The next questions refer to your joints. Please do not include the back or neck.During the past 30 days,
have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6344 3476  51.0  (49.0-53.1) 2868  49.0  (46.9-51.0)
     GENDER      
Male 2091 1088  50.0  (46.8-53.2) 1003  50.0  (46.8-53.2)
Female 4253 2388  51.9  (49.4-54.5) 1865  48.1  (45.5-50.6)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 5951 3292  51.5  (49.4-53.6) 2659  48.5  (46.4-50.6)
African American/NH  190   91  47.6  (37.4-58.1)   99  52.4  (41.9-62.6)
       AGE      
18-24  399  126  35.5  (28.1-43.8)  273  64.5  (56.2-71.9)
25-34  885  332  33.9  (29.4-38.8)  553  66.1  (61.2-70.6)
35-44 1184  582  48.4  (44.2-52.7)  602  51.6  (47.3-55.8)
45-54 1224  766  65.4  (61.4-69.1)  458  34.6  (30.9-38.6)
55-64 1038  684  63.0  (58.5-67.3)  354  37.0  (32.7-41.5)
65+ 1598  977  59.4  (55.9-62.7)  621  40.6  (37.3-44.1)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1430  916  56.9  (52.5-61.2)  514  43.1  (38.8-47.5)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2485 1314  50.7  (47.4-54.1) 1171  49.3  (45.9-52.6)
Some Post-H.S. 1456  783  53.3  (49.3-57.3)  673  46.7  (42.7-50.7)
College Graduate  963  458  42.7  (38.0-47.5)  505  57.3  (52.5-62.0)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  884  610  61.0  (52.9-68.6)  274  39.0  (31.4-47.1)
$15,000- 24,999  996  573  54.6  (49.7-59.4)  423  45.4  (40.6-50.3)
$25,000- 34,999  699  368  49.2  (43.5-54.8)  331  50.8  (45.2-56.5)
$35,000- 49,999  796  390  49.1  (43.8-54.3)  406  50.9  (45.7-56.2)
$50,000 - 74,999  675  311  43.3  (37.7-49.0)  364  56.7  (51.0-62.3)
$75,000 +  451  202  45.9  (39.0-52.8)  249  54.1  (47.2-61.0)

#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.