2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 1,391 471 29.9 27.1-32.9 920 70.1 67.1-72.9
GENDER
Male 616 183 28.5 24.2-33.1 433 71.5 66.9-75.8
Female 775 288 31.3 27.5-35.3 487 68.7 64.7-72.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 805 268 31.3 27.5-35.3 537 68.7 64.7-72.5
Non-Hispanic Black 317 125 32.7 26.6-39.5 192 67.3 60.5-73.4
Other 269 78 21.3 16.0-27.7 191 78.7 72.3-84.0
AGE
18-44 453 51 11.2 8.2-15.2 402 88.8 84.8-91.8
45-64 457 159 36.7 31.3-42.4 298 63.3 57.6-68.7
65+ 443 249 57.6 51.4-63.6 194 42.4 36.4-48.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 518 197 32.9 28.0-38.1 321 67.1 61.9-72.0
Some Post-H.S. 401 152 31.1 26.2-36.4 249 68.9 63.6-73.8
College Graduate 462 121 24.1 19.8-29.1 341 75.9 70.9-80.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 606 248 37.2 32.5-42.3 358 62.8 57.7-67.5
$50,000+ 480 126 23.2 19.3-27.7 354 76.8 72.3-80.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 275 89 26.9 21.1-33.5 186 73.1 66.5-78.9

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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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