2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 630 204 28.0 24.3-32.0 426 72.0 68.0-75.7
GENDER
Male 288 71 20.5 15.8-26.1 217 79.5 73.9-84.2
Female 342 133 34.8 29.3-40.7 209 65.2 59.3-70.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 476 173 32.4 27.9-37.2 303 67.6 62.8-72.1
Non-Hispanic Black 71 20 19.0 11.3-30.1 51 81.0 69.9-88.7
Other 83 11 6.7 3.3-13.3 72 93.3 86.7-96.7
AGE
18-44 192 16 8.2 4.8-13.6 176 91.8 86.4-95.2
45-64 215 78 37.1 30.1-44.7 137 62.9 55.3-69.9
65+ 211 107 50.7 42.7-58.6 104 49.3 41.4-57.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 80 31.9 25.5-39.0 148 68.1 61.0-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 194 67 27.9 21.7-35.1 127 72.1 64.9-78.3
College Graduate 207 57 21.7 16.4-28.0 150 78.3 72.0-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 270 105 34.0 27.8-40.9 165 66.0 59.1-72.2
$50,000+ 224 63 23.6 18.2-30.0 161 76.4 70.0-81.8
Don't know/Not Sure 128 34 24.1 16.8-33.4 94 75.9 66.6-83.2

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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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