2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,646 367 6.2 5.5- 7.1 5,279 93.8 92.9-94.5
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,032 88 8.0 6.2-10.4 944 92.0 89.6-93.8
GENDER
Male 413 40 7.6 5.2-10.9 373 92.4 89.1-94.8
Female 619 48 8.4 5.9-11.9 571 91.6 88.1-94.1
AGE
18-34 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 170 17 10.1 6.0-16.5 153 89.9 83.5-94.0
55-64 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 212 27 13.2 8.2-20.6 185 86.8 79.4-91.8
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 307 35 8.6 5.7-12.9 272 91.4 87.1-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 285 30 8.3 5.4-12.7 255 91.7 87.3-94.6
College Graduate 340 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 305 88 30.6 24.2-38.0 217 69.4 62.0-75.8
No 721 *** *** *** 721 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 889 76 8.4 6.3-11.0 813 91.6 89.0-93.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 371 24 6.8 4.2-10.9 347 93.2 89.1-95.8
Regional City or Suburban County 273 28 7.9 5.1-12.0 245 92.1 88.0-94.9
Rural 388 36 9.8 6.5-14.5 352 90.2 85.5-93.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 491 26 5.0 3.2- 7.8 465 95.0 92.2-96.8
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 295 30 9.6 6.0-14.9 265 90.4 85.1-94.0
Unable to Work 115 22 22.2 13.8-33.9 93 77.8 66.1-86.2
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 432 24 6.1 3.8- 9.6 408 93.9 90.4-96.2
HOUSING
Own 553 40 6.6 4.5- 9.5 513 93.4 90.5-95.5
Rent 376 37 8.9 6.0-13.1 339 91.1 86.9-94.0
Other arrangement 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 416 41 9.0 6.1-12.9 375 91.0 87.1-93.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 272 23 8.4 5.2-13.3 249 91.6 86.7-94.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 344 24 7.1 4.4-11.4 320 92.9 88.6-95.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 262 23 9.3 5.9-14.5 239 90.7 85.5-94.1
3rd Quartile 363 29 6.6 4.3-10.0 334 93.4 90.0-95.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 230 22 8.6 4.9-14.5 208 91.4 85.5-95.1

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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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