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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,093 265 22.5 19.9-25.4 828 77.5 74.6-80.1
GENDER
Male 526 111 20.1 16.6-24.1 415 79.9 75.9-83.4
Female 567 154 24.8 21.0-29.0 413 75.2 71.0-79.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 696 210 28.0 24.4-31.8 486 72.0 68.2-75.6
Non-Hispanic Black 206 41 17.6 12.8-23.9 165 82.4 76.1-87.2
Other 174 11 5.3 2.7-10.4 163 94.7 89.6-97.3
AGE
18-44 442 33 7.6 5.2-11.2 409 92.4 88.8-94.8
45-64 367 104 30.5 25.5-36.0 263 69.5 64.0-74.5
65+ 268 125 46.1 39.5-53.0 143 53.9 47.0-60.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 387 109 27.6 23.0-32.9 278 72.4 67.1-77.0
Some College + 699 156 19.4 16.4-22.8 543 80.6 77.2-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 449 139 29.1 24.6-34.0 310 70.9 66.0-75.4
$50,000+ 446 72 14.9 11.8-18.7 374 85.1 81.3-88.2

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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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