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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 664 248 30.6 26.8-34.6 416 69.4 65.4-73.2
GENDER
Male 277 80 25.0 19.8-31.2 197 75.0 68.8-80.2
Female 387 168 36.0 30.9-41.4 219 64.0 58.6-69.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 439 169 32.0 27.3-37.0 270 68.0 63.0-72.7
Non-Hispanic Black 125 54 32.9 24.4-42.7 71 67.1 57.3-75.6
Other 90 22 20.7 13.0-31.2 68 79.3 68.8-87.0
AGE
18-44 217 23 9.6 6.1-14.8 194 90.4 85.2-93.9
44-64 243 109 43.5 36.6-50.7 134 56.5 49.3-63.4
65+ 193 112 59.9 51.8-67.4 81 40.1 32.6-48.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 279 119 36.4 30.4-42.9 160 63.6 57.1-69.6
Some College + 383 129 25.5 21.1-30.4 254 74.5 69.6-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 313 130 34.6 29.0-40.7 183 65.4 59.3-71.0
$50,000+ 209 62 23.9 18.1-30.9 147 76.1 69.1-81.9

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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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