2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Pain

Have you ever seen or talked to a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about your pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,179 1,087 91.3 88.9-93.2 92 8.7 6.8-11.1
-Eastern NC 457 426 92.7 88.6-95.4 31 7.3 4.6-11.4
GENDER
Male 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 273 251 90.5 84.0-94.6 22 9.5 5.4-16.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 288 269 94.3 90.3-96.7 19 5.7 3.3- 9.7
Non-Hispanic Black 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 169 153 89.3 81.9-94.0 16 10.7 6.0-18.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 362 337 92.2 87.2-95.4 25 7.8 4.6-12.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 333 309 92.2 86.6-95.6 24 7.8 4.4-13.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 154 138 90.7 83.9-94.8 16 9.3 5.2-16.1
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 211 194 90.1 82.9-94.5 17 9.9 5.5-17.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that stated they suffer from Chronic Pain.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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