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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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 6,667 2,144 26.9 25.7-28.2 4,523 73.1 71.8-74.3
-Eastern 2,187 775 29.1 26.9-31.3 1,412 70.9 68.7-73.1
GENDER
Male 927 272 23.9 20.9-27.1 655 76.1 72.9-79.1
Female 1,260 503 34.2 31.1-37.3 757 65.8 62.7-68.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,349 510 31.6 28.7-34.5 839 68.4 65.5-71.3
Non-Hispanic Black 567 207 29.5 25.3-34.0 360 70.5 66.0-74.7
Other 238 51 17.7 13.0-23.6 187 82.3 76.4-87.0
AGE
18-34 395 20 4.7 2.9- 7.4 375 95.3 92.6-97.1
35-44 296 60 20.1 15.1-26.2 236 79.9 73.8-84.9
45-54 362 121 35.3 29.8-41.3 241 64.7 58.7-70.2
55-64 484 215 45.5 40.4-50.8 269 54.5 49.2-59.6
65-74 368 200 54.1 48.0-60.1 168 45.9 39.9-52.0
75+ 255 151 61.4 54.0-68.3 104 38.6 31.7-46.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 124 42.0 34.8-49.4 125 58.0 50.6-65.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 701 271 29.1 25.5-32.9 430 70.9 67.1-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 654 223 26.6 23.0-30.5 431 73.4 69.5-77.0
College Graduate 575 156 22.8 19.3-26.8 419 77.2 73.2-80.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 104 36.9 29.9-44.5 134 63.1 55.5-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 395 161 34.2 28.9-39.9 234 65.8 60.1-71.1
$25,000- 34,999 187 71 30.9 23.6-39.4 116 69.1 60.6-76.4
$35,000- 49,999 241 74 23.9 18.3-30.5 167 76.1 69.5-81.7
$50,000- 74,999 275 69 21.1 15.9-27.3 206 78.9 72.7-84.1
$75,000+ 400 109 23.7 19.4-28.5 291 76.3 71.5-80.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 424 60.7 55.8-65.3 230 39.3 34.7-44.2
No 1,480 335 17.0 15.1-19.2 1,145 83.0 80.8-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 136 32.4 27.2-38.2 229 67.6 61.8-72.8
Non-Veteran 1,817 639 28.5 26.1-30.9 1,178 71.5 69.1-73.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 53 23.5 17.3-31.1 114 76.5 68.9-82.7
Regional City or Suburban 296 87 22.9 18.3-28.2 209 77.1 71.8-81.7
Rural 1,724 635 30.9 28.4-33.5 1,089 69.1 66.5-71.6

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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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