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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,961 1,077 57.8 54.7-60.8 884 42.2 39.2-45.3
RACE
White 1,400 770 58.9 55.4-62.4 630 41.1 37.6-44.6
African American 405 210 53.9 47.0-60.6 195 46.1 39.4-53.0
Other Minorities 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 288 186 65.2 57.5-72.1 102 34.8 27.9-42.5
55-64 489 282 58.9 53.0-64.5 207 41.1 35.5-47.0
65-74 540 257 46.1 40.4-51.8 283 53.9 48.2-59.6
75+ 481 251 55.7 49.5-61.8 230 44.3 38.2-50.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 218 69.1 62.0-75.4 125 30.9 24.6-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 617 323 52.4 47.0-57.7 294 47.6 42.3-53.0
Some Post-H.S. 547 317 59.4 53.8-64.8 230 40.6 35.2-46.2
College Graduate 453 219 51.2 45.0-57.4 234 48.8 42.6-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 263 70.8 64.2-76.6 124 29.2 23.4-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 424 253 60.7 54.0-67.1 171 39.3 32.9-46.0
$25,000- 34,999 204 106 55.4 45.5-64.9 98 44.6 35.1-54.5
$35,000- 49,999 196 93 49.1 39.9-58.4 103 50.9 41.6-60.1
$50,000- 74,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 195 93 56.4 46.9-65.4 102 43.6 34.6-53.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,066 836 80.7 77.2-83.8 230 19.3 16.2-22.8
No 884 234 31.1 26.8-35.8 650 68.9 64.2-73.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,930 1,057 57.6 54.5-60.7 873 42.4 39.3-45.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,086 609 57.8 53.8-61.8 477 42.2 38.2-46.2
No 875 468 57.7 52.9-62.3 407 42.3 37.7-47.1

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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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