2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,948 3,203 81.1 79.6-82.6 745 18.9 17.4-20.4
-Non-Hispanic Black 733 623 82.7 78.8-86.0 110 17.3 14.0-21.2
GENDER
Male 311 252 77.2 70.4-82.8 59 22.8 17.2-29.6
Female 422 371 87.4 83.0-90.8 51 12.6 9.2-17.0
AGE
18-34 195 154 76.6 69.1-82.8 41 23.4 17.2-30.9
35-44 152 128 82.9 72.5-89.9 24 17.1 10.1-27.5
45-54 177 150 84.2 76.6-89.7 27 15.8 10.3-23.4
55-64 209 191 91.8 86.7-95.1 18 8.2 4.9-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 168 76.3 68.5-82.7 44 23.7 17.3-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 209 181 86.1 79.8-90.7 28 13.9 9.3-20.2
College Graduate 262 237 90.1 85.2-93.5 25 9.9 6.5-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 175 154 82.8 71.5-90.2 21 17.2 9.8-28.5
No 519 439 83.0 78.7-86.6 80 17.0 13.4-21.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 634 532 81.5 77.2-85.2 102 18.5 14.8-22.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 287 236 82.6 77.1-87.1 51 17.4 12.9-22.9
Regional City or Suburban County 185 163 88.0 81.3-92.6 22 12.0 7.4-18.7
Rural 261 224 78.8 70.0-85.5 37 21.2 14.5-30.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 470 405 83.4 78.8-87.2 65 16.6 12.8-21.2
Unemployed 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 323 304 93.0 88.7-95.7 19 7.0 4.3-11.3
HOUSING
Own 345 319 89.4 83.4-93.4 26 10.6 6.6-16.6
Rent 301 240 77.8 71.6-83.0 61 22.2 17.0-28.4
Other arrangement 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 282 245 82.9 75.8-88.2 37 17.1 11.8-24.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 186 159 81.7 72.5-88.4 27 18.3 11.6-27.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 265 219 83.3 77.6-87.7 46 16.7 12.3-22.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 130 104 79.5 70.5-86.3 26 20.5 13.7-29.5
2nd Quartile 202 172 82.9 75.2-88.6 30 17.1 11.4-24.8
3rd Quartile 243 212 86.1 79.6-90.8 31 13.9 9.2-20.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 158 135 80.0 69.6-87.4 23 20.0 12.6-30.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

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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