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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-MALES

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
-MALES 963 486 52.4 48.2-56.6 477 47.6 43.4-51.8
RACE
White 695 336 51.0 46.1-55.9 359 49.0 44.1-53.9
African American 175 99 56.0 46.3-65.3 76 44.0 34.7-53.7
Other Minorities 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 271 151 58.2 50.7-65.5 120 41.8 34.5-49.3
65-74 257 121 50.2 41.8-58.6 136 49.8 41.4-58.2
75+ 191 81 40.6 31.7-50.1 110 59.4 49.9-68.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 95 60.8 50.7-70.1 75 39.2 29.9-49.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 282 152 55.6 48.0-62.9 130 44.4 37.1-52.0
Some Post-H.S. 252 122 47.2 39.2-55.3 130 52.8 44.7-60.8
College Graduate 257 116 46.0 38.5-53.7 141 54.0 46.3-61.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 93 71.1 61.2-79.3 51 28.9 20.7-38.8
$15,000- 24,999 193 117 60.2 50.9-68.8 76 39.8 31.2-49.1
$25,000- 34,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 172 64 38.1 29.1-48.0 108 61.9 52.0-70.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 521 377 77.0 72.2-81.1 144 23.0 18.9-27.8
No 435 106 22.4 17.8-27.8 329 77.6 72.2-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 385 191 52.5 45.9-59.1 194 47.5 40.9-54.1
Non-Veteran 577 294 52.4 46.9-57.8 283 47.6 42.2-53.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 503 275 57.3 51.4-63.0 228 42.7 37.0-48.6
No 460 211 46.7 40.7-52.8 249 53.3 47.2-59.3

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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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