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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Males

Please think about the past 30 days, keeping in mind all of your joint pain or aching
and whether or not you have taken medication.

DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?*
(Please answer on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or aching and 10 is pain or aching as bad as it can be.)

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  Total
Respond.^
No pain(0) Mild pain(1-3) Moderate pain(4-6) Severe pain(7-9) Extreme pain(10)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,970 132 6.9 5.7- 8.4 476 22.0 19.9-24.3 702 35.2 32.7-37.9 498 25.7 23.4-28.2 162 10.1 8.3-12.2
-MALES 706 69 10.1 7.8-13.1 200 26.6 22.8-30.7 247 33.9 29.7-38.3 151 21.4 17.9-25.4 39 8.0 5.4-11.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 544 50 9.1 6.7-12.4 174 30.0 25.5-35.0 201 35.1 30.3-40.2 94 18.2 14.3-22.8 25 7.6 4.7-12.0
Non-Hispanic Black 108 14 15.4 9.1-24.9 15 14.0 7.9-23.4 28 26.2 17.5-37.3 40 33.7 24.4-44.3 11 10.8 5.0-21.8
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 113 *** *** *** 30 27.5 19.0-38.0 32 26.1 17.8-36.6 33 27.9 19.5-38.2 *** *** ***
55-64 219 13 5.9 3.2-10.5 65 28.1 21.6-35.6 68 32.8 25.8-40.8 59 27.4 20.9-35.1 14 5.8 3.0-10.7
65-74 184 20 13.2 8.3-20.5 48 22.1 16.1-29.5 81 43.1 34.6-52.0 30 14.5 9.7-21.0 *** *** ***
75+ 110 17 14.1 8.1-23.4 35 25.8 17.8-35.9 *** *** *** 11 13.2 6.6-24.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** 12 12.9 6.8-23.3 *** *** *** 23 21.1 12.9-32.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 17 8.3 4.9-13.7 53 22.8 17.0-29.9 79 31.8 25.3-39.1 64 30.3 23.5-38.0 15 6.8 4.0-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 191 17 8.4 4.8-14.3 61 35.0 27.3-43.5 63 31.9 24.7-40.1 41 18.9 13.5-25.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 189 26 19.2 13.1-27.2 72 35.8 28.6-43.7 66 33.1 26.1-40.9 23 11.3 7.1-17.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 131 15 10.5 6.0-17.9 23 15.6 9.4-24.6 39 32.2 23.2-42.8 42 30.7 21.9-41.1 12 11.0 5.3-21.3
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 19.3 11.1-31.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 156 21 16.3 10.4-24.6 67 45.5 36.4-54.9 49 26.5 19.5-34.9 19 11.7 7.2-18.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 367 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 69 17.3 13.2-22.3 136 36.1 30.3-42.3 117 31.5 26.0-37.6 32 12.1 7.8-18.2
No 336 55 17.1 12.9-22.4 130 36.4 30.4-42.9 111 31.9 26.1-38.2 33 10.8 7.1-16.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 264 27 9.8 6.4-14.8 80 29.6 23.5-36.5 94 34.6 28.1-41.8 45 16.0 11.7-21.6 18 9.9 5.6-17.2
Non-Veteran 441 42 10.4 7.5-14.2 120 25.2 20.6-30.5 152 33.3 28.1-38.9 106 24.1 19.5-29.5 21 7.0 4.1-11.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 151 27 17.9 12.1-25.9 51 27.6 20.4-36.1 41 27.9 20.2-37.2 26 18.4 11.6-27.9 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 159 11 6.0 3.2-10.8 47 29.5 22.1-38.2 58 36.9 28.8-45.8 33 21.3 14.9-29.5 *** *** ***
Rural 396 31 8.0 5.3-12.1 102 24.6 19.5-30.5 148 35.6 29.8-41.7 92 23.1 18.3-28.6 23 8.7 5.2-14.4

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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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