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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Arthritis

Did your joint symptoms begin more than 3 months ago?

Denominator excludes respondents that have not had joint pain in the last 30 days, respondents with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

4759

78.4

76.9-79.9

21.6

20.2-23.0

 

Joint symptoms by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

188

63.7

56.0-71.3

36.3

28.8-43.8

25-34

428

66.0

60.8-71.2

34.0

28.8-39.2

35-44

895

75.9

72.6-79.1

24.1

20.9-27.3

45-54

1101

79.6

76.8-82.5

20.4

17.6-23.2

55-64

859

87.1

84.6-89.7

12.8

10.3-15.4

65+

1227

85.0

82.6-87.3

15.0

12.7-17.3

 

Joint symptoms by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

1706

76.1

73.7-78.6

23.9

21.5-26.3

Female

3053

80.2

78.4-81.9

19.8

18.1-21.6

 

Joint symptoms by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

376

83.9

79.3-88.5

16.1

11.6-20.6

$15,000-24,999

678

80.8

76.9-84.7

19.2

15.5-23.0

$25,000-34,999

464

82.5

78.0-87.0

17.5

13.2-21.8

$35,000-49,999

612

79.7

75.9-83.6

20.3

16.5-24.1

$50,000-74,999

709

77.2

73.5-80.9

22.8

19.1-26.5

$75,000+

1296

74.2

71.3-77.1

25.8

22.9-28.7

 

Joint symptoms by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

390

85.6

81.4-89.9

14.4

10.2-18.5

H.S. or G.E.D.

1397

78.3

75.6-81.0

21.7

19.0-24.4

Some Post-H.S.

1191

79.1

76.2-82.1

20.9

18.0-23.7

College Graduate

1773

75.8

73.4-78.3

24.2

21.8-26.6

 

Joint symptoms by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

3741

79.9

78.3-81.5

20.1

18.6-21.6

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

431

76.6

71.7-81.4

23.4

18.6-28.2

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

152

73.1

65.0-81.2

26.9

19.0-34.9

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

29

71.8

50.8-92.8

28.2

7.21-49.2

Hispanic

350

74.9

69.5-80.4

25.1

19.7-30.5

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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