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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 882 362 37.3 33.6-41.2 520 62.7 58.8-66.4
Region 3 679 246 31.9 28.0-36.0 433 68.1 64.0-72.0
Region 4 1,480 481 24.9 22.5-27.4 999 75.1 72.6-77.5
Region 5 1,061 328 23.6 20.8-26.6 733 76.4 73.4-79.2
Region 6 541 201 29.7 25.6-34.2 340 70.3 65.8-74.4
Region 7 1,030 304 22.4 19.8-25.3 726 77.6 74.7-80.2
Region 8 882 348 31.8 28.3-35.6 534 68.2 64.4-71.7
Region 9 & 10 693 243 29.2 25.4-33.3 450 70.8 66.7-74.6
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,258 864 30.8 28.7-33.1 1,394 69.2 66.9-71.3
Piedmont 3,983 1,255 24.5 23.1-26.0 2,728 75.5 74.0-76.9
Western NC 1,007 394 35.5 32.1-39.1 613 64.5 60.9-67.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 640 247 34.9 30.7-39.4 393 65.1 60.6-69.3
Northwest 1,186 440 31.3 28.4-34.4 746 68.7 65.6-71.6
Charlotte 1,218 398 25.6 23.0-28.4 820 74.4 71.6-77.0
Greensboro 855 279 26.1 22.8-29.7 576 73.9 70.3-77.2
Southern Regional 629 253 32.9 28.9-37.3 376 67.1 62.7-71.1
Southeast 596 245 33.9 29.7-38.5 351 66.1 61.5-70.3
Wake 1,077 275 18.8 16.4-21.4 802 81.2 78.6-83.6
Area L & Eastern 1,047 376 29.2 26.2-32.4 671 70.8 67.6-73.8

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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.

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