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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Arthritis Burden

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,002 786 42.1 39.4-44.8 1,216 57.9 55.2-60.6
Region 8 233 97 41.4 34.2-49.0 136 58.6 51.0-65.8
GENDER
Male 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 159 71 47.3 38.6-56.1 88 52.7 43.9-61.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 159 56 38.8 30.2-48.1 103 61.2 51.9-69.8
Non-Hispanic Black 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 104 30 31.4 22.0-42.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 124 *** *** *** 77 59.5 49.0-69.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

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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