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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Females

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
-FEMALES 1,289 718 59.0 55.7-62.2 571 41.0 37.8-44.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 947 518 58.6 54.8-62.3 429 41.4 37.7-45.2
Non-Hispanic Black 272 159 59.7 52.3-66.6 113 40.3 33.4-47.7
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 193 123 66.4 58.3-73.6 70 33.6 26.4-41.7
55-64 321 198 65.8 59.4-71.6 123 34.2 28.4-40.6
65-74 354 186 55.4 48.9-61.6 168 44.6 38.4-51.1
75+ 288 139 51.9 45.3-58.5 149 48.1 41.5-54.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 177 124 71.4 63.1-78.4 53 28.6 21.6-36.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 394 216 57.1 51.2-62.7 178 42.9 37.3-48.8
Some Post-H.S. 394 231 60.1 54.2-65.7 163 39.9 34.3-45.8
College Graduate 321 146 46.7 40.5-53.1 175 53.3 46.9-59.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 131 75.1 66.7-82.0 46 24.9 18.0-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 253 162 69.1 61.9-75.4 91 30.9 24.6-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** 59 44.1 34.0-54.7
$35,000- 49,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 167 67 44.5 35.7-53.7 100 55.5 46.3-64.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 689 533 79.7 76.0-82.9 156 20.3 17.1-24.0
No 595 180 33.3 28.7-38.3 415 66.7 61.7-71.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,253 696 58.7 55.4-61.9 557 41.3 38.1-44.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 322 181 59.1 52.7-65.1 141 40.9 34.9-47.3
Regional City or Suburban 245 137 57.0 49.6-64.2 108 43.0 35.8-50.4
Rural 722 400 59.8 55.3-64.1 322 40.2 35.9-44.7

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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.

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