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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Arthritis

Limited work activities (Arthritis)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Told have arthritis and have limited work Told have arthritis and have not limited work Not told they have arthritis
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,238 444 9.5 8.5-10.5 850 17.3 16.0-18.6 2,944 73.3 71.7-74.8
Medicaid Region 5 544 84 12.0 9.4-15.3 114 18.4 14.8-22.6 346 69.6 64.9-73.9
GENDER
Male 217 20 6.8 4.2-10.9 34 15.3 10.4-22.0 163 77.9 70.9-83.6
Female 327 64 17.0 12.8-22.2 80 21.2 16.5-26.9 183 61.8 55.4-67.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 256 30 10.3 7.0-14.9 65 22.3 17.1-28.6 161 67.4 60.6-73.5
Non-Hispanic Black 155 25 13.1 8.4-19.7 35 14.3 9.6-20.8 95 72.6 64.4-79.5
Other 133 29 17.8 12.1-25.4 14 8.3 4.6-14.4 90 73.9 65.3-81.0
AGE
18-44 205 11 3.4 1.7- 6.5 13 7.4 3.8-13.7 181 89.2 83.0-93.4
45-64 184 46 22.0 16.1-29.4 42 21.7 15.5-29.5 96 56.3 47.9-64.4
65+ 148 27 16.8 10.6-25.6 59 37.5 28.3-47.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 36 10.7 7.3-15.4 41 17.0 11.8-24.0 161 72.3 65.0-78.6
Some Post-H.S. 163 35 16.3 11.1-23.2 37 19.6 13.7-27.3 91 64.1 55.4-72.0
College Graduate 140 13 9.1 4.9-16.3 35 19.9 13.8-27.8 92 71.1 62.2-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 50 15.5 11.3-20.8 45 16.3 11.5-22.6 161 68.3 61.2-74.6
$50,000+ 163 18 8.7 5.2-14.3 39 21.5 15.0-29.8 106 69.8 61.1-77.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 16 10.5 5.5-19.3 28 18.7 11.6-28.5 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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