2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 478 6.5 5.8- 7.3 5,344 93.5 92.7-94.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,078 87 6.0 4.7- 7.7 991 94.0 92.3-95.3
GENDER
Male 435 37 6.8 4.6- 9.8 398 93.2 90.2-95.4
Female 643 50 5.4 3.8- 7.5 593 94.6 92.5-96.2
AGE
18-34 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 210 18 6.8 4.1-10.9 192 93.2 89.1-95.9
65-74 218 32 17.8 11.9-25.9 186 82.2 74.1-88.1
75+ 110 24 21.7 13.5-33.1 86 78.3 66.9-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 326 18 4.9 2.9- 8.2 308 95.1 91.8-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 293 30 7.5 4.9-11.4 263 92.5 88.6-95.1
College Graduate 351 26 5.4 3.4- 8.5 325 94.6 91.5-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 20 10.7 6.3-17.5 151 89.3 82.5-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 200 19 6.3 3.6-10.7 181 93.7 89.3-96.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 308 34 8.9 5.9-13.2 274 91.1 86.8-94.1
No 721 49 5.0 3.6- 7.0 672 95.0 93.0-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 22 12.4 7.7-19.5 124 87.6 80.5-92.3
Non-Veteran 924 65 5.1 3.8- 6.9 859 94.9 93.1-96.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 386 27 4.5 2.9- 6.9 359 95.5 93.1-97.1
Regional City or Suburban County 278 30 8.7 5.6-13.3 248 91.3 86.7-94.4
Rural 414 30 6.1 4.0- 9.3 384 93.9 90.7-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 504 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 487 97.4 95.5-98.5
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 303 52 17.3 12.6-23.4 251 82.7 76.6-87.4
Unable to Work 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 434 42 7.2 5.0-10.3 392 92.8 89.7-95.0
HOUSING
Own 575 58 7.6 5.6-10.4 517 92.4 89.6-94.4
Rent 393 25 5.1 3.2- 7.9 368 94.9 92.1-96.8
Other arrangement 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 432 37 7.0 4.7-10.3 395 93.0 89.7-95.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 24 6.2 3.8- 9.9 260 93.8 90.1-96.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 362 26 5.1 3.2- 7.9 336 94.9 92.1-96.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 273 19 4.8 2.9- 7.9 254 95.2 92.1-97.1
3rd Quartile 375 39 7.5 5.2-10.8 336 92.5 89.2-94.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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