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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?*

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,011 461 25.0 22.7-27.6 461 23.1 20.9-25.4 1,089 51.9 49.1-54.6
-Eastern 712 167 24.5 20.9-28.5 183 27.2 23.3-31.4 362 48.4 43.9-52.8
GENDER
Male 249 56 24.1 18.2-31.1 52 23.3 17.1-30.8 141 52.7 45.1-60.1
Female 463 111 24.8 20.4-29.8 131 29.8 25.0-35.1 221 45.4 40.0-50.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 475 89 20.2 16.1-25.1 125 29.4 24.4-34.9 261 50.4 44.9-55.8
Non-Hispanic Black 184 61 33.8 26.1-42.4 46 24.5 17.9-32.6 77 41.7 33.4-50.6
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 114 35 31.9 23.0-42.3 32 27.0 18.7-37.1 47 41.2 31.3-51.8
55-64 198 51 26.0 19.5-33.6 53 27.5 20.7-35.6 94 46.5 38.6-54.7
65-74 183 40 22.2 15.8-30.4 41 23.8 17.3-31.7 102 54.0 45.3-62.5
75+ 136 24 20.6 12.8-31.4 34 27.3 18.9-37.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 41 31.2 22.3-41.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 238 52 22.9 17.3-29.6 63 26.8 20.7-34.0 123 50.3 43.0-57.6
Some Post-H.S. 214 53 25.2 19.0-32.7 53 26.3 19.9-34.0 108 48.4 40.6-56.3
College Graduate 148 21 15.3 9.4-24.0 35 25.1 17.9-34.0 92 59.6 50.1-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 145 43 34.0 25.2-44.1 40 26.6 18.8-36.2 62 39.4 30.4-49.1
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** 13 17.0 9.3-29.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 106 15 15.9 9.3-25.7 20 17.6 11.2-26.6 71 66.5 55.9-75.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 397 150 38.8 33.2-44.7 120 30.3 25.0-36.1 127 30.9 25.7-36.7
No 312 16 4.8 2.7- 8.3 62 22.9 17.4-29.5 234 72.3 65.6-78.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 29 26.9 18.2-37.7 30 23.5 16.0-33.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 588 138 24.0 20.1-28.3 153 28.0 23.6-32.8 297 48.0 43.2-53.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 78 14 15.6 8.6-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 582 144 26.1 21.9-30.7 153 28.0 23.6-32.9 285 45.9 41.0-50.9

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*This question was asked of those with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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