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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 355 100 27.0 21.8-32.9 255 73.0 67.1-78.2
GENDER
Male 126 34 24.5 17.0-33.8 92 75.5 66.2-83.0
Female 229 66 28.3 21.7-36.1 163 71.7 63.9-78.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 246 73 27.4 21.3-34.5 173 72.6 65.5-78.7
Non-Hispanic Black 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 93 25 18.1 11.4-27.6 68 81.9 72.4-88.6
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 122 31 23.1 15.6-33.0 91 76.9 67.0-84.4
College Graduate 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 194 55 27.4 20.5-35.6 139 72.6 64.4-79.5
No 160 45 26.7 19.3-35.6 115 73.3 64.4-80.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 313 89 28.4 22.8-34.8 224 71.6 65.2-77.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 152 40 30.4 21.9-40.4 112 69.6 59.6-78.1
Regional City or Suburban County 103 30 25.9 17.3-36.9 73 74.1 63.1-82.7
Rural 100 30 23.6 15.6-34.0 70 76.4 66.0-84.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 141 37 26.5 19.0-35.7 104 73.5 64.3-81.0
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 157 48 28.9 21.4-37.7 109 71.1 62.3-78.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 184 45 24.1 17.4-32.3 139 75.9 67.7-82.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 144 46 30.9 22.7-40.6 98 69.1 59.4-77.3

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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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