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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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 7,248 2,513 27.7 26.5-28.8 4,735 72.3 71.2-73.5
-African Americans 1,424 510 27.5 25.0-30.2 914 72.5 69.8-75.0
GENDER
Male 524 170 25.7 21.8-30.0 354 74.3 70.0-78.2
Female 900 340 29.1 25.9-32.5 560 70.9 67.5-74.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,388 505 28.0 25.4-30.7 883 72.0 69.3-74.6
AGE
18-34 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 206 28 14.3 9.8-20.3 178 85.7 79.7-90.2
45-54 261 88 33.6 27.3-40.6 173 66.4 59.4-72.7
55-64 306 166 52.7 46.3-58.9 140 47.3 41.1-53.7
65-74 215 129 61.3 53.4-68.6 86 38.7 31.4-46.6
75+ 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 106 40.8 33.3-48.7 105 59.2 51.3-66.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 188 28.5 24.4-33.0 288 71.5 67.0-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 389 126 23.8 19.5-28.7 263 76.2 71.3-80.5
College Graduate 346 89 19.1 15.1-23.9 257 80.9 76.1-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 283 122 34.2 28.2-40.8 161 65.8 59.2-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 309 126 29.8 24.6-35.5 183 70.2 64.5-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 54 34.1 25.4-44.0 93 65.9 56.0-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 169 52 23.6 17.3-31.3 117 76.4 68.7-82.7
$50,000- 74,999 114 34 22.8 15.7-31.9 80 77.2 68.1-84.3
$75,000+ 147 31 16.9 10.9-25.2 116 83.1 74.8-89.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 381 269 67.0 60.9-72.5 112 33.0 27.5-39.1
No 973 218 16.4 14.1-19.0 755 83.6 81.0-85.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 64 34.0 26.5-42.3 102 66.0 57.7-73.5
Non-Veteran 1,253 445 26.7 24.1-29.5 808 73.3 70.5-75.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 770 302 30.9 27.3-34.7 468 69.1 65.3-72.7
No 654 208 23.9 20.5-27.6 446 76.1 72.4-79.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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