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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 559 189 28.8 24.8-33.1 370 71.2 66.9-75.2
GENDER
Male 249 74 26.6 21.0-33.2 175 73.4 66.8-79.0
Female 310 115 30.9 25.5-36.9 195 69.1 63.1-74.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 120 33.7 28.0-39.9 193 66.3 60.1-72.0
Non-Hispanic Black 161 50 26.4 19.6-34.4 111 73.6 65.6-80.4
Other 78 17 15.1 8.8-24.6 61 84.9 75.4-91.2
AGE
18-44 215 24 11.9 7.8-17.8 191 88.1 82.2-92.2
45-64 180 79 41.1 33.4-49.3 101 58.9 50.7-66.6
65+ 158 85 53.8 44.9-62.4 73 46.2 37.6-55.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 73 25.8 20.1-32.5 160 74.2 67.5-79.9
Some College + 324 115 31.4 26.1-37.3 209 68.6 62.7-73.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 292 106 31.8 26.0-38.2 186 68.2 61.8-74.0
$50,000+ 158 45 24.1 17.8-31.8 113 75.9 68.2-82.2

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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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