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 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,031 109 11.3 9.0-14.1 922 88.7 85.9-91.0
GENDER
Male 411 45 12.8 9.2-17.6 366 87.2 82.4-90.8
Female 620 64 10.0 7.3-13.7 556 90.0 86.3-92.7
AGE
18-34 186 19 12.5 7.7-19.7 167 87.5 80.3-92.3
35-44 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 169 22 13.0 7.8-20.8 147 87.0 79.2-92.2
55-64 203 23 9.8 5.9-15.8 180 90.2 84.2-94.1
65-74 212 18 10.1 5.7-17.3 194 89.9 82.7-94.3
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 307 42 11.6 7.8-16.7 265 88.4 83.3-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 285 32 9.8 6.5-14.6 253 90.2 85.4-93.5
College Graduate 338 14 4.7 2.6- 8.3 324 95.3 91.7-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 22 16.1 9.3-26.4 87 83.9 73.6-90.7
$15,000- 24,999 168 23 17.0 10.4-26.4 145 83.0 73.6-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 306 109 43.0 35.6-50.7 197 57.0 49.3-64.4
No 721 *** *** *** 721 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 24 17.2 10.9-26.0 117 82.8 74.0-89.1
Non-Veteran 890 85 10.4 8.0-13.5 805 89.6 86.5-92.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 371 30 9.6 6.3-14.2 341 90.4 85.8-93.7
Regional City or Suburban County 272 38 12.5 8.6-18.0 234 87.5 82.0-91.4
Rural 388 41 12.8 8.6-18.5 347 87.2 81.5-91.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 491 27 6.5 4.1-10.1 464 93.5 89.9-95.9
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 296 25 9.7 5.8-15.7 271 90.3 84.3-94.2
Unable to Work 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 17 14.4 8.3-24.0 125 85.6 76.0-91.7
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 431 23 6.1 3.7- 9.9 408 93.9 90.1-96.3
HOUSING
Own 552 49 10.0 7.2-13.6 503 90.0 86.4-92.8
Rent 376 49 12.0 8.3-16.8 327 88.0 83.2-91.7
Other arrangement 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 413 49 13.0 9.0-18.3 364 87.0 81.7-91.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 273 30 13.2 8.8-19.5 243 86.8 80.5-91.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 345 30 8.7 5.7-13.1 315 91.3 86.9-94.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 178 19 10.2 6.0-16.7 159 89.8 83.3-94.0
2nd Quartile 262 26 10.6 6.8-16.1 236 89.4 83.9-93.2
3rd Quartile 362 42 12.2 8.5-17.1 320 87.8 82.9-91.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 229 22 12.5 6.9-21.5 207 87.5 78.5-93.1

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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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