2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 905 302 28.3 24.8-32.0 603 71.7 68.0-75.2
GENDER
Male 415 114 24.3 19.6-29.8 301 75.7 70.2-80.4
Female 490 188 32.1 27.3-37.4 302 67.9 62.6-72.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 560 182 29.1 24.7-33.8 378 70.9 66.2-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 149 61 30.6 21.9-40.9 88 69.4 59.1-78.1
Other 196 59 22.1 15.7-30.3 137 77.9 69.7-84.3
AGE
18-44 273 29 9.8 6.4-14.7 244 90.2 85.3-93.6
45-64 298 100 35.0 28.3-42.3 198 65.0 57.7-71.7
65+ 308 165 54.5 46.9-61.9 143 45.5 38.1-53.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 367 137 31.5 25.7-37.9 230 68.5 62.1-74.3
Some Post-H.S. 244 91 28.0 22.0-34.9 153 72.0 65.1-78.0
College Graduate 285 73 23.1 17.6-29.7 212 76.9 70.3-82.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 404 167 36.1 30.1-42.5 237 63.9 57.5-69.9
$50,000+ 297 72 19.2 14.8-24.6 225 80.8 75.4-85.2
Don't know/Not Sure 184 59 27.6 20.3-36.3 125 72.4 63.7-79.7

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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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