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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Health Conditions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 1,008 369 30.3 26.8-34.1 639 69.7 65.9-73.2
Region 3 606 217 32.2 28.0-36.8 389 67.8 63.2-72.0
Region 4 1,217 357 25.0 22.4-27.9 860 75.0 72.1-77.6
Region 5 825 219 24.2 21.1-27.7 606 75.8 72.3-78.9
Region 6 512 172 28.8 24.7-33.2 340 71.2 66.8-75.3
Region 7 904 234 23.2 20.3-26.4 670 76.8 73.6-79.7
Region 8 664 248 30.6 26.8-34.6 416 69.4 65.4-73.2
Region 9 & 10 931 328 28.3 24.9-32.0 603 71.7 68.0-75.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,187 775 29.1 26.9-31.3 1,412 70.9 68.7-73.1
Piedmont 3,352 951 25.1 23.4-26.8 2,401 74.9 73.2-76.6
Western NC 1,128 418 31.0 27.7-34.5 710 69.0 65.5-72.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 844 311 29.3 25.7-33.2 533 70.7 66.8-74.3
Northwest 991 353 31.9 28.6-35.4 638 68.1 64.6-71.4
Charlotte 1,016 283 24.0 21.1-27.1 733 76.0 72.9-78.9
Greensboro 612 175 26.0 22.2-30.2 437 74.0 69.8-77.8
Southern Regional 594 209 29.4 25.6-33.5 385 70.6 66.5-74.4
Southeast 385 144 30.7 25.8-36.2 241 69.3 63.8-74.2
Wake 1,024 241 20.9 18.3-23.8 783 79.1 76.2-81.7
Area L & Eastern 1,201 428 29.7 26.7-33.0 773 70.3 67.0-73.3

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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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