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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,010 1,081 55.6 52.9-58.3 929 44.4 41.7-47.1
-Eastern 714 407 59.1 54.8-63.4 307 40.9 36.6-45.2
GENDER
Male 250 137 55.8 48.3-63.1 113 44.2 36.9-51.7
Female 464 270 61.4 56.1-66.5 194 38.6 33.5-43.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 476 263 58.0 52.6-63.3 213 42.0 36.7-47.4
Non-Hispanic Black 185 111 62.1 53.4-70.0 74 37.9 30.0-46.6
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 114 74 66.8 56.3-75.8 40 33.2 24.2-43.7
55-64 198 129 67.8 60.0-74.7 69 32.2 25.3-40.0
65-74 185 100 51.4 42.7-59.9 85 48.6 40.1-57.3
75+ 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 77 67.4 56.3-76.8 33 32.6 23.2-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 241 132 55.5 48.2-62.6 109 44.5 37.4-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 215 128 61.6 53.7-68.8 87 38.4 31.2-46.3
College Graduate 148 70 48.2 39.1-57.4 78 51.8 42.6-60.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 146 89 62.9 53.1-71.6 57 37.1 28.4-46.9
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 304 77.7 72.4-82.2 94 22.3 17.8-27.6
No 312 100 33.7 27.5-40.4 212 66.3 59.6-72.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 70 61.7 51.5-70.9 54 38.3 29.1-48.5
Non-Veteran 590 337 58.6 53.7-63.3 253 41.4 36.7-46.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 583 333 59.9 55.0-64.6 250 40.1 35.4-45.0

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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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