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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Arthritis Burden

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,002 786 42.1 39.4-44.8 1,216 57.9 55.2-60.6
Region 1 & 2 352 126 41.2 34.1-48.7 226 58.8 51.3-65.9
GENDER
Male 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 210 72 41.6 32.1-51.8 138 58.4 48.2-67.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 314 112 42.0 34.5-50.0 202 58.0 50.0-65.5
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 184 46 30.5 22.0-40.6 138 69.5 59.4-78.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 198 56 28.4 21.4-36.7 142 71.6 63.3-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 200 85 47.7 38.2-57.4 115 52.3 42.6-61.8
$50,000+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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