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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
Region 3 571 170 27.7 23.7-32.1 401 72.3 67.9-76.3
GENDER
Male 250 53 20.0 15.0-26.3 197 80.0 73.7-85.0
Female 321 117 34.8 29.1-41.0 204 65.2 59.0-70.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 424 141 30.8 26.0-36.1 283 69.2 63.9-74.0
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 61 *** *** *** 55 92.6 83.1-97.0
AGE
18-44 179 18 10.6 6.3-17.1 161 89.4 82.9-93.7
45-64 214 66 33.6 26.7-41.4 148 66.4 58.6-73.3
65+ 170 82 49.9 41.6-58.3 88 50.1 41.7-58.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 83 36.0 29.2-43.4 149 64.0 56.6-70.8
Some College + 339 87 20.4 16.3-25.2 252 79.6 74.8-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 290 95 33.3 27.2-39.9 195 66.7 60.1-72.8
$50,000+ 182 47 22.1 16.3-29.2 135 77.9 70.8-83.7

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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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