Graph titled Severe Pain by Sex: Veterans vs Nonveterans [text version]
Vertical bar graph showing the percentages of male and female veterans and nonveterans with severe pain.
Male: 9.0 percent of veterans and 4.7 percent of nonveterans have severe pain.
Female: 11.1 percent of veterans and 7.7 percent of nonveterans have severe pain.
- Nahin RL. Severe pain in veterans: the impact of age and sex, and comparisons to the general population. Journal of Pain. November 21, 2016. Epub ahead of print. This study provides national prevalence of U.S. military veterans with severe pain, and compares veterans to nonveterans of similar age and sex.