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 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
-Eastern NC 1,761 76 5.5 4.2- 7.3 1,685 94.5 92.7-95.8
GENDER
Male 780 54 8.8 6.4-12.1 726 91.2 87.9-93.6
Female 981 22 2.5 1.5- 4.1 959 97.5 95.9-98.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 39 4.6 3.2- 6.6 1,004 95.4 93.4-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 431 19 7.2 4.1-12.2 412 92.8 87.8-95.9
Other 287 18 6.0 3.6-10.0 269 94.0 90.0-96.4
AGE
18-34 269 27 11.2 7.2-16.9 242 88.8 83.1-92.8
35-44 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 274 21 8.0 4.9-12.7 253 92.0 87.3-95.1
55-64 345 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 365 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 230 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 32 7.8 5.1-11.8 466 92.2 88.2-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 543 21 5.9 3.6- 9.7 522 94.1 90.3-96.4
College Graduate 543 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 587 30 6.4 4.3- 9.5 557 93.6 90.5-95.7
No 1,171 46 5.1 3.5- 7.4 1,125 94.9 92.6-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 273 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,486 65 5.5 4.1- 7.3 1,421 94.5 92.7-95.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 865 51 7.1 5.1- 9.7 814 92.9 90.3-94.9
Unemployed 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 538 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 432 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 804 28 4.9 3.1- 7.7 776 95.1 92.3-96.9
HOUSING
Own 1,232 38 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,194 96.8 95.4-97.8
Rent 388 30 12.3 8.0-18.4 358 87.7 81.6-92.0
Other arrangement 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 497 20 6.6 3.8-11.0 477 93.4 89.0-96.2
Rural 1,093 53 5.2 3.8- 7.1 1,040 94.8 92.9-96.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,145 50 5.4 3.7- 7.8 1,095 94.6 92.2-96.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 245 12 6.6 3.7-11.5 233 93.4 88.5-96.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 371 14 5.1 2.9- 8.8 357 94.9 91.2-97.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 326 13 5.3 3.0- 9.4 313 94.7 90.6-97.0
2nd Quartile 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 568 24 5.8 3.6- 9.3 544 94.2 90.7-96.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 666 30 4.5 2.8- 7.2 636 95.5 92.8-97.2

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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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