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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Chronic Pain

What is the main cause of your chronic pain?*

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Arthritis Back Pain** Accident or Injury Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 999 297 25.6 22.7-28.8 121 12.3 10.0-15.0 160 17.0 14.3-20.2 421 45.1 41.3-48.8
Medicaid Region 5 158 64 34.3 26.2-43.5 17 10.3 5.9-17.2 20 15.1 9.4-23.4 57 40.3 31.3-50.1

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*Asked of respondents that stated they suffer from Chronic Pain.
**Includes sciatica, slipped or ruptured discs, and spondylosis.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

Regional demographic estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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