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 5,819 5,047 85.3 84.1-86.4 772 14.7 13.6-15.9
-Eastern NC 2,108 1,843 85.4 83.2-87.3 265 14.6 12.7-16.8
GENDER
Male 951 816 83.7 80.2-86.6 135 16.3 13.4-19.8
Female 1,157 1,027 86.9 84.2-89.3 130 13.1 10.7-15.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,268 1,156 88.6 86.1-90.8 112 11.4 9.2-13.9
Non-Hispanic Black 501 458 87.9 82.9-91.5 43 12.1 8.5-17.1
Other 339 229 63.4 56.2-70.0 110 36.6 30.0-43.8
AGE
18-34 377 282 74.6 68.9-79.6 95 25.4 20.4-31.1
35-44 288 222 79.2 73.6-83.9 66 20.8 16.1-26.4
45-54 316 263 86.1 81.5-89.7 53 13.9 10.3-18.5
55-64 413 371 90.3 86.3-93.2 42 9.7 6.8-13.7
65-74 418 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 131 67.6 59.0-75.1 69 32.4 24.9-41.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 510 81.8 77.2-85.7 95 18.2 14.3-22.8
Some Post-H.S. 616 548 88.9 85.8-91.5 68 11.1 8.5-14.2
College Graduate 674 644 95.2 92.8-96.9 30 4.8 3.1- 7.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 656 590 88.2 84.4-91.1 66 11.8 8.9-15.6
No 1,371 1,182 84.1 81.4-86.5 189 15.9 13.5-18.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 349 94.5 90.8-96.8 18 5.5 3.2- 9.2
Non-Veteran 1,726 1,480 83.5 81.0-85.7 246 16.5 14.3-19.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 874 82.6 79.5-85.3 172 17.4 14.7-20.5
Unemployed 124 85 69.1 58.2-78.2 39 30.9 21.8-41.8
Retired 611 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 196 180 93.8 89.2-96.6 16 6.2 3.4-10.8
Other not in Labor Force 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 169 84.6 77.3-89.8 36 15.4 10.2-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 295 228 74.6 67.4-80.7 67 25.4 19.3-32.6
$25,000- 34,999 181 158 84.8 75.9-90.8 23 15.2 9.2-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 246 208 79.8 72.3-85.6 38 20.2 14.4-27.7
$50,000- 74,999 256 240 90.6 83.9-94.7 16 9.4 5.3-16.1
$75,000+ 508 482 93.3 89.8-95.6 26 6.7 4.4-10.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 49 80.9 69.1-88.9 18 19.1 11.1-30.9
50% to 100% 202 152 73.9 64.9-81.3 50 26.1 18.7-35.1
101% to 150% 235 187 77.8 70.6-83.6 48 22.2 16.4-29.4
151% to 200% 187 162 81.9 72.2-88.7 25 18.1 11.3-27.8
More than 200% 950 891 91.7 89.0-93.8 59 8.3 6.2-11.0
HOUSING
Own 1,434 1,328 90.4 88.2-92.3 106 9.6 7.7-11.8
Rent 506 381 72.0 66.5-76.9 125 28.0 23.1-33.5
Other arrangement 154 120 78.8 68.4-86.4 34 21.2 13.6-31.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 182 87.2 80.6-91.7 24 12.8 8.3-19.4
Regional City or Suburban County 611 543 87.6 83.9-90.5 68 12.4 9.5-16.1
Rural 1,291 1,118 83.9 80.9-86.5 173 16.1 13.5-19.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,341 1,172 84.5 81.6-87.1 169 15.5 12.9-18.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 301 264 86.7 81.4-90.6 37 13.3 9.4-18.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 407 86.7 82.7-90.0 59 13.3 10.0-17.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 361 85.7 81.1-89.3 51 14.3 10.7-18.9
2nd Quartile 265 236 89.6 84.5-93.2 29 10.4 6.8-15.5
3rd Quartile 679 596 84.6 80.6-88.0 83 15.4 12.0-19.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 752 650 83.8 79.6-87.3 102 16.2 12.7-20.4

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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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