2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,823 721 12.3 11.3-13.4 5,102 87.7 86.6-88.7
-Eastern NC 2,111 282 14.4 12.5-16.5 1,829 85.6 83.5-87.5
GENDER
Male 951 97 10.4 8.1-13.2 854 89.6 86.8-91.9
Female 1,160 185 18.1 15.3-21.3 975 81.9 78.7-84.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,269 167 14.5 12.1-17.3 1,102 85.5 82.7-87.9
Non-Hispanic Black 502 78 16.4 12.7-21.0 424 83.6 79.0-87.3
Other 340 37 8.9 5.8-13.4 303 91.1 86.6-94.2
AGE
18-34 381 56 16.0 12.0-21.0 325 84.0 79.0-88.0
35-44 287 41 15.7 11.3-21.6 246 84.3 78.4-88.7
45-54 315 56 17.4 13.1-22.9 259 82.6 77.1-86.9
55-64 412 49 12.6 8.8-17.7 363 87.4 82.3-91.2
65-74 418 50 12.3 8.8-17.1 368 87.7 82.9-91.2
75+ 256 29 9.7 6.2-14.7 227 90.3 85.3-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 30 15.8 10.1-23.7 172 84.2 76.3-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 85 14.7 11.4-18.9 524 85.3 81.1-88.6
Some Post-H.S. 615 89 13.8 10.9-17.2 526 86.2 82.8-89.1
College Graduate 672 78 14.2 10.8-18.5 594 85.8 81.5-89.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 655 131 21.7 17.8-26.2 524 78.3 73.8-82.2
No 1,372 147 12.1 9.9-14.6 1,225 87.9 85.4-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 30 8.3 5.5-12.4 338 91.7 87.6-94.5
Non-Veteran 1,728 250 15.7 13.5-18.1 1,478 84.3 81.9-86.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 131 14.0 11.5-16.9 915 86.0 83.1-88.5
Unemployed 124 24 23.0 14.6-34.4 100 77.0 65.6-85.4
Retired 610 65 9.7 7.3-13.0 545 90.3 87.0-92.7
Unable to Work 196 51 28.7 20.8-38.1 145 71.3 61.9-79.2
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 35 17.1 10.8-25.9 171 82.9 74.1-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 295 43 14.3 9.9-20.3 252 85.7 79.7-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 181 29 16.1 10.1-24.8 152 83.9 75.2-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 244 31 17.0 11.8-23.8 213 83.0 76.2-88.2
$50,000- 74,999 256 31 15.8 10.2-23.5 225 84.2 76.5-89.8
$75,000+ 506 63 11.8 8.9-15.5 443 88.2 84.5-91.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 33 13.6 9.1-19.9 169 86.4 80.1-90.9
101% to 150% 235 31 14.1 9.2-21.1 204 85.9 78.9-90.8
151% to 200% 186 35 23.3 15.7-33.3 151 76.7 66.7-84.3
More than 200% 947 115 12.7 10.2-15.6 832 87.3 84.4-89.8
HOUSING
Own 1,431 177 13.2 11.0-15.7 1,254 86.8 84.3-89.0
Rent 508 83 18.2 14.2-23.0 425 81.8 77.0-85.8
Other arrangement 156 21 14.7 8.8-23.6 135 85.3 76.4-91.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 23 12.2 7.7-18.9 183 87.8 81.1-92.3
Regional City or Suburban County 610 83 14.0 10.9-17.7 527 86.0 82.3-89.1
Rural 1,295 176 14.8 12.3-17.7 1,119 85.2 82.3-87.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,343 186 15.0 12.5-17.8 1,157 85.0 82.2-87.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 302 40 13.1 9.2-18.4 262 86.9 81.6-90.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 56 13.4 9.9-18.0 410 86.6 82.0-90.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 52 13.3 9.9-17.6 359 86.7 82.4-90.1
2nd Quartile 265 26 12.3 7.9-18.8 239 87.7 81.2-92.1
3rd Quartile 682 103 15.6 12.6-19.2 579 84.4 80.8-87.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 753 101 14.5 11.1-18.8 652 85.5 81.2-88.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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