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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-African Americans

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,924 1,563 55.5 52.9-58.0 1,361 44.5 42.0-47.1
-African Americans 580 309 54.7 49.1-60.3 271 45.3 39.7-50.9
GENDER
Male 175 99 56.0 46.3-65.3 76 44.0 34.7-53.7
Female 405 210 53.9 47.0-60.6 195 46.1 39.4-53.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 577 307 54.9 49.1-60.4 270 45.1 39.6-50.9
AGE
18-34 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 192 106 55.5 46.5-64.2 86 44.5 35.8-53.5
65-74 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 196 108 57.6 48.0-66.6 88 42.4 33.4-52.0
Some Post-H.S. 162 86 54.5 44.1-64.6 76 45.5 35.4-55.9
College Graduate 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 92 64.2 53.5-73.5 56 35.8 26.5-46.5
$15,000- 24,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 312 241 80.4 73.6-85.9 71 19.6 14.1-26.4
No 266 66 25.8 19.5-33.3 200 74.2 66.7-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 499 259 53.7 47.4-59.8 240 46.3 40.2-52.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 291 165 56.8 48.9-64.3 126 43.2 35.7-51.1
No 289 144 52.5 44.2-60.6 145 47.5 39.4-55.8

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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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