Have you ever seen a doctor or other health professional for these joint symptoms?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3473 2450  66.0  (63.3-68.7) 1023  34.0  (31.3-36.7)
     GENDER      
Male 1087  727  65.0  (60.5-69.3)  360  35.0  (30.7-39.5)
Female 2386 1723  66.9  (63.6-70.0)  663  33.1  (30.0-36.4)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 3289 2314  66.2  (63.5-68.9)  975  33.8  (31.1-36.5)
African American/NH   91   69  75.9  (60.0-86.8)   22  24.1  (13.2-40.0)
       AGE      
18-24  126   58  48.4  (35.0-62.0)   68  51.6  (38.0-65.0)
25-34  332  180  48.5  (40.6-56.5)  152  51.5  (43.5-59.4)
35-44  581  371  64.8  (59.1-70.0)  210  35.2  (30.0-40.9)
45-54  766  516  66.3  (60.6-71.6)  250  33.7  (28.4-39.4)
55-64  683  509  71.4  (65.6-76.6)  174  28.6  (23.4-34.4)
65+  976  809  82.1  (78.5-85.1)  167  17.9  (14.9-21.5)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  915  724  73.9  (68.1-78.9)  191  26.1  (21.1-31.9)
H.S. or G.E.D. 1313  878  61.2  (56.6-65.5)  435  38.8  (34.5-43.4)
Some Post-H.S.  782  537  68.6  (63.2-73.7)  245  31.4  (26.3-36.8)
College Graduate  458  306  64.1  (57.0-70.6)  152  35.9  (29.4-43.0)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  609  480  75.1  (68.6-80.7)  129  24.9  (19.3-31.4)
$15,000- 24,999  573  390  58.7  (51.9-65.1)  183  41.3  (34.9-48.1)
$25,000- 34,999  368  238  64.2  (55.9-71.7)  130  35.8  (28.3-44.1)
$35,000- 49,999  389  251  63.0  (55.3-70.1)  138  37.0  (29.9-44.7)
$50,000 - 74,999  310  205  63.1  (54.3-71.1)  105  36.9  (28.9-45.7)
$75,000 +  202  126  66.6  (56.7-75.2)   76  33.4  (24.8-43.3)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported having pain, aching, stiffness or swelling in or around
a joint.
#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.