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
-Non-Hispanic White 626 41 7.1 5.0-10.0 585 92.9 90.0-95.0
GENDER
Male 273 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 353 30 9.3 6.1-13.9 323 90.7 86.1-93.9
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 216 14 6.5 3.6-11.5 202 93.5 88.5-96.4
75+ 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 17 12.0 6.9-20.0 133 88.0 80.0-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 278 27 10.5 6.8-16.0 251 89.5 84.0-93.2
No 346 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 506 38 8.3 5.7-11.8 468 91.7 88.2-94.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 287 19 5.6 3.5- 8.9 268 94.4 91.1-96.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 192 15 9.2 5.2-15.7 177 90.8 84.3-94.8
Unemployed 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 358 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 347 18 6.0 3.5- 9.9 329 94.0 90.1-96.5
HOUSING
Own 538 29 5.5 3.6- 8.5 509 94.5 91.5-96.4
Rent 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 243 16 9.3 5.5-15.4 227 90.7 84.6-94.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 199 14 10.0 5.7-17.1 185 90.0 82.9-94.3
2nd Quartile 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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