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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) 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 8,816 3,089 26.3 25.2-27.5 5,727 73.7 72.5-74.8
-African Americans 1,705 622 26.2 23.7-28.9 1,083 73.8 71.1-76.3
GENDER
Male 598 190 24.2 20.4-28.4 408 75.8 71.6-79.6
Female 1,107 432 27.9 24.6-31.5 675 72.1 68.5-75.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,682 619 26.5 23.9-29.2 1,063 73.5 70.8-76.1
AGE
18-34 309 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 295 97.1 94.9-98.4
35-44 239 44 24.1 17.6-32.1 195 75.9 67.9-82.4
45-54 317 107 30.2 24.3-36.8 210 69.8 63.2-75.7
55-64 378 209 54.6 47.9-61.2 169 45.4 38.8-52.1
65-74 274 140 45.7 37.2-54.5 134 54.3 45.5-62.8
75+ 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 133 32.8 25.9-40.5 130 67.2 59.5-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 209 27.1 22.8-31.9 338 72.9 68.1-77.2
Some Post-H.S. 492 170 24.7 20.4-29.7 322 75.3 70.3-79.6
College Graduate 402 110 20.2 16.1-25.1 292 79.8 74.9-83.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 157 32.9 26.9-39.6 180 67.1 60.4-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 387 136 25.1 20.3-30.6 251 74.9 69.4-79.7
$25,000- 34,999 207 65 22.1 16.2-29.4 142 77.9 70.6-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 196 67 24.3 17.8-32.3 129 75.7 67.7-82.2
$50,000- 74,999 122 30 18.5 11.4-28.6 92 81.5 71.4-88.6
$75,000+ 162 49 29.6 20.9-40.1 113 70.4 59.9-79.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 506 327 56.6 50.1-62.8 179 43.4 37.2-49.9
No 1,163 286 16.8 14.4-19.5 877 83.2 80.5-85.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 87 39.1 31.2-47.6 115 60.9 52.4-68.8
Non-Veteran 1,503 535 24.3 21.7-27.1 968 75.7 72.9-78.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 814 310 28.8 25.0-32.9 504 71.2 67.1-75.0
No 891 312 23.8 20.5-27.5 579 76.2 72.5-79.5

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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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