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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Quality of Life+

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did PAIN make it hard for you to do your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,014 2,306 77.7 75.4-79.9 179 5.7 4.5- 7.1 162 5.3 4.2- 6.7 194 6.2 5.1- 7.6 173 5.0 3.9- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,168 944 82.1 78.7-85.1 59 4.5 3.1- 6.5 50 4.9 3.2- 7.3 62 5.2 3.7- 7.2 53 3.3 2.1- 5.0
Female 1,846 1,362 73.7 70.4-76.8 120 6.7 5.0- 8.9 112 5.7 4.4- 7.4 132 7.2 5.6- 9.2 120 6.7 4.9- 9.0
RACE
White 2,268 1,726 76.3 73.5-78.9 147 6.1 4.8- 7.9 122 5.8 4.5- 7.6 134 5.9 4.6- 7.4 139 5.9 4.4- 7.7
African American 552 429 80.6 75.2-85.1 25 5.1 2.7- 9.4 33 4.6 2.8- 7.3 45 7.9 5.0-12.1 20 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Other Minorities 148 117 85.0 75.9-91.1 7 3.1 1.2- 8.1 5 1.9 0.5- 7.5 11 5.2 2.1-12.3 8 4.7 1.7-12.2
HISPANIC
Yes 88 78 92.7 84.4-96.8 2 2.6 0.6-10.1 2 2.0 0.5- 8.6 3 1.7 0.3- 9.2 3 0.9 0.2- 4.1
No 2,920 2,223 77.2 74.8-79.5 177 5.8 4.6- 7.3 160 5.4 4.3- 6.9 190 6.4 5.2- 7.8 170 5.2 4.0- 6.7
AGE
18-24 284 224 79.9 71.1-86.5 24 6.3 3.6-10.7 11 4.5 1.7-11.4 18 5.6 2.7-11.0 7 3.7 0.9-14.0
25-34 569 462 80.4 74.4-85.2 47 9.2 5.5-15.0 29 6.1 3.7-10.0 21 3.0 1.7- 5.2 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8
35-44 635 497 83.0 78.9-86.5 43 4.5 3.1- 6.5 36 3.8 2.4- 5.9 36 6.3 4.1- 9.7 23 2.4 1.2- 4.6
45-54 567 420 74.0 68.0-79.1 32 6.3 3.8-10.3 39 6.6 4.2-10.2 38 6.4 4.0-10.3 38 6.7 4.0-11.1
55-64 376 269 72.6 65.7-78.6 14 3.9 1.9- 7.6 19 3.9 1.9- 7.6 44 12.0 8.0-17.6 30 7.7 4.5-12.9
65+ 554 413 74.2 68.6-79.1 18 3.4 1.9- 6.2 27 6.9 4.1-11.3 34 5.7 3.5- 9.1 62 9.9 7.1-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 371 243 70.9 63.6-77.2 13 2.3 1.1- 5.0 21 7.6 4.0-14.1 42 8.4 5.2-13.3 52 10.8 7.4-15.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 875 639 74.7 70.1-78.8 65 7.6 5.4-10.6 48 4.8 3.1- 7.2 69 7.8 5.7-10.5 54 5.2 3.0- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 788 600 78.8 74.3-82.7 50 5.8 3.8- 8.8 48 5.8 3.8- 8.8 45 5.2 3.3- 8.1 45 4.3 2.7- 6.6
College Graduate 970 817 84.0 79.9-87.3 51 5.0 2.9- 8.4 45 4.3 2.9- 6.4 36 4.2 2.7- 6.5 21 2.5 1.3- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 160 69.1 59.5-77.2 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0 19 9.2 4.2-19.1 36 10.3 6.5-16.1 35 10.0 5.7-17.1
$15,000- 24,999 482 335 72.7 66.5-78.1 31 6.9 4.3-11.0 33 6.0 3.7- 9.6 44 7.4 4.8-11.2 39 7.0 4.3-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 459 346 73.9 67.3-79.5 35 8.7 5.2-14.2 23 6.1 3.3-11.0 32 7.3 4.5-11.7 23 4.1 2.4- 6.9
$35,000- 49,999 486 384 82.3 77.2-86.4 37 6.0 3.7- 9.6 32 6.3 3.8-10.2 23 4.4 2.6- 7.5 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0
$50,000+ 798 661 83.1 78.6-86.8 50 6.1 3.7- 9.9 39 3.9 2.6- 5.8 23 3.7 2.1- 6.2 25 3.2 1.7- 6.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 208 154 76.0 69.1-81.8 11 4.2 2.3- 7.8 12 5.4 2.9- 9.7 15 7.1 4.2-11.9 16 7.2 4.1-12.3
Cumberland 205 162 80.6 74.1-85.7 12 6.1 3.4-10.8 7 3.2 1.5- 6.8 15 6.7 3.9-11.4 9 3.4 1.6- 7.1
Durham 206 163 82.6 76.0-87.6 18 7.3 4.4-11.9 8 4.1 1.8- 9.0 12 4.2 2.2- 7.8 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5
Forsyth 225 173 78.6 72.0-84.0 10 4.1 2.1- 7.7 17 7.7 4.6-12.6 11 4.7 2.3- 9.6 14 4.9 2.7- 8.7
Gaston 226 167 75.5 68.5-81.4 17 8.7 5.0-14.8 8 3.2 1.4- 7.6 18 5.7 3.4- 9.5 16 6.8 4.0-11.4
Guilford 192 149 79.9 72.9-85.4 10 5.7 2.8-11.3 12 5.6 3.0-10.2 12 5.4 2.9-10.1 9 3.4 1.7- 6.8
Mecklenburg 208 171 83.9 77.8-88.5 14 6.2 3.5-10.8 9 4.2 2.1- 8.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 10 3.8 1.9- 7.4
New Hanover 194 142 76.0 67.9-82.6 11 6.2 3.1-12.1 14 5.7 3.2-10.2 12 5.5 2.9-10.4 15 6.5 3.6-11.2
Onslow 213 161 79.2 72.4-84.7 14 5.6 3.2- 9.7 13 5.0 2.7- 9.2 13 5.3 2.9- 9.5 12 4.8 2.6- 8.8
Wake 208 175 86.8 80.8-91.1 8 2.3 1.1- 4.9 11 5.4 2.7-10.8 9 3.6 1.7- 7.4 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8
Western NC 301 211 72.7 66.8-77.9 18 5.7 3.4- 9.3 18 5.4 3.3- 8.8 28 9.6 6.4-14.1 26 6.7 4.3-10.1
Piedmont NC 317 241 75.8 69.5-81.1 21 6.7 3.9-11.3 18 5.7 3.3- 9.9 23 7.1 4.5-10.9 14 4.7 2.4- 9.2
Eastern NC 311 237 76.4 70.5-81.5 15 5.2 2.9- 9.0 15 5.3 3.1- 9.1 22 6.5 4.0-10.3 22 6.6 4.0-10.8

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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