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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 931 328 28.3 24.9-32.0 603 71.7 68.0-75.1
GENDER
Male 390 117 24.5 19.8-30.0 273 75.5 70.0-80.2
Female 541 211 31.9 27.1-37.0 330 68.1 63.0-72.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 604 224 30.4 26.0-35.2 380 69.6 64.8-74.0
Non-Hispanic Black 253 88 27.9 21.8-34.9 165 72.1 65.1-78.2
Other 63 13 14.1 7.0-26.6 50 85.9 73.4-93.0
AGE
18-44 237 31 10.7 6.8-16.4 206 89.3 83.6-93.2
44-64 380 127 33.8 28.5-39.7 253 66.2 60.3-71.5
65+ 304 168 55.4 48.5-62.0 136 44.6 38.0-51.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 399 170 31.4 26.1-37.3 229 68.6 62.7-73.9
Some College + 527 157 25.6 21.3-30.4 370 74.4 69.6-78.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 443 176 30.1 25.1-35.8 267 69.9 64.2-74.9
$50,000+ 290 70 20.7 15.8-26.7 220 79.3 73.3-84.2

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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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