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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-Non-Hispanic White

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,010 1,081 55.6 52.9-58.3 929 44.4 41.7-47.1
-Non-Hispanic White 1,503 796 55.6 52.5-58.6 707 44.4 41.4-47.5
GENDER
Male 556 278 51.4 46.3-56.6 278 48.6 43.4-53.7
Female 947 518 58.6 54.8-62.3 429 41.4 37.7-45.2
AGE
18-34 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 200 126 64.5 56.6-71.8 74 35.5 28.2-43.4
55-64 390 233 61.6 55.7-67.2 157 38.4 32.8-44.3
65-74 442 217 51.4 45.6-57.2 225 48.6 42.8-54.4
75+ 330 149 46.7 40.3-53.3 181 53.3 46.7-59.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 105 67.3 58.4-75.1 57 32.7 24.9-41.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 447 245 56.9 51.3-62.3 202 43.1 37.7-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 456 259 56.6 51.2-61.9 197 43.4 38.1-48.8
College Graduate 432 184 41.9 36.7-47.4 248 58.1 52.6-63.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 120 76.4 66.9-83.9 34 23.6 16.1-33.1
$15,000- 24,999 250 156 64.9 57.2-71.8 94 35.1 28.2-42.8
$25,000- 34,999 137 78 66.5 56.5-75.3 59 33.5 24.7-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 168 83 48.2 39.2-57.2 85 51.8 42.8-60.8
$50,000- 74,999 175 97 60.2 51.2-68.5 78 39.8 31.5-48.8
$75,000+ 292 110 38.3 31.9-45.3 182 61.7 54.7-68.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 786 588 76.4 72.6-79.8 198 23.6 20.2-27.4
No 712 203 31.6 27.4-36.2 509 68.4 63.8-72.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 126 55.0 47.5-62.4 118 45.0 37.6-52.5
Non-Veteran 1,258 669 55.6 52.2-59.0 589 44.4 41.0-47.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 315 151 49.1 42.7-55.6 164 50.9 44.4-57.3
Regional City or Suburban 317 182 59.6 53.2-65.7 135 40.4 34.3-46.8
Rural 871 463 56.7 52.5-60.9 408 43.3 39.1-47.5

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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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