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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 333 130 41.6 35.3-48.1 203 58.4 51.9-64.7
GENDER
Male 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 215 86 43.0 35.3-51.0 129 57.0 49.0-64.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 247 88 41.4 34.0-49.2 159 58.6 50.8-66.0
Non-Hispanic Black 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 155 80 50.4 41.4-59.4 75 49.6 40.6-58.6
65+ 145 35 26.2 18.7-35.4 110 73.8 64.6-81.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 *** *** *** 73 48.0 38.0-58.2
Some College + 196 68 32.9 26.0-40.7 128 67.1 59.3-74.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 85 54.8 45.3-63.9 83 45.2 36.1-54.7
$50,000+ 93 25 27.3 18.4-38.5 68 72.7 61.5-81.6

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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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