2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

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 5,813 1,741 25.4 24.1-26.8 4,072 74.6 73.2-75.9
Medicaid Region 1 684 224 31.3 27.3-35.7 460 68.7 64.3-72.7
GENDER
Male 297 80 26.5 21.0-32.7 217 73.5 67.3-79.0
Female 387 144 35.8 30.0-41.9 243 64.2 58.1-70.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 563 200 33.3 28.8-38.1 363 66.7 61.9-71.2
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 17 14.8 8.6-24.2 80 85.2 75.8-91.4
AGE
18-44 214 21 10.8 6.8-16.8 193 89.2 83.2-93.2
45-64 217 72 34.9 27.5-43.3 145 65.1 56.7-72.5
65+ 238 127 55.0 47.3-62.5 111 45.0 37.5-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 259 76 28.7 22.4-35.9 183 71.3 64.1-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 191 74 36.2 28.8-44.2 117 63.8 55.8-71.2
College Graduate 232 74 29.4 23.5-36.1 158 70.6 63.9-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 317 114 33.7 27.7-40.3 203 66.3 59.7-72.3
$50,000+ 231 71 31.3 24.5-39.0 160 68.7 61.0-75.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 124 37 26.7 18.9-36.4 87 73.3 63.6-81.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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