2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
GENDER
Male 2,283 810 30.5 28.3-32.7 1,473 69.5 67.3-71.7
Female 2,890 1,107 33.5 31.4-35.7 1,783 66.5 64.3-68.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,316 1,376 36.5 34.6-38.5 1,940 63.5 61.5-65.4
Non-Hispanic Black 963 342 27.8 24.5-31.4 621 72.2 68.6-75.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 143 45 29.3 20.8-39.6 98 70.7 60.4-79.2
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 98 15 15.5 8.4-26.8 83 84.5 73.2-91.6
Hispanic 470 88 16.9 13.2-21.4 382 83.1 78.6-86.8
AGE
18-34 935 132 14.1 11.7-16.9 803 85.9 83.1-88.3
35-44 701 109 13.8 11.2-16.9 592 86.2 83.1-88.8
45-54 837 136 17.5 14.6-20.9 701 82.5 79.1-85.4
55-64 966 305 31.9 28.2-35.7 661 68.1 64.3-71.8
65-74 1,002 690 69.9 66.2-73.3 312 30.1 26.7-33.8
75+ 633 504 78.9 74.3-82.9 129 21.1 17.1-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 476 158 30.7 25.7-36.2 318 69.3 63.8-74.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,326 487 31.8 28.8-34.9 839 68.2 65.1-71.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,438 569 34.2 31.4-37.1 869 65.8 62.9-68.6
College Graduate 1,916 699 30.6 28.3-33.0 1,217 69.4 67.0-71.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,562 815 46.1 43.0-49.3 747 53.9 50.7-57.0
No 3,596 1,097 26.4 24.7-28.1 2,499 73.6 71.9-75.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 336 44.3 39.7-49.0 334 55.7 51.0-60.3
Non-Veteran 4,495 1,579 30.4 28.8-32.0 2,916 69.6 68.0-71.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,684 531 18.4 16.8-20.2 2,153 81.6 79.8-83.2
Unemployed 305 61 20.3 15.0-26.9 244 79.7 73.1-85.0
Retired 1,464 1,051 71.1 68.0-74.1 413 28.9 25.9-32.0
Unable to Work 395 202 47.4 41.1-53.7 193 52.6 46.3-58.9
Other not in Labor Force 293 70 20.7 15.8-26.6 223 79.3 73.4-84.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 365 151 34.8 28.7-41.3 214 65.2 58.7-71.3
$15,000- 24,999 715 277 35.5 31.0-40.2 438 64.5 59.8-69.0
$25,000- 34,999 431 169 30.9 25.9-36.5 262 69.1 63.5-74.1
$35,000- 49,999 603 221 32.9 28.6-37.6 382 67.1 62.4-71.4
$50,000-74,999 639 237 33.0 28.7-37.5 402 67.0 62.5-71.3
$75,000+ 1,414 459 27.0 24.4-29.7 955 73.0 70.3-75.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,006 403 35.4 31.8-39.2 603 64.6 60.8-68.2
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 148 43 24.3 17.3-33.0 105 75.7 67.0-82.7
50% to 100% 472 166 32.6 27.1-38.6 306 67.4 61.4-72.9
101% to 150% 539 190 31.1 26.4-36.2 349 68.9 63.8-73.6
151% to 200% 457 164 29.4 24.8-34.5 293 70.6 65.5-75.2
More than 200% 2,529 943 31.8 29.7-34.0 1,586 68.2 66.0-70.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,006 403 35.4 31.8-39.2 603 64.6 60.8-68.2
HOUSING
Own 3,489 1,452 36.5 34.6-38.5 2,037 63.5 61.5-65.4
Rent 1,305 358 21.8 19.4-24.5 947 78.2 75.5-80.6
Other arrangement 336 91 21.2 16.4-26.9 245 78.8 73.1-83.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,538 508 28.5 25.9-31.2 1,030 71.5 68.8-74.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,406 532 33.2 30.3-36.3 874 66.8 63.7-69.7
Rural 2,229 877 34.5 32.0-37.0 1,352 65.5 63.0-68.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,460 540 31.5 28.7-34.5 920 68.5 65.5-71.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,615 625 33.4 30.7-36.3 990 66.6 63.7-69.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,098 752 31.3 29.0-33.7 1,346 68.7 66.3-71.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,601 618 33.9 31.1-36.7 983 66.1 63.3-68.9
2nd Quartile 1,372 486 30.6 27.8-33.5 886 69.4 66.5-72.2
3rd Quartile 1,434 540 32.5 29.7-35.5 894 67.5 64.5-70.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 766 273 30.7 26.6-35.0 493 69.3 65.0-73.4

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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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