2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Pain Management

Do you currently have physical pain caused by your cancer or cancer treatment?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 761 62 8.3 6.2-11.0 699 91.7 89.0-93.8
-FEMALES 430 45 10.3 7.2-14.4 385 89.7 85.6-92.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 353 30 9.3 6.1-13.9 323 90.7 86.1-93.9
Non-Hispanic Black 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 83 *** *** *** 74 87.6 75.0-94.3
65-74 140 15 9.9 5.4-17.4 125 90.1 82.6-94.6
75+ 128 *** *** *** 122 95.5 86.5-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 102 16 16.0 8.9-27.0 86 84.0 73.0-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 141 16 11.2 6.2-19.2 125 88.8 80.8-93.8
College Graduate 152 *** *** *** 142 92.9 86.4-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 98 *** *** *** 92 94.8 88.4-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 196 28 14.9 9.5-22.6 168 85.1 77.4-90.5
No 233 17 6.4 3.6-11.0 216 93.6 89.0-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 416 44 10.3 7.2-14.6 372 89.7 85.4-92.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 109 12 12.7 6.6-22.9 97 87.3 77.1-93.4
Regional City or Suburban County 127 17 12.4 6.9-21.3 110 87.6 78.7-93.1
Rural 194 16 6.6 3.9-10.9 178 93.4 89.1-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 121 18 16.7 9.9-26.7 103 83.3 73.3-90.1
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 235 15 5.9 3.0-11.3 220 94.1 88.7-97.0
Unable to Work 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 199 16 8.9 5.0-15.4 183 91.1 84.6-95.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 113 13 9.8 5.2-17.5 100 90.2 82.5-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 165 15 7.2 3.9-12.9 150 92.8 87.1-96.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 152 17 13.8 8.1-22.7 135 86.2 77.3-91.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 118 13 14.0 7.5-24.6 105 86.0 75.4-92.5
2nd Quartile 124 *** *** *** 115 94.0 87.6-97.2
3rd Quartile 134 17 12.8 7.1-22.0 117 87.2 78.0-92.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 54 *** *** *** 48 89.8 77.5-95.8

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*Asked of respondents that have a cancer diagnosis.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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