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 5,807 324 4.6 4.0- 5.2 5,483 95.4 94.8-96.0
GENDER
Male 2,623 168 5.4 4.5- 6.4 2,455 94.6 93.6-95.5
Female 3,184 156 3.8 3.1- 4.7 3,028 96.2 95.3-96.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,694 224 5.0 4.3- 5.8 3,470 95.0 94.2-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,076 62 4.3 3.1- 5.8 1,014 95.7 94.2-96.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 152 15 11.5 6.3-19.9 137 88.5 80.1-93.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 117 *** *** *** 115 97.9 91.6-99.5
Hispanic 543 *** *** *** 534 98.5 97.0-99.3
AGE
18-34 1,188 *** *** *** 1,179 99.2 98.3-99.6
35-44 798 11 1.3 0.7- 2.4 787 98.7 97.6-99.3
45-54 919 29 3.1 2.0- 4.7 890 96.9 95.3-98.0
55-64 1,034 64 6.0 4.4- 8.0 970 94.0 92.0-95.6
65-74 1,056 107 10.3 8.3-12.7 949 89.7 87.3-91.7
75+ 684 100 14.7 11.6-18.6 584 85.3 81.4-88.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 537 43 6.8 4.7- 9.7 494 93.2 90.3-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,475 98 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,377 94.8 93.4-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,597 102 4.6 3.7- 5.8 1,495 95.4 94.2-96.3
College Graduate 2,175 79 2.8 2.2- 3.6 2,096 97.2 96.4-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,633 199 9.9 8.4-11.7 1,434 90.1 88.3-91.6
No 3,949 115 2.6 2.1- 3.2 3,834 97.4 96.8-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 70 7.7 5.9-10.1 675 92.3 89.9-94.1
Non-Veteran 5,011 252 4.2 3.6- 4.8 4,759 95.8 95.2-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,027 66 2.0 1.5- 2.6 2,961 98.0 97.4-98.5
Unemployed 347 *** *** *** 338 97.9 95.5-99.0
Retired 1,550 173 11.0 9.2-13.1 1,377 89.0 86.9-90.8
Unable to Work 415 69 15.2 11.5-19.9 346 84.8 80.1-88.5
Other not in Labor Force 368 *** *** *** 364 99.2 97.0-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 505 47 7.0 4.9- 9.8 458 93.0 90.2-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 772 48 4.6 3.2- 6.5 724 95.4 93.5-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 470 39 7.0 4.7-10.1 431 93.0 89.9-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 650 43 5.5 3.9- 7.8 607 94.5 92.2-96.1
$50,000-74,999 684 40 5.1 3.5- 7.2 644 94.9 92.8-96.5
$75,000+ 1,561 49 3.0 2.2- 4.2 1,512 97.0 95.8-97.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,165 58 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,107 96.2 94.6-97.3
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 160 12 5.7 2.8-11.3 148 94.3 88.7-97.2
50% to 100% 517 40 5.4 3.8- 7.8 477 94.6 92.2-96.2
101% to 150% 589 37 4.7 3.1- 7.1 552 95.3 92.9-96.9
151% to 200% 490 37 6.2 4.3- 9.0 453 93.8 91.0-95.7
More than 200% 2,749 132 4.3 3.6- 5.3 2,617 95.7 94.7-96.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,165 58 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,107 96.2 94.6-97.3
HOUSING
Own 3,826 240 5.2 4.4- 6.0 3,586 94.8 94.0-95.6
Rent 1,525 67 3.5 2.7- 4.7 1,458 96.5 95.3-97.3
Other arrangement 403 16 3.1 1.7- 5.6 387 96.9 94.4-98.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,773 70 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,703 96.7 95.6-97.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,575 89 5.0 3.9- 6.3 1,486 95.0 93.7-96.1
Rural 2,459 165 5.5 4.5- 6.6 2,294 94.5 93.4-95.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,622 112 6.2 4.9- 7.9 1,510 93.8 92.1-95.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,789 118 5.1 4.1- 6.2 1,671 94.9 93.8-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,396 94 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,302 96.6 95.7-97.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,811 80 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,731 96.3 95.1-97.2
2nd Quartile 1,539 82 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,457 95.8 94.6-96.7
3rd Quartile 1,624 98 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,526 95.1 93.8-96.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 833 64 7.3 5.3-10.0 769 92.7 90.0-94.7

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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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