2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 3,932 65.2 63.6-66.7 764 12.1 11.0-13.1 1,126 22.8 21.4-24.2
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,074 762 68.0 64.1-71.6 157 12.2 9.9-14.9 155 19.8 16.7-23.4
GENDER
Male 434 288 62.0 55.9-67.7 53 9.5 6.8-13.1 93 28.5 23.1-34.7
Female 640 474 72.9 68.0-77.3 104 14.4 11.1-18.5 62 12.7 9.5-16.7
AGE
18-34 196 115 55.0 46.8-63.0 *** *** *** 70 38.3 30.7-46.4
35-44 152 113 69.0 58.3-78.0 *** *** *** 25 20.9 13.1-31.7
45-54 177 133 75.2 67.0-81.9 17 8.1 4.8-13.4 27 16.7 11.0-24.5
55-64 208 156 76.7 68.7-83.2 34 14.5 9.4-21.8 18 8.8 5.1-14.6
65-74 217 160 75.3 67.6-81.8 48 21.8 15.7-29.5 *** *** ***
75+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 229 67.0 60.1-73.2 43 10.8 7.4-15.5 53 22.2 16.8-28.8
Some Post-H.S. 290 199 65.4 58.2-72.0 44 14.2 9.7-20.4 47 20.4 15.1-26.9
College Graduate 351 262 78.1 72.6-82.7 53 10.9 7.8-15.0 36 11.0 7.7-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 113 60.3 50.0-69.8 25 11.1 6.5-18.5 33 28.5 20.0-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 97 74.5 64.6-82.3 24 13.4 8.3-20.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** 18 17.8 10.1-29.7 14 11.8 6.5-20.3
$75,000+ 200 157 78.7 71.0-84.8 23 8.8 5.4-14.1 20 12.5 7.6-19.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 308 196 56.3 48.4-63.9 66 19.5 14.6-25.7 46 24.2 17.2-32.8
No 717 532 72.4 67.9-76.4 86 9.6 7.2-12.7 99 18.0 14.6-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 91 59.4 49.0-69.0 30 20.6 13.4-30.3 25 20.0 12.9-29.8
Non-Veteran 920 668 69.9 65.8-73.8 125 10.5 8.3-13.2 127 19.5 16.1-23.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 384 270 68.2 62.1-73.7 55 12.0 8.5-16.7 59 19.8 15.2-25.5
Regional City or Suburban County 278 206 75.9 68.9-81.7 42 12.8 8.6-18.6 30 11.4 7.4-17.0
Rural 412 286 61.9 55.0-68.4 60 12.0 8.6-16.4 66 26.1 20.0-33.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 502 371 70.1 64.8-74.8 37 6.3 4.2- 9.3 94 23.6 19.2-28.7
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 303 211 69.7 62.1-76.3 75 24.3 18.3-31.6 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 120 86 73.2 62.7-81.6 26 19.5 12.6-29.1 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 145 *** *** *** 21 10.9 6.1-18.7 24 24.8 16.1-36.3
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 433 325 75.5 70.0-80.2 64 12.6 9.1-17.0 44 11.9 8.6-16.4
HOUSING
Own 573 424 72.4 67.0-77.2 96 15.4 11.9-19.8 53 12.2 8.7-16.8
Rent 393 270 66.8 60.6-72.4 52 9.2 6.6-12.8 71 24.0 18.8-30.0
Other arrangement 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 431 302 64.1 57.6-70.1 68 13.3 9.9-17.6 61 22.6 17.1-29.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 283 199 67.2 59.5-74.0 43 12.4 8.5-17.6 41 20.4 14.4-28.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 360 261 71.4 65.1-77.0 46 11.2 7.5-16.4 53 17.4 13.0-22.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 187 131 72.5 64.2-79.5 25 9.7 5.6-16.2 31 17.8 12.2-25.2
2nd Quartile 272 197 65.1 57.5-72.0 29 11.0 7.0-16.8 46 24.0 17.9-31.4
3rd Quartile 375 266 73.0 67.2-78.2 63 13.7 10.2-18.2 46 13.2 9.4-18.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 240 168 60.5 51.3-69.0 40 14.7 9.7-21.6 32 24.8 17.2-34.4

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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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