2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 963 342 27.8 24.5-31.4 621 72.2 68.6-75.5
GENDER
Male 380 133 26.2 21.5-31.5 247 73.8 68.5-78.5
Female 583 209 29.2 24.7-34.1 374 70.8 65.9-75.3
AGE
18-34 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 136 18 9.6 5.6-15.9 118 90.4 84.1-94.4
45-54 161 38 26.4 19.0-35.3 123 73.6 64.7-81.0
55-64 187 63 33.1 24.4-43.2 124 66.9 56.8-75.6
65-74 206 126 64.0 55.5-71.7 80 36.0 28.3-44.5
75+ 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 96 28.1 21.9-35.2 187 71.9 64.8-78.1
Some Post-H.S. 270 104 30.0 24.1-36.7 166 70.0 63.3-75.9
College Graduate 316 100 22.5 17.9-27.9 216 77.5 72.1-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 41 25.8 17.0-37.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 100 32 25.1 16.2-36.7 68 74.9 63.3-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 127 38 25.2 17.5-34.8 89 74.8 65.2-82.5
$50,000- 74,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 188 53 20.3 14.7-27.4 135 79.7 72.6-85.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 296 142 39.8 32.9-47.3 154 60.2 52.7-67.1
No 666 200 23.3 19.6-27.4 466 76.7 72.6-80.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 59 36.2 27.3-46.2 75 63.8 53.8-72.7
Non-Veteran 829 283 26.6 23.0-30.5 546 73.4 69.5-77.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 344 105 23.6 18.9-29.0 239 76.4 71.0-81.1
Regional City or Suburban County 248 98 29.6 22.7-37.4 150 70.4 62.6-77.3
Rural 371 139 32.1 26.4-38.5 232 67.9 61.5-73.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 456 76 13.9 10.7-17.9 380 86.1 82.1-89.3
Unemployed 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 286 189 62.6 54.8-69.8 97 37.4 30.2-45.2
Unable to Work 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 134 59 35.0 25.8-45.5 75 65.0 54.5-74.2
151% to 200% 92 26 22.5 14.1-33.9 66 77.5 66.1-85.9
More than 200% 409 137 26.1 21.5-31.4 272 73.9 68.6-78.5
HOUSING
Own 528 217 34.3 29.4-39.6 311 65.7 60.4-70.6
Rent 346 103 20.9 16.5-26.1 243 79.1 73.9-83.5
Other arrangement 83 20 14.5 7.9-25.1 63 85.5 74.9-92.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 382 152 33.2 27.6-39.4 230 66.8 60.6-72.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 259 99 27.6 21.9-34.3 160 72.4 65.7-78.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 322 91 24.0 18.7-30.3 231 76.0 69.7-81.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 170 49 25.8 17.9-35.6 121 74.2 64.4-82.1
2nd Quartile 241 75 22.9 17.6-29.1 166 77.1 70.9-82.4
3rd Quartile 333 134 32.3 26.6-38.6 199 67.7 61.4-73.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 219 84 32.6 25.1-41.2 135 67.4 58.8-74.9

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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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