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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 6,505 2,011 26.1 24.9-27.3 4,494 73.9 72.7-75.1
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,062 388 30.1 26.7-33.8 674 69.9 66.2-73.3
Region 3 571 170 27.7 23.7-32.1 401 72.3 67.9-76.3
Region 4 1,093 265 22.5 19.9-25.4 828 77.5 74.6-80.1
Region 5 699 186 23.5 20.2-27.2 513 76.5 72.8-79.8
Region 6 559 189 28.8 24.8-33.1 370 71.2 66.9-75.2
Region 7 814 215 23.5 20.5-26.9 599 76.5 73.1-79.5
Region 8 589 217 32.3 28.3-36.6 372 67.7 63.4-71.7
Region 9 496 177 28.9 24.5-33.8 319 71.1 66.2-75.5
Region 10 624 205 30.0 26.1-34.2 419 70.0 65.8-73.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,328 811 30.4 28.2-32.7 1,517 69.6 67.3-71.8
Piedmont 2,946 760 23.2 21.6-25.0 2,186 76.8 75.0-78.4
Western NC 1,233 441 29.7 26.5-33.1 792 70.3 66.9-73.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 945 341 29.7 26.1-33.6 604 70.3 66.4-73.9
Northwest 919 289 29.0 25.7-32.5 630 71.0 67.5-74.3
Charlotte 876 197 20.5 17.8-23.6 679 79.5 76.4-82.2
Greensboro 544 160 26.3 22.4-30.6 384 73.7 69.4-77.6
Southern Regional 618 234 32.5 28.5-36.7 384 67.5 63.3-71.5
Southeast 350 128 33.5 28.3-39.3 222 66.5 60.7-71.7
Wake 887 203 20.5 17.7-23.6 684 79.5 76.4-82.3
Area L & Eastern 1,368 460 28.5 25.6-31.6 908 71.5 68.4-74.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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