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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Arthritis

Do arthritis or joint symptoms now affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?

Denominator excludes respondents that have not had joint symptoms in the last 30 days, respondents that have not been told that they have some form of arthritis, respondents older than 64, respondents with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

3290

22.4

20.6-24.1

77.6

75.8-79.4

 

Arthritis disability by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

126

17.9

10.7-25.0

82.1

74.4-89.9

25-34

342

14.2

10.2-18.2

85.8

81.6-90.0

35-44

793

23.7

20.2-27.3

76.3

72.6-79.9

45-54

1068

25.8

22.6-29.1

74.2

70.9-77.5

55-64

961

22.6

19.4-25.8

77.4

74.1-80.8

 

Arthritis disability by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

1230

20.8

18.0-23.6

79.2

76.3-82.1

Female

2060

23.7

21.5-25.8

76.3

74.1-78.5

 

Arthritis disability by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

224

47.5

39.4-55.6

52.5

44.3-60.6

$15,000-24,999

362

35.6

29.3-41.8

64.4

58.0-70.9

$25,000-34,999

275

26.8

20.4-33.2

73.2

66.6-79.7

$35,000-49,999

440

22.3

17.8-26.9

77.7

73.1-82.3

$50,000-74,999

556

20.8

16.8-24.7

79.3

75.1-83.4

$75,000+

1097

10.6

8.40-12.8

89.4

87.2-91.7

 

Arthritis disability by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

219

42.4

34.5-50.4

57.6

49.4-65.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

856

27.0

23.3-30.6

73.0

69.3-76.7

Some Post-H.S.

896

23.5

20.2-26.9

76.4

73.0-79.9

College Graduate

1315

12.9

10.8-15.0

87.1

85.0-89.3

 

Arthritis disability by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

2549

18.6

16.9-20.4

81.4

79.6-83.2

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

314

29.0

23.1-35.0

71.0

65.0-77.0

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

105

26.5

17.1-35.9

73.5

63.3-83.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

17

50.3

24.3-76.3

49.7

23.8-75.6

Hispanic

271

34.4

27.6-41.1

65.6

58.7-72.5

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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