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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 606 217 32.2 28.0-36.8 389 67.8 63.2-72.0
GENDER
Male 269 78 27.7 21.7-34.6 191 72.3 65.4-78.3
Female 337 139 36.4 30.5-42.7 198 63.6 57.3-69.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 474 183 35.9 30.9-41.2 291 64.1 58.8-69.1
Non-Hispanic Black 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 182 19 10.3 6.0-17.0 163 89.7 83.0-94.0
44-64 232 84 40.3 33.1-47.8 148 59.7 52.2-66.9
65+ 186 111 62.0 53.8-69.6 75 38.0 30.4-46.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 246 101 38.3 31.4-45.7 145 61.7 54.3-68.6
Some College + 358 116 27.0 22.1-32.6 242 73.0 67.4-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 126 39.9 33.3-46.8 178 60.1 53.2-66.7
$50,000+ 191 55 23.2 17.3-30.3 136 76.8 69.7-82.7

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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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