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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 904 234 23.2 20.3-26.4 670 76.8 73.6-79.7
GENDER
Male 390 78 18.8 14.9-23.4 312 81.2 76.6-85.1
Female 514 156 27.2 23.1-31.8 358 72.8 68.2-76.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 532 157 26.7 22.7-31.0 375 73.3 69.0-77.3
Non-Hispanic Black 218 62 23.7 17.9-30.5 156 76.3 69.5-82.1
Other 139 15 10.2 5.9-17.0 124 89.8 83.0-94.1
AGE
18-44 376 25 7.4 4.8-11.3 351 92.6 88.7-95.2
44-64 313 98 30.1 24.8-36.0 215 69.9 64.0-75.2
65+ 199 110 55.4 47.3-63.3 89 44.6 36.7-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 314 110 30.4 25.0-36.3 204 69.6 63.7-75.0
Some College + 586 123 18.8 15.6-22.6 463 81.2 77.4-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 362 113 28.8 23.7-34.5 249 71.2 65.5-76.3
$50,000+ 353 66 17.0 13.2-21.6 287 83.0 78.4-86.8

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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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