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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

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
-MALES 964 186 20.6 17.4-24.2 221 22.0 18.7-25.8 557 57.4 53.1-61.5
RACE
White 696 120 17.3 14.0-21.3 145 21.8 17.9-26.3 431 60.9 56.0-65.6
African American 176 46 31.3 23.0-41.0 48 22.8 16.4-30.9 82 45.9 36.5-55.5
Other Minorities 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 135 39 28.2 20.0-38.1 32 20.8 13.8-30.0 *** *** ***
55-64 271 60 21.6 16.0-28.4 68 24.7 18.7-32.0 143 53.7 46.1-61.1
65-74 257 34 13.1 8.4-19.8 52 20.1 14.0-28.0 171 66.9 58.4-74.4
75+ 191 29 15.2 9.7-23.0 44 18.3 12.5-26.0 118 66.5 57.4-74.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 47 28.7 20.6-38.4 43 25.7 17.8-35.5 80 45.6 35.9-55.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 62 23.6 17.7-30.7 69 22.7 17.1-29.4 150 53.7 46.1-61.1
Some Post-H.S. 251 43 15.5 10.6-22.1 60 20.9 15.1-28.4 148 63.5 55.4-71.0
College Graduate 260 34 14.4 9.7-20.7 48 17.3 12.4-23.7 178 68.3 60.9-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 47 28.5 20.1-38.8 40 29.5 20.5-40.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 54 34.4 26.0-44.0 46 19.8 13.8-27.5 93 45.8 36.9-55.0
$25,000- 34,999 75 13 17.5 9.6-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 120 *** *** *** 19 17.9 10.7-28.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 91 *** *** *** 23 16.9 10.0-27.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 172 16 10.7 6.1-18.1 32 18.9 12.1-28.1 124 70.5 60.6-78.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 520 163 33.2 28.0-38.8 149 29.0 24.0-34.4 208 37.8 32.5-43.4
No 438 21 5.1 3.0- 8.7 71 13.8 10.0-18.8 346 81.0 75.6-85.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 382 64 19.6 14.5-25.9 88 19.7 15.2-25.3 230 60.7 54.0-67.0
Non-Veteran 581 121 21.1 17.1-25.8 133 23.3 18.9-28.3 327 55.6 50.2-60.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 500 112 23.3 18.7-28.7 114 23.9 18.9-29.6 274 52.8 46.9-58.7
No 464 74 17.4 13.3-22.5 107 19.9 15.9-24.6 283 62.7 56.8-68.2

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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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