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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Pain

Are you doing anything to cope with your chronic pain?*
(Using) Some other prescription drug?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 861 270 31.4 27.8-35.3 591 68.6 64.7-72.2
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 138 43 29.0 21.2-38.3 95 71.0 61.7-78.8
Region 5 109 30 25.3 17.4-35.4 79 74.7 64.6-82.6
Region 6 103 35 33.9 24.3-44.9 68 66.1 55.1-75.7
Region 7 113 33 32.5 23.3-43.2 80 67.5 56.8-76.7
Region 8 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 326 114 38.5 32.2-45.2 212 61.5 54.8-67.8
Piedmont 409 118 27.4 22.8-32.6 291 72.6 67.4-77.2
Western NC 126 38 29.9 20.8-40.8 88 70.1 59.2-79.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 150 47 33.8 25.3-43.7 103 66.2 56.3-74.7
Charlotte 96 30 25.4 17.4-35.6 66 74.6 64.4-82.6
Greensboro 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 141 50 35.6 26.9-45.3 91 64.4 54.7-73.1
Southeast 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 126 34 27.6 19.8-37.0 92 72.4 63.0-80.2
Area L & Eastern 130 44 37.6 28.0-48.2 *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 88 28 27.3 18.5-38.2 60 72.7 61.8-81.5
Region 4 103 27 23.8 15.9-34.0 76 76.2 66.0-84.1
Region 5 132 46 32.8 24.2-42.8 86 67.2 57.2-75.8
Region 6 75 16 21.5 13.1-33.1 59 78.5 66.9-86.9

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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