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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 699 186 23.5 20.2-27.2 513 76.5 72.8-79.8
GENDER
Male 341 83 22.2 17.6-27.6 258 77.8 72.4-82.4
Female 358 103 24.7 20.1-30.0 255 75.3 70.0-79.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 437 134 27.3 22.9-32.2 303 72.7 67.8-77.1
Non-Hispanic Black 161 41 23.8 17.1-32.1 120 76.2 67.9-82.9
Other 98 *** *** *** 88 95.0 90.1-97.5
AGE
18-44 263 22 8.3 5.3-12.7 241 91.7 87.3-94.7
45-64 232 69 29.6 23.3-36.6 163 70.4 63.4-76.7
65+ 191 93 50.2 41.9-58.4 98 49.8 41.6-58.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 68 29.2 23.0-36.3 155 70.8 63.7-77.0
Some College + 476 118 20.2 16.6-24.4 358 79.8 75.6-83.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 86 26.3 21.1-32.4 216 73.7 67.6-78.9
$50,000+ 274 63 18.3 14.1-23.4 211 81.7 76.6-85.9

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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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