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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Whites

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
-Whites 5,156 1,863 29.3 27.9-30.8 3,293 70.7 69.2-72.1
GENDER
Male 2,226 674 24.7 22.7-26.8 1,552 75.3 73.2-77.3
Female 2,930 1,189 33.6 31.7-35.7 1,741 66.4 64.3-68.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 181 17 7.5 4.5-12.2 164 92.5 87.8-95.5
Non-Hispanic 4,962 1,842 30.2 28.7-31.7 3,120 69.8 68.3-71.3
AGE
18-34 752 54 6.9 5.0- 9.3 698 93.1 90.7-95.0
35-44 588 91 17.9 14.4-22.0 497 82.1 78.0-85.6
45-54 743 217 29.7 26.1-33.6 526 70.3 66.4-73.9
55-64 1,116 479 43.8 40.5-47.1 637 56.2 52.9-59.5
65-74 1,106 559 50.1 46.8-53.5 547 49.9 46.5-53.2
75+ 795 451 56.9 53.0-60.8 344 43.1 39.2-47.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 510 253 44.5 39.3-49.8 257 55.5 50.2-60.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,361 551 32.2 29.5-35.0 810 67.8 65.0-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,379 525 28.1 25.6-30.8 854 71.9 69.2-74.4
College Graduate 1,892 530 21.1 19.2-23.1 1,362 78.9 76.9-80.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 225 42.2 36.8-47.7 238 57.8 52.3-63.2
$15,000- 24,999 726 331 37.5 33.4-41.9 395 62.5 58.1-66.6
$25,000- 34,999 473 188 32.8 28.1-37.8 285 67.2 62.2-71.9
$35,000- 49,999 622 219 28.7 24.6-33.1 403 71.3 66.9-75.4
$50,000- 74,999 624 190 23.8 20.3-27.8 434 76.2 72.2-79.7
$75,000+ 1,228 312 20.6 18.2-23.2 916 79.4 76.8-81.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,437 941 60.0 56.7-63.1 496 40.0 36.9-43.3
No 3,573 872 19.1 17.7-20.6 2,701 80.9 79.4-82.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 777 278 31.9 28.2-35.9 499 68.1 64.1-71.8
Non-Veteran 4,375 1,582 28.9 27.4-30.5 2,793 71.1 69.5-72.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,082 1,162 31.7 29.8-33.7 1,920 68.3 66.3-70.2
No 2,074 701 25.9 23.9-28.1 1,373 74.1 71.9-76.1

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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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