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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Females

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,002 786 42.1 39.4-44.8 1,216 57.9 55.2-60.6
-FEMALES 1,282 515 45.1 41.7-48.5 767 54.9 51.5-58.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 942 333 41.5 37.6-45.5 609 58.5 54.5-62.4
Non-Hispanic Black 270 141 54.1 46.8-61.3 129 45.9 38.7-53.2
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 192 103 56.0 47.7-64.0 89 44.0 36.0-52.3
55-64 318 152 48.4 41.8-55.1 166 51.6 44.9-58.2
65-74 351 115 39.6 33.2-46.4 236 60.4 53.6-66.8
75+ 290 79 32.9 26.7-39.7 211 67.1 60.3-73.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 100 62.1 53.4-70.0 76 37.9 30.0-46.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 392 163 45.6 39.6-51.7 229 54.4 48.3-60.4
Some Post-H.S. 388 165 43.4 37.7-49.2 223 56.6 50.8-62.3
College Graduate 323 87 30.1 24.4-36.5 236 69.9 63.5-75.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 109 65.8 57.1-73.6 68 34.2 26.4-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 252 119 53.9 46.2-61.4 133 46.1 38.6-53.8
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 127 43 36.8 27.3-47.5 84 63.2 52.5-72.7
$50,000- 74,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 167 37 27.7 19.8-37.3 130 72.3 62.7-80.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 684 385 61.5 57.1-65.7 299 38.5 34.3-42.9
No 593 127 24.9 20.6-29.7 466 75.1 70.3-79.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,247 502 45.3 41.9-48.7 745 54.7 51.3-58.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 323 133 46.6 40.4-53.0 190 53.4 47.0-59.6
Regional City or Suburban 245 91 42.8 35.5-50.4 154 57.2 49.6-64.5
Rural 714 291 45.2 40.5-49.9 423 54.8 50.1-59.5

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

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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