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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Arthritis Burden

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
-Piedmont 896 466 52.9 49.0-56.7 430 47.1 43.3-51.0
GENDER
Male 316 145 46.0 39.6-52.5 171 54.0 47.5-60.4
Female 580 321 57.9 53.2-62.5 259 42.1 37.5-46.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 661 342 53.2 48.7-57.6 319 46.8 42.4-51.3
Non-Hispanic Black 185 97 51.8 43.1-60.3 88 48.2 39.7-56.9
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 141 86 62.8 53.7-71.1 55 37.2 28.9-46.3
55-64 241 133 54.9 47.5-62.1 108 45.1 37.9-52.5
65-74 237 114 49.3 41.6-57.1 123 50.7 42.9-58.4
75+ 177 86 51.1 42.6-59.6 91 48.9 40.4-57.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 73 67.9 57.8-76.5 39 32.1 23.5-42.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 136 51.6 44.5-58.5 128 48.4 41.5-55.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 148 52.5 45.5-59.4 115 47.5 40.6-54.5
College Graduate 252 107 41.6 35.2-48.3 145 58.4 51.7-64.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 79 72.9 62.2-81.5 29 27.1 18.5-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 167 107 66.2 57.1-74.3 60 33.8 25.7-42.9
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 63 38.6 30.3-47.5 100 61.4 52.5-69.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 441 350 79.5 74.7-83.6 91 20.5 16.4-25.3
No 452 113 26.4 21.7-31.6 339 73.6 68.4-78.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 57 48.5 38.3-58.8 62 51.5 41.2-61.7
Non-Veteran 776 408 53.5 49.3-57.6 368 46.5 42.4-50.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 426 211 49.7 44.1-55.2 215 50.3 44.8-55.9
Regional City or Suburban 255 149 57.9 50.8-64.7 106 42.1 35.3-49.2
Rural 215 106 52.9 44.8-61.0 109 47.1 39.0-55.2

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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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