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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
-Eastern NC 2,113 182 6.4 5.4- 7.7 1,931 93.6 92.3-94.6
GENDER
Male 953 92 6.7 5.3- 8.5 861 93.3 91.5-94.7
Female 1,160 90 6.2 4.7- 8.0 1,070 93.8 92.0-95.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,270 175 10.3 8.6-12.3 1,095 89.7 87.7-91.4
Non-Hispanic Black 503 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 340 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 413 28 6.0 4.0- 8.8 385 94.0 91.2-96.0
65-74 419 80 19.0 14.8-24.0 339 81.0 76.0-85.2
75+ 256 57 23.0 16.4-31.3 199 77.0 68.7-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 48 5.3 3.9- 7.4 560 94.7 92.6-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 617 58 7.2 5.4- 9.6 559 92.8 90.4-94.6
College Graduate 673 64 7.5 5.6- 9.8 609 92.5 90.2-94.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 658 80 9.6 7.5-12.3 578 90.4 87.7-92.5
No 1,371 98 5.4 4.2- 7.0 1,273 94.6 93.0-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 38 7.5 5.1-10.8 330 92.5 89.2-94.9
Non-Veteran 1,730 144 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,586 93.7 92.3-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,047 47 3.7 2.7- 5.1 1,000 96.3 94.9-97.3
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 611 115 17.4 13.8-21.7 496 82.6 78.3-86.2
Unable to Work 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 295 17 3.9 2.2- 6.7 278 96.1 93.3-97.8
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 22 6.4 4.0-10.1 223 93.6 89.9-96.0
$50,000- 74,999 256 24 7.3 4.6-11.3 232 92.7 88.7-95.4
$75,000+ 507 56 7.8 5.7-10.5 451 92.2 89.5-94.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 187 18 7.6 4.5-12.7 169 92.4 87.3-95.5
More than 200% 948 101 7.6 6.1- 9.5 847 92.4 90.5-93.9
HOUSING
Own 1,433 159 8.7 7.2-10.4 1,274 91.3 89.6-92.8
Rent 508 16 1.7 1.0- 3.0 492 98.3 97.0-99.0
Other arrangement 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 29 11.1 7.3-16.5 177 88.9 83.5-92.7
Regional City or Suburban County 611 45 5.7 3.8- 8.4 566 94.3 91.6-96.2
Rural 1,296 108 6.3 5.0- 7.8 1,188 93.7 92.2-95.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,344 97 5.3 4.2- 6.6 1,247 94.7 93.4-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 23 5.2 3.2- 8.2 280 94.8 91.8-96.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 62 10.7 7.7-14.6 404 89.3 85.4-92.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 62 11.6 8.8-15.2 350 88.4 84.8-91.2
2nd Quartile 265 25 8.2 4.9-13.5 240 91.8 86.5-95.1
3rd Quartile 683 40 3.5 2.4- 5.0 643 96.5 95.0-97.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 753 55 6.3 4.6- 8.5 698 93.7 91.5-95.4

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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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