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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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
-MALES 3,095 900 23.6 21.9-25.3 2,195 76.4 74.7-78.1
RACE
White 2,226 674 24.7 22.7-26.8 1,552 75.3 73.2-77.3
African American 524 170 25.7 21.8-30.0 354 74.3 70.0-78.2
Other Minorities 305 42 9.3 6.0-14.2 263 90.7 85.8-94.0
AGE
18-34 598 35 5.7 3.7- 8.5 563 94.3 91.5-96.3
35-44 427 47 13.2 9.7-17.6 380 86.8 82.4-90.3
45-54 479 129 26.6 22.4-31.3 350 73.4 68.7-77.6
55-64 687 271 39.5 35.5-43.8 416 60.5 56.2-64.5
65-74 542 259 49.0 44.2-53.8 283 51.0 46.2-55.8
75+ 323 153 47.7 41.5-54.1 170 52.3 45.9-58.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 155 32.2 27.2-37.5 284 67.8 62.5-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 848 270 24.5 21.6-27.6 578 75.5 72.4-78.4
Some Post-H.S. 759 217 20.9 18.0-24.2 542 79.1 75.8-82.0
College Graduate 1,034 255 19.5 17.1-22.2 779 80.5 77.8-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 122 33.8 28.1-40.0 202 66.2 60.0-71.9
$15,000- 24,999 478 165 28.6 24.1-33.7 313 71.4 66.3-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 285 75 23.3 18.1-29.4 210 76.7 70.6-81.9
$35,000- 49,999 376 124 25.6 21.1-30.6 252 74.4 69.4-78.9
$50,000- 74,999 379 94 19.7 15.6-24.5 285 80.3 75.5-84.4
$75,000+ 747 170 18.0 15.1-21.4 577 82.0 78.6-84.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 754 433 55.1 50.7-59.4 321 44.9 40.6-49.3
No 2,208 432 14.8 13.2-16.5 1,776 85.2 83.5-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 882 325 32.8 29.2-36.5 557 67.2 63.5-70.8
Non-Veteran 2,206 572 20.7 18.8-22.6 1,634 79.3 77.4-81.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,804 572 26.8 24.5-29.3 1,232 73.2 70.7-75.5
No 1,291 328 19.1 17.0-21.5 963 80.9 78.5-83.0

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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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