2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 1,011 277 22.8 19.9-25.9 734 77.2 74.1-80.1
GENDER
Male 484 109 19.1 15.4-23.4 375 80.9 76.6-84.6
Female 527 168 26.2 22.0-31.0 359 73.8 69.0-78.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 577 164 24.8 20.9-29.1 413 75.2 70.9-79.1
Non-Hispanic Black 279 84 23.9 18.5-30.4 195 76.1 69.6-81.5
Other 155 29 11.5 7.1-18.0 126 88.5 82.0-92.9
AGE
18-44 389 39 8.5 5.9-12.0 350 91.5 88.0-94.1
45-64 398 127 30.2 24.9-36.2 271 69.8 63.8-75.1
65+ 215 108 47.0 38.9-55.3 107 53.0 44.7-61.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 343 106 25.1 20.0-30.9 237 74.9 69.1-80.0
Some College + 665 170 21.3 17.9-25.1 495 78.7 74.9-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 445 157 30.3 25.3-35.8 288 69.7 64.2-74.7
$50,000+ 379 73 16.6 12.7-21.3 306 83.4 78.7-87.3

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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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