2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 926 236 21.8 19.0-24.8 690 78.2 75.2-81.0
GENDER
Male 424 90 18.5 14.9-22.9 334 81.5 77.1-85.1
Female 502 146 24.7 20.7-29.2 356 75.3 70.8-79.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 615 178 26.0 22.3-30.0 437 74.0 70.0-77.7
Non-Hispanic Black 163 44 19.5 14.0-26.5 119 80.5 73.5-86.0
Other 148 14 6.5 3.6-11.6 134 93.5 88.4-96.4
AGE
18-44 344 18 5.1 3.1- 8.2 326 94.9 91.8-96.9
45-64 314 88 29.7 24.2-35.8 226 70.3 64.2-75.8
65+ 242 122 49.7 42.3-57.1 120 50.3 42.9-57.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 314 92 23.0 18.4-28.4 222 77.0 71.6-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 249 71 24.2 18.9-30.3 178 75.8 69.7-81.1
College Graduate 360 73 17.5 13.8-21.9 287 82.5 78.1-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 310 102 25.6 20.7-31.3 208 74.4 68.7-79.3
$50,000+ 407 88 20.2 16.2-25.0 319 79.8 75.0-83.8
Don't know/Not Sure 191 44 20.2 14.7-27.2 147 79.8 72.8-85.3

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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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