2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 Demographics

Arthritis Burden

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 1,478 802 56.4 53.0-59.8 676 43.6 40.2-47.0
Region 6 & 7 275 155 58.8 51.6-65.7 120 41.2 34.3-48.4
GENDER
Male 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 166 94 60.6 51.1-69.2 72 39.4 30.8-48.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 164 90 57.6 48.3-66.4 74 42.4 33.6-51.7
Non-Hispanic Black 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 72 74.3 63.7-82.7 34 25.7 17.3-36.3
Some College + 168 82 46.9 37.8-56.2 86 53.1 43.8-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 102 71.0 61.8-78.7 53 29.0 21.3-38.2
$50,000+ 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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