2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 1,107 257 21.3 18.7-24.2 850 78.7 75.8-81.3
GENDER
Male 504 98 17.4 14.1-21.3 406 82.6 78.7-85.9
Female 603 159 24.8 20.9-29.1 444 75.2 70.9-79.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 678 172 24.6 21.0-28.6 506 75.4 71.4-79.0
Non-Hispanic Black 242 64 19.0 14.4-24.7 178 81.0 75.3-85.6
Other 187 21 12.1 7.3-19.4 166 87.9 80.6-92.7
AGE
18-44 446 23 5.6 3.7- 8.6 423 94.4 91.4-96.3
45-64 368 86 26.4 21.4-32.2 282 73.6 67.8-78.6
65+ 275 145 51.1 43.7-58.4 130 48.9 41.6-56.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 289 77 24.7 19.3-31.0 212 75.3 69.0-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 253 67 22.2 17.3-27.9 186 77.8 72.1-82.7
College Graduate 562 112 17.7 14.4-21.5 450 82.3 78.5-85.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 350 96 25.1 20.1-30.8 254 74.9 69.2-79.9
$50,000+ 526 106 19.4 15.8-23.5 420 80.6 76.5-84.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 217 52 19.7 14.4-26.4 165 80.3 73.6-85.6

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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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