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 5,637 204 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,433 96.7 96.1-97.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,029 56 4.3 3.1- 6.0 973 95.7 94.0-96.9
GENDER
Male 411 18 3.5 2.1- 5.9 393 96.5 94.1-97.9
Female 618 38 5.0 3.3- 7.6 580 95.0 92.4-96.7
AGE
18-34 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 170 14 6.8 3.9-11.7 156 93.2 88.3-96.1
55-64 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 23 6.4 4.0-10.0 283 93.6 90.0-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 285 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 271 97.1 94.9-98.4
College Graduate 338 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 16 5.5 3.0- 9.6 151 94.5 90.4-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 306 56 16.4 11.8-22.3 250 83.6 77.7-88.2
No 721 *** *** *** 721 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 887 47 3.9 2.7- 5.7 840 96.1 94.3-97.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 368 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 273 18 5.3 3.1- 9.1 255 94.7 90.9-96.9
Rural 388 26 5.1 3.2- 7.9 362 94.9 92.1-96.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 489 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 295 18 5.7 3.3- 9.9 277 94.3 90.1-96.7
Unable to Work 115 31 27.6 18.8-38.5 84 72.4 61.5-81.2
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 431 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 552 25 3.5 2.2- 5.5 527 96.5 94.5-97.8
Rent 373 22 4.6 2.8- 7.5 351 95.4 92.5-97.2
Other arrangement 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 415 29 5.5 3.6- 8.5 386 94.5 91.5-96.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 343 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 260 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 362 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6 343 96.6 94.4-98.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 230 19 6.8 4.0-11.5 211 93.2 88.5-96.0

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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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