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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,298 419 25.3 22.7-28.0 879 74.7 72.0-77.3
GENDER
Male 488 122 20.7 17.0-25.0 366 79.3 75.0-83.0
Female 810 297 29.0 25.6-32.7 513 71.0 67.3-74.4
AGE
18-34 251 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 216 30 11.5 7.8-16.5 186 88.5 83.5-92.2
45-54 253 88 33.3 27.0-40.1 165 66.7 59.9-73.0
55-64 281 124 42.7 35.7-50.0 157 57.3 50.0-64.3
65-74 181 92 53.1 44.2-61.9 89 46.9 38.1-55.8
75+ 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 92 47.3 38.0-56.8 70 52.7 43.2-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 161 24.2 20.4-28.5 312 75.8 71.5-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 354 106 22.1 17.7-27.2 248 77.9 72.8-82.3
College Graduate 308 60 13.6 10.3-17.9 248 86.4 82.1-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 82 31.2 24.0-39.4 116 68.8 60.6-76.0
$15,000- 24,999 300 119 32.1 26.2-38.5 181 67.9 61.5-73.8
$25,000- 34,999 130 40 26.9 19.4-35.9 90 73.1 64.1-80.6
$35,000- 49,999 142 32 16.9 10.7-25.9 110 83.1 74.1-89.3
$50,000- 74,999 128 20 11.1 6.9-17.4 108 88.9 82.6-93.1
$75,000+ 137 23 14.4 9.2-21.7 114 85.6 78.3-90.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 224 57.6 51.0-63.9 127 42.4 36.1-49.0
No 905 182 14.7 12.4-17.4 723 85.3 82.6-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 163 54 31.1 23.6-39.8 109 68.9 60.2-76.4
Non-Veteran 1,133 365 24.5 21.8-27.4 768 75.5 72.6-78.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 491 132 21.9 18.1-26.2 359 78.1 73.8-81.9
Regional City or Suburban 218 73 27.3 21.4-34.1 145 72.7 65.9-78.6
Rural 589 214 28.1 24.0-32.6 375 71.9 67.4-76.0

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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.

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