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

Chronic Health Conditions

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,
or fibromyalgia?

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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
Region 1 & 2 1,008 369 30.3 26.8-34.1 639 69.7 65.9-73.2
GENDER
Male 444 150 28.8 23.9-34.2 294 71.2 65.8-76.1
Female 564 219 31.8 26.9-37.0 345 68.2 63.0-73.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 849 326 32.2 28.3-36.4 523 67.8 63.6-71.7
Non-Hispanic Black 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 21 13.3 7.7-21.8 81 86.7 78.2-92.3
AGE
18-44 262 27 10.5 6.6-16.3 235 89.5 83.7-93.4
44-64 364 151 39.7 33.4-46.3 213 60.3 53.7-66.6
65+ 371 191 48.6 42.0-55.2 180 51.4 44.8-58.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 391 159 34.8 28.9-41.3 232 65.2 58.7-71.1
Some College + 614 209 26.7 22.7-31.0 405 73.3 69.0-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 511 206 35.4 30.2-41.0 305 64.6 59.0-69.8
$50,000+ 302 83 21.7 16.8-27.6 219 78.3 72.4-83.2

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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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