2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 4,883 1,490 24.3 22.9-25.9 3,393 75.7 74.1-77.1
Region 3 & 5 926 241 22.0 19.1-25.2 685 78.0 74.8-80.9
GENDER
Male 393 91 20.7 16.4-25.7 302 79.3 74.3-83.6
Female 533 150 23.1 19.3-27.4 383 76.9 72.6-80.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 627 177 24.4 20.8-28.5 450 75.6 71.5-79.2
Non-Hispanic Black 178 44 18.4 12.8-25.8 134 81.6 74.2-87.2
Other 121 20 11.8 7.2-18.6 101 88.2 81.4-92.8
AGE
18-44 332 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 309 93.7 90.0-96.1
45-64 332 94 29.1 23.5-35.3 238 70.9 64.7-76.5
65+ 254 122 42.8 35.7-50.3 132 57.2 49.7-64.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 308 95 24.8 19.8-30.7 213 75.2 69.3-80.2
Some College + 614 145 20.2 16.8-24.0 469 79.8 76.0-83.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 394 126 26.2 21.6-31.3 268 73.8 68.7-78.4
$50,000+ 374 81 18.6 14.5-23.6 293 81.4 76.4-85.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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