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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,153 1,613 31.5 29.9-33.1 2,540 68.5 66.9-70.1
RACE
White 2,930 1,189 33.6 31.7-35.7 1,741 66.4 64.3-68.3
African American 900 340 29.1 25.9-32.5 560 70.9 67.5-74.1
Other Minorities 269 72 21.2 16.3-27.1 197 78.8 72.9-83.7
AGE
18-34 670 48 6.7 4.9- 9.2 622 93.3 90.8-95.1
35-44 527 84 18.2 14.6-22.5 443 81.8 77.5-85.4
45-54 620 198 33.5 29.3-38.0 422 66.5 62.0-70.7
55-64 826 414 50.7 46.8-54.5 412 49.3 45.5-53.2
65-74 822 456 55.3 51.4-59.1 366 44.7 40.9-48.6
75+ 624 394 64.7 60.3-68.8 230 35.3 31.2-39.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 475 234 42.7 37.5-48.1 241 57.3 51.9-62.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,150 506 34.9 31.8-38.1 644 65.1 61.9-68.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 471 31.6 28.7-34.6 680 68.4 65.4-71.3
College Graduate 1,358 395 21.3 19.1-23.7 963 78.7 76.3-80.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 524 251 38.8 34.0-43.9 273 61.2 56.1-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 711 322 34.9 31.0-38.9 389 65.1 61.1-69.0
$25,000- 34,999 415 183 36.8 31.5-42.5 232 63.2 57.5-68.5
$35,000- 49,999 467 158 27.0 22.2-32.4 309 73.0 67.6-77.8
$50,000- 74,999 409 139 26.9 22.4-32.0 270 73.1 68.0-77.6
$75,000+ 705 185 22.6 19.3-26.2 520 77.4 73.8-80.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,180 837 65.8 62.2-69.1 343 34.2 30.9-37.8
No 2,850 730 20.4 18.8-22.1 2,120 79.6 77.9-81.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 36 28.7 20.3-38.8 74 71.3 61.2-79.7
Non-Veteran 4,036 1,575 31.6 30.0-33.3 2,461 68.4 66.7-70.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,423 977 33.3 31.1-35.5 1,446 66.7 64.5-68.9
No 1,730 636 29.1 26.7-31.5 1,094 70.9 68.5-73.3

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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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