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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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 6,505 2,011 26.1 24.9-27.3 4,494 73.9 72.7-75.1
Regions 1 & 2 1,061 388 30.1 26.7-33.8 673 69.9 66.2-73.3
GENDER
Male 464 146 26.6 21.9-32.0 318 73.4 68.0-78.1
Female 597 242 33.4 28.6-38.5 355 66.6 61.5-71.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 915 347 31.2 27.6-35.1 568 68.8 64.9-72.4
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 22 12.8 7.6-20.9 76 87.2 79.1-92.4
AGE
18-44 274 33 10.6 6.8-16.2 241 89.4 83.8-93.2
45-64 375 140 37.3 31.3-43.8 235 62.7 56.2-68.7
65+ 396 211 49.8 43.6-56.0 185 50.2 44.0-56.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 433 177 34.3 28.7-40.4 256 65.7 59.6-71.3
Some College + 629 211 26.3 22.4-30.7 418 73.7 69.3-77.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 541 235 37.6 32.4-43.1 306 62.4 56.9-67.6
$50,000+ 325 83 19.3 14.5-25.2 242 80.7 74.8-85.5

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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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