Arthritis - (Calculated Variable)**
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6332 2687  48.7  (46.7-50.8) 3645  51.3  (49.2-53.3)
       ADDs      
Barren River  423  186  51.3  (45.1-57.5)  237  48.7  (42.5-54.9)
Big Sandy  358  111  38.6  (32.5-45.1)  247  61.4  (54.9-67.5)
Bluegrass  399  185  50.6  (44.2-57.1)  214  49.4  (42.9-55.8)
Buffalo Trace  345  142  43.1  (36.8-49.5)  203  56.9  (50.5-63.2)
Cumberland Valley  430  161  44.6  (38.8-50.5)  269  55.4  (49.5-61.2)
FIVCO  440  190  52.1  (46.3-57.8)  250  47.9  (42.2-53.7)
Gateway  501  209  45.5  (39.8-51.3)  292  54.5  (48.7-60.2)
Green River  433  186  48.0  (42.1-53.9)  247  52.0  (46.1-57.9)
Kentucky River  430  170  40.3  (34.6-46.2)  260  59.7  (53.8-65.4)
KIPDA  450  217  52.9  (46.7-59.0)  233  47.1  (41.0-53.3)
Lake Cumberland  440  168  40.5  (34.9-46.5)  272  59.5  (53.5-65.1)
Lincoln Trail  398  195  52.5  (46.6-58.4)  203  47.5  (41.6-53.4)
Northern Kentucky  425  192  49.5  (43.6-55.4)  233  50.5  (44.6-56.4)
Pennyrile  442  179  40.1  (34.3-46.3)  263  59.9  (53.7-65.7)
Purchase  418  196  54.2  (48.5-59.7)  222  45.8  (40.3-51.5)

*For this calculated variable 'Yes' means that respondents have eitherchronic joint symptoms or have ever
been told by a doctor that they have arthritis. Response is generalized to the state population
#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.