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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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
-MALES 2,860 777 23.7 21.9-25.5 2,083 76.3 74.5-78.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,932 599 27.7 25.4-30.2 1,333 72.3 69.8-74.6
Non-Hispanic Black 488 122 20.7 17.0-25.0 366 79.3 75.0-83.0
Other 389 51 10.1 7.3-13.7 338 89.9 86.3-92.7
AGE
18-34 602 24 4.0 2.5- 6.4 578 96.0 93.6-97.5
35-44 415 64 18.0 13.7-23.2 351 82.0 76.8-86.3
45-54 513 120 23.9 19.9-28.5 393 76.1 71.5-80.1
55-64 598 239 40.1 35.5-44.8 359 59.9 55.2-64.5
65-74 446 201 47.4 41.8-53.1 245 52.6 46.9-58.2
75+ 255 127 53.0 45.5-60.3 128 47.0 39.7-54.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 324 106 34.0 28.0-40.5 218 66.0 59.5-72.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 830 252 24.3 21.3-27.7 578 75.7 72.3-78.7
Some Post-H.S. 725 214 23.6 20.4-27.1 511 76.4 72.9-79.6
College Graduate 960 201 16.4 14.2-19.0 759 83.6 81.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 85 35.1 28.1-42.8 149 64.9 57.2-71.9
$15,000- 24,999 457 143 29.4 24.6-34.6 314 70.6 65.4-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 256 75 25.5 19.3-32.9 181 74.5 67.1-80.7
$35,000- 49,999 343 92 23.0 18.0-28.8 251 77.0 71.2-82.0
$50,000- 74,999 407 98 20.2 16.0-25.1 309 79.8 74.9-84.0
$75,000+ 704 161 19.8 16.7-23.3 543 80.2 76.7-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 685 397 55.1 50.5-59.7 288 44.9 40.3-49.5
No 2,107 363 14.8 13.1-16.6 1,744 85.2 83.4-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 772 293 34.1 30.3-38.1 479 65.9 61.9-69.7
Non-Veteran 2,076 483 20.6 18.7-22.8 1,593 79.4 77.2-81.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 848 164 18.2 15.4-21.4 684 81.8 78.6-84.6
Regional City or Suburban 640 171 23.4 19.9-27.2 469 76.6 72.8-80.1
Rural 1,372 442 28.1 25.3-31.1 930 71.9 68.9-74.7

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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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