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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Whites

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
-Whites 2,086 442 21.0 18.7-23.5 479 24.1 21.5-26.8 1,165 54.9 52.0-57.9
GENDER
Male 696 120 17.3 14.0-21.3 145 21.8 17.9-26.3 431 60.9 56.0-65.6
Female 1,390 322 23.8 20.8-27.1 334 25.8 22.6-29.2 734 50.4 46.8-54.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,061 437 20.9 18.6-23.4 471 24.0 21.4-26.7 1,153 55.1 52.1-58.0
AGE
18-34 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 109 *** *** *** 28 24.6 16.4-35.3 *** *** ***
45-54 290 85 26.4 20.4-33.4 74 25.8 19.3-33.5 131 47.8 40.2-55.6
55-64 494 125 24.1 19.7-29.3 120 24.0 19.4-29.4 249 51.8 46.1-57.5
65-74 605 92 14.0 10.7-18.0 121 18.9 15.1-23.4 392 67.1 62.0-71.8
75+ 520 100 18.3 14.4-23.0 113 21.7 17.4-26.9 307 59.9 54.1-65.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 305 98 31.1 24.3-38.7 89 30.4 23.4-38.4 118 38.6 31.2-46.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 630 144 22.5 18.4-27.0 141 22.0 18.1-26.5 345 55.5 50.4-60.5
Some Post-H.S. 582 131 19.0 15.3-23.4 144 25.8 21.2-31.1 307 55.1 49.7-60.5
College Graduate 566 69 12.1 9.1-16.0 104 17.0 13.5-21.3 393 70.9 65.8-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 321 135 38.5 31.2-46.4 78 29.8 22.8-37.9 108 31.7 25.1-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 417 121 33.9 27.7-40.6 116 25.2 19.7-31.6 180 40.9 34.7-47.5
$25,000- 34,999 193 38 20.5 14.1-29.0 45 22.4 15.3-31.5 110 57.1 47.3-66.4
$35,000- 49,999 236 25 8.9 5.3-14.4 52 21.6 15.3-29.5 159 69.5 61.2-76.8
$50,000- 74,999 193 20 8.0 4.6-13.4 40 20.2 13.9-28.3 133 71.8 63.3-79.0
$75,000+ 305 29 10.6 7.0-15.6 54 20.5 14.7-27.9 222 68.9 61.3-75.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,129 407 35.6 31.8-39.6 311 29.4 25.7-33.4 411 35.0 31.3-38.8
No 945 33 3.2 2.1- 4.9 165 17.6 14.4-21.3 747 79.1 75.3-82.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 309 45 15.1 10.3-21.5 65 19.9 14.6-26.5 199 65.1 57.6-71.9
Non-Veteran 1,777 397 22.1 19.5-24.9 414 24.8 22.0-27.8 966 53.1 49.9-56.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,092 251 21.5 18.4-24.9 259 26.9 23.2-30.8 582 51.6 47.6-55.6
No 994 191 20.4 17.0-24.2 220 20.5 17.3-24.1 583 59.1 54.7-63.4

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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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