2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 684 224 31.3 27.3-35.7 460 68.7 64.3-72.7
Region 3 630 204 28.0 24.3-32.0 426 72.0 68.0-75.7
Region 4 926 236 21.8 19.0-24.8 690 78.2 75.2-81.0
Region 5 694 180 23.9 20.4-27.7 514 76.1 72.3-79.6
Region 6 660 222 30.7 26.7-35.0 438 69.3 65.0-73.3
Region 7 762 188 22.2 19.1-25.7 574 77.8 74.3-80.9
Region 8 905 302 28.2 24.7-31.9 603 71.8 68.1-75.3
Region 9 & 10 552 185 28.3 24.1-32.9 367 71.7 67.1-75.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,105 712 28.6 26.3-31.1 1,393 71.4 68.9-73.7
Piedmont 2,838 738 22.6 20.9-24.5 2,100 77.4 75.5-79.1
Western NC 870 291 31.2 27.6-35.0 579 68.8 65.0-72.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 576 187 30.3 26.3-34.7 389 69.7 65.3-73.7
Northwest 938 316 29.7 26.4-33.3 622 70.3 66.7-73.6
Charlotte 737 166 19.1 16.2-22.4 571 80.9 77.6-83.8
Greensboro 506 144 25.9 21.7-30.5 362 74.1 69.5-78.3
Southern Regional 901 311 30.1 26.5-33.9 590 69.9 66.1-73.5
Southeast 462 156 30.7 25.9-36.0 306 69.3 64.0-74.1
Wake 916 201 20.3 17.4-23.4 715 79.7 76.6-82.6
Area L & Eastern 777 260 27.2 23.7-30.9 517 72.8 69.1-76.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 684 224 31.3 27.3-35.7 460 68.7 64.3-72.7
Region 2 934 294 27.6 24.3-31.0 640 72.4 69.0-75.7
Region 3 937 241 22.0 19.2-25.0 696 78.0 75.0-80.8
Region 4 1,107 257 21.3 18.6-24.2 850 78.7 75.8-81.4
Region 5 1,391 471 29.9 27.1-32.9 920 70.1 67.1-72.9
Region 6 760 254 27.3 23.8-31.2 506 72.7 68.8-76.2

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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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