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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,807 1,367 30.0 28.3-31.7 2,440 70.0 68.3-71.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,544 995 33.6 31.5-35.8 1,549 66.4 64.2-68.5
Non-Hispanic Black 810 297 29.0 25.6-32.7 513 71.0 67.3-74.4
Other 411 68 12.9 9.8-16.8 343 87.1 83.2-90.2
AGE
18-34 657 42 7.3 5.2-10.0 615 92.7 90.0-94.8
35-44 520 80 14.1 11.2-17.7 440 85.9 82.3-88.8
45-54 639 205 33.1 29.0-37.5 434 66.9 62.5-71.0
55-64 739 343 47.1 42.7-51.4 396 52.9 48.6-57.3
65-74 692 371 51.7 47.2-56.2 321 48.3 43.8-52.8
75+ 499 311 63.5 58.5-68.3 188 36.5 31.7-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 390 195 42.6 36.8-48.8 195 57.4 51.2-63.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,025 423 33.1 29.9-36.5 602 66.9 63.5-70.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 409 29.4 26.5-32.4 708 70.6 67.6-73.5
College Graduate 1,265 337 20.4 18.1-22.8 928 79.6 77.2-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 418 190 39.2 33.6-45.1 228 60.8 54.9-66.4
$15,000- 24,999 640 268 36.2 31.8-40.9 372 63.8 59.1-68.2
$25,000- 34,999 331 125 32.7 27.1-38.9 206 67.3 61.1-72.9
$35,000- 49,999 403 130 24.7 20.3-29.7 273 75.3 70.3-79.7
$50,000- 74,999 407 116 23.5 19.2-28.5 291 76.5 71.5-80.8
$75,000+ 719 171 19.8 16.8-23.2 548 80.2 76.8-83.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,065 720 64.3 60.6-67.8 345 35.7 32.2-39.4
No 2,669 628 18.3 16.7-20.0 2,041 81.7 80.0-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 39 30.2 21.9-40.0 88 69.8 60.0-78.1
Non-Veteran 3,672 1,328 30.0 28.3-31.8 2,344 70.0 68.2-71.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,120 335 25.0 22.3-27.8 785 75.0 72.2-77.7
Regional City or Suburban 807 262 28.3 24.9-32.0 545 71.7 68.0-75.1
Rural 1,880 770 34.8 32.2-37.5 1,110 65.2 62.5-67.8

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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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