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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*
(Using) Over-the-counter medication like ibuprofen or aspirin.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 862 580 67.9 64.0-71.5 282 32.1 28.5-36.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 139 99 69.7 59.8-78.1 40 30.3 21.9-40.2
Region 5 109 72 71.5 61.6-79.6 37 28.5 20.4-38.4
Region 6 103 67 70.7 60.3-79.3 36 29.3 20.7-39.7
Region 7 114 77 66.1 55.5-75.4 37 33.9 24.6-44.5
Region 8 129 83 61.8 51.2-71.5 46 38.2 28.5-48.8
Region 9 & 10 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 325 204 61.5 55.0-67.7 121 38.5 32.3-45.0
Piedmont 411 288 71.9 66.6-76.6 123 28.1 23.4-33.4
Western NC 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 150 108 72.6 63.1-80.4 42 27.4 19.6-36.9
Charlotte 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 87 59 74.8 64.2-83.1 28 25.2 16.9-35.8
Southern Regional 141 92 68.0 58.9-76.0 49 32.0 24.0-41.1
Southeast 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 127 86 67.7 58.0-76.1 41 32.3 23.9-42.0
Area L & Eastern 129 75 57.3 47.0-67.1 *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 103 67 71.1 61.0-79.5 36 28.9 20.5-39.0
Region 5 132 83 68.9 59.4-77.1 49 31.1 22.9-40.6
Region 6 75 60 82.6 71.9-89.8 15 17.4 10.2-28.1

Back to Chronic Pain.

*Asked of respondents that stated they were doing something to cope with their Chronic Pain.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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