2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,073 132 9.3 7.5-11.5 941 90.7 88.5-92.5
GENDER
Male 433 60 10.7 7.9-14.3 373 89.3 85.7-92.1
Female 640 72 8.2 6.0-11.2 568 91.8 88.8-94.0
AGE
18-34 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 176 19 10.3 6.1-17.0 157 89.7 83.0-93.9
55-64 209 34 13.6 8.8-20.3 175 86.4 79.7-91.2
65-74 216 42 21.1 15.0-28.8 174 78.9 71.2-85.0
75+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 21 17.9 10.4-29.1 83 82.1 70.9-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 45 10.1 7.1-14.1 280 89.9 85.9-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 291 36 7.9 5.3-11.8 255 92.1 88.2-94.7
College Graduate 351 29 5.1 3.4- 7.7 322 94.9 92.3-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 23 11.6 7.1-18.4 116 88.4 81.6-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 170 29 14.3 9.0-21.9 141 85.7 78.1-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 110 17 11.8 6.4-20.5 93 88.2 79.5-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 307 82 22.7 17.3-29.2 225 77.3 70.8-82.7
No 717 46 4.7 3.3- 6.7 671 95.3 93.3-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 29 16.0 10.6-23.6 117 84.0 76.4-89.4
Non-Veteran 919 103 8.5 6.6-10.9 816 91.5 89.1-93.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 384 28 6.3 3.9- 9.8 356 93.7 90.2-96.1
Regional City or Suburban County 278 44 10.6 7.4-15.1 234 89.4 84.9-92.6
Rural 411 60 12.5 9.1-17.0 351 87.5 83.0-90.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 503 21 3.1 1.8- 5.3 482 96.9 94.7-98.2
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 302 60 18.6 13.8-24.6 242 81.4 75.4-86.2
Unable to Work 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 21 11.8 7.0-19.2 90 88.2 80.8-93.0
101% to 150% 144 21 12.0 6.9-20.1 123 88.0 79.9-93.1
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 433 41 6.8 4.6-10.0 392 93.2 90.0-95.4
HOUSING
Own 573 76 9.9 7.4-13.0 497 90.1 87.0-92.6
Rent 392 48 9.2 6.5-12.7 344 90.8 87.3-93.5
Other arrangement 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 429 73 15.1 11.3-19.8 356 84.9 80.2-88.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 283 36 9.2 6.2-13.5 247 90.8 86.5-93.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 361 23 5.2 3.0- 8.7 338 94.8 91.3-97.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 271 32 8.3 5.3-12.8 239 91.7 87.2-94.7
3rd Quartile 375 50 9.6 6.9-13.3 325 90.4 86.7-93.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 239 40 16.3 11.0-23.4 199 83.7 76.6-89.0

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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