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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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 4,255 1,311 27.0 25.5-28.5 2,944 73.0 71.5-74.5
Medicaid Region 5 546 200 30.5 26.2-35.3 346 69.5 64.7-73.8
GENDER
Male 218 55 22.4 16.7-29.3 163 77.6 70.7-83.3
Female 328 145 38.3 32.3-44.6 183 61.7 55.4-67.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 257 96 32.8 26.6-39.5 161 67.2 60.5-73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 156 61 27.6 20.7-35.7 95 72.4 64.3-79.3
Other 133 43 26.1 19.0-34.7 90 73.9 65.3-81.0
AGE
18-44 205 24 10.8 6.6-17.0 181 89.2 83.0-93.4
45-64 185 89 43.8 35.7-52.2 96 56.2 47.8-64.3
65+ 149 87 54.6 44.3-64.4 62 45.4 35.6-55.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 77 27.7 21.4-35.0 161 72.3 65.0-78.6
Some Post-H.S. 163 72 35.9 28.0-44.6 91 64.1 55.4-72.0
College Graduate 142 50 29.6 22.1-38.5 92 70.4 61.5-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 96 31.8 25.5-38.9 161 68.2 61.1-74.5
$50,000+ 164 58 30.5 23.0-39.2 106 69.5 60.8-77.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 44 29.2 20.3-40.0 72 70.8 60.0-79.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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