2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 552 185 28.3 24.1-32.9 367 71.7 67.1-75.9
GENDER
Male 253 80 27.0 21.1-33.9 173 73.0 66.1-78.9
Female 299 105 29.5 23.9-35.8 194 70.5 64.2-76.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 370 135 31.3 26.1-37.0 235 68.7 63.0-73.9
Non-Hispanic Black 126 40 26.0 18.5-35.3 86 74.0 64.7-81.5
Other 56 *** *** *** 46 87.9 74.1-94.9
AGE
18-44 152 12 7.8 4.2-14.1 140 92.2 85.9-95.8
45-64 212 72 32.2 25.8-39.4 140 67.8 60.6-74.2
65+ 179 99 57.7 48.5-66.4 80 42.3 33.6-51.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 72 29.6 22.9-37.3 142 70.4 62.7-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 160 64 29.7 22.9-37.7 96 70.3 62.3-77.1
College Graduate 175 48 22.7 16.5-30.2 127 77.3 69.8-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 81 38.7 30.7-47.4 120 61.3 52.6-69.3
$50,000+ 204 50 19.0 13.9-25.4 154 81.0 74.6-86.1
Don't know/Not Sure 132 51 30.5 22.5-39.9 81 69.5 60.1-77.5

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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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