Silver Book Fact

Around 14% of adults who experience pain report that it lasts 3 months to a year and 42% report pain that lasts more than a year.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2006: With chartbook on trends in the health of Americans. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2006. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus06.pdf

Reference

Title
Health, United States, 2006: With chartbook on trends in the health of Americans
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • Around 50% of non-institutionalized older adults suffer from persistent pain.  
  • More than 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 64 experience frequent back pain.  
  • An Internet study of patients with persistent pain found that on average, patients with persistent pain taking opioids for their pain experience more than 8 different types of pain on…  
  • Around 46 million Americans suffer from pain-causing arthritis or other rheumatic conditions.  
  • The annual direct and indirect costs of several pain-related conditions include: $14 billion for migraines Hu et al. 1999, Burden of Migraine in the U.S. $189 billion for arthritis Yelin et al. 2007, Medical…