2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,177 961 79.7 76.5-82.6 216 20.3 17.4-23.5
-Eastern NC 456 367 79.9 74.7-84.2 89 20.1 15.8-25.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 287 230 79.7 73.3-84.9 57 20.3 15.1-26.7
Non-Hispanic Black 110 88 78.3 67.0-86.4 22 21.7 13.6-33.0
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 84 81.8 71.3-89.1 21 18.2 10.9-28.7
65-74 101 85 85.8 76.0-92.0 16 14.2 8.0-24.0
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 131 104 76.3 66.2-84.1 27 23.7 15.9-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 163 134 79.8 70.9-86.6 29 20.2 13.4-29.1
College Graduate 103 87 88.8 81.3-93.5 16 11.2 6.5-18.7
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 286 231 81.5 75.3-86.4 55 18.5 13.6-24.7
No 169 135 76.9 67.3-84.4 34 23.1 15.6-32.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 72 78.3 66.7-86.7 22 21.7 13.3-33.3
Non-Veteran 362 295 80.3 74.4-85.1 67 19.7 14.9-25.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 333 270 81.6 75.7-86.3 63 18.4 13.7-24.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 154 120 77.0 67.9-84.1 34 23.0 15.9-32.1
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 150 127 84.6 76.0-90.5 23 15.4 9.5-24.0
Unable to Work 117 95 82.7 72.2-89.8 22 17.3 10.2-27.8
Other not in Labor Force 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 164 138 88.0 81.4-92.4 26 12.0 7.6-18.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 168 139 81.9 72.5-88.6 29 18.1 11.4-27.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 210 164 76.6 68.6-83.0 46 23.4 17.0-31.4
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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