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.
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.
DURING THE PAST 30 DAYS, how bad
was your joint pain ON AVERAGE?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
No Pain 493 7.5 0.4 6.8 8.3
One 462 6.3 0.3 5.7 7.0
Two 801 11.8 0.5 10.8 12.7
Three 907 13.7 0.5 12.6 14.7
Four 726 10.3 0.4 9.4 11.2
Five 990 15.0 0.6 13.9 16.1
Six 601 10.2 0.5 9.2 11.2
Seven 559 9.0 0.5 8.1 9.9
Eight 517 8.9 0.5 7.9 9.8
Nine 149 2.5 0.3 2.0 3.0
Ten 296 4.9 0.3 4.3 5.6

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.