2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,722 2,835 61.2 59.5-62.9 1,887 38.8 37.1-40.5
-Eastern NC 1,744 1,043 60.5 57.5-63.4 701 39.5 36.6-42.5
GENDER
Male 775 455 58.8 54.2-63.2 320 41.2 36.8-45.8
Female 969 588 62.0 58.1-65.8 381 38.0 34.2-41.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,035 612 59.1 55.2-62.8 423 40.9 37.2-44.8
Non-Hispanic Black 426 298 71.4 65.5-76.6 128 28.6 23.4-34.5
Other 283 133 42.0 34.6-49.7 150 58.0 50.3-65.4
AGE
18-34 264 159 63.1 56.1-69.7 105 36.9 30.3-43.9
35-44 243 154 65.8 58.7-72.2 89 34.2 27.8-41.3
45-54 274 174 66.0 59.1-72.3 100 34.0 27.7-40.9
55-64 342 217 64.4 57.7-70.6 125 35.6 29.4-42.3
65-74 359 202 49.4 42.8-56.0 157 50.6 44.0-57.2
75+ 228 113 45.5 36.6-54.6 115 54.5 45.4-63.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 59 32.4 23.9-42.2 105 67.6 57.8-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 493 260 57.9 52.2-63.4 233 42.1 36.6-47.8
Some Post-H.S. 537 339 64.5 59.4-69.2 198 35.5 30.8-40.6
College Graduate 540 379 73.3 68.6-77.5 161 26.7 22.5-31.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 580 329 55.2 49.8-60.4 251 44.8 39.6-50.2
No 1,161 712 62.9 59.3-66.3 449 37.1 33.7-40.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 177 66.1 58.5-72.9 94 33.9 27.1-41.5
Non-Veteran 1,471 864 59.5 56.2-62.7 607 40.5 37.3-43.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 859 566 66.4 62.4-70.2 293 33.6 29.8-37.6
Unemployed 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 534 291 50.1 44.4-55.8 243 49.9 44.2-55.6
Unable to Work 163 91 58.5 48.5-67.9 72 41.5 32.1-51.5
Other not in Labor Force 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 257 118 47.8 39.6-56.1 139 52.2 43.9-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 200 105 49.8 41.3-58.3 95 50.2 41.7-58.7
$50,000- 74,999 220 159 72.8 65.0-79.4 61 27.2 20.6-35.0
$75,000+ 429 327 77.5 72.3-81.9 102 22.5 18.1-27.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 169 78 46.4 36.3-56.8 91 53.6 43.2-63.7
101% to 150% 205 101 50.0 41.3-58.7 104 50.0 41.3-58.7
151% to 200% 160 90 56.4 46.0-66.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 797 561 71.8 67.8-75.5 236 28.2 24.5-32.2
HOUSING
Own 1,223 763 62.5 58.9-65.9 460 37.5 34.1-41.1
Rent 384 197 51.2 44.6-57.7 187 48.8 42.3-55.4
Other arrangement 125 77 68.6 57.9-77.6 48 31.4 22.4-42.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 170 107 66.4 57.6-74.2 63 33.6 25.8-42.4
Regional City or Suburban County 493 325 64.5 58.9-69.7 168 35.5 30.3-41.1
Rural 1,081 611 57.5 53.6-61.3 470 42.5 38.7-46.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,133 686 61.2 57.4-64.9 447 38.8 35.1-42.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 242 145 61.4 53.9-68.4 97 38.6 31.6-46.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 369 212 57.9 51.3-64.2 157 42.1 35.8-48.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 323 192 59.7 53.0-66.0 131 40.3 34.0-47.0
2nd Quartile 200 118 59.9 51.2-68.0 82 40.1 32.0-48.8
3rd Quartile 561 361 63.4 58.4-68.2 200 36.6 31.8-41.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 660 372 58.0 52.7-63.1 288 42.0 36.9-47.3

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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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