2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,637 204 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,433 96.7 96.1-97.2
GENDER
Male 2,549 78 3.1 2.3- 4.1 2,471 96.9 95.9-97.7
Female 3,088 126 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,962 96.5 95.6-97.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,616 110 3.1 2.5- 4.0 3,506 96.9 96.0-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,029 56 4.3 3.1- 6.0 973 95.7 94.0-96.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 149 17 12.1 6.9-20.6 132 87.9 79.4-93.1
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 100 *** *** *** 95 93.8 82.4-98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 109 *** *** *** 108 99.3 94.9-99.9
Hispanic 520 *** *** *** 510 98.4 96.7-99.2
AGE
18-34 1,130 12 1.4 0.7- 2.7 1,118 98.6 97.3-99.3
35-44 777 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0 758 97.6 96.0-98.6
45-54 899 40 4.1 2.8- 5.8 859 95.9 94.2-97.2
55-64 1,018 51 4.3 3.0- 6.2 967 95.7 93.8-97.0
65-74 1,037 40 4.0 2.6- 5.9 997 96.0 94.1-97.4
75+ 662 38 6.8 4.6-10.0 624 93.2 90.0-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 512 45 7.1 4.8-10.4 467 92.9 89.6-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,431 61 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,370 96.2 94.8-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,559 63 3.3 2.4- 4.4 1,496 96.7 95.6-97.6
College Graduate 2,116 33 1.2 0.8- 1.8 2,083 98.8 98.2-99.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,649 204 12.1 10.2-14.2 1,445 87.9 85.8-89.8
No 3,960 *** *** *** 3,960 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 734 33 5.0 3.3- 7.6 701 95.0 92.4-96.7
Non-Veteran 4,891 171 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,720 96.9 96.3-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,958 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,935 99.4 99.0-99.6
Unemployed 342 *** *** *** 334 97.2 92.9-98.9
Retired 1,522 58 4.3 3.1- 5.9 1,464 95.7 94.1-96.9
Unable to Work 416 111 26.3 21.3-31.9 305 73.7 68.1-78.7
Other not in Labor Force 358 *** *** *** 354 99.0 96.5-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 399 57 13.6 9.7-18.8 342 86.4 81.2-90.3
$15,000- 24,999 762 45 5.4 3.7- 7.8 717 94.6 92.2-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 467 16 3.3 1.9- 5.6 451 96.7 94.4-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 645 14 2.3 1.2- 4.1 631 97.7 95.9-98.8
$50,000-74,999 684 11 1.8 0.9- 3.4 673 98.2 96.6-99.1
$75,000+ 1,552 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,536 99.1 98.4-99.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,128 45 3.3 2.2- 4.8 1,083 96.7 95.2-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 162 20 10.5 6.0-17.7 142 89.5 82.3-94.0
50% to 100% 515 49 9.4 6.5-13.5 466 90.6 86.5-93.5
101% to 150% 580 31 4.7 3.1- 7.2 549 95.3 92.8-96.9
151% to 200% 490 19 3.2 1.9- 5.4 471 96.8 94.6-98.1
More than 200% 2,735 40 1.4 1.0- 2.0 2,695 98.6 98.0-99.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,128 45 3.3 2.2- 4.8 1,083 96.7 95.2-97.8
HOUSING
Own 3,726 110 2.9 2.3- 3.7 3,616 97.1 96.3-97.7
Rent 1,467 69 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,398 96.3 95.1-97.2
Other arrangement 395 25 5.7 3.3- 9.5 370 94.3 90.5-96.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,715 45 2.6 1.8- 3.6 1,670 97.4 96.4-98.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,538 55 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,483 96.1 94.6-97.2
Rural 2,384 104 3.6 2.8- 4.5 2,280 96.4 95.5-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,577 69 3.4 2.5- 4.5 1,508 96.6 95.5-97.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,734 63 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,671 96.8 95.7-97.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,326 72 3.4 2.5- 4.5 2,254 96.6 95.5-97.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,757 55 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,702 96.7 95.4-97.6
2nd Quartile 1,499 47 3.3 2.3- 4.6 1,452 96.7 95.4-97.7
3rd Quartile 1,573 58 3.2 2.3- 4.3 1,515 96.8 95.7-97.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 808 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 764 96.1 94.4-97.3

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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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