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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Arthritis

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia (See Questionnaire for Complete List)?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,600 2,149 28.8 27.2-30.4 4,451 71.2 69.6-72.8
Wake County 421 96 20.7 16.6-25.5 325 79.3 74.5-83.4
GENDER
Male 180 33 16.4 11.2-23.5 147 83.6 76.5-88.8
Female 241 63 25.6 19.7-32.5 178 74.4 67.5-80.3
RACE
White 306 72 20.2 15.8-25.4 234 79.8 74.6-84.2
Other 113 23 21.6 13.4-33.0 90 78.4 67.0-86.6
AGE
18-44 239 27 10.8 7.0-16.3 212 89.2 83.7-93.0
45+ 178 67 36.9 29.1-45.5 111 63.1 54.5-70.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 28 19.8 12.8-29.3 78 80.2 70.7-87.2
Some College + 315 68 21.0 16.2-26.8 247 79.0 73.2-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 43 24.0 16.7-33.1 109 76.0 66.9-83.3
$50,000+ 175 28 15.7 10.7-22.6 147 84.3 77.4-89.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 141 30.1 25.3-35.4 272 69.9 64.6-74.7
Forsyth 462 146 26.9 22.7-31.5 316 73.1 68.5-77.3
Guilford 413 133 26.9 22.3-31.9 280 73.1 68.1-77.7
Henderson/Transylvania 465 175 31.4 26.6-36.6 290 68.6 63.4-73.4
Mecklenburg 439 129 24.2 19.9-29.1 310 75.8 70.9-80.1
Orange 431 108 21.8 17.2-27.3 323 78.2 72.7-82.8
Pitt 409 108 26.3 20.6-32.9 301 73.7 67.1-79.4
Randolph 421 144 28.6 23.8-33.9 277 71.4 66.1-76.2
Robeson 433 173 35.1 29.8-40.8 260 64.9 59.2-70.2
Western NC 643 243 33.9 29.9-38.3 400 66.1 61.7-70.1
Piedmont NC 870 290 30.9 27.2-34.9 580 69.1 65.1-72.8
Eastern NC 780 263 29.0 25.5-32.8 517 71.0 67.2-74.5

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#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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