2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

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 6 760 254 27.3 23.9-31.1 506 72.7 68.9-76.1
GENDER
Male 353 107 25.5 20.6-31.0 246 74.5 69.0-79.4
Female 407 147 29.2 24.3-34.5 260 70.8 65.5-75.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 503 179 29.4 25.1-34.2 324 70.6 65.8-74.9
Non-Hispanic Black 172 59 28.4 21.6-36.3 113 71.6 63.7-78.4
Other 85 16 12.9 6.7-23.3 69 87.1 76.7-93.3
AGE
18-44 233 19 7.0 4.1-11.5 214 93.0 88.5-95.9
45-64 277 98 34.4 28.3-41.1 179 65.6 58.9-71.7
65+ 240 135 58.3 50.3-65.8 105 41.7 34.2-49.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 309 104 27.6 22.3-33.7 205 72.4 66.3-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 218 88 30.4 24.2-37.4 130 69.6 62.6-75.8
College Graduate 230 61 21.2 16.0-27.6 169 78.8 72.4-84.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 126 36.4 30.2-43.1 182 63.6 56.9-69.8
$50,000+ 269 62 17.9 13.4-23.5 207 82.1 76.5-86.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 166 63 28.4 21.4-36.7 103 71.6 63.3-78.6

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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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