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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*
(Using) A prescription narcotic pain reliever like Percocet or Vicodin?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 858 174 19.6 16.7-22.9 684 80.4 77.1-83.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 98 21 18.8 11.6-28.9 77 81.2 71.1-88.4
Region 3 82 *** *** *** 72 87.3 76.0-93.7
Region 4 138 30 19.3 12.9-27.7 108 80.7 72.3-87.1
Region 5 109 18 18.5 11.5-28.4 91 81.5 71.6-88.5
Region 6 103 23 18.5 11.7-28.1 80 81.5 71.9-88.3
Region 7 111 23 20.1 13.1-29.5 88 79.9 70.5-86.9
Region 8 129 22 18.5 11.7-27.9 107 81.5 72.1-88.3
Region 9 & 10 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 324 74 22.2 17.3-27.9 250 77.8 72.1-82.7
Piedmont 408 75 18.4 14.5-23.1 333 81.6 76.9-85.5
Western NC 126 25 18.7 12.0-27.9 101 81.3 72.1-88.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 73 15 17.1 9.4-29.0 58 82.9 71.0-90.6
Northwest 150 29 17.4 11.6-25.2 121 82.6 74.8-88.4
Charlotte 96 17 16.0 9.3-26.1 79 84.0 73.9-90.7
Greensboro 87 15 20.6 12.3-32.3 72 79.4 67.7-87.7
Southern Regional 141 28 17.3 11.5-25.2 113 82.7 74.8-88.5
Southeast 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 125 23 18.8 12.3-27.7 102 81.2 72.3-87.7
Area L & Eastern 129 39 30.0 21.7-39.9 90 70.0 60.1-78.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 117 28 20.9 13.8-30.5 89 79.1 69.5-86.2
Region 2 113 17 13.0 7.5-21.6 96 87.0 78.4-92.5
Region 3 88 16 17.3 9.8-28.5 72 82.7 71.5-90.2
Region 4 103 16 18.3 11.1-28.6 87 81.7 71.4-88.9
Region 5 132 26 16.4 10.5-24.7 106 83.6 75.3-89.5
Region 6 75 14 17.2 10.1-27.8 61 82.8 72.2-89.9

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*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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