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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 814 215 23.5 20.5-26.9 599 76.5 73.1-79.5
GENDER
Male 350 83 20.6 16.3-25.6 267 79.4 74.4-83.7
Female 464 132 26.2 22.0-30.9 332 73.8 69.1-78.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 487 137 27.0 22.8-31.6 350 73.0 68.4-77.2
Non-Hispanic Black 207 64 24.7 18.8-31.9 143 75.3 68.1-81.2
Other 114 11 6.1 3.1-11.5 103 93.9 88.5-96.9
AGE
18-44 312 21 7.4 4.5-11.7 291 92.6 88.3-95.5
45-64 299 92 30.9 25.4-37.0 207 69.1 63.0-74.6
65+ 194 101 54.5 46.6-62.2 93 45.5 37.8-53.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 271 93 30.0 24.2-36.4 178 70.0 63.6-75.8
Some College + 540 121 19.9 16.5-23.8 419 80.1 76.2-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 323 104 28.4 23.1-34.5 219 71.6 65.5-76.9
$50,000+ 345 70 18.2 14.3-22.9 275 81.8 77.1-85.7

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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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