Women Aged 18 and Older with Arthritis,* by Race/Ethnicity, 2006

Percent of Women:

  • Non-Hispanic White: 27.2%
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 23.5%
  • Hispanic: 14.3%
  • Asian: 11.5%
  • Non-Hispanic Other Races**: 15.5%

*Reported a health professional has ever told them they have arthritis. Rates reported are not age-adjusted.
**Includes American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of more than one race, and persons of all other races not specified.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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