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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
GENDER
Male 2,626 113 3.6 2.9- 4.5 2,513 96.4 95.5-97.1
Female 3,194 128 3.4 2.7- 4.2 3,066 96.6 95.8-97.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,709 149 3.5 2.8- 4.3 3,560 96.5 95.7-97.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,075 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,015 95.9 94.4-97.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 151 *** *** *** 141 90.9 81.8-95.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 101 *** *** *** 96 93.7 81.9-98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 118 *** *** *** 116 98.9 95.5-99.7
Hispanic 545 *** *** *** 537 98.9 97.5-99.5
AGE
18-34 1,188 *** *** *** 1,185 99.8 99.4-99.9
35-44 798 *** *** *** 790 99.1 98.1-99.6
45-54 925 28 3.1 1.9- 4.8 897 96.9 95.2-98.1
55-64 1,036 52 4.9 3.4- 7.0 984 95.1 93.0-96.6
65-74 1,058 74 7.3 5.6- 9.6 984 92.7 90.4-94.4
75+ 687 74 11.9 8.8-15.8 613 88.1 84.2-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 541 39 6.2 4.2- 9.1 502 93.8 90.9-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,478 88 4.7 3.6- 6.2 1,390 95.3 93.8-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,603 63 3.1 2.3- 4.2 1,540 96.9 95.8-97.7
College Graduate 2,176 50 1.5 1.0- 2.0 2,126 98.5 98.0-99.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,648 159 8.8 7.3-10.7 1,489 91.2 89.3-92.7
No 3,947 77 1.5 1.1- 2.0 3,870 98.5 98.0-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 744 42 4.8 3.2- 7.1 702 95.2 92.9-96.8
Non-Veteran 5,025 199 3.4 2.8- 4.0 4,826 96.6 96.0-97.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,028 41 1.3 0.8- 1.9 2,987 98.7 98.1-99.2
Unemployed 347 *** *** *** 341 99.1 97.8-99.6
Retired 1,553 126 8.9 7.1-11.0 1,427 91.1 89.0-92.9
Unable to Work 423 65 13.2 9.9-17.4 358 86.8 82.6-90.1
Other not in Labor Force 369 *** *** *** 366 99.3 97.9-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 513 41 6.1 4.1- 9.1 472 93.9 90.9-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 771 55 6.5 4.7- 9.0 716 93.5 91.0-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 473 22 3.2 1.8- 5.5 451 96.8 94.5-98.2
$35,000- 49,999 650 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7 626 97.1 95.3-98.2
$50,000-74,999 685 23 3.7 2.3- 5.8 662 96.3 94.2-97.7
$75,000+ 1,560 32 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,528 98.5 97.7-99.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,168 44 3.4 2.3- 5.1 1,124 96.6 94.9-97.7
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 163 *** *** *** 156 97.4 94.3-98.8
50% to 100% 522 49 6.9 5.0- 9.5 473 93.1 90.5-95.0
101% to 150% 588 32 5.4 3.5- 8.3 556 94.6 91.7-96.5
151% to 200% 491 26 4.6 2.9- 7.2 465 95.4 92.8-97.1
More than 200% 2,751 81 2.3 1.8- 3.1 2,670 97.7 96.9-98.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,168 44 3.4 2.3- 5.1 1,124 96.6 94.9-97.7
HOUSING
Own 3,828 166 3.8 3.1- 4.6 3,662 96.2 95.4-96.9
Rent 1,532 62 2.9 2.2- 3.9 1,470 97.1 96.1-97.8
Other arrangement 407 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 395 97.9 96.0-98.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,776 57 2.9 2.1- 3.9 1,719 97.1 96.1-97.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,576 62 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,514 96.9 95.7-97.7
Rural 2,468 122 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,346 95.7 94.5-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,620 86 4.3 3.3- 5.5 1,534 95.7 94.5-96.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,799 79 4.2 3.1- 5.5 1,720 95.8 94.5-96.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,401 76 2.6 2.0- 3.4 2,325 97.4 96.6-98.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,814 61 2.8 2.1- 3.7 1,753 97.2 96.3-97.9
2nd Quartile 1,546 62 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,484 96.2 94.9-97.2
3rd Quartile 1,630 69 3.5 2.5- 4.7 1,561 96.5 95.3-97.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 830 49 4.6 3.2- 6.4 781 95.4 93.6-96.8

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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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