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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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,
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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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,476 1,594 30.8 29.2-32.4 2,882 69.2 67.6-70.8
GENDER
Male 1,932 599 27.7 25.4-30.2 1,333 72.3 69.8-74.6
Female 2,544 995 33.6 31.5-35.8 1,549 66.4 64.2-68.5
AGE
18-34 695 46 7.6 5.5-10.4 649 92.4 89.6-94.5
35-44 511 94 19.9 15.9-24.5 417 80.1 75.5-84.1
45-54 749 210 29.3 25.6-33.3 539 70.7 66.7-74.4
55-64 941 413 44.5 40.8-48.3 528 55.5 51.7-59.2
65-74 912 463 49.5 45.6-53.5 449 50.5 46.5-54.4
75+ 624 357 58.1 53.5-62.6 267 41.9 37.4-46.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 315 178 50.8 43.9-57.7 137 49.2 42.3-56.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,133 474 34.3 31.2-37.5 659 65.7 62.5-68.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,308 482 29.9 27.3-32.8 826 70.1 67.2-72.7
College Graduate 1,702 453 20.7 18.8-22.8 1,249 79.3 77.2-81.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 166 50.3 43.7-56.9 157 49.7 43.1-56.3
$15,000- 24,999 574 266 43.2 38.2-48.3 308 56.8 51.7-61.8
$25,000- 34,999 364 149 36.7 30.8-43.2 215 63.3 56.8-69.2
$35,000- 49,999 528 176 27.4 23.2-32.2 352 72.6 67.8-76.8
$50,000- 74,999 622 182 24.9 21.1-29.1 440 75.1 70.9-78.9
$75,000+ 1,172 298 21.5 19.0-24.3 874 78.5 75.7-81.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,239 819 63.5 60.0-66.8 420 36.5 33.2-40.0
No 3,158 753 19.7 18.1-21.3 2,405 80.3 78.7-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 668 262 35.8 31.6-40.2 406 64.2 59.8-68.4
Non-Veteran 3,802 1,331 30.0 28.3-31.8 2,471 70.0 68.2-71.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,121 330 25.9 23.1-28.9 791 74.1 71.1-76.9
Regional City or Suburban 1,060 338 28.7 25.7-31.9 722 71.3 68.1-74.3
Rural 2,295 926 35.1 32.7-37.6 1,369 64.9 62.4-67.3

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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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