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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Non-Hispanic White

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,002 786 42.1 39.4-44.8 1,216 57.9 55.2-60.6
-Non-Hispanic White 1,496 526 39.8 36.7-43.0 970 60.2 57.0-63.3
GENDER
Male 554 193 37.5 32.5-42.8 361 62.5 57.2-67.5
Female 942 333 41.5 37.6-45.5 609 58.5 54.5-62.4
AGE
18-34 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 198 93 48.3 40.2-56.5 105 51.7 43.5-59.8
55-64 389 165 43.6 37.7-49.6 224 56.4 50.4-62.3
65-74 438 135 36.3 30.6-42.5 303 63.7 57.5-69.4
75+ 330 71 24.9 19.6-31.0 259 75.1 69.0-80.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 84 56.4 47.0-65.5 79 43.6 34.5-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 443 177 43.8 38.2-49.6 266 56.2 50.4-61.8
Some Post-H.S. 451 167 37.9 32.8-43.3 284 62.1 56.7-67.2
College Graduate 433 96 22.7 18.4-27.7 337 77.3 72.3-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 96 65.9 56.4-74.4 58 34.1 25.6-43.6
$15,000- 24,999 249 108 48.9 41.0-56.8 141 51.1 43.2-59.0
$25,000- 34,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 168 55 36.9 27.6-47.3 113 63.1 52.7-72.4
$50,000- 74,999 175 57 34.5 26.3-43.6 118 65.5 56.4-73.7
$75,000+ 291 59 22.0 16.7-28.5 232 78.0 71.5-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 780 395 55.1 50.7-59.3 385 44.9 40.7-49.3
No 711 129 22.6 18.5-27.2 582 77.4 72.8-81.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 75 32.1 25.4-39.6 168 67.9 60.4-74.6
Non-Veteran 1,252 450 41.2 37.7-44.8 802 58.8 55.2-62.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 316 97 35.5 29.3-42.3 219 64.5 57.7-70.7
Regional City or Suburban 316 112 41.4 35.0-48.0 204 58.6 52.0-65.0
Rural 864 317 41.1 36.8-45.5 547 58.9 54.5-63.2

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

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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