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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 502 189 30.0 25.6-34.8 313 70.0 65.2-74.4
GENDER
Male 225 70 25.6 19.8-32.4 155 74.4 67.6-80.2
Female 277 119 34.2 27.8-41.2 158 65.8 58.8-72.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 318 127 31.6 26.2-37.5 191 68.4 62.5-73.8
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 32 18.3 12.1-26.9 72 81.7 73.1-87.9
AGE
18-44 162 22 12.8 7.9-20.1 140 87.2 79.9-92.1
45-64 178 75 38.6 30.7-47.1 103 61.4 52.9-69.3
65+ 160 92 53.4 44.3-62.3 68 46.6 37.7-55.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 83 32.4 25.5-40.1 125 67.6 59.9-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 156 63 29.9 22.6-38.4 93 70.1 61.6-77.4
College Graduate 135 41 23.1 16.7-31.1 94 76.9 68.9-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 91 32.3 25.6-39.8 129 67.7 60.2-74.4
$50,000+ 165 48 26.3 19.1-35.0 117 73.7 65.0-80.9
Don't know/Not Sure 112 50 32.9 24.0-43.2 62 67.1 56.8-76.0

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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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