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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 496 177 28.9 24.5-33.8 319 71.1 66.2-75.5
GENDER
Male 209 66 27.7 21.2-35.4 143 72.3 64.6-78.8
Female 287 111 30.1 24.4-36.4 176 69.9 63.6-75.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 314 115 28.9 23.4-35.0 199 71.1 65.0-76.6
Non-Hispanic Black 139 48 31.6 23.2-41.3 91 68.4 58.7-76.8
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 130 12 7.2 3.8-13.5 118 92.8 86.5-96.2
45-64 198 74 36.9 29.1-45.5 124 63.1 54.5-70.9
65+ 166 89 53.7 44.9-62.3 77 46.3 37.7-55.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 86 34.6 27.3-42.7 121 65.4 57.3-72.7
Some College + 288 90 23.9 18.8-29.9 198 76.1 70.1-81.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 87 30.1 23.6-37.6 150 69.9 62.4-76.4
$50,000+ 166 58 27.9 20.8-36.2 108 72.1 63.8-79.2

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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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