Chronic Joint Symptoms - (Calculated Variable)*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Geographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6322 3331  57.2  (55.2-59.2) 2991  42.8  (40.8-44.8)
       ADDs      
Barren River  423  232  60.3  (54.1-66.2)  191  39.7  (33.8-45.9)
Big Sandy  358  148  50.5  (44.3-56.7)  210  49.5  (43.3-55.7)
Bluegrass  398  214  57.9  (51.5-64.1)  184  42.1  (35.9-48.5)
Buffalo Trace  345  188  57.6  (51.1-63.7)  157  42.4  (36.3-48.9)
Cumberland Valley  428  200  52.4  (46.5-58.1)  228  47.6  (41.9-53.5)
FIVCO  442  234  60.8  (55.2-66.1)  208  39.2  (33.9-44.8)
Gateway  497  255  56.4  (50.7-62.0)  242  43.6  (38.0-49.3)
Green River  433  242  57.8  (51.9-63.5)  191  42.2  (36.5-48.1)
Kentucky River  429  207  49.3  (43.3-55.2)  222  50.7  (44.8-56.7)
KIPDA  450  252  59.1  (53.0-64.9)  198  40.9  (35.1-47.0)
Lake Cumberland  438  222  53.1  (47.3-58.9)  216  46.9  (41.1-52.7)
Lincoln Trail  397  229  59.9  (53.9-65.6)  168  40.1  (34.4-46.1)
Northern Kentucky  424  236  58.2  (52.4-63.9)  188  41.8  (36.1-47.6)
Pennyrile  442  236  51.9  (45.4-58.4)  206  48.1  (41.6-54.6)
Purchase  418  236  61.9  (56.4-67.1)  182  38.1  (32.9-43.6)

*The data are calculated from 'yes' responses to two questions:1)During the past 30 days have you had pain
or stiffness in or around a joint?2)Did your symptoms begin more than 3 months age. 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.