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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 825 219 24.2 21.1-27.7 606 75.8 72.3-78.9
GENDER
Male 354 77 21.9 17.2-27.4 277 78.1 72.6-82.8
Female 471 142 26.3 22.1-30.9 329 73.7 69.1-77.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 163 30.6 26.1-35.4 333 69.4 64.6-73.9
Non-Hispanic Black 190 49 20.4 15.0-27.2 141 79.6 72.8-85.0
Other 123 *** *** *** 116 94.6 87.7-97.8
AGE
18-44 314 24 8.0 5.2-12.2 290 92.0 87.8-94.8
44-64 287 91 33.7 27.7-40.2 196 66.3 59.8-72.3
65+ 210 100 48.3 40.3-56.3 110 51.7 43.7-59.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 292 90 28.5 22.9-34.9 202 71.5 65.1-77.1
Some College + 527 128 21.4 17.8-25.4 399 78.6 74.6-82.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 350 97 26.2 21.1-31.9 253 73.8 68.1-78.9
$50,000+ 300 69 21.2 16.3-27.0 231 78.8 73.0-83.7

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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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