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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Whites

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,896 1,162 42.2 39.7-44.8 1,734 57.8 55.2-60.3
-Whites 2,074 780 39.9 37.0-42.9 1,294 60.1 57.1-63.0
GENDER
Male 696 242 37.7 33.0-42.6 454 62.3 57.4-67.0
Female 1,378 538 41.5 37.9-45.2 840 58.5 54.8-62.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,051 771 39.9 36.9-42.9 1,280 60.1 57.1-63.1
AGE
18-34 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 292 144 48.8 41.1-56.6 148 51.2 43.4-58.9
55-64 492 213 43.0 37.5-48.8 279 57.0 51.2-62.5
65-74 602 178 30.4 25.7-35.5 424 69.6 64.5-74.3
75+ 508 155 30.1 25.0-35.7 353 69.9 64.3-75.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 158 58.2 50.4-65.5 150 41.8 34.5-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 631 247 39.1 34.3-44.2 384 60.9 55.8-65.7
Some Post-H.S. 573 216 36.3 31.2-41.7 357 63.7 58.3-68.8
College Graduate 559 158 28.6 24.0-33.7 401 71.4 66.3-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 187 60.9 53.2-68.1 136 39.1 31.9-46.8
$15,000- 24,999 406 195 53.0 46.3-59.6 211 47.0 40.4-53.7
$25,000- 34,999 193 76 40.0 31.0-49.8 117 60.0 50.2-69.0
$35,000- 49,999 234 62 29.4 21.5-38.8 172 70.6 61.2-78.5
$50,000- 74,999 193 60 29.7 22.3-38.4 133 70.3 61.6-77.7
$75,000+ 305 71 26.1 19.9-33.3 234 73.9 66.7-80.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,127 610 56.5 52.5-60.4 517 43.5 39.6-47.5
No 936 166 19.6 16.1-23.6 770 80.4 76.4-83.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 308 92 30.5 24.1-37.7 216 69.5 62.3-75.9
Non-Veteran 1,766 688 41.6 38.4-44.9 1,078 58.4 55.1-61.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,089 438 43.1 39.1-47.2 651 56.9 52.8-60.9
No 985 342 35.8 31.6-40.2 643 64.2 59.8-68.4

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

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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