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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-Eastern NC 2,107 93 3.5 2.8- 4.5 2,014 96.5 95.5-97.2
GENDER
Male 949 44 4.0 2.8- 5.7 905 96.0 94.3-97.2
Female 1,158 49 3.1 2.2- 4.4 1,109 96.9 95.6-97.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,267 52 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,215 96.8 95.6-97.7
Non-Hispanic Black 501 33 5.3 3.5- 8.0 468 94.7 92.0-96.5
Other 339 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 286 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 411 22 4.6 2.7- 7.9 389 95.4 92.1-97.3
65-74 416 28 7.8 4.9-12.1 388 92.2 87.9-95.1
75+ 256 28 10.7 6.9-16.2 228 89.3 83.8-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 38 5.1 3.5- 7.6 568 94.9 92.4-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 616 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 597 97.8 96.2-98.7
College Graduate 672 20 2.0 1.2- 3.2 652 98.0 96.8-98.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 657 62 8.6 6.4-11.5 595 91.4 88.5-93.6
No 1,366 29 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,337 98.3 97.4-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 20 4.0 2.4- 6.7 346 96.0 93.3-97.6
Non-Veteran 1,726 73 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,653 96.5 95.4-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 609 46 7.6 5.4-10.6 563 92.4 89.4-94.6
Unable to Work 195 28 13.1 8.2-20.2 167 86.9 79.8-91.8
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 20 7.8 4.6-12.7 184 92.2 87.3-95.4
$15,000- 24,999 293 22 6.7 4.0-11.1 271 93.3 88.9-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 256 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 505 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 201 23 9.2 5.8-14.5 178 90.8 85.5-94.2
101% to 150% 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 947 27 2.0 1.2- 3.3 920 98.0 96.7-98.8
HOUSING
Own 1,430 64 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,366 96.5 95.3-97.4
Rent 506 26 4.4 2.7- 7.0 480 95.6 93.0-97.3
Other arrangement 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 205 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 610 27 3.6 2.3- 5.7 583 96.4 94.3-97.7
Rural 1,292 62 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,230 96.2 94.8-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,339 66 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,273 96.0 94.6-97.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 465 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 682 26 3.4 2.1- 5.5 656 96.6 94.5-97.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 749 44 4.5 3.1- 6.5 705 95.5 93.5-96.9

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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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