2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

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 4,700 1,501 27.6 26.1-29.2 3,199 72.4 70.8-73.9
Medicaid Region 1 768 297 35.5 31.0-40.3 471 64.5 59.7-69.0
GENDER
Male 354 106 25.8 19.8-32.9 248 74.2 67.1-80.2
Female 414 191 44.5 38.1-51.2 223 55.5 48.8-61.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 662 274 38.1 33.1-43.3 388 61.9 56.7-66.9
Non-Hispanic Black 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 76 12 9.3 4.4-18.8 64 90.7 81.2-95.6
AGE
18-44 199 29 15.6 9.8-24.0 170 84.4 76.0-90.2
45-64 261 98 34.9 27.3-43.4 163 65.1 56.6-72.7
65+ 289 159 61.9 54.1-69.2 130 38.1 30.8-45.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 274 116 36.5 29.2-44.4 158 63.5 55.6-70.8
Some Post-H.S. 230 90 39.0 30.6-48.2 140 61.0 51.8-69.4
College Graduate 264 91 29.0 22.9-36.1 173 71.0 63.9-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 339 140 38.8 31.9-46.2 199 61.2 53.8-68.1
$50,000+ 258 81 29.8 22.5-38.3 177 70.2 61.7-77.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 162 73 38.2 28.8-48.6 89 61.8 51.4-71.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 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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