2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 478 6.5 5.8- 7.3 5,344 93.5 92.7-94.2
-Eastern NC 2,111 182 6.7 5.6- 8.1 1,929 93.3 91.9-94.4
GENDER
Male 950 83 6.4 5.0- 8.3 867 93.6 91.7-95.0
Female 1,161 99 7.0 5.3- 9.1 1,062 93.0 90.9-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,268 123 7.5 6.0- 9.5 1,145 92.5 90.5-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 503 42 6.8 4.7- 9.7 461 93.2 90.3-95.3
Other 340 17 2.5 1.5- 4.2 323 97.5 95.8-98.5
AGE
18-34 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 413 35 6.9 4.8- 9.8 378 93.1 90.2-95.2
65-74 418 63 16.1 11.8-21.6 355 83.9 78.4-88.2
75+ 255 56 22.9 16.3-31.1 199 77.1 68.9-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 24 10.8 6.0-18.4 178 89.2 81.6-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 37 4.5 3.1- 6.5 572 95.5 93.5-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 616 63 7.4 5.5- 9.8 553 92.6 90.2-94.5
College Graduate 671 56 6.4 4.8- 8.6 615 93.6 91.4-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 657 84 10.2 7.7-13.3 573 89.8 86.7-92.3
No 1,370 93 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,277 94.9 93.4-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 50 10.1 7.4-13.6 316 89.9 86.4-92.6
Non-Veteran 1,730 131 6.1 4.8- 7.6 1,599 93.9 92.4-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 49 2.9 2.1- 4.0 997 97.1 96.0-97.9
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 610 102 17.5 13.7-22.2 508 82.5 77.8-86.3
Unable to Work 196 22 10.1 6.0-16.3 174 89.9 83.7-94.0
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 294 33 7.3 4.7-11.2 261 92.7 88.8-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 18 5.8 3.4- 9.9 227 94.2 90.1-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 256 19 4.9 3.0- 7.9 237 95.1 92.1-97.0
$75,000+ 506 41 5.3 3.8- 7.5 465 94.7 92.5-96.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 234 20 6.9 3.9-11.9 214 93.1 88.1-96.1
151% to 200% 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 947 79 5.7 4.4- 7.3 868 94.3 92.7-95.6
HOUSING
Own 1,433 146 8.1 6.6-10.0 1,287 91.9 90.0-93.4
Rent 506 29 4.3 2.7- 6.8 477 95.7 93.2-97.3
Other arrangement 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 205 16 5.2 2.9- 8.9 189 94.8 91.1-97.1
Regional City or Suburban County 611 50 6.9 4.8- 9.8 561 93.1 90.2-95.2
Rural 1,295 116 6.9 5.4- 8.6 1,179 93.1 91.4-94.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,344 113 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,231 93.4 91.7-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 28 6.3 4.2- 9.5 275 93.7 90.5-95.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 464 41 7.5 4.8-11.3 423 92.5 88.7-95.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 42 7.4 5.3-10.3 369 92.6 89.7-94.7
2nd Quartile 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 683 64 6.9 5.2- 9.1 619 93.1 90.9-94.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 753 62 5.9 4.2- 8.2 691 94.1 91.8-95.8

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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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