2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*
(Using) A prescription anti-inflammatory like Celebrex.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 944 266 27.1 23.6-30.9 678 72.9 69.1-76.4
-Eastern NC 359 103 27.6 22.3-33.5 256 72.4 66.5-77.7
GENDER
Male 135 38 27.6 19.7-37.2 97 72.4 62.8-80.3
Female 224 65 27.5 20.9-35.4 159 72.5 64.6-79.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 229 67 29.3 22.7-36.9 162 70.7 63.1-77.3
Non-Hispanic Black 84 24 23.3 14.6-34.9 60 76.7 65.1-85.4
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 30 26.7 18.0-37.8 73 73.3 62.2-82.0
Some Post-H.S. 131 35 25.5 17.7-35.3 96 74.5 64.7-82.3
College Graduate 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 223 69 29.7 22.8-37.7 154 70.3 62.3-77.2
No 135 34 24.3 16.8-33.7 101 75.7 66.3-83.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 290 80 26.2 20.5-32.8 210 73.8 67.2-79.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 264 73 27.8 21.5-35.1 191 72.2 64.9-78.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 119 30 24.7 16.9-34.6 89 75.3 65.4-83.1
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 124 32 24.0 16.3-33.8 92 76.0 66.2-83.7
Unable to Work 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 137 44 29.3 21.1-39.0 93 70.7 61.0-78.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 137 42 27.5 19.4-37.6 95 72.5 62.4-80.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 160 48 29.1 21.3-38.2 112 70.9 61.8-78.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that stated they were doing something to cope with their 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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