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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Arthritis Burden

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 942 523 58.0 53.5-62.3 419 42.0 37.7-46.5
Piedmont 1,615 853 54.5 51.1-57.9 762 45.5 42.1-48.9
Western NC 367 187 53.3 46.0-60.5 180 46.7 39.5-54.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 264 141 55.5 46.7-63.9 123 44.5 36.1-53.3
Northwest 529 265 51.8 45.9-57.6 264 48.2 42.4-54.1
Charlotte 465 238 55.5 49.1-61.7 227 44.5 38.3-50.9
Greensboro 336 192 53.9 46.6-61.1 144 46.1 38.9-53.4
Southern Regional 475 276 62.1 55.1-68.6 199 37.9 31.4-44.9
Southeast 186 95 51.7 41.7-61.5 91 48.3 38.5-58.3
Wake 359 188 56.2 48.7-63.5 171 43.8 36.5-51.3
Area L & Eastern 310 168 56.9 50.0-63.5 142 43.1 36.5-50.0

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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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