2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 1,236 22.3 21.0-23.6 1,994 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,720 29.2 27.8-30.7 644 10.9 9.9-11.9 233 3.6 3.1- 4.3
-Eastern NC 2,108 395 20.7 18.5-23.0 685 31.8 29.3-34.4 644 29.9 27.4-32.5 284 13.2 11.4-15.2 100 4.4 3.4- 5.7
GENDER
Male 949 184 20.4 17.3-23.9 313 33.5 29.8-37.5 279 27.6 24.1-31.3 125 13.1 10.6-16.2 48 5.3 3.6- 7.8
Female 1,159 211 20.9 17.9-24.3 372 30.2 27.0-33.6 365 32.1 28.6-35.9 159 13.2 10.9-15.9 52 3.5 2.5- 5.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,268 251 21.4 18.6-24.5 473 35.8 32.6-39.1 343 26.5 23.5-29.7 156 12.6 10.4-15.1 45 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Non-Hispanic Black 502 80 18.3 14.2-23.2 123 25.7 20.9-31.1 191 35.8 30.6-41.5 75 14.5 11.0-18.9 33 5.7 3.8- 8.6
Other 338 64 22.2 16.7-29.0 89 25.3 19.5-32.3 110 34.1 27.3-41.7 53 13.2 9.1-18.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 380 124 30.5 25.4-36.2 135 36.2 30.6-42.2 88 24.1 19.2-29.9 27 6.4 4.1- 9.8 *** *** ***
35-44 287 65 23.7 18.4-30.0 100 32.2 26.3-38.6 89 32.7 26.6-39.4 25 8.7 5.6-13.2 *** *** ***
45-54 316 44 13.7 9.9-18.6 118 36.4 30.4-42.8 92 30.1 24.2-36.6 42 14.2 10.0-19.8 20 5.6 3.5- 8.9
55-64 412 61 15.5 11.3-20.9 120 27.9 23.0-33.4 141 33.9 28.2-40.0 72 18.9 14.2-24.7 18 3.8 2.2- 6.3
65-74 417 60 12.9 9.5-17.3 118 26.5 21.7-31.9 139 33.3 27.7-39.5 68 18.4 13.9-23.9 32 8.9 5.3-14.5
75+ 256 32 14.5 9.3-21.8 77 23.3 17.7-30.0 84 31.9 24.4-40.4 47 24.4 17.1-33.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 21 11.8 7.2-18.7 35 18.4 12.2-26.7 76 38.9 30.5-48.1 47 22.5 16.0-30.8 22 8.4 4.6-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 101 18.9 15.1-23.3 186 32.7 28.0-37.7 182 29.1 24.7-33.9 100 13.4 10.5-16.9 39 6.0 3.9- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 614 107 21.4 17.4-26.1 199 31.1 26.9-35.8 197 30.7 26.3-35.4 88 14.1 11.1-17.7 23 2.7 1.5- 4.7
College Graduate 671 165 27.6 23.5-32.0 261 39.5 35.0-44.2 184 24.8 21.1-29.0 48 6.1 4.0- 9.4 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 654 49 9.3 6.6-12.8 150 20.5 16.9-24.7 211 33.1 28.5-38.0 165 25.4 21.2-30.0 79 11.8 8.9-15.4
No 1,372 323 25.1 22.2-28.1 517 37.2 34.0-40.5 404 28.0 25.1-31.2 110 8.5 6.7-10.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 74 23.3 18.1-29.5 119 33.5 27.7-39.7 112 27.4 22.3-33.2 45 12.0 8.4-16.9 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Non-Veteran 1,728 316 20.0 17.6-22.6 564 31.6 28.8-34.5 526 30.4 27.6-33.4 237 13.5 11.5-15.7 85 4.6 3.4- 6.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 241 25.2 22.0-28.7 394 36.6 33.2-40.2 307 28.4 25.1-31.9 84 7.6 5.9- 9.8 20 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Unemployed 124 21 19.9 12.6-30.0 *** *** *** 43 30.6 21.9-40.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 610 85 12.8 9.8-16.6 184 25.9 21.9-30.4 209 34.6 29.7-39.9 95 19.7 15.3-25.1 37 6.9 4.3-11.0
Unable to Work 194 *** *** *** 24 10.8 6.8-16.6 43 24.1 16.7-33.4 78 41.9 33.2-51.1 35 14.0 9.5-20.2
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 28 14.8 9.2-23.0 44 21.4 14.3-30.7 62 34.8 25.9-44.8 44 18.7 12.9-26.2 28 10.3 6.4-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 294 44 17.3 12.3-23.9 68 25.2 19.0-32.6 101 31.3 24.9-38.4 63 20.0 14.6-26.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 179 31 20.3 13.3-29.7 50 25.1 18.1-33.6 56 28.8 20.9-38.4 32 19.3 12.6-28.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 44 18.2 13.2-24.6 89 35.7 28.9-43.1 73 28.0 21.5-35.6 31 14.8 10.1-21.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 254 42 19.8 14.0-27.2 91 33.1 26.2-40.8 86 30.4 23.8-37.8 29 13.4 8.6-20.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 508 135 27.9 23.1-33.1 215 41.6 36.4-46.9 118 23.6 19.3-28.5 28 4.6 2.9- 7.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 28 16.3 10.3-24.8 50 21.7 14.8-30.7 61 30.2 22.3-39.5 42 22.7 15.7-31.6 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 234 44 22.0 16.0-29.5 57 28.1 21.2-36.3 68 24.4 18.4-31.7 50 19.9 14.1-27.4 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 185 36 20.8 14.3-29.2 55 25.8 19.1-33.9 58 28.6 20.8-37.8 26 18.5 11.7-27.8 *** *** ***
More than 200% 947 196 22.4 19.1-26.1 371 38.3 34.5-42.2 269 27.7 24.2-31.4 85 8.7 6.7-11.2 26 3.0 1.8- 4.7
HOUSING
Own 1,431 271 20.2 17.6-23.0 489 31.9 29.0-35.0 431 30.1 27.1-33.3 179 13.6 11.4-16.1 61 4.3 3.0- 6.0
Rent 506 86 19.8 15.6-24.8 142 31.4 26.2-37.2 166 30.9 25.9-36.4 86 13.8 10.6-17.7 26 4.0 2.6- 6.3
Other arrangement 156 36 27.9 19.3-38.4 47 32.5 23.3-43.2 42 24.0 16.4-33.7 19 8.8 5.1-14.8 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 53 25.1 18.8-32.7 72 38.3 30.2-47.1 60 28.3 21.7-35.9 15 5.7 3.2-10.0 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 611 124 23.9 19.8-28.6 202 32.5 28.0-37.2 182 29.0 24.8-33.7 85 12.4 9.7-15.7 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0
Rural 1,291 218 18.3 15.7-21.3 411 30.6 27.5-34.0 402 30.6 27.3-34.2 184 14.6 12.2-17.4 76 5.8 4.3- 7.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,341 228 20.0 17.2-23.0 420 30.5 27.4-33.8 421 30.6 27.4-34.0 205 14.6 12.3-17.3 67 4.4 3.1- 6.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 61 21.4 16.3-27.5 101 32.0 26.1-38.6 92 29.4 23.6-35.9 35 13.1 9.0-18.8 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 464 106 22.2 17.8-27.3 164 35.5 30.2-41.2 131 28.5 23.5-34.0 44 9.1 6.4-12.9 *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 96 22.7 18.3-27.8 150 37.7 32.1-43.6 109 24.5 20.1-29.6 40 9.9 6.8-14.2 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 264 68 27.1 20.8-34.4 89 31.0 24.8-38.0 63 26.1 19.7-33.6 34 12.4 8.5-17.7 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 683 124 20.0 16.5-24.0 219 32.6 28.4-37.2 227 32.4 28.3-36.9 90 12.6 9.9-15.9 23 2.4 1.6- 3.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 750 107 17.2 13.6-21.5 227 28.3 24.2-32.8 245 31.8 27.2-36.8 120 15.9 12.5-20.0 51 6.8 4.6-10.0

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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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