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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 440 361 78.8 73.8-83.1 79 21.2 16.9-26.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 302 250 80.3 74.3-85.1 52 19.7 14.9-25.7
Non-Hispanic Black 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 86 72 85.1 75.1-91.5 14 14.9 8.5-24.9
55-64 103 90 86.5 77.1-92.4 13 13.5 7.6-22.9
65-74 109 96 83.0 70.7-90.8 13 17.0 9.2-29.3
75+ 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 96 76.6 66.5-84.3 26 23.4 15.7-33.5
Some Post-H.S. 149 124 80.4 71.6-86.9 25 19.6 13.1-28.4
College Graduate 118 101 83.0 73.4-89.7 17 17.0 10.3-26.6
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 78 81.0 69.5-88.9 14 19.0 11.1-30.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 242 200 80.6 73.8-85.9 42 19.4 14.1-26.2
No 197 160 76.8 68.9-83.1 37 23.2 16.9-31.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 384 317 78.7 73.3-83.3 67 21.3 16.7-26.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 182 154 82.1 74.3-87.9 28 17.9 12.1-25.7
Regional City or Suburban County 131 105 75.9 66.0-83.6 26 24.1 16.4-34.0
Rural 127 102 78.1 68.2-85.5 25 21.9 14.5-31.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 178 141 77.5 69.8-83.7 37 22.5 16.3-30.2
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 137 115 79.7 69.4-87.2 22 20.3 12.8-30.6
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% 190 159 80.6 72.8-86.6 31 19.4 13.4-27.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 224 185 80.0 72.8-85.7 39 20.0 14.3-27.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 179 148 78.3 70.1-84.8 31 21.7 15.2-29.9

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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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