In this question we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now affectwhether you work,
the type of work you do or the amount of work you do?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2764 1126  36.7  (33.9-39.5) 1638  63.3  (60.5-66.1)
     GENDER      
Male  947  391  35.2  (31.0-39.6)  556  64.8  (60.4-69.0)
Female 1817  735  38.1  (34.6-41.8) 1082  61.9  (58.2-65.4)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 2603 1057  36.5  (33.7-39.4) 1546  63.5  (60.6-66.3)
African American/NH   81   37  39.4  (26.2-54.3)   44  60.6  (45.7-73.8)
       AGE      
18-24  136   31  20.2  (12.2-31.7)  105  79.8  (68.3-87.8)
25-34  367  120  30.9  (24.6-38.1)  247  69.1  (61.9-75.4)
35-44  650  264  41.0  (35.3-46.9)  386  59.0  (53.1-64.7)
45-54  840  348  35.5  (30.9-40.5)  492  64.5  (59.5-69.1)
55-64  763  358  45.3  (40.0-50.8)  405  54.7  (49.2-60.0)
65+    0    
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  574  353  61.0  (54.4-67.3)  221  39.0  (32.7-45.6)
H.S. or G.E.D. 1104  448  36.2  (31.8-40.8)  656  63.8  (59.2-68.2)
Some Post-H.S.  675  236  32.5  (27.3-38.1)  439  67.5  (61.9-72.7)
College Graduate  409   89  19.8  (14.9-25.8)  320  80.2  (74.2-85.1)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  447  300  65.8  (58.3-72.5)  147  34.2  (27.5-41.7)
$15,000- 24,999  463  202  44.5  (37.7-51.5)  261  55.5  (48.5-62.3)
$25,000- 34,999  314  111  37.4  (29.6-45.9)  203  62.6  (54.1-70.4)
$35,000- 49,999  362   97  30.2  (22.3-39.4)  265  69.8  (60.6-77.7)
$50,000 - 74,999  299   73  21.9  (16.1-29.0)  226  78.1  (71.0-83.9)
$75,000 +  221   38  13.1  ( 8.6-19.6)  183  86.9  (80.4-91.4)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around
a joint or had been told by a doctor that they had arthritis.
#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.