2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
GENDER
Male 2,630 239 6.9 5.9- 8.0 2,391 93.1 92.0-94.1
Female 3,197 262 7.1 6.1- 8.3 2,935 92.9 91.7-93.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,709 472 10.6 9.5-11.8 3,237 89.4 88.2-90.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,077 *** *** *** 1,069 99.6 99.1-99.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 152 *** *** *** 148 98.3 94.7-99.5
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 102 *** *** *** 96 97.2 92.6-99.0
Non-Hispanic Other 119 *** *** *** 118 99.8 98.9- 100
Hispanic 546 *** *** *** 544 99.8 99.1-99.9
AGE
18-34 1,190 *** *** *** 1,183 99.6 99.1-99.8
35-44 799 15 1.5 0.9- 2.6 784 98.5 97.4-99.1
45-54 925 36 4.0 2.7- 5.9 889 96.0 94.1-97.3
55-64 1,041 96 9.6 7.6-12.1 945 90.4 87.9-92.4
65-74 1,059 174 16.8 14.2-19.9 885 83.2 80.1-85.8
75+ 686 163 24.4 20.3-29.0 523 75.6 71.0-79.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 543 30 6.2 3.9- 9.7 513 93.8 90.3-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,482 113 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,369 94.0 92.6-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,603 139 6.8 5.6- 8.2 1,464 93.2 91.8-94.4
College Graduate 2,176 218 8.6 7.4-10.0 1,958 91.4 90.0-92.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,651 211 11.1 9.4-13.1 1,440 88.9 86.9-90.6
No 3,951 283 5.7 5.0- 6.6 3,668 94.3 93.4-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 746 106 12.7 10.2-15.8 640 87.3 84.2-89.8
Non-Veteran 5,030 392 6.2 5.5- 7.0 4,638 93.8 93.0-94.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,030 146 4.0 3.3- 4.9 2,884 96.0 95.1-96.7
Unemployed 350 20 3.5 2.1- 5.6 330 96.5 94.4-97.9
Retired 1,552 290 19.2 16.7-21.9 1,262 80.8 78.1-83.3
Unable to Work 426 31 7.5 5.0-11.3 395 92.5 88.7-95.0
Other not in Labor Force 370 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 359 98.6 97.3-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 516 28 4.6 2.8- 7.5 488 95.4 92.5-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 773 51 6.2 4.2- 9.1 722 93.8 90.9-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 475 36 5.8 3.8- 8.7 439 94.2 91.3-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 650 57 7.2 5.3- 9.8 593 92.8 90.2-94.7
$50,000-74,999 686 70 8.8 6.6-11.6 616 91.2 88.4-93.4
$75,000+ 1,561 149 7.4 6.1- 8.9 1,412 92.6 91.1-93.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,166 110 7.3 5.9- 9.0 1,056 92.7 91.0-94.1
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 165 *** *** *** 158 96.3 91.9-98.3
50% to 100% 524 21 3.6 2.0- 6.5 503 96.4 93.5-98.0
101% to 150% 591 33 5.3 3.2- 8.5 558 94.7 91.5-96.8
151% to 200% 491 46 8.3 5.8-11.8 445 91.7 88.2-94.2
More than 200% 2,753 278 8.1 7.0- 9.3 2,475 91.9 90.7-93.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,166 110 7.3 5.9- 9.0 1,056 92.7 91.0-94.1
HOUSING
Own 3,830 422 9.2 8.2-10.3 3,408 90.8 89.7-91.8
Rent 1,535 57 2.5 1.9- 3.4 1,478 97.5 96.6-98.1
Other arrangement 409 16 1.9 1.0- 3.5 393 98.1 96.5-99.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,776 131 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,645 94.6 93.4-95.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,577 142 7.8 6.4- 9.5 1,435 92.2 90.5-93.6
Rural 2,474 228 7.9 6.7- 9.3 2,246 92.1 90.7-93.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,627 123 5.9 4.8- 7.3 1,504 94.1 92.7-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,795 163 7.7 6.4- 9.3 1,632 92.3 90.7-93.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,405 215 7.0 5.9- 8.2 2,190 93.0 91.8-94.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,818 173 7.3 6.1- 8.7 1,645 92.7 91.3-93.9
2nd Quartile 1,546 147 7.8 6.4- 9.4 1,399 92.2 90.6-93.6
3rd Quartile 1,628 120 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,508 94.1 92.6-95.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 835 61 6.3 4.7- 8.4 774 93.7 91.6-95.3

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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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