2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 694 180 23.9 20.4-27.7 514 76.1 72.3-79.6
GENDER
Male 311 78 21.6 17.1-27.1 233 78.4 72.9-82.9
Female 383 102 25.9 21.0-31.6 281 74.1 68.4-79.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 420 122 28.2 23.5-33.4 298 71.8 66.6-76.5
Non-Hispanic Black 172 47 21.4 15.3-29.1 125 78.6 70.9-84.7
Other 102 11 7.1 3.7-13.0 91 92.9 87.0-96.3
AGE
18-44 260 16 5.9 3.4-10.0 244 94.1 90.0-96.6
45-64 234 67 32.7 25.9-40.3 167 67.3 59.7-74.1
65+ 185 92 48.3 39.5-57.1 93 51.7 42.9-60.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 57 27.8 20.9-35.9 131 72.2 64.1-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 182 53 23.8 17.9-30.9 129 76.2 69.1-82.1
College Graduate 324 70 20.5 16.0-25.8 254 79.5 74.2-84.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 85 31.5 25.1-38.7 173 68.5 61.3-74.9
$50,000+ 292 56 16.3 12.3-21.2 236 83.7 78.8-87.7
Don't know/Not Sure 132 34 23.6 16.5-32.7 98 76.4 67.3-83.5

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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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