NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Arthritis

Limited usual activities (Arthritis)
(CDC calculated variable)

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Told have arthritis and have limited usual activities Told have arthritis and have not limited usual activities Not told they have arthritis
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,238 545 11.1 10.1-12.2 749 15.6 14.4-17.0 2,944 73.3 71.7-74.7
Medicaid Region 5 543 89 13.7 10.7-17.3 108 16.6 13.3-20.6 346 69.7 65.0-74.0
GENDER
Male 217 23 8.4 5.4-13.0 31 13.7 9.1-20.2 163 77.8 70.8-83.5
Female 326 66 18.6 13.9-24.4 77 19.4 15.1-24.6 183 62.0 55.6-68.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 256 42 14.1 10.1-19.5 53 18.4 13.7-24.3 161 67.5 60.7-73.6
Non-Hispanic Black 156 26 12.7 8.0-19.5 35 14.9 10.2-21.2 95 72.4 64.3-79.3
Other 131 21 13.3 8.4-20.4 20 12.0 7.4-18.9 90 74.7 66.1-81.7
AGE
18-44 205 11 5.1 2.5-10.2 13 5.7 2.8-10.9 181 89.2 83.0-93.4
45-64 183 45 21.8 15.9-29.2 42 21.4 15.2-29.2 96 56.8 48.3-64.9
65+ 148 33 21.0 13.9-30.3 53 33.5 24.8-43.5 62 45.5 35.6-55.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 34 12.6 8.4-18.5 42 14.9 10.2-21.2 161 72.5 65.2-78.8
Some Post-H.S. 161 32 15.8 10.6-22.7 38 19.6 13.7-27.3 91 64.6 55.9-72.5
College Graduate 142 23 13.7 8.5-21.2 27 16.0 10.6-23.4 92 70.4 61.5-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 48 15.2 11.0-20.8 47 16.3 11.5-22.5 161 68.5 61.4-74.8
$50,000+ 164 22 12.1 7.3-19.3 36 18.5 12.8-25.9 106 69.5 60.8-77.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 114 18 13.5 7.6-22.9 24 15.1 8.9-24.6 72 71.4 60.5-80.2

Back to Arthritis.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09SEP20.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts