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Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experience chronic pain – News-Medical.Net

Chronic pain is among the most common chronic conditions in the United States, but estimates of its prevalence and impact vary widely.

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Chronic pain is among the most common chronic conditions in the United States, but estimates of its prevalence and impact vary widely. In 2019, the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added a new set of questions relating to pain to its National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a large household-based annual survey that offers valuable insights into the health statuses of U.S. adults nationwide.
In an article published in Pain, researchers from…

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