2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 1,236 22.3 21.0-23.6 1,994 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,720 29.2 27.8-30.7 644 10.9 9.9-11.9 233 3.6 3.1- 4.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,075 179 18.9 16.0-22.1 306 29.7 26.4-33.3 400 36.6 32.9-40.5 134 11.1 9.1-13.6 56 3.6 2.6- 5.0
GENDER
Male 432 83 21.1 16.7-26.4 124 29.6 24.6-35.2 151 33.5 28.1-39.4 45 10.9 7.8-15.2 29 4.8 3.1- 7.4
Female 643 96 17.1 13.6-21.2 182 29.8 25.4-34.6 249 39.2 34.2-44.3 89 11.3 8.7-14.4 27 2.7 1.7- 4.2
AGE
18-34 196 57 27.5 21.0-35.1 61 31.7 24.7-39.7 55 30.8 23.6-39.1 20 8.7 5.3-13.7 *** *** ***
35-44 152 41 24.6 17.6-33.2 50 28.3 20.9-37.0 48 38.7 29.2-49.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 177 25 14.0 9.0-21.0 57 37.3 29.0-46.5 68 36.6 28.6-45.4 16 7.0 4.0-12.0 *** *** ***
55-64 210 28 14.8 9.3-22.6 56 26.5 19.9-34.3 82 41.5 32.8-50.8 35 14.9 9.7-22.0 *** *** ***
65-74 218 19 9.5 5.5-16.0 55 27.4 20.1-36.2 93 40.9 32.8-49.5 33 15.8 10.6-22.9 18 6.4 3.7-10.8
75+ 109 *** *** *** 21 18.2 10.1-30.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 22.5 14.8-32.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 44 16.0 11.2-22.2 84 28.9 23.0-35.5 127 38.2 31.7-45.1 40 10.9 7.4-15.6 30 6.1 3.9- 9.3
Some Post-H.S. 293 49 20.3 15.2-26.7 73 26.7 20.9-33.4 122 39.4 32.7-46.5 38 11.6 7.9-16.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 350 78 26.3 21.1-32.4 129 38.6 32.6-44.9 114 29.1 23.6-35.3 24 4.4 2.7- 7.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** 36 29.3 20.0-40.8 *** *** *** 21 11.0 6.6-17.5 19 9.8 5.5-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 171 20 13.6 8.1-22.0 37 24.9 17.2-34.7 67 38.3 28.8-48.8 35 18.5 12.2-26.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.5 8.1-24.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 22 17.1 10.5-26.5 37 25.6 17.9-35.1 61 46.3 36.3-56.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 24 23.7 15.1-35.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 200 39 21.2 15.2-28.8 89 43.0 35.0-51.4 57 28.9 21.7-37.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 306 21 8.7 5.0-14.8 53 17.9 12.8-24.3 113 37.2 30.0-45.1 74 24.2 18.4-31.1 45 12.0 8.5-16.8
No 721 148 22.4 18.8-26.4 240 33.7 29.6-38.1 270 36.7 32.3-41.4 53 6.5 4.7- 8.8 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 144 24 21.3 13.4-31.9 38 27.0 18.9-36.9 60 35.2 26.5-44.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 923 155 18.8 15.8-22.2 264 29.5 25.9-33.4 336 37.0 32.9-41.2 121 11.4 9.2-14.1 47 3.3 2.3- 4.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 386 73 20.9 16.4-26.2 131 34.7 29.2-40.6 138 33.9 28.4-39.8 36 9.1 6.3-12.9 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 278 51 23.3 17.3-30.7 64 22.5 17.1-29.1 109 37.9 30.4-45.9 40 11.9 8.1-17.2 *** *** ***
Rural 411 55 12.9 9.2-17.7 111 28.4 23.0-34.6 153 39.4 33.1-46.2 58 13.4 9.6-18.2 34 5.9 3.9- 8.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 504 114 22.4 18.4-27.1 181 35.9 31.1-41.1 168 34.0 29.1-39.3 34 6.8 4.5-10.0 *** *** ***
Unemployed 96 18 20.0 12.0-31.3 27 21.6 13.7-32.4 *** *** *** 13 11.1 6.1-19.4 *** *** ***
Retired 302 26 9.8 5.9-15.9 68 23.9 17.9-31.0 138 41.6 34.6-48.8 49 19.2 13.7-26.1 21 5.7 3.3- 9.5
Unable to Work 120 *** *** *** 14 11.5 6.3-20.1 *** *** *** 36 28.2 19.2-39.5 24 17.5 11.1-26.7
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 17 19.6 11.3-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.2 5.8-17.5 17 9.1 5.1-15.8
101% to 150% 145 22 17.0 10.5-26.3 30 23.4 15.7-33.4 51 35.9 26.5-46.6 33 19.5 12.7-28.7 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 434 75 19.2 14.9-24.3 158 36.8 31.4-42.6 155 34.3 28.9-40.2 32 7.2 4.6-11.0 *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 574 92 17.1 13.6-21.4 174 31.4 26.7-36.5 224 38.1 32.9-43.6 58 10.0 7.3-13.5 26 3.3 2.1- 5.3
Rent 392 63 18.1 13.8-23.3 103 27.9 22.7-33.9 145 37.5 31.6-43.8 60 13.1 9.7-17.5 21 3.4 2.1- 5.6
Other arrangement 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.3 6.2-19.7 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 430 71 19.3 14.7-25.0 100 25.3 20.1-31.3 162 36.3 30.5-42.5 68 13.7 10.1-18.2 29 5.4 3.5- 8.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 47 18.5 13.5-24.9 73 23.6 18.2-30.1 115 41.4 34.2-48.9 37 14.0 9.7-19.8 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 361 61 18.8 14.4-24.2 133 37.4 31.6-43.6 123 33.4 27.6-39.9 29 7.2 4.8-10.7 *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 187 31 18.4 12.6-26.0 55 32.2 24.6-40.9 73 34.9 26.8-43.9 20 11.4 7.0-18.0 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 273 50 18.8 14.0-24.8 89 30.9 24.9-37.7 96 38.9 32.0-46.4 28 9.1 6.0-13.6 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 375 60 20.9 15.9-27.0 103 29.5 23.9-35.8 146 34.6 28.9-40.6 51 11.8 8.5-16.3 15 3.2 1.9- 5.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 240 38 16.0 10.5-23.7 59 25.0 18.4-33.2 85 37.0 28.9-46.0 35 14.0 8.9-21.2 23 7.9 4.8-12.9

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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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