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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,504 312 23.9 21.1-26.9 328 22.5 20.0-25.2 864 53.6 50.5-56.8
GENDER
Male 556 103 21.0 16.7-26.0 107 20.5 16.6-25.0 346 58.6 53.3-63.7
Female 948 209 26.0 22.5-29.9 221 24.0 20.8-27.4 518 50.0 46.1-53.9
AGE
18-34 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 86 16 17.5 10.0-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 199 62 33.9 26.3-42.4 49 22.8 17.1-29.8 88 43.3 35.5-51.4
55-64 388 95 25.8 20.5-31.8 88 22.7 18.2-28.0 205 51.5 45.5-57.5
65-74 443 76 20.2 15.4-26.1 91 22.3 17.8-27.4 276 57.5 51.5-63.3
75+ 334 54 21.0 15.6-27.8 65 18.6 14.3-23.9 215 60.4 53.7-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 63 42.4 33.3-52.0 40 22.7 16.1-31.1 63 34.9 26.7-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 99 23.4 18.8-28.8 105 24.7 20.1-29.9 241 51.9 46.2-57.5
Some Post-H.S. 452 96 21.5 17.4-26.3 107 23.6 19.4-28.4 249 54.9 49.5-60.2
College Graduate 435 53 11.7 8.6-15.8 75 17.4 13.7-21.9 307 70.9 65.7-75.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 63 45.1 35.7-54.9 39 23.0 16.4-31.2 53 31.9 23.8-41.3
$15,000- 24,999 251 81 37.1 29.5-45.4 58 25.5 19.2-32.9 112 37.4 30.4-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 137 *** *** *** 39 32.6 23.1-43.8 64 36.3 27.2-46.5
$35,000- 49,999 168 31 17.5 11.7-25.3 37 21.5 15.0-29.8 100 61.1 51.7-69.7
$50,000- 74,999 176 26 14.9 9.3-22.8 41 26.5 19.1-35.5 109 58.7 49.4-67.4
$75,000+ 292 28 10.5 6.6-16.2 50 15.7 11.7-20.8 214 73.8 67.4-79.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 784 289 40.8 36.5-45.3 214 27.1 23.4-31.0 281 32.1 28.3-36.2
No 715 21 4.6 2.7- 7.9 113 17.3 14.0-21.1 581 78.1 73.8-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 47 21.7 15.5-29.6 47 18.5 13.6-24.7 149 59.8 52.0-67.1
Non-Veteran 1,260 265 24.3 21.3-27.7 281 23.3 20.5-26.3 714 52.4 48.9-55.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 315 51 19.1 14.1-25.3 55 17.1 12.9-22.3 209 63.8 57.2-70.0
Regional City or Suburban 318 72 24.9 19.5-31.1 77 25.5 20.3-31.6 169 49.6 43.2-56.1
Rural 871 189 25.7 21.8-30.1 196 23.6 20.2-27.4 486 50.7 46.4-55.0

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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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