2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
-Eastern NC 2,099 263 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,836 89.4 87.7-90.9
GENDER
Male 945 127 12.1 9.8-14.9 818 87.9 85.1-90.2
Female 1,154 136 9.2 7.4-11.3 1,018 90.8 88.7-92.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,262 159 10.6 8.8-12.7 1,103 89.4 87.3-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 500 79 13.5 10.2-17.5 421 86.5 82.5-89.8
Other 337 25 4.1 2.6- 6.5 312 95.9 93.5-97.4
AGE
18-34 379 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 286 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 314 32 11.3 7.7-16.4 282 88.7 83.6-92.3
55-64 410 61 14.4 10.5-19.4 349 85.6 80.6-89.5
65-74 415 83 21.5 16.6-27.4 332 78.5 72.6-83.4
75+ 254 67 24.8 18.6-32.4 187 75.2 67.6-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 38 17.3 11.6-24.9 161 82.7 75.1-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 87 10.8 8.3-13.8 517 89.2 86.2-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 613 77 10.0 7.7-13.0 536 90.0 87.0-92.3
College Graduate 670 59 6.9 5.1- 9.2 611 93.1 90.8-94.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 654 166 23.3 19.4-27.7 488 76.7 72.3-80.6
No 1,361 88 5.5 4.2- 7.0 1,273 94.5 93.0-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 58 13.1 9.7-17.3 307 86.9 82.7-90.3
Non-Veteran 1,719 204 10.2 8.5-12.1 1,515 89.8 87.9-91.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,042 55 5.1 3.7- 7.0 987 94.9 93.0-96.3
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 607 129 20.5 16.6-25.1 478 79.5 74.9-83.4
Unable to Work 194 63 32.0 24.1-41.0 131 68.0 59.0-75.9
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 41 17.0 11.6-24.2 162 83.0 75.8-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 291 44 12.2 8.3-17.6 247 87.8 82.4-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 181 32 16.8 10.5-26.0 149 83.2 74.0-89.5
$35,000- 49,999 245 32 11.5 7.6-17.1 213 88.5 82.9-92.4
$50,000- 74,999 256 20 7.3 4.3-12.1 236 92.7 87.9-95.7
$75,000+ 504 39 7.0 4.8-10.3 465 93.0 89.7-95.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 200 36 14.2 9.5-20.7 164 85.8 79.3-90.5
101% to 150% 232 37 13.7 8.9-20.5 195 86.3 79.5-91.1
151% to 200% 186 24 13.7 8.2-21.9 162 86.3 78.1-91.8
More than 200% 945 94 8.7 6.7-11.1 851 91.3 88.9-93.3
HOUSING
Own 1,428 192 11.3 9.5-13.4 1,236 88.7 86.6-90.5
Rent 501 60 10.6 7.7-14.5 441 89.4 85.5-92.3
Other arrangement 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 204 14 5.4 3.0- 9.4 190 94.6 90.6-97.0
Regional City or Suburban County 607 77 10.4 7.9-13.5 530 89.6 86.5-92.1
Rural 1,288 172 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,116 88.6 86.3-90.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,335 178 11.4 9.4-13.6 1,157 88.6 86.4-90.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 40 11.7 7.9-16.9 263 88.3 83.1-92.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 461 45 7.7 5.4-10.7 416 92.3 89.3-94.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 410 42 7.6 5.5-10.5 368 92.4 89.5-94.5
2nd Quartile 261 32 10.1 6.6-15.0 229 89.9 85.0-93.4
3rd Quartile 681 83 10.6 8.2-13.7 598 89.4 86.3-91.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 747 106 12.4 9.6-15.8 641 87.6 84.2-90.4

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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