2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 937 241 22.0 19.2-25.0 696 78.0 75.0-80.8
GENDER
Male 430 91 18.7 15.0-23.0 339 81.3 77.0-85.0
Female 507 150 25.0 21.1-29.4 357 75.0 70.6-78.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 621 181 26.4 22.7-30.5 440 73.6 69.5-77.3
Non-Hispanic Black 168 46 19.9 14.4-26.9 122 80.1 73.1-85.6
Other 148 14 6.6 3.7-11.7 134 93.4 88.3-96.3
AGE
18-44 347 19 5.2 3.2- 8.3 328 94.8 91.7-96.8
45-64 318 88 29.4 24.0-35.5 230 70.6 64.5-76.0
65+ 246 126 49.7 42.4-57.1 120 50.3 42.9-57.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 319 95 23.1 18.5-28.4 224 76.9 71.6-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 251 73 24.8 19.5-30.9 178 75.2 69.1-80.5
College Graduate 364 73 17.5 13.8-21.9 291 82.5 78.1-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 105 26.1 21.1-31.7 211 73.9 68.3-78.9
$50,000+ 408 89 20.6 16.5-25.4 319 79.4 74.6-83.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 195 45 19.9 14.5-26.6 150 80.1 73.4-85.5

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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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