2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Demographics

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating,
remembering, or making decisions?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-Eastern NC 2,032 217 11.8 10.0-13.8 1,815 88.2 86.2-90.0
GENDER
Male 919 92 11.8 9.3-15.0 827 88.2 85.0-90.7
Female 1,113 125 11.8 9.4-14.6 988 88.2 85.4-90.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,227 133 12.6 10.3-15.4 1,094 87.4 84.6-89.7
Non-Hispanic Black 477 50 10.7 7.5-15.0 427 89.3 85.0-92.5
Other 328 34 10.0 6.7-14.9 294 90.0 85.1-93.3
AGE
18-34 359 33 9.8 6.7-14.2 326 90.2 85.8-93.3
35-44 280 31 11.2 7.6-16.1 249 88.8 83.9-92.4
45-54 303 35 11.4 7.8-16.4 268 88.6 83.6-92.2
55-64 400 53 13.6 9.5-19.1 347 86.4 80.9-90.5
65-74 410 33 12.8 8.1-19.6 377 87.2 80.4-91.9
75+ 245 30 14.8 9.3-22.7 215 85.2 77.3-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 33 22.8 15.3-32.6 153 77.2 67.4-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 71 11.0 8.4-14.4 517 89.0 85.6-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 598 76 12.8 9.9-16.4 522 87.2 83.6-90.1
College Graduate 650 36 5.4 3.6- 8.1 614 94.6 91.9-96.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 653 217 40.6 35.6-45.7 436 59.4 54.3-64.4
No 1,374 *** *** *** 1,374 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 357 44 12.3 8.9-16.9 313 87.7 83.1-91.1
Non-Veteran 1,674 173 11.7 9.7-14.0 1,501 88.3 86.0-90.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,017 61 6.5 4.8- 8.8 956 93.5 91.2-95.2
Unemployed 120 18 18.4 11.1-28.9 102 81.6 71.1-88.9
Retired 599 60 14.9 10.8-20.1 539 85.1 79.9-89.2
Unable to Work 186 72 40.8 31.8-50.5 114 59.2 49.5-68.2
Other not in Labor Force 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 42 27.9 19.0-38.9 115 72.1 61.1-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 291 41 18.9 12.9-26.7 250 81.1 73.3-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 177 24 14.8 9.0-23.5 153 85.2 76.5-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 244 20 10.2 6.3-16.2 224 89.8 83.8-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 253 21 7.6 4.6-12.3 232 92.4 87.7-95.4
$75,000+ 504 20 3.4 2.0- 5.7 484 96.6 94.3-98.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 196 35 19.9 12.8-29.5 161 80.1 70.5-87.2
101% to 150% 233 33 17.2 11.6-24.9 200 82.8 75.1-88.4
151% to 200% 186 26 14.4 8.8-22.8 160 85.6 77.2-91.2
More than 200% 939 53 5.5 4.0- 7.5 886 94.5 92.5-96.0
HOUSING
Own 1,383 121 10.2 8.2-12.6 1,262 89.8 87.4-91.8
Rent 485 75 16.0 12.0-21.0 410 84.0 79.0-88.0
Other arrangement 150 21 14.5 8.8-23.1 129 85.5 76.9-91.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 199 16 9.3 5.2-16.0 183 90.7 84.0-94.8
Regional City or Suburban County 595 69 11.6 8.8-15.2 526 88.4 84.8-91.2
Rural 1,238 132 12.3 9.9-15.1 1,106 87.7 84.9-90.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,296 152 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,144 87.9 85.4-90.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 289 27 11.9 7.7-18.1 262 88.1 81.9-92.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 447 38 10.9 7.3-16.0 409 89.1 84.0-92.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 397 38 12.1 8.2-17.6 359 87.9 82.4-91.8
2nd Quartile 256 27 12.5 8.1-18.7 229 87.5 81.3-91.9
3rd Quartile 653 69 11.0 8.4-14.5 584 89.0 85.5-91.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 726 83 12.2 9.2-16.0 643 87.8 84.0-90.8

Back to Demographics.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14OCT21.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts