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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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 7,248 2,513 27.7 26.5-28.8 4,735 72.3 71.2-73.5
-Eastern NC 2,258 864 30.8 28.7-33.1 1,394 69.2 66.9-71.3
GENDER
Male 942 310 27.9 24.6-31.4 632 72.1 68.6-75.4
Female 1,316 554 33.5 30.6-36.5 762 66.5 63.5-69.4
RACE
White 1,462 557 31.2 28.5-34.0 905 68.8 66.0-71.5
African American 573 243 32.8 28.5-37.4 330 67.2 62.6-71.5
Other minorities 197 54 21.7 15.2-30.0 143 78.3 70.0-84.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 17 10.5 6.2-17.4 112 89.5 82.6-93.8
Non-Hispanic 2,118 841 32.0 29.7-34.4 1,277 68.0 65.6-70.3
AGE
18-34 400 27 6.5 4.1-10.0 373 93.5 90.0-95.9
35-54 614 163 27.9 23.9-32.4 451 72.1 67.6-76.1
55-64 522 257 48.9 43.9-53.9 265 51.1 46.1-56.1
65-74 420 247 60.2 54.6-65.5 173 39.8 34.5-45.4
75+ 280 165 61.1 54.3-67.5 115 38.9 32.5-45.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 139 42.2 35.6-49.1 150 57.8 50.9-64.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 696 290 32.2 28.4-36.3 406 67.8 63.7-71.6
Some Post-H.S. 638 244 28.4 24.6-32.5 394 71.6 67.5-75.4
College Graduate 626 188 22.9 19.5-26.7 438 77.1 73.3-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 137 41.8 35.1-48.9 147 58.2 51.1-64.9
$15,000- 24,999 376 173 34.6 29.3-40.4 203 65.4 59.6-70.7
$25,000- 34,999 245 88 28.8 22.3-36.4 157 71.2 63.6-77.7
$35,000- 49,999 265 95 26.8 21.3-33.1 170 73.2 66.9-78.7
$50,000+ 648 199 27.2 23.2-31.6 449 72.8 68.4-76.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 449 65.1 60.4-69.6 205 34.9 30.4-39.6
No 1,517 384 19.3 17.2-21.7 1,133 80.7 78.3-82.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 374 137 32.8 27.4-38.7 237 67.2 61.3-72.6
Non-Veteran 1,881 724 30.4 28.0-32.9 1,157 69.6 67.1-72.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,884 721 30.7 28.3-33.2 1,163 69.3 66.8-71.7
No 374 143 31.9 26.7-37.5 231 68.1 62.5-73.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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