Please think about the past 30 days, keeping in mind all of your joint pain or aching and
whether or not you have taken medication. DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad was
your joint pain ON AVERAGE? Please answer on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain or
aching and 10 is pain or aching as bad as it can be.

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
No Pain 457 6.8 0.4 6.1 7.5
One 467 6.7 0.4 6.0 7.4
Two 747 11.5 0.5 10.5 12.4
Three 899 13.2 0.5 12.2 14.2
Four 788 12.3 0.5 11.3 13.2
Five 983 14.9 0.5 13.9 16.0
Six 588 8.9 0.4 8.0 9.7
Seven 602 10.4 0.5 9.4 11.3
Eight 569 9.0 0.4 8.1 9.8
Nine 116 1.9 0.2 1.5 2.3
Ten 257 4.5 0.3 3.8 5.1

Among respondents who reported having ever been told by a doctor,
nurse, or other health professional that they had some form of
arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia.
Excluding unknowns and refusals.