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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Whites

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
-Whites 2,095 1,106 55.5 52.6-58.4 989 44.5 41.6-47.4
GENDER
Male 695 336 51.0 46.1-55.9 359 49.0 44.1-53.9
Female 1,400 770 58.9 55.4-62.4 630 41.1 37.6-44.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,070 1,090 55.4 52.5-58.4 980 44.6 41.6-47.5
AGE
18-34 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 290 179 62.0 54.3-69.3 111 38.0 30.7-45.7
55-64 494 281 59.5 53.8-64.9 213 40.5 35.1-46.2
65-74 606 282 48.4 43.1-53.7 324 51.6 46.3-56.9
75+ 522 254 50.5 44.6-56.4 268 49.5 43.6-55.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 193 67.5 60.2-74.1 120 32.5 25.9-39.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 634 327 52.8 47.7-57.9 307 47.2 42.1-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 582 321 54.4 48.8-59.8 261 45.6 40.2-51.2
College Graduate 563 264 49.4 44.1-54.8 299 50.6 45.2-55.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 221 73.2 66.4-79.0 102 26.8 21.0-33.6
$15,000- 24,999 419 251 61.9 55.4-67.9 168 38.1 32.1-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 189 96 55.2 45.4-64.7 93 44.8 35.3-54.6
$35,000- 49,999 237 102 41.0 33.0-49.6 135 59.0 50.4-67.0
$50,000- 74,999 194 88 46.1 37.1-55.3 106 53.9 44.7-62.9
$75,000+ 305 135 48.4 40.9-56.0 170 51.6 44.0-59.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,137 859 78.4 75.2-81.3 278 21.6 18.7-24.8
No 946 241 27.6 23.7-31.8 705 72.4 68.2-76.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 311 145 50.8 43.5-58.2 166 49.2 41.8-56.5
Non-Veteran 1,784 961 56.4 53.2-59.5 823 43.6 40.5-46.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,100 602 57.9 53.9-61.7 498 42.1 38.3-46.1
No 995 504 52.5 48.1-56.9 491 47.5 43.1-51.9

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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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