2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 934 294 27.6 24.4-30.9 640 72.4 69.1-75.6
GENDER
Male 424 111 21.7 17.7-26.4 313 78.3 73.6-82.3
Female 510 183 32.8 28.2-37.8 327 67.2 62.2-71.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 654 232 32.1 28.2-36.3 422 67.9 63.7-71.8
Non-Hispanic Black 151 44 23.6 16.6-32.4 107 76.4 67.6-83.4
Other 129 18 7.8 4.5-13.3 111 92.2 86.7-95.5
AGE
18-44 291 27 8.5 5.6-12.6 264 91.5 87.4-94.4
45-64 325 114 37.3 31.5-43.6 211 62.7 56.4-68.5
65+ 298 147 49.1 42.2-56.1 151 50.9 43.9-57.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 322 112 32.0 26.4-38.0 210 68.0 62.0-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 285 95 26.5 21.3-32.5 190 73.5 67.5-78.7
College Graduate 326 87 22.6 18.0-27.9 239 77.4 72.1-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 399 151 33.4 28.0-39.3 248 66.6 60.7-72.0
$50,000+ 330 88 22.3 17.9-27.5 242 77.7 72.5-82.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 188 49 23.9 17.5-31.8 139 76.1 68.2-82.5

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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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