2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 684 224 31.3 27.2-35.7 460 68.7 64.3-72.8
GENDER
Male 297 80 26.5 21.0-32.8 217 73.5 67.2-79.0
Female 387 144 35.7 29.9-41.9 243 64.3 58.1-70.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 563 200 33.1 28.6-37.9 363 66.9 62.1-71.4
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 17 14.7 8.6-24.0 80 85.3 76.0-91.4
AGE
18-44 214 21 11.0 6.8-17.1 193 89.0 82.9-93.2
45-64 217 72 35.1 27.5-43.4 145 64.9 56.6-72.5
65+ 238 127 54.8 47.1-62.3 111 45.2 37.7-52.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 259 76 28.8 22.4-36.1 183 71.2 63.9-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 191 74 36.0 28.7-44.0 117 64.0 56.0-71.3
College Graduate 232 74 29.3 23.4-36.0 158 70.7 64.0-76.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 317 114 33.8 27.7-40.5 203 66.2 59.5-72.3
$50,000+ 231 71 31.0 24.2-38.7 160 69.0 61.3-75.8
Don't know/Not Sure 124 37 26.8 18.8-36.5 87 73.2 63.5-81.2

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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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