What is your major impairment or health problem?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Arthritis
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Back/neck
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Lung
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Heart/hypertension
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1892 310  13.8  (11.8-16.0) 368  21.6  (18.9-24.5) 137   6.3  ( 4.8- 8.1) 262  14.7  (12.5-17.1) 815  43.7  (40.3-47.0)
       ADDs            
Barren River  120  15  11.7  ( 6.8-19.3)  19  17.1  (10.5-26.7)   9   9.2  ( 4.5-17.6)  18  14.9  ( 8.7-24.2)  59  47.1  (37.3-57.2)
Big Sandy  127  19  10.4  ( 6.2-16.9)  37  31.5  (22.5-42.1)  11   7.4  ( 3.8-13.9)  12   9.3  ( 4.8-17.2)  48  41.5  (31.7-52.0)
Bluegrass  112  15  10.0  ( 5.6-17.3)  18  21.4  (13.0-33.2)   7   4.5  ( 1.5-12.8)  19  18.3  (11.3-28.3)  53  45.7  (34.9-57.0)
Buffalo Trace  116  19  13.4  ( 7.6-22.5)  23  28.6  (17.0-43.9)  10   7.8  ( 3.8-15.2)  11   6.5  ( 3.4-12.2)  53  43.8  (32.5-55.7)
Cumberland Valley  159  36  20.5  (13.4-30.1)  36  24.9  (17.2-34.7)  12   6.6  ( 3.5-12.1)  21  16.3  (10.3-24.8)  54  31.7  (23.4-41.3)
FIVCO  157  31  19.4  (12.8-28.5)  23  16.2  (10.2-24.9)   7   3.0  ( 1.4- 6.3)  21  18.3  (11.1-28.8)  75  43.0  (33.8-52.8)
Gateway  157  26  13.8  ( 8.6-21.3)  33  29.5  (20.2-40.8)  17  13.4  ( 7.6-22.6)  20  12.1  ( 7.4-19.2)  61  31.2  (23.5-40.1)
Green River  119  18  11.0  ( 6.1-19.1)  20  15.0  ( 9.4-23.1)   7   5.1  ( 2.2-11.3)  20  17.6  (11.0-26.9)  54  51.3  (40.2-62.3)
Kentucky River  143  27  16.7  (10.8-24.8)  29  23.6  (15.5-34.3)  13  10.0  ( 5.1-18.6)  26  19.7  (12.8-29.1)  48  30.0  (22.2-39.1)
KIPDA   94  20  15.3  ( 9.3-24.1)  12  15.8  ( 8.9-26.4)   4   6.3  ( 2.0-18.4)  11  11.5  ( 5.8-21.6)  47  51.1  (39.0-63.1)
Lake Cumberland  156  22  13.4  ( 7.9-21.6)  33  27.6  (18.9-38.4)   8   3.4  ( 1.6- 6.8)  22  13.3  ( 8.3-20.6)  71  42.3  (33.3-51.9)
Lincoln Trail   97  20  19.7  (11.4-31.9)  16  22.2  (13.4-34.7)   8   9.2  ( 4.4-18.4)  11   9.0  ( 4.5-17.2)  42  39.9  (29.1-51.7)
Northern Kentucky  101  11  11.7  ( 5.9-21.7)  20  20.8  (12.6-32.4)   6   3.9  ( 1.6- 9.0)  15  14.5  ( 8.3-24.1)  49  49.2  (37.7-60.7)
Pennyrile  123  14  10.6  ( 5.7-18.9)  22  20.4  (12.7-31.3)  10   7.3  ( 3.6-14.2)  17  14.6  ( 8.0-25.2)  60  47.1  (36.7-57.7)
Purchase  111  17  13.7  ( 8.2-22.1)  27  26.3  (17.8-37.1)   8   6.9  ( 3.2-14.6)  18  20.7  (12.7-31.9)  41  32.3  (23.6-42.4)

*This question is asked to respondents who stated that they were limited in daily activities or had to use
special equipment.
First four most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining
responses.
#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.