2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,822 478 6.5 5.8- 7.3 5,344 93.5 92.7-94.2
GENDER
Male 2,628 188 5.2 4.4- 6.1 2,440 94.8 93.9-95.6
Female 3,194 290 7.8 6.7- 9.0 2,904 92.2 91.0-93.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,704 342 7.7 6.7- 8.7 3,362 92.3 91.3-93.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,078 87 6.0 4.7- 7.7 991 94.0 92.3-95.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 152 17 11.7 6.7-19.7 135 88.3 80.3-93.3
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 101 *** *** *** 92 93.2 82.3-97.6
Non-Hispanic Other 119 *** *** *** 119 100 . - .
Hispanic 546 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8 533 98.5 97.2-99.2
AGE
18-34 1,189 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9 1,178 99.0 98.1-99.5
35-44 799 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8 778 97.7 96.2-98.6
45-54 923 40 4.0 2.8- 5.7 883 96.0 94.3-97.2
55-64 1,040 93 8.4 6.5-10.8 947 91.6 89.2-93.5
65-74 1,060 161 15.1 12.7-18.0 899 84.9 82.0-87.3
75+ 685 145 21.3 17.3-25.8 540 78.7 74.2-82.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 544 48 7.4 5.1-10.6 496 92.6 89.4-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,482 105 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,377 93.9 92.3-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,601 153 7.3 6.1- 8.8 1,448 92.7 91.2-93.9
College Graduate 2,172 170 5.7 4.8- 6.8 2,002 94.3 93.2-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,647 216 10.7 9.0-12.6 1,431 89.3 87.4-91.0
No 3,950 245 4.9 4.2- 5.7 3,705 95.1 94.3-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 743 92 8.9 7.0-11.3 651 91.1 88.7-93.0
Non-Veteran 5,028 382 6.2 5.5- 7.0 4,646 93.8 93.0-94.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,029 136 3.6 3.0- 4.4 2,893 96.4 95.6-97.0
Unemployed 349 19 4.5 2.7- 7.5 330 95.5 92.5-97.3
Retired 1,551 254 15.6 13.4-18.1 1,297 84.4 81.9-86.6
Unable to Work 424 54 12.4 8.9-17.0 370 87.6 83.0-91.1
Other not in Labor Force 370 11 1.8 0.9- 3.4 359 98.2 96.6-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 49 8.9 6.0-12.9 466 91.1 87.1-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 772 78 8.3 6.1-11.1 694 91.7 88.9-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 473 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 438 95.1 92.8-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 648 50 6.8 4.8- 9.4 598 93.2 90.6-95.2
$50,000-74,999 686 51 5.2 3.8- 7.2 635 94.8 92.8-96.2
$75,000+ 1,561 113 5.2 4.2- 6.4 1,448 94.8 93.6-95.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 102 7.5 6.0- 9.5 1,065 92.5 90.5-94.0
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 165 14 6.3 3.4-11.5 151 93.7 88.5-96.6
50% to 100% 523 41 6.2 4.0- 9.5 482 93.8 90.5-96.0
101% to 150% 590 42 6.6 4.4- 9.8 548 93.4 90.2-95.6
151% to 200% 491 49 7.6 5.3-10.7 442 92.4 89.3-94.7
More than 200% 2,749 221 5.9 5.0- 6.8 2,528 94.1 93.2-95.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 102 7.5 6.0- 9.5 1,065 92.5 90.5-94.0
HOUSING
Own 3,829 374 7.9 7.0- 9.0 3,455 92.1 91.0-93.0
Rent 1,532 83 4.1 3.2- 5.3 1,449 95.9 94.7-96.8
Other arrangement 408 16 1.8 1.0- 3.1 392 98.2 96.9-99.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,775 130 5.2 4.3- 6.4 1,645 94.8 93.6-95.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,575 136 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,439 92.3 90.6-93.8
Rural 2,472 212 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,260 93.1 91.8-94.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,624 134 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,490 93.2 91.6-94.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,799 170 7.5 6.2- 9.0 1,629 92.5 91.0-93.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,399 174 5.7 4.7- 6.8 2,225 94.3 93.2-95.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,816 137 5.7 4.6- 7.0 1,679 94.3 93.0-95.4
2nd Quartile 1,545 122 6.9 5.6- 8.5 1,423 93.1 91.5-94.4
3rd Quartile 1,628 151 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,477 92.8 91.3-94.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 833 68 6.2 4.6- 8.5 765 93.8 91.5-95.4

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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 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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