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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Arthritis Burden

Are you now limited in any way in any of your usual activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,010 1,081 55.6 52.9-58.3 929 44.4 41.7-47.1
Region 4 333 178 53.5 47.2-59.8 155 46.5 40.2-52.8
GENDER
Male 117 *** *** *** 60 48.3 38.0-58.7
Female 216 121 54.9 46.9-62.6 95 45.1 37.4-53.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 247 133 56.0 48.7-63.1 114 44.0 36.9-51.3
Non-Hispanic Black 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 155 97 60.4 51.2-68.9 58 39.6 31.1-48.8
65+ 146 67 46.6 37.0-56.4 79 53.4 43.6-63.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 78 61.0 51.4-69.9 57 39.0 30.1-48.6
Some College + 195 98 47.3 39.1-55.6 97 52.7 44.4-60.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 107 65.8 56.7-73.9 60 34.2 26.1-43.3
$50,000+ 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of those with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

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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