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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 512 172 28.8 24.7-33.2 340 71.2 66.8-75.3
GENDER
Male 224 69 24.9 19.3-31.5 155 75.1 68.5-80.7
Female 288 103 32.4 26.9-38.4 185 67.6 61.6-73.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 281 107 33.5 27.8-39.8 174 66.5 60.2-72.2
Non-Hispanic Black 150 50 28.6 21.3-37.2 100 71.4 62.8-78.7
Other 73 14 14.4 8.1-24.2 59 85.6 75.8-91.9
AGE
18-44 189 25 11.3 7.5-16.8 164 88.7 83.2-92.5
44-64 194 84 43.4 35.9-51.3 110 56.6 48.7-64.1
65+ 123 61 51.5 41.8-61.2 62 48.5 38.8-58.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 81 31.7 25.4-38.8 131 68.3 61.2-74.6
Some College + 299 91 26.7 21.6-32.5 208 73.3 67.5-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 76 28.6 22.6-35.4 161 71.4 64.6-77.4
$50,000+ 163 44 23.7 17.5-31.2 119 76.3 68.8-82.5

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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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