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 5,620 389 6.4 5.7- 7.3 5,231 93.6 92.7-94.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,026 86 6.3 4.9- 8.2 940 93.7 91.8-95.1
GENDER
Male 409 24 5.2 3.2- 8.3 385 94.8 91.7-96.8
Female 617 62 7.2 5.3- 9.8 555 92.8 90.2-94.7
AGE
18-34 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 169 14 6.6 3.7-11.6 155 93.4 88.4-96.3
55-64 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 212 23 11.1 6.7-17.6 189 88.9 82.4-93.3
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 32 7.2 4.7-10.7 273 92.8 89.3-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 286 23 5.1 3.1- 8.4 263 94.9 91.6-96.9
College Graduate 335 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 22 14.3 8.3-23.5 88 85.7 76.5-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 165 24 12.5 7.4-20.4 141 87.5 79.6-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 305 86 24.0 18.6-30.4 219 76.0 69.6-81.4
No 721 *** *** *** 721 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 15 10.1 5.8-17.3 126 89.9 82.7-94.2
Non-Veteran 885 71 5.8 4.3- 7.7 814 94.2 92.3-95.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 366 19 4.1 2.4- 6.9 347 95.9 93.1-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 271 29 8.6 5.6-13.0 242 91.4 87.0-94.4
Rural 389 38 7.6 5.0-11.4 351 92.4 88.6-95.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 488 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 295 35 11.4 7.4-17.2 260 88.6 82.8-92.6
Unable to Work 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 106 18 12.1 6.6-21.2 88 87.9 78.8-93.4
101% to 150% 139 20 13.0 7.5-21.6 119 87.0 78.4-92.5
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 431 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 551 39 5.7 3.9- 8.3 512 94.3 91.7-96.1
Rent 371 33 6.8 4.4-10.4 338 93.2 89.6-95.6
Other arrangement 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 413 49 11.1 7.8-15.5 364 88.9 84.5-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 343 25 5.0 3.1- 8.1 318 95.0 91.9-96.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 177 17 7.8 4.4-13.5 160 92.2 86.5-95.6
2nd Quartile 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 359 30 7.2 4.8-10.7 329 92.8 89.3-95.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 230 25 10.0 5.9-16.5 205 90.0 83.5-94.1

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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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