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 5,826 634 11.5 10.4-12.5 5,192 88.5 87.5-89.6
-Eastern NC 2,113 244 10.9 9.4-12.7 1,869 89.1 87.3-90.6
GENDER
Male 952 92 8.9 6.8-11.4 860 91.1 88.6-93.2
Female 1,161 152 12.9 10.7-15.4 1,009 87.1 84.6-89.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,272 126 10.4 8.4-12.7 1,146 89.6 87.3-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 503 57 9.2 6.6-12.6 446 90.8 87.4-93.4
Other 338 61 17.5 12.9-23.4 277 82.5 76.6-87.1
AGE
18-34 381 55 13.0 9.6-17.4 326 87.0 82.6-90.4
35-44 287 52 14.8 10.9-19.8 235 85.2 80.2-89.1
45-54 315 53 14.7 10.9-19.6 262 85.3 80.4-89.1
55-64 413 53 10.7 7.5-15.1 360 89.3 84.9-92.5
65-74 419 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1 401 95.8 92.9-97.5
75+ 256 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 32 13.7 8.9-20.3 169 86.3 79.7-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 83 11.8 9.0-15.4 525 88.2 84.6-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 616 70 10.5 8.0-13.6 546 89.5 86.4-92.0
College Graduate 674 57 8.7 6.3-11.8 617 91.3 88.2-93.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 656 111 15.2 12.3-18.7 545 84.8 81.3-87.7
No 1,373 127 9.6 7.8-11.9 1,246 90.4 88.1-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 21 3.9 2.4- 6.4 347 96.1 93.6-97.6
Non-Veteran 1,730 222 12.3 10.5-14.4 1,508 87.7 85.6-89.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,047 127 12.6 10.2-15.4 920 87.4 84.6-89.8
Unemployed 124 36 18.7 12.6-26.8 88 81.3 73.2-87.4
Retired 611 22 2.8 1.7- 4.4 589 97.2 95.6-98.3
Unable to Work 196 41 16.0 11.1-22.4 155 84.0 77.6-88.9
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 45 15.0 10.6-20.8 161 85.0 79.2-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 294 54 15.9 11.4-21.7 240 84.1 78.3-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 180 27 15.6 9.4-24.6 153 84.4 75.4-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 245 29 14.6 9.5-21.8 216 85.4 78.2-90.5
$50,000- 74,999 256 20 6.8 4.1-11.2 236 93.2 88.8-95.9
$75,000+ 508 23 5.8 3.4- 9.7 485 94.2 90.3-96.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 17 18.4 10.6-29.9 50 81.6 70.1-89.4
50% to 100% 201 48 17.8 12.4-24.8 153 82.2 75.2-87.6
101% to 150% 234 48 19.8 14.4-26.6 186 80.2 73.4-85.6
151% to 200% 187 25 16.5 9.9-26.2 162 83.5 73.8-90.1
More than 200% 949 58 6.3 4.6- 8.7 891 93.7 91.3-95.4
HOUSING
Own 1,434 121 9.3 7.4-11.5 1,313 90.7 88.5-92.6
Rent 507 95 15.8 12.5-19.8 412 84.2 80.2-87.5
Other arrangement 156 28 12.0 7.7-18.1 128 88.0 81.9-92.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 28 12.7 8.5-18.5 178 87.3 81.5-91.5
Regional City or Suburban County 611 74 11.4 8.7-14.9 537 88.6 85.1-91.3
Rural 1,296 142 10.4 8.5-12.7 1,154 89.6 87.3-91.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,346 160 11.0 9.1-13.3 1,186 89.0 86.7-90.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 302 32 11.2 7.6-16.2 270 88.8 83.8-92.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 465 52 10.4 7.4-14.4 413 89.6 85.6-92.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 45 10.1 7.3-13.7 366 89.9 86.3-92.7
2nd Quartile 265 26 9.5 5.8-15.2 239 90.5 84.8-94.2
3rd Quartile 683 87 12.7 10.1-15.9 596 87.3 84.1-89.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 754 86 10.0 7.5-13.4 668 90.0 86.6-92.5

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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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