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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 588 216 32.2 28.2-36.5 372 67.8 63.5-71.8
GENDER
Male 275 84 27.2 21.8-33.3 191 72.8 66.7-78.2
Female 313 132 37.1 31.3-43.3 181 62.9 56.7-68.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 366 143 35.6 30.4-41.3 223 64.4 58.7-69.6
Non-Hispanic Black 119 50 32.6 24.2-42.2 69 67.4 57.8-75.8
Other 97 24 20.3 12.4-31.4 73 79.7 68.6-87.6
AGE
18-44 191 24 11.9 7.6-18.1 167 88.1 81.9-92.4
45-64 214 99 46.8 39.5-54.2 115 53.2 45.8-60.5
65+ 180 94 56.7 48.6-64.5 86 43.3 35.5-51.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 269 118 38.3 32.0-44.9 151 61.7 55.1-68.0
Some College + 318 99 26.6 21.7-32.1 219 73.4 67.9-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 132 35.6 29.9-41.8 172 64.4 58.2-70.1
$50,000+ 165 41 22.8 16.7-30.2 124 77.2 69.8-83.3

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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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