2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,775 603 10.8 9.8-11.9 1,189 20.7 19.5-22.1 3,518 60.5 58.9-62.1 465 7.9 7.1- 8.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,049 149 15.0 12.4-18.1 287 26.3 23.1-29.8 515 49.5 45.6-53.4 98 9.1 7.1-11.7
GENDER
Male 421 70 18.3 13.8-23.8 126 28.2 23.3-33.6 181 42.2 36.4-48.2 44 11.4 8.0-15.9
Female 628 79 12.4 9.5-15.9 161 24.8 20.7-29.5 334 55.5 50.4-60.5 54 7.3 5.0-10.5
AGE
18-34 196 27 11.1 7.2-16.6 62 27.7 21.2-35.2 93 51.5 43.4-59.5 14 9.8 5.5-16.9
35-44 152 30 23.1 15.1-33.7 39 28.6 20.7-38.0 76 45.2 35.9-54.8 *** *** ***
45-54 175 27 16.3 10.7-23.9 53 30.0 22.6-38.6 81 46.8 38.0-55.7 14 6.9 3.9-12.1
55-64 202 39 18.5 12.8-25.9 52 25.0 17.9-33.7 95 49.7 40.7-58.8 16 6.8 3.7-12.0
65-74 208 15 7.2 4.0-12.6 57 23.8 17.7-31.2 112 56.5 47.8-64.8 24 12.5 7.7-19.6
75+ 103 *** *** *** 21 14.1 8.1-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 316 50 16.5 12.0-22.3 71 21.8 16.7-28.0 164 52.3 45.3-59.2 31 9.4 6.0-14.4
Some Post-H.S. 288 42 14.3 10.2-19.7 89 27.1 21.3-33.7 129 47.8 40.7-54.9 28 10.8 6.9-16.7
College Graduate 348 43 12.9 9.1-17.8 105 33.2 27.3-39.8 172 47.3 41.0-53.7 28 6.6 4.3- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 *** *** *** 26 18.4 11.0-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 161 20 13.4 8.0-21.6 43 24.1 16.6-33.7 79 52.3 42.0-62.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 108 *** *** *** 32 26.5 17.6-37.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 19 13.9 8.4-22.3 39 28.3 20.1-38.2 63 47.5 37.4-57.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 9.6 5.3-16.8
$75,000+ 200 27 14.2 9.4-21.1 58 31.8 24.3-40.3 105 50.4 42.0-58.8 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 294 65 25.1 18.4-33.1 82 26.5 20.3-33.7 116 39.7 32.5-47.5 31 8.7 5.7-13.0
No 708 78 11.5 8.9-14.8 194 25.9 22.1-30.0 374 53.2 48.6-57.8 62 9.4 6.8-12.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 34 26.3 18.2-36.3 41 30.3 21.7-40.5 54 33.1 24.5-43.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 898 113 13.3 10.6-16.6 243 25.3 21.9-29.0 458 52.3 48.1-56.5 84 9.1 6.9-11.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 378 47 13.7 10.0-18.3 112 28.3 23.3-33.9 189 50.5 44.5-56.5 30 7.5 4.7-11.9
Regional City or Suburban County 273 53 18.1 13.1-24.4 72 25.2 19.1-32.4 120 47.7 39.9-55.6 28 9.0 5.7-13.9
Rural 398 49 14.7 9.9-21.1 103 24.4 19.3-30.4 206 49.5 42.9-56.1 40 11.4 7.7-16.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 499 70 15.0 11.5-19.3 153 29.5 24.9-34.4 246 49.4 44.1-54.8 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** 29 23.3 15.0-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 291 30 13.0 8.6-19.3 70 22.1 16.5-29.0 151 48.9 41.4-56.4 40 16.0 10.8-23.0
Unable to Work 111 30 25.0 16.8-35.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 104 *** *** *** 18 16.4 9.0-28.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 141 20 16.3 9.7-26.1 47 25.3 17.7-34.7 61 49.4 39.0-59.9 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 94 15 16.4 9.3-27.2 22 22.2 14.1-33.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 431 60 13.7 10.2-18.2 126 31.6 26.2-37.4 209 47.5 41.7-53.4 36 7.2 4.9-10.4
HOUSING
Own 564 73 15.4 11.6-20.2 154 26.2 21.8-31.1 278 47.7 42.3-53.1 59 10.7 7.8-14.6
Rent 382 61 14.4 10.7-19.0 110 29.2 23.8-35.2 182 51.2 44.9-57.4 29 5.2 3.3- 8.3
Other arrangement 98 14 14.6 8.0-25.2 23 20.1 12.4-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 417 64 13.7 10.1-18.3 106 24.1 19.2-29.8 203 49.5 43.2-55.8 44 12.7 8.7-18.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 272 40 19.0 13.2-26.6 69 24.0 18.3-30.8 134 47.6 40.2-55.2 29 9.4 6.1-14.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 360 45 13.2 9.6-17.9 112 29.6 24.3-35.5 178 50.9 44.6-57.1 25 6.3 3.7-10.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 187 23 12.6 8.0-19.2 69 34.5 26.8-43.0 82 47.0 38.3-55.9 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 269 42 18.9 13.5-25.8 72 25.3 19.7-31.8 132 47.6 40.4-54.8 23 8.2 5.0-13.3
3rd Quartile 361 60 14.9 11.2-19.7 86 23.4 18.3-29.3 181 52.7 46.2-59.0 34 9.1 5.9-13.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 232 24 9.5 5.5-15.7 60 25.0 18.0-33.6 120 51.0 42.2-59.7 28 14.5 9.1-22.4

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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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