2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,036 558 55.0 51.1-58.9 478 45.0 41.1-48.9
GENDER
Male 419 207 49.2 43.2-55.2 212 50.8 44.8-56.8
Female 617 351 59.9 54.7-64.8 266 40.1 35.2-45.3
AGE
18-34 196 107 61.3 53.3-68.6 89 38.7 31.4-46.7
35-44 152 83 48.3 38.8-58.0 69 51.7 42.0-61.2
45-54 175 95 53.7 44.8-62.4 80 46.3 37.6-55.2
55-64 202 109 55.5 46.4-64.2 93 44.5 35.8-53.6
65-74 208 112 56.5 47.8-64.8 96 43.5 35.2-52.2
75+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 181 58.2 51.3-64.9 133 41.8 35.1-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 284 145 56.2 49.1-63.1 139 43.8 36.9-50.9
College Graduate 342 181 50.7 44.2-57.1 161 49.3 42.9-55.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 160 87 57.4 47.0-67.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 68 52.8 42.5-62.8 65 47.2 37.2-57.5
$50,000- 74,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 196 109 52.8 44.3-61.2 87 47.2 38.8-55.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 291 125 42.6 35.1-50.4 166 57.4 49.6-64.9
No 698 405 59.7 55.1-64.1 293 40.3 35.9-44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 56 34.2 25.5-44.2 85 65.8 55.8-74.5
Non-Veteran 887 499 58.5 54.3-62.6 388 41.5 37.4-45.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 372 202 55.7 49.6-61.6 170 44.3 38.4-50.4
Regional City or Suburban County 269 127 51.3 43.4-59.1 142 48.7 40.9-56.6
Rural 395 229 56.9 50.1-63.4 166 43.1 36.6-49.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 494 272 55.6 50.2-60.8 222 44.4 39.2-49.8
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 289 151 48.8 41.3-56.3 138 51.2 43.7-58.7
Unable to Work 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 427 226 51.5 45.6-57.4 201 48.5 42.6-54.4
HOUSING
Own 556 298 52.6 47.2-58.0 258 47.4 42.0-52.8
Rent 378 197 55.1 48.8-61.3 181 44.9 38.7-51.2
Other arrangement 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 413 227 57.9 51.7-64.0 186 42.1 36.0-48.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 271 146 52.5 44.9-60.0 125 47.5 40.0-55.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 352 185 54.7 48.3-60.9 167 45.3 39.1-51.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 182 85 48.5 39.6-57.5 97 51.5 42.5-60.4
2nd Quartile 268 142 53.1 45.8-60.2 126 46.9 39.8-54.2
3rd Quartile 354 193 58.1 51.6-64.3 161 41.9 35.7-48.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 232 138 60.9 52.0-69.1 94 39.1 30.9-48.0

Back to Inadequate Sleep.

*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

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 respondent’s 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 respondent’s 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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