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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 427 146 33.1 28.0-38.5 281 66.9 61.5-72.0
Region 3 368 116 31.5 26.0-37.7 252 68.5 62.3-74.0
Region 4 830 225 22.3 19.4-25.5 605 77.7 74.5-80.6
Region 5 619 175 26.9 23.1-31.2 444 73.1 68.8-76.9
Region 6 426 150 28.3 23.9-33.2 276 71.7 66.8-76.1
Region 7 688 162 22.4 19.1-26.0 526 77.6 74.0-80.9
Region 8 502 189 30.0 25.6-34.8 313 70.0 65.2-74.4
Region 9 & 10 395 148 33.6 28.5-39.1 247 66.4 60.9-71.5
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,396 500 30.5 27.8-33.4 896 69.5 66.6-72.2
Piedmont 2,304 625 24.0 22.1-26.0 1,679 76.0 74.0-77.9
Western NC 555 186 32.7 28.3-37.5 369 67.3 62.5-71.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 341 111 32.2 26.6-38.5 230 67.8 61.5-73.4
Northwest 647 216 32.4 28.2-36.8 431 67.6 63.2-71.8
Charlotte 645 163 20.0 16.9-23.4 482 80.0 76.6-83.1
Greensboro 466 134 27.7 23.2-32.7 332 72.3 67.3-76.8
Southern Regional 553 205 28.4 24.4-32.8 348 71.6 67.2-75.6
Southeast 239 85 32.8 26.3-40.0 154 67.2 60.0-73.7
Wake 769 179 21.3 18.3-24.6 590 78.7 75.4-81.7
Area L & Eastern 595 218 31.6 27.5-36.1 377 68.4 63.9-72.5
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 526 177 32.1 27.5-37.0 349 67.9 63.0-72.5
Region 2 500 163 31.9 27.1-37.1 337 68.1 62.9-72.9
Region 3 599 147 19.8 16.6-23.3 452 80.2 76.7-83.4
Region 4 573 156 24.9 21.0-29.3 417 75.1 70.7-79.0
Region 5 546 200 30.5 26.2-35.3 346 69.5 64.7-73.8
Region 6 506 105 23.2 19.1-27.8 401 76.8 72.2-80.9

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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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