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 5,665 519 8.1 7.3- 9.0 5,146 91.9 91.0-92.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,038 66 5.3 3.9- 7.2 972 94.7 92.8-96.1
GENDER
Male 415 31 7.5 4.9-11.3 384 92.5 88.7-95.1
Female 623 35 3.5 2.3- 5.4 588 96.5 94.6-97.7
AGE
18-34 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 203 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 214 21 8.1 4.8-13.3 193 91.9 86.7-95.2
75+ 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 26 6.1 3.6-10.1 283 93.9 89.9-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 286 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 270 96.9 94.7-98.2
College Graduate 340 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$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 308 66 20.2 14.9-26.6 242 79.8 73.4-85.1
No 721 *** *** *** 721 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 18 11.6 6.5-19.9 125 88.4 80.1-93.5
Non-Veteran 895 48 4.4 3.0- 6.3 847 95.6 93.7-97.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 372 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 273 26 7.6 4.6-12.3 247 92.4 87.7-95.4
Rural 393 28 6.5 3.9-10.7 365 93.5 89.3-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 491 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 300 29 8.3 5.0-13.4 271 91.7 86.6-95.0
Unable to Work 115 21 17.5 10.5-27.8 94 82.5 72.2-89.5
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 432 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 412 95.9 93.1-97.6
HOUSING
Own 555 28 4.7 2.9- 7.4 527 95.3 92.6-97.1
Rent 378 31 6.0 3.8- 9.4 347 94.0 90.6-96.2
Other arrangement 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 418 39 8.2 5.4-12.3 379 91.8 87.7-94.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 273 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 262 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 245 95.4 92.2-97.4
3rd Quartile 364 26 5.4 3.2- 8.8 338 94.6 91.2-96.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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