2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,722 2,835 61.2 59.5-62.9 1,887 38.8 37.1-40.5
-Non-Hispanic Black 901 637 70.7 66.6-74.6 264 29.3 25.4-33.4
GENDER
Male 364 251 66.3 59.6-72.4 113 33.7 27.6-40.4
Female 537 386 74.5 69.3-79.1 151 25.5 20.9-30.7
AGE
18-34 147 100 66.8 57.2-75.2 47 33.2 24.8-42.8
35-44 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 153 114 75.8 67.0-82.9 39 24.2 17.1-33.0
55-64 183 134 73.1 62.8-81.5 49 26.9 18.5-37.2
65-74 184 120 63.6 54.2-72.0 64 36.4 28.0-45.8
75+ 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 169 64.1 56.1-71.4 96 35.9 28.6-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 258 182 72.8 66.0-78.8 76 27.2 21.2-34.0
College Graduate 293 237 84.4 79.0-88.5 56 15.6 11.5-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 91 76.7 66.3-84.7 30 23.3 15.3-33.7
$50,000- 74,999 94 75 83.1 72.4-90.2 19 16.9 9.8-27.6
$75,000+ 179 161 92.6 87.1-95.9 18 7.4 4.1-12.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 273 186 66.4 57.8-74.1 87 33.6 25.9-42.2
No 627 450 72.3 67.5-76.6 177 27.7 23.4-32.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 96 80.0 69.5-87.5 26 20.0 12.5-30.5
Non-Veteran 779 541 69.4 64.9-73.6 238 30.6 26.4-35.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 305 232 78.2 72.2-83.1 73 21.8 16.9-27.8
Regional City or Suburban County 243 172 66.0 57.2-73.9 71 34.0 26.1-42.8
Rural 353 233 65.4 58.0-72.1 120 34.6 27.9-42.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 435 329 74.7 69.3-79.4 106 25.3 20.6-30.7
Unemployed 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 265 180 68.4 60.7-75.2 85 31.6 24.8-39.3
Unable to Work 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 377 313 86.1 81.6-89.7 64 13.9 10.3-18.4
HOUSING
Own 505 378 73.7 67.8-78.8 127 26.3 21.2-32.2
Rent 311 206 69.5 62.9-75.5 105 30.5 24.5-37.1
Other arrangement 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 372 261 71.1 64.5-77.0 111 28.9 23.0-35.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 247 169 66.5 58.2-74.0 78 33.5 26.0-41.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 282 207 73.9 66.8-79.8 75 26.1 20.2-33.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 154 103 65.8 55.3-74.9 51 34.2 25.1-44.7
2nd Quartile 215 162 74.4 66.1-81.3 53 25.6 18.7-33.9
3rd Quartile 324 233 71.7 65.2-77.3 91 28.3 22.7-34.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 208 139 66.9 57.1-75.4 69 33.1 24.6-42.9

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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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