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During the past 12 months, have you had pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around a joint?


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3009 1348  42.8  (40.7-44.8) 1661  57.2  (55.2-59.3)
GENDER      
Male 1142  484  40.2  (37.0-43.5)  658  59.8  (56.5-63.0)
Female 1867  864  45.1  (42.6-47.7) 1003  54.9  (52.3-57.4)
RACE      
White 2312 1085  45.5  (43.2-47.8) 1227  54.5  (52.2-56.8)
African American  592  232  35.4  (30.9-40.1)  360  64.6  (59.9-69.1)
AGE      
18-24  247   56  20.6  (15.4-27.1)  191  79.4  (72.9-84.6)
25-34  542  159  28.1  (23.8-32.9)  383  71.9  (67.1-76.2)
35-44  623  250  41.3  (37.0-45.7)  373  58.7  (54.3-63.0)
45-54  552  274  50.6  (45.9-55.3)  278  49.4  (44.7-54.1)
55-64  407  229  56.6  (51.3-61.8)  178  43.4  (38.2-48.7)
65+  622  373  59.6  (55.3-63.8)  249  40.4  (36.2-44.7)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  507  276  48.8  (43.5-54.1)  231  51.2  (45.9-56.5)
H.S. or G.E.D.  938  406  42.1  (38.6-45.7)  532  57.9  (54.3-61.4)
Some Post-H.S.  755  340  44.1  (40.0-48.3)  415  55.9  (51.7-60.0)
College Graduate  803  322  38.1  (34.3-42.1)  481  61.9  (57.9-65.7)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  338  185  50.3  (44.1-56.4)  153  49.7  (43.6-55.9)
$15,000- 24,999  556  255  42.9  (38.2-47.8)  301  57.1  (52.2-61.8)
$25,000- 34,999  426  176  40.3  (35.1-45.8)  250  59.7  (54.2-64.9)
$35,000- 49,999  446  208  46.1  (40.7-51.6)  238  53.9  (48.4-59.3)
$50,000+  773  312  39.5  (35.6-43.5)  461  60.5  (56.5-64.4)

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.