2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,532 620 37.4 34.5-40.4 912 62.6 59.6-65.5
-Eastern NC 578 242 41.7 36.7-46.9 336 58.3 53.1-63.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 371 159 41.3 35.2-47.6 212 58.7 52.4-64.8
Non-Hispanic Black 137 62 43.4 33.5-53.7 75 56.6 46.3-66.5
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 126 28 26.3 17.6-37.4 98 73.7 62.6-82.4
55-64 160 66 45.9 36.3-55.7 94 54.1 44.3-63.7
65-74 167 102 62.3 52.4-71.3 65 37.7 28.7-47.6
75+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 155 59 40.4 31.2-50.3 96 59.6 49.7-68.8
Some Post-H.S. 191 79 40.6 32.6-49.1 112 59.4 50.9-67.4
College Graduate 179 82 44.7 36.1-53.6 97 55.3 46.4-63.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 214 96 45.4 36.9-54.2 118 54.6 45.8-63.1
No 362 146 40.0 33.9-46.3 216 60.0 53.7-66.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 204 99 52.2 43.8-60.5 105 47.8 39.5-56.2
Non-Veteran 374 143 36.7 30.7-43.2 231 63.3 56.8-69.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 270 86 33.9 27.3-41.3 184 66.1 58.7-72.7
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 218 126 56.5 47.1-65.5 92 43.5 34.5-52.9
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 87 41.6 33.5-50.1 112 58.4 49.9-66.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 340 156 44.8 38.4-51.4 184 55.2 48.6-61.6
HOUSING
Own 476 217 44.5 39.0-50.3 259 55.5 49.7-61.0
Rent 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 139 61 44.7 35.1-54.8 78 55.3 45.2-64.9
Rural 370 149 40.1 33.8-46.7 221 59.9 53.3-66.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 362 145 41.4 35.2-48.0 217 58.6 52.0-64.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 179 71 37.5 29.6-46.2 108 62.5 53.8-70.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 218 88 42.2 33.7-51.1 130 57.8 48.9-66.3

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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