2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*
(Using) Some other prescription drug?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 952 344 37.0 33.0-41.2 608 63.0 58.8-67.0
-Eastern NC 361 128 34.2 28.4-40.5 233 65.8 59.5-71.6
GENDER
Male 136 41 30.7 22.2-40.7 95 69.3 59.3-77.8
Female 225 87 36.5 29.0-44.7 138 63.5 55.3-71.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 229 75 35.5 28.3-43.4 154 64.5 56.6-71.7
Non-Hispanic Black 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 132 46 32.8 23.8-43.3 86 67.2 56.7-76.2
College Graduate 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 225 91 38.4 30.7-46.7 134 61.6 53.3-69.3
No 135 36 25.9 18.1-35.6 99 74.1 64.4-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 291 104 34.8 28.3-41.8 187 65.2 58.2-71.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 266 91 34.7 27.8-42.3 175 65.3 57.7-72.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 119 34 29.2 20.4-39.9 85 70.8 60.1-79.6
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 125 41 31.1 22.7-41.0 84 68.9 59.0-77.3
Unable to Work 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 137 39 26.6 18.5-36.6 98 73.4 63.4-81.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 138 52 36.8 27.5-47.3 86 63.2 52.7-72.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 160 55 32.6 24.4-42.1 105 67.4 57.9-75.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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