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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

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
-Piedmont 898 198 23.4 20.1-27.0 200 22.2 19.2-25.5 500 54.4 50.5-58.3
GENDER
Male 316 56 18.1 13.4-24.1 58 18.0 13.7-23.3 202 63.9 57.4-70.0
Female 582 142 27.2 23.0-31.9 142 25.3 21.4-29.6 298 47.5 42.8-52.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 662 133 22.4 18.6-26.7 134 20.8 17.4-24.6 395 56.8 52.2-61.3
Non-Hispanic Black 185 49 24.4 17.9-32.4 53 27.9 21.0-36.1 83 47.7 39.1-56.3
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 140 40 29.2 21.4-38.5 35 24.1 17.2-32.6 65 46.7 37.7-56.0
55-64 240 64 27.0 20.7-34.3 51 22.0 16.5-28.6 125 51.0 43.7-58.3
65-74 239 37 18.1 12.1-26.3 55 22.4 17.0-29.1 147 59.5 51.5-66.9
75+ 178 39 25.6 18.2-34.8 30 15.0 10.2-21.4 109 59.4 50.6-67.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 *** *** *** 28 22.6 15.2-32.4 42 38.0 28.3-48.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 60 22.4 17.0-29.0 68 26.4 20.7-33.0 136 51.2 44.2-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 260 59 21.6 16.6-27.7 65 22.4 17.4-28.4 136 56.0 49.0-62.6
College Graduate 255 34 11.9 8.3-16.8 38 15.6 11.3-21.1 183 72.5 66.2-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** 27 23.0 15.0-33.6 35 31.2 22.0-42.0
$15,000- 24,999 169 54 34.6 26.0-44.3 43 25.7 18.5-34.4 72 39.7 31.3-48.8
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 13 13.2 7.2-22.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 106 15 12.5 6.9-21.6 27 26.5 18.1-37.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 17 10.2 5.6-17.9 24 13.5 8.9-20.0 122 76.2 67.9-82.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 440 184 43.4 37.9-49.0 120 27.4 22.8-32.5 136 29.2 24.6-34.3
No 455 *** *** *** 80 17.2 13.6-21.6 363 79.1 74.3-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 25 21.9 13.9-32.8 24 17.6 11.5-25.8 70 60.6 50.0-70.2
Non-Veteran 778 173 23.6 20.1-27.6 176 23.0 19.7-26.6 429 53.4 49.1-57.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 426 85 20.8 16.5-25.9 90 20.9 16.8-25.7 251 58.3 52.7-63.7
Regional City or Suburban 256 61 24.0 18.5-30.6 69 27.3 21.5-34.0 126 48.6 41.6-55.7
Rural 216 52 27.4 20.1-36.2 41 18.6 13.2-25.4 123 54.0 45.7-62.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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