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 5,816 477 7.8 7.0- 8.7 5,339 92.2 91.3-93.0
-Eastern NC 2,106 193 9.1 7.7-10.8 1,913 90.9 89.2-92.3
GENDER
Male 949 55 4.8 3.5- 6.5 894 95.2 93.5-96.5
Female 1,157 138 13.3 10.8-16.1 1,019 86.7 83.9-89.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,266 112 9.3 7.4-11.5 1,154 90.7 88.5-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 500 60 10.7 7.9-14.3 440 89.3 85.7-92.1
Other 340 21 5.2 2.8- 9.2 319 94.8 90.8-97.2
AGE
18-34 377 28 8.1 5.3-12.2 349 91.9 87.8-94.7
35-44 287 30 11.6 7.7-16.9 257 88.4 83.1-92.3
45-54 314 42 13.7 9.8-18.9 272 86.3 81.1-90.2
55-64 412 36 8.0 5.6-11.5 376 92.0 88.5-94.4
65-74 418 33 7.0 4.6-10.5 385 93.0 89.5-95.4
75+ 256 24 8.4 5.2-13.2 232 91.6 86.8-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 20 9.2 5.3-15.7 182 90.8 84.3-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 50 6.8 4.8- 9.6 557 93.2 90.4-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 614 68 10.6 8.1-13.7 546 89.4 86.3-91.9
College Graduate 670 55 10.3 7.2-14.3 615 89.7 85.7-92.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 654 98 14.8 11.8-18.4 556 85.2 81.6-88.2
No 1,368 92 7.2 5.6- 9.2 1,276 92.8 90.8-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 19 4.8 2.8- 8.3 348 95.2 91.7-97.2
Non-Veteran 1,724 173 10.1 8.4-12.0 1,551 89.9 88.0-91.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,043 85 9.0 7.0-11.4 958 91.0 88.6-93.0
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 610 51 7.1 5.1- 9.8 559 92.9 90.2-94.9
Unable to Work 196 37 16.8 11.6-23.7 159 83.2 76.3-88.4
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 24 11.5 6.7-19.3 180 88.5 80.7-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 294 26 7.6 4.8-11.9 268 92.4 88.1-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 181 22 10.8 6.7-16.9 159 89.2 83.1-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 244 20 10.0 6.2-15.8 224 90.0 84.2-93.8
$50,000- 74,999 256 19 8.7 4.8-15.0 237 91.3 85.0-95.2
$75,000+ 504 46 8.6 6.1-12.1 458 91.4 87.9-93.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 201 22 10.0 6.1-15.8 179 90.0 84.2-93.9
101% to 150% 235 19 6.4 3.8-10.7 216 93.6 89.3-96.2
151% to 200% 186 22 13.2 7.8-21.7 164 86.8 78.3-92.2
More than 200% 945 83 8.6 6.7-11.1 862 91.4 88.9-93.3
HOUSING
Own 1,429 123 8.4 6.8-10.4 1,306 91.6 89.6-93.2
Rent 508 56 11.3 8.3-15.3 452 88.7 84.7-91.7
Other arrangement 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 17 8.9 5.1-15.0 189 91.1 85.0-94.9
Regional City or Suburban County 607 52 7.9 5.8-10.6 555 92.1 89.4-94.2
Rural 1,293 124 9.9 7.9-12.3 1,169 90.1 87.7-92.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,339 127 9.7 7.7-12.0 1,212 90.3 88.0-92.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 301 28 8.4 5.5-12.4 273 91.6 87.6-94.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 38 8.2 5.7-11.6 428 91.8 88.4-94.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 40 10.1 7.2-14.2 371 89.9 85.8-92.8
2nd Quartile 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 679 69 9.9 7.6-12.8 610 90.1 87.2-92.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 752 71 9.5 6.8-13.0 681 90.5 87.0-93.2

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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