NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Pain

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional talked with you about the risk of getting addicted to your narcotic pain reliever?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 320 205 65.5 59.3-71.3 115 34.5 28.7-40.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 130 84 68.7 58.6-77.3 46 31.3 22.7-41.4
Piedmont 144 92 66.0 56.9-74.1 52 34.0 25.9-43.1
Western NC 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Chronic Pain.

*Asked of respondents that used a prescription narcotic pain reliever like Percocet or Vicodin to cope with 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09SEP20.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts