Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms?
Kentucky BRFSS 2003


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3569 2721  73.8  (71.5-76.0) 848  26.2  (24.0-28.5)
       ADDs      
Barren River  213  151  69.1  (61.4-75.9)  62  30.9  (24.1-38.6)
Big Sandy  245  195  79.8  (73.5-85.0)  50  20.2  (15.0-26.5)
Bluegrass  231  174  75.1  (67.9-81.2)  57  24.9  (18.8-32.1)
Buffalo Trace  191  151  79.4  (71.7-85.4)  40  20.6  (14.6-28.3)
Cumberland Valley  261  200  75.2  (68.4-81.0)  61  24.8  (19.0-31.6)
FIVCO  248  190  77.9  (71.3-83.3)  58  22.1  (16.7-28.7)
Gateway  254  197  78.4  (71.4-84.0)  57  21.6  (16.0-28.6)
Green River  244  185  71.4  (63.8-78.0)  59  28.6  (22.0-36.2)
Kentucky River  236  190  82.2  (75.7-87.2)  46  17.8  (12.8-24.3)
KIPDA  200  143  68.8  (60.4-76.1)  57  31.2  (23.9-39.6)
Lake Cumberland  289  219  73.4  (66.6-79.2)  70  26.6  (20.8-33.4)
Lincoln Trail  199  156  76.3  (68.7-82.5)  43  23.7  (17.5-31.3)
Northern Kentucky  229  179  76.6  (69.8-82.3)  50  23.4  (17.7-30.2)
Pennyrile  280  207  72.9  (65.9-79.0)  73  27.1  (21.0-34.1)
Purchase  249  184  69.6  (62.1-76.2)  65  30.4  (23.8-37.9)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around
a joint in the past 30 days and the jointsymptoms beginning more than three months ago.
# The CDC strongly urges all data users to follow the general rule of not reporting or interpreting percentages
based upon a denominator with fewer than 50 unweighted respondents or confidence intervals with a half-width
of > 10.
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.