2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 4,950 85.5 84.3-86.6 877 14.5 13.4-15.7
-Eastern NC 2,108 1,724 82.4 80.2-84.4 384 17.6 15.6-19.8
GENDER
Male 949 776 81.5 78.1-84.5 173 18.5 15.5-21.9
Female 1,159 948 83.3 80.3-85.8 211 16.7 14.2-19.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,268 1,067 83.7 80.9-86.2 201 16.3 13.8-19.1
Non-Hispanic Black 502 394 79.8 75.1-83.8 108 20.2 16.2-24.9
Other 338 263 81.7 75.5-86.6 75 18.3 13.4-24.5
AGE
18-34 380 347 90.9 86.6-93.8 33 9.1 6.2-13.4
35-44 287 254 88.5 83.7-92.1 33 11.5 7.9-16.3
45-54 316 254 80.1 74.3-84.9 62 19.9 15.1-25.7
55-64 412 322 77.4 71.5-82.3 90 22.6 17.7-28.5
65-74 417 317 72.8 66.3-78.4 100 27.2 21.6-33.7
75+ 256 193 69.6 60.6-77.4 63 30.4 22.6-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 132 69.1 60.6-76.6 69 30.9 23.4-39.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 469 80.7 76.5-84.2 139 19.3 15.8-23.5
Some Post-H.S. 614 503 83.2 79.4-86.5 111 16.8 13.5-20.6
College Graduate 671 610 91.9 88.5-94.4 61 8.1 5.6-11.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 654 410 62.9 58.0-67.5 244 37.1 32.5-42.0
No 1,372 1,244 90.3 88.0-92.2 128 9.7 7.8-12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 305 84.2 79.0-88.3 60 15.8 11.7-21.0
Non-Veteran 1,728 1,406 82.0 79.5-84.2 322 18.0 15.8-20.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,046 942 90.2 87.7-92.3 104 9.8 7.7-12.3
Unemployed 124 106 86.4 78.0-92.0 18 13.6 8.0-22.0
Retired 610 478 73.4 67.7-78.3 132 26.6 21.7-32.3
Unable to Work 194 81 44.1 35.2-53.4 113 55.9 46.6-64.8
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 134 71.0 62.5-78.2 72 29.0 21.8-37.5
$15,000- 24,999 294 213 73.8 66.4-80.0 81 26.2 20.0-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 179 137 74.2 64.1-82.3 42 25.8 17.7-35.9
$35,000- 49,999 245 206 81.9 75.3-87.1 39 18.1 12.9-24.7
$50,000- 74,999 254 219 83.2 75.8-88.7 35 16.8 11.3-24.2
$75,000+ 508 468 93.0 90.0-95.1 40 7.0 4.9-10.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 139 68.2 58.8-76.3 63 31.8 23.7-41.2
101% to 150% 234 169 74.6 66.9-81.0 65 25.4 19.0-33.1
151% to 200% 185 149 75.2 65.1-83.1 36 24.8 16.9-34.9
More than 200% 947 836 88.4 85.6-90.7 111 11.6 9.3-14.4
HOUSING
Own 1,431 1,191 82.2 79.3-84.7 240 17.8 15.3-20.7
Rent 506 394 82.2 77.9-85.7 112 17.8 14.3-22.1
Other arrangement 156 125 84.4 76.7-89.9 31 15.6 10.1-23.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 185 91.7 86.6-95.0 21 8.3 5.0-13.4
Regional City or Suburban County 611 508 85.4 81.9-88.3 103 14.6 11.7-18.1
Rural 1,291 1,031 79.6 76.4-82.4 260 20.4 17.6-23.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,341 1,069 81.0 78.1-83.6 272 19.0 16.4-21.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 254 82.8 76.9-87.4 49 17.2 12.6-23.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 464 401 86.1 81.4-89.8 63 13.9 10.2-18.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 411 355 84.9 79.5-89.1 56 15.1 10.9-20.5
2nd Quartile 264 220 84.2 78.4-88.6 44 15.8 11.4-21.6
3rd Quartile 683 570 85.0 81.7-87.8 113 15.0 12.2-18.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 750 579 77.3 72.8-81.3 171 22.7 18.7-27.2

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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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