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 a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,075 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,015 95.9 94.4-97.0
GENDER
Male 433 30 5.4 3.6- 8.3 403 94.6 91.7-96.4
Female 642 30 3.0 1.9- 4.7 612 97.0 95.3-98.1
AGE
18-34 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 210 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 216 18 10.3 6.1-16.9 198 89.7 83.1-93.9
75+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 22 4.1 2.5- 6.5 303 95.9 93.5-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 351 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 169 19 9.5 5.5-16.0 150 90.5 84.0-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 306 38 9.4 6.4-13.6 268 90.6 86.4-93.6
No 720 21 2.5 1.4- 4.2 699 97.5 95.8-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 921 48 3.9 2.7- 5.5 873 96.1 94.5-97.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 385 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 278 17 4.7 2.6- 8.3 261 95.3 91.7-97.4
Rural 412 31 5.5 3.6- 8.4 381 94.5 91.6-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 504 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 302 26 9.3 5.9-14.3 276 90.7 85.7-94.1
Unable to Work 120 24 16.9 10.4-26.5 96 83.1 73.5-89.6
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 16 8.9 4.9-15.4 95 91.1 84.6-95.1
101% to 150% 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 434 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 573 28 3.9 2.4- 6.2 545 96.1 93.8-97.6
Rent 393 28 4.8 3.1- 7.4 365 95.2 92.6-96.9
Other arrangement 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 430 32 6.1 3.9- 9.2 398 93.9 90.8-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 361 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 375 19 4.1 2.3- 7.2 356 95.9 92.8-97.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 240 22 7.2 4.4-11.6 218 92.8 88.4-95.6

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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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