Are you now limited in any way in any activities because of arthritis or joint symptoms?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3960 1615  35.4  (33.1-37.7) 2345  64.6  (62.3-66.9)
     GENDER      
Male 1229  502  36.2  (32.3-40.2)  727  63.8  (59.8-67.7)
Female 2731 1113  34.7  (32.1-37.4) 1618  65.3  (62.6-67.9)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 3743 1521  35.1  (32.8-37.5) 2222  64.9  (62.5-67.2)
African American/NH  108   43  37.8  (25.8-51.5)   65  62.2  (48.5-74.2)
       AGE      
18-24  138   25  15.6  ( 9.1-25.7)  113  84.4  (74.3-90.9)
25-34  369  107  29.8  (23.3-37.3)  262  70.2  (62.7-76.7)
35-44  649  224  31.0  (26.1-36.3)  425  69.0  (63.7-73.9)
45-54  845  363  36.8  (32.0-42.0)  482  63.2  (58.0-68.0)
55-64  767  365  45.0  (39.7-50.4)  402  55.0  (49.6-60.3)
65+ 1184  527  41.9  (38.0-45.8)  657  58.1  (54.2-62.0)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1050  584  53.9  (49.2-58.6)  466  46.1  (41.4-50.8)
H.S. or G.E.D. 1505  599  34.8  (31.1-38.7)  906  65.2  (61.3-68.9)
Some Post-H.S.  878  286  27.7  (23.6-32.3)  592  72.3  (67.7-76.4)
College Graduate  522  144  24.7  (19.2-31.1)  378  75.3  (68.9-80.8)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  671  428  61.0  (54.8-66.8)  243  39.0  (33.2-45.2)
$15,000- 24,999  645  270  40.8  (35.2-46.7)  375  59.2  (53.3-64.8)
$25,000- 34,999  411  133  32.4  (26.0-39.5)  278  67.6  (60.5-74.0)
$35,000- 49,999  450  129  28.6  (22.3-35.9)  321  71.4  (64.1-77.7)
$50,000 - 74,999  350   75  14.3  (10.6-19.1)  275  85.7  (80.9-89.4)
$75,000 +  240   60  28.5  (20.0-38.7)  180  71.5  (61.3-80.0)

*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.