2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Demographics

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,615 1,655 27.7 26.2-29.1 3,960 72.3 70.9-73.8
-Eastern NC 2,032 658 29.4 27.0-32.0 1,374 70.6 68.0-73.0
GENDER
Male 919 292 29.5 26.0-33.3 627 70.5 66.7-74.0
Female 1,113 366 29.4 26.1-32.9 747 70.6 67.1-73.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,226 399 30.6 27.5-33.9 827 69.4 66.1-72.5
Non-Hispanic Black 478 164 30.2 25.3-35.7 314 69.8 64.3-74.7
Other 328 95 21.9 17.0-27.8 233 78.1 72.2-83.0
AGE
18-34 358 58 16.3 12.3-21.3 300 83.7 78.7-87.7
35-44 280 55 20.7 15.7-26.8 225 79.3 73.2-84.3
45-54 304 94 29.5 23.8-35.8 210 70.5 64.2-76.2
55-64 398 144 36.8 30.8-43.3 254 63.2 56.7-69.2
65-74 411 166 42.8 36.7-49.2 245 57.2 50.8-63.3
75+ 246 135 52.1 43.4-60.6 111 47.9 39.4-56.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 88 47.5 38.4-56.8 98 52.5 43.2-61.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 209 28.9 24.7-33.6 380 71.1 66.4-75.3
Some Post-H.S. 598 218 31.0 26.9-35.6 380 69.0 64.4-73.1
College Graduate 649 141 17.9 14.7-21.5 508 82.1 78.5-85.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 658 658 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 1,374 *** *** *** 1,374 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 358 146 36.4 30.7-42.5 212 63.6 57.5-69.3
Non-Veteran 1,673 512 28.0 25.4-30.9 1,161 72.0 69.1-74.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,016 192 17.5 14.9-20.5 824 82.5 79.5-85.1
Unemployed 120 40 31.5 22.5-42.2 80 68.5 57.8-77.5
Retired 600 271 47.8 42.4-53.2 329 52.2 46.8-57.6
Unable to Work 188 141 76.0 68.1-82.4 47 24.0 17.6-31.9
Other not in Labor Force 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 290 123 39.6 32.3-47.4 167 60.4 52.6-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 178 67 34.0 25.6-43.6 111 66.0 56.4-74.4
$35,000- 49,999 245 72 29.1 22.7-36.4 173 70.9 63.6-77.3
$50,000- 74,999 253 66 22.5 17.1-29.0 187 77.5 71.0-82.9
$75,000+ 503 98 16.7 13.3-20.8 405 83.3 79.2-86.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 198 94 45.5 36.2-55.2 104 54.5 44.8-63.8
101% to 150% 233 97 36.8 29.4-44.9 136 63.2 55.1-70.6
151% to 200% 186 72 33.2 25.3-42.1 114 66.8 57.9-74.7
More than 200% 939 223 21.0 18.0-24.3 716 79.0 75.7-82.0
HOUSING
Own 1,382 422 28.3 25.4-31.3 960 71.7 68.7-74.6
Rent 485 179 33.2 28.0-38.8 306 66.8 61.2-72.0
Other arrangement 151 56 30.4 22.1-40.2 95 69.6 59.8-77.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 199 57 28.8 22.0-36.7 142 71.2 63.3-78.0
Regional City or Suburban County 595 196 27.9 23.8-32.3 399 72.1 67.7-76.2
Rural 1,238 405 30.4 27.1-33.9 833 69.6 66.1-72.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,296 447 30.4 27.3-33.6 849 69.6 66.4-72.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 289 81 28.9 22.9-35.8 208 71.1 64.2-77.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 447 130 27.3 22.4-32.8 317 72.7 67.2-77.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 397 126 31.9 26.5-37.8 271 68.1 62.2-73.5
2nd Quartile 256 73 25.3 19.5-32.2 183 74.7 67.8-80.5
3rd Quartile 653 211 28.8 24.9-33.1 442 71.2 66.9-75.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 726 248 30.9 26.5-35.7 478 69.1 64.3-73.5

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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