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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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
-MALES 3,442 1,020 23.6 21.9-25.4 2,422 76.4 74.6-78.1
RACE
White 2,401 734 25.6 23.5-27.8 1,667 74.4 72.2-76.5
African American 598 190 24.2 20.4-28.4 408 75.8 71.6-79.6
Other Minorities 389 82 8.5 5.8-12.2 307 91.5 87.8-94.2
AGE
18-34 618 36 5.9 4.1- 8.5 582 94.1 91.5-95.9
35-44 512 79 15.9 12.4-20.1 433 84.1 79.9-87.6
45-54 572 138 24.2 20.0-28.9 434 75.8 71.1-80.0
55-64 712 288 41.5 37.0-46.2 424 58.5 53.8-63.0
65-74 595 272 44.4 39.2-49.8 323 55.6 50.2-60.8
75+ 406 202 52.6 46.1-59.0 204 47.4 41.0-53.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 505 179 29.8 25.1-35.0 326 70.2 65.0-74.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 986 303 22.6 19.7-25.8 683 77.4 74.2-80.3
Some Post-H.S. 841 265 24.7 21.4-28.5 576 75.3 71.5-78.6
College Graduate 1,103 271 18.6 16.2-21.4 832 81.4 78.6-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 360 151 34.9 29.0-41.2 209 65.1 58.8-71.0
$15,000- 24,999 599 201 27.0 22.9-31.6 398 73.0 68.4-77.1
$25,000- 34,999 322 84 22.5 17.4-28.5 238 77.5 71.5-82.6
$35,000- 49,999 409 126 23.7 19.0-29.1 283 76.3 70.9-81.0
$50,000- 74,999 388 95 19.5 15.2-24.8 293 80.5 75.2-84.8
$75,000+ 782 185 21.6 18.2-25.5 597 78.4 74.5-81.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 922 546 57.3 53.0-61.4 376 42.7 38.6-47.0
No 2,472 460 13.9 12.4-15.7 2,012 86.1 84.3-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,034 407 34.5 30.9-38.2 627 65.5 61.8-69.1
Non-Veteran 2,404 612 20.2 18.4-22.3 1,792 79.8 77.7-81.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,715 528 25.0 22.5-27.6 1,187 75.0 72.4-77.5
No 1,727 492 22.2 19.9-24.6 1,235 77.8 75.4-80.1

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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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