
Some Post-H.S. 162 *** *** *** 52 29.9 21.8-39.5 65 39.2 29.7-49.6
College Graduate 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 58 36.3 27.0-46.8 39 22.7 15.3-32.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 130 28 20.7 13.2-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 312 131 47.0 39.1-54.9 98 29.9 23.3-37.3 83 23.2 17.3-30.3
No 269 24 9.9 5.9-16.3 70 24.4 18.5-31.4 175 65.6 57.8-72.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 *** *** *** 24 20.0 12.6-30.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 502 137 28.6 23.2-34.7 145 29.1 23.9-34.9 220 42.2 36.3-48.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 293 90 33.5 26.5-41.3 83 25.7 20.0-32.5 120 40.7 33.3-48.6
No 290 66 24.7 17.8-33.1 86 29.3 22.5-37.2 138 46.1 38.0-54.3

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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 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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