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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 non-medication pain therapy like acupuncture, physical therapy, or yoga?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 863 263 28.8 25.4-32.5 600 71.2 67.5-74.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 139 35 23.1 16.4-31.7 104 76.9 68.3-83.6
Region 5 109 34 26.9 18.7-37.1 75 73.1 62.9-81.3
Region 6 103 27 25.8 17.5-36.4 76 74.2 63.6-82.5
Region 7 114 55 44.8 35.2-54.9 59 55.2 45.1-64.8
Region 8 130 42 31.5 22.9-41.7 88 68.5 58.3-77.1
Region 9 & 10 88 11 10.2 5.3-18.9 77 89.8 81.1-94.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 326 81 23.4 18.6-29.0 245 76.6 71.0-81.4
Piedmont 411 140 31.9 27.0-37.2 271 68.1 62.8-73.0
Western NC 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 150 36 23.2 16.0-32.3 114 76.8 67.7-84.0
Charlotte 97 25 23.5 15.5-34.1 72 76.5 65.9-84.5
Greensboro 87 23 23.6 15.1-35.0 64 76.4 65.0-84.9
Southern Regional 141 35 24.0 17.0-32.6 106 76.0 67.4-83.0
Southeast 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 127 66 48.9 39.5-58.5 61 51.1 41.5-60.5
Area L & Eastern 130 23 16.8 10.7-25.3 107 83.2 74.7-89.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 89 23 23.3 15.1-34.1 66 76.7 65.9-84.9
Region 4 103 32 27.9 19.2-38.7 71 72.1 61.3-80.8
Region 5 132 32 26.0 18.1-35.9 100 74.0 64.1-81.9
Region 6 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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