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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Males

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?*

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,011 461 25.0 22.7-27.6 461 23.1 20.9-25.4 1,089 51.9 49.1-54.6
-MALES 721 152 22.3 18.6-26.5 137 19.4 16.1-23.2 432 58.3 53.7-62.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 556 103 21.0 16.7-26.0 107 20.5 16.6-25.0 346 58.6 53.3-63.7
Non-Hispanic Black 111 34 27.5 19.3-37.6 21 16.4 9.8-26.1 *** *** ***
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 115 31 28.3 19.6-38.9 20 17.2 10.5-26.8 *** *** ***
55-64 223 59 27.0 20.3-34.8 43 19.0 13.8-25.4 121 54.1 46.2-61.7
65-74 188 34 18.1 11.7-26.9 37 20.8 14.7-28.6 117 61.1 52.1-69.5
75+ 116 *** *** *** 17 11.2 6.5-18.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 *** *** *** 19 20.9 12.8-32.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 54 23.3 17.4-30.5 51 22.8 17.2-29.7 128 53.9 46.3-61.3
Some Post-H.S. 197 45 21.0 15.3-28.2 37 17.8 12.6-24.7 115 61.1 53.0-68.7
College Graduate 192 20 8.0 4.9-12.8 30 14.7 10.0-21.1 142 77.3 70.3-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 132 *** *** *** 28 23.5 15.7-33.7 57 39.8 30.3-50.1
$25,000- 34,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 85 15 14.7 8.1-25.4 15 15.6 8.7-26.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 157 *** *** *** 21 10.8 6.8-16.8 127 84.2 77.5-89.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 373 143 40.5 34.4-47.0 93 25.3 20.3-31.1 137 34.2 28.6-40.2
No 345 *** *** *** 44 13.5 9.6-18.7 293 83.2 77.4-87.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 272 62 24.3 18.4-31.5 49 17.3 12.8-23.0 161 58.3 51.1-65.3
Non-Veteran 448 90 21.4 16.9-26.7 88 20.6 16.3-25.6 270 58.1 52.2-63.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 155 23 15.1 9.2-23.6 18 11.0 6.4-18.2 114 73.9 64.6-81.5
Regional City or Suburban 157 33 21.0 14.7-29.2 37 25.5 18.5-34.0 87 53.5 44.6-62.1
Rural 409 96 26.7 21.2-33.0 82 21.0 16.3-26.6 231 52.3 46.0-58.5

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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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