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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 Demographics

Arthritis Burden

During the past 30 days, to what extent has your arthritis or joint symptoms interfered with your normal social activities,
such as going shopping, to the movies, or to religious or social gatherings?*

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  Total
Respond.^
A lot A little Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,011 461 25.0 22.7-27.6 461 23.1 20.9-25.4 1,089 51.9 49.1-54.6
Region 9 & 10 304 67 22.8 17.4-29.2 78 27.5 21.3-34.6 159 49.8 42.7-56.8
GENDER
Male 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 196 46 22.0 16.0-29.5 57 32.6 25.0-41.3 93 45.4 36.8-54.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 210 39 19.8 13.8-27.7 53 27.8 20.3-36.7 118 52.4 43.7-60.9
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 123 34 30.6 21.8-41.2 34 27.1 18.9-37.2 55 42.3 32.6-52.6
65+ 150 30 20.4 13.6-29.6 34 25.5 17.9-35.0 86 54.1 44.2-63.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 39 23.9 16.8-32.7 46 33.5 24.0-44.7 68 42.6 33.0-52.7
Some College + 151 28 21.6 14.0-31.8 32 21.1 14.7-29.5 91 57.3 47.3-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 46 29.4 21.4-38.8 49 32.9 23.8-43.4 68 37.8 28.8-47.7
$50,000+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of those with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

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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