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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 441 404 90.8 87.0-93.5 37 9.2 6.5-13.0
GENDER
Male 166 150 88.9 81.7-93.4 16 11.1 6.6-18.3
Female 275 254 91.9 87.1-95.0 21 8.1 5.0-12.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 303 279 92.2 87.9-95.0 24 7.8 5.0-12.1
Non-Hispanic Black 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 149 134 89.7 82.9-94.0 15 10.3 6.0-17.1
College Graduate 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 198 173 87.5 81.4-91.7 25 12.5 8.3-18.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 56 100 . - . *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 385 348 89.5 85.3-92.6 37 10.5 7.4-14.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 183 168 91.3 85.0-95.1 15 8.7 4.9-15.0
Regional City or Suburban County 131 117 88.4 80.2-93.4 14 11.6 6.6-19.8
Rural 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 178 151 82.9 75.6-88.4 27 17.1 11.6-24.4
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 190 174 90.7 84.6-94.6 16 9.3 5.4-15.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 225 209 92.7 87.4-95.9 16 7.3 4.1-12.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 179 162 88.7 81.8-93.2 17 11.3 6.8-18.2

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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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