Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3454 2991  84.1  (81.7-86.1) 463  15.9  (13.9-18.3)
     GENDER      
Male 1083  930  83.1  (79.1-86.5) 153  16.9  (13.5-20.9)
Female 2371 2061  84.9  (82.2-87.3) 310  15.1  (12.7-17.8)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 3270 2835  84.5  (82.3-86.5) 435  15.5  (13.5-17.7)
African American/NH   91   76  83.9  (70.2-92.0)  15  16.1  ( 8.0-29.8)
       AGE      
18-24  124   84  66.6  (52.2-78.4)  40  33.4  (21.6-47.8)
25-34  330  256  82.3  (76.6-86.8)  74  17.7  (13.2-23.4)
35-44  577  468  82.2  (77.7-85.9) 109  17.8  (14.1-22.3)
45-54  765  675  83.8  (78.2-88.1)  90  16.2  (11.9-21.8)
55-64  684  608  87.9  (83.3-91.4)  76  12.1  ( 8.6-16.7)
65+  965  891  92.8  (90.4-94.7)  74   7.2  ( 5.3- 9.6)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  911  833  90.2  (86.7-92.8)  78   9.8  ( 7.2-13.3)
H.S. or G.E.D. 1306 1104  81.4  (77.2-85.0) 202  18.6  (15.0-22.8)
Some Post-H.S.  778  668  83.2  (77.8-87.5) 110  16.8  (12.5-22.2)
College Graduate  454  381  84.5  (79.1-88.6)  73  15.5  (11.4-20.9)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  607  560  89.3  (82.1-93.8)  47  10.7  ( 6.2-17.9)
$15,000- 24,999  570  489  80.9  (74.4-86.0)  81  19.1  (14.0-25.6)
$25,000- 34,999  367  297  84.2  (78.6-88.5)  70  15.8  (11.5-21.4)
$35,000- 49,999  389  330  85.6  (80.2-89.7)  59  14.4  (10.3-19.8)
$50,000 - 74,999  309  261  78.4  (69.2-85.4)  48  21.6  (14.6-30.8)
$75,000 +  201  161  79.8  (69.8-87.2)  40  20.2  (12.8-30.2)

*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.