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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,217 357 25.0 22.4-27.9 860 75.0 72.1-77.6
GENDER
Male 512 128 22.9 19.0-27.3 384 77.1 72.7-81.0
Female 705 229 27.0 23.5-30.8 476 73.0 69.2-76.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 801 265 29.2 25.7-32.9 536 70.8 67.1-74.3
Non-Hispanic Black 240 72 24.6 19.0-31.2 168 75.4 68.8-81.0
Other 152 17 8.7 5.2-14.3 135 91.3 85.7-94.8
AGE
18-44 417 36 9.6 6.7-13.5 381 90.4 86.5-93.3
44-64 476 163 33.9 29.3-38.9 313 66.1 61.1-70.7
65+ 306 157 52.3 45.8-58.8 149 47.7 41.2-54.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 436 146 29.3 24.7-34.5 290 70.7 65.5-75.3
Some College + 773 208 22.1 19.1-25.5 565 77.9 74.5-80.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 520 177 29.4 25.1-34.1 343 70.6 65.9-74.9
$50,000+ 429 97 19.2 15.5-23.5 332 80.8 76.5-84.5

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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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