2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 660 222 30.7 26.7-35.0 438 69.3 65.0-73.3
GENDER
Male 288 87 30.2 24.2-36.9 201 69.8 63.1-75.8
Female 372 135 31.3 26.1-36.9 237 68.7 63.1-73.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 362 122 32.2 26.7-38.3 240 67.8 61.7-73.3
Non-Hispanic Black 196 75 34.6 27.3-42.8 121 65.4 57.2-72.7
Other 102 25 16.9 10.3-26.6 77 83.1 73.4-89.7
AGE
18-44 254 30 11.2 7.5-16.5 224 88.8 83.5-92.5
45-64 209 77 42.3 34.1-50.9 132 57.7 49.1-65.9
65+ 184 111 63.1 54.7-70.8 73 36.9 29.2-45.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 82 30.7 24.3-37.9 143 69.3 62.1-75.7
Some Post-H.S. 208 83 36.9 29.7-44.8 125 63.1 55.2-70.3
College Graduate 226 57 22.2 16.9-28.5 169 77.8 71.5-83.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 290 115 37.8 31.2-44.8 175 62.2 55.2-68.8
$50,000+ 237 64 26.3 20.6-33.0 173 73.7 67.0-79.4
Don't know/Not Sure 121 39 23.5 16.4-32.6 82 76.5 67.4-83.6

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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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