In this next question we are referring to work for pay.
Do arthritis or joint symptoms now effect whether you
work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?
 
If respondent replied they were retired or out-of-work,
they were asked:
Did arthritis or joint symptoms cause you to stop working?
That is, did it affect whether you work or not?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Yes 294 19.4 1.1 17.1 21.6
No 1086 80.6 1.1 78.4 82.9

Among respondents aged 18-64 who reported joint symptoms that first began
more than 3 months ago, or was ever told by a doctor or other
health professional that they had some form of arthrtis,
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia.
Excluding unknowns and refusals.