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What type of arthritis did the doctor say you have?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Osteoarthritis
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Rhuematism
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Don't know/Not sure
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 837 296  34.6  (31.1-38.4) 64   7.0  ( 5.4- 9.1) 83  10.7  ( 8.4-13.5) 354  42.6  (38.8-46.4) 40   5.1  ( 3.6- 7.1)
GENDER            
Male 246  72  29.9  (23.8-36.7) 14   5.6  ( 3.3- 9.4) 29  11.1  ( 7.6-16.0) 119  48.1  (41.4-55.0) 12   5.2  ( 2.9- 9.2)
Female 591 224  37.6  (33.4-42.0) 50   7.9  ( 5.9-10.6) 54  10.4  ( 7.7-14.0) 235  39.1  (34.8-43.5) 28   4.9  ( 3.2- 7.4)
RACE            
White 658 262  37.8  (33.9-41.9) 50   7.1  ( 5.3- 9.5) 66  11.1  ( 8.5-14.3) 250  39.2  (35.1-43.5) 30   4.8  ( 3.2- 7.0)
African American 163  29  21.3  (13.6-31.8) 13   7.2  ( 3.9-12.9) 16   9.9  ( 5.8-16.4)  96  55.8  (46.4-64.9)  9   5.7  ( 2.8-11.3)
AGE            
18-24   9   1   9.5  ( 1.3-46.1)  1   9.5  ( 1.3-46.1)     7  81.0  (46.2-95.5)  
25-34  33   4  16.2  ( 5.9-37.0)  6  16.7  ( 7.4-33.3)  6  17.3  ( 7.5-34.8)  13  41.4  (25.1-59.8)  4   8.5  ( 3.0-21.8)
35-44 103  30  30.2  (21.1-41.2)  6   4.6  ( 1.9-10.4) 17  19.0  (11.1-30.7)  40  36.1  (26.5-46.9) 10  10.1  ( 5.0-19.5)
45-54 157  56  36.4  (27.8-46.0) 10   5.6  ( 2.8-10.8) 15   9.7  ( 5.7-16.0)  66  40.7  (32.0-49.9) 10   7.7  ( 4.1-14.1)
55-64 173  58  30.2  (23.4-37.9) 12   7.3  ( 4.0-13.0) 24  14.4  ( 9.4-21.3)  73  45.0  (36.9-53.3)  6   3.1  ( 1.3- 7.4)
65+ 358 146  41.0  (35.6-46.6) 28   7.3  ( 4.9-10.7) 21   5.8  ( 3.7- 9.1) 153  43.2  (37.7-48.9) 10   2.7  ( 1.4- 5.1)
EDUCATION            
Less Than H.S. 238  54  24.4  (18.8-30.9) 19   7.7  ( 4.7-12.3) 25  10.8  ( 7.1-16.1) 132  53.4  (46.4-60.3)  8   3.7  ( 1.8- 7.6)
H.S. or G.E.D. 254 102  38.2  (32.0-44.9) 16   6.4  ( 3.8-10.5) 20   9.1  ( 5.7-14.1) 100  39.7  (33.2-46.5) 16   6.6  ( 3.8-11.5)
Some Post-H.S. 187  77  40.4  (32.3-48.9) 16   6.5  ( 3.9-10.9) 22  12.8  ( 7.8-20.4)  65  36.7  (29.1-45.1)  7   3.5  ( 1.6- 7.6)
College Graduate 156  62  36.6  (28.7-45.3) 13   7.8  ( 4.4-13.7) 16  10.6  ( 6.3-17.2)  56  38.5  (30.4-47.3)  9   6.5  ( 3.2-12.6)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $15,000 165  47  23.6  (17.7-30.8) 13   6.5  ( 3.6-11.6) 19  13.3  ( 8.0-21.4)  83  53.9  (45.3-62.3)  3   2.6  ( 0.8- 8.5)
$15,000- 24,999 169  70  44.6  (36.5-53.1) 20  11.0  ( 7.0-17.0) 15   9.1  ( 5.3-15.2)  53  29.6  (22.7-37.6) 11   5.7  ( 2.8-11.0)
$25,000- 34,999  89  36  36.5  (26.5-47.9)  5   5.2  ( 2.0-12.9)  8   9.1  ( 4.4-18.0)  35  43.0  (32.1-54.7)  5   6.2  ( 2.4-14.8)
$35,000- 49,999 100  41  37.1  (27.3-48.0)  4   3.6  ( 1.3-10.0)  8  11.7  ( 5.1-24.4)  39  39.8  (29.7-51.0)  8   7.8  ( 3.4-16.7)
$50,000+ 151  56  36.8  (28.4-46.2) 10   6.2  ( 3.3-11.4) 17  11.6  ( 7.1-18.3)  59  39.1  (30.8-48.0)  9   6.3  ( 3.2-12.1)

*The response category 'DON'T KNOW/NOT SURE' is presented here due to unusually large number in this category
First four most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.
#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.