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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Whites

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
-Whites 6,118 2,207 28.7 27.3-30.2 3,911 71.3 69.8-72.7
GENDER
Male 2,401 734 25.6 23.5-27.8 1,667 74.4 72.2-76.5
Female 3,717 1,473 31.6 29.7-33.6 2,244 68.4 66.4-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 20 9.2 5.1-15.9 122 90.8 84.1-94.9
Non-Hispanic 5,961 2,182 29.3 27.9-30.8 3,779 70.7 69.2-72.1
AGE
18-34 815 58 7.1 5.3- 9.5 757 92.9 90.5-94.7
35-44 720 117 17.9 14.6-21.6 603 82.1 78.4-85.4
45-54 1,010 305 28.3 24.8-32.1 705 71.7 67.9-75.2
55-64 1,268 514 40.8 37.4-44.3 754 59.2 55.7-62.6
65-74 1,225 632 50.3 46.7-54.0 593 49.7 46.0-53.3
75+ 1,035 564 57.1 53.1-61.0 471 42.9 39.0-46.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 615 336 46.8 41.5-52.1 279 53.2 47.9-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,672 672 31.0 28.3-33.8 1,000 69.0 66.2-71.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,705 613 27.7 25.1-30.4 1,092 72.3 69.6-74.9
College Graduate 2,119 583 19.5 17.6-21.4 1,536 80.5 78.6-82.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 588 337 50.0 44.4-55.6 251 50.0 44.4-55.6
$15,000- 24,999 919 437 41.1 36.9-45.3 482 58.9 54.7-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 546 199 30.1 25.3-35.3 347 69.9 64.7-74.7
$35,000- 49,999 759 246 24.9 21.3-28.9 513 75.1 71.1-78.7
$50,000- 74,999 725 197 21.1 17.8-24.9 528 78.9 75.1-82.2
$75,000+ 1,355 318 19.9 17.3-22.6 1,037 80.1 77.4-82.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,783 1,189 63.1 60.0-66.1 594 36.9 33.9-40.0
No 4,264 989 17.2 15.9-18.7 3,275 82.8 81.3-84.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 873 326 31.8 28.1-35.9 547 68.2 64.1-71.9
Non-Veteran 5,244 1,881 28.2 26.7-29.8 3,363 71.8 70.2-73.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,102 1,161 30.6 28.6-32.7 1,941 69.4 67.3-71.4
No 3,016 1,046 26.6 24.6-28.7 1,970 73.4 71.3-75.4

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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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