2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
GENDER
Male 2,571 1,672 64.2 61.9-66.5 899 35.8 33.5-38.1
Female 3,076 2,001 66.2 64.1-68.3 1,075 33.8 31.7-35.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,632 2,426 66.6 64.7-68.5 1,206 33.4 31.5-35.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,036 558 55.0 51.1-58.9 478 45.0 41.1-48.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 145 83 60.2 49.8-69.7 62 39.8 30.3-50.2
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 541 418 79.8 75.5-83.4 123 20.2 16.6-24.5
AGE
18-34 1,187 814 69.8 66.7-72.7 373 30.2 27.3-33.3
35-44 798 526 64.0 59.8-68.1 272 36.0 31.9-40.2
45-54 918 616 66.3 62.5-70.0 302 33.7 30.0-37.5
55-64 1,026 647 62.2 58.4-65.9 379 37.8 34.1-41.6
65-74 1,044 651 60.9 57.0-64.6 393 39.1 35.4-43.0
75+ 674 419 62.3 57.3-67.0 255 37.7 33.0-42.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 518 329 61.5 55.9-66.8 189 38.5 33.2-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,445 906 63.8 60.7-66.8 539 36.2 33.2-39.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,561 991 64.6 61.7-67.4 570 35.4 32.6-38.3
College Graduate 2,109 1,437 68.8 66.4-71.1 672 31.2 28.9-33.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,591 848 51.8 48.6-55.0 743 48.2 45.0-51.4
No 3,853 2,690 70.3 68.5-72.0 1,163 29.7 28.0-31.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 736 396 52.0 47.4-56.5 340 48.0 43.5-52.6
Non-Veteran 4,870 3,250 67.2 65.5-68.8 1,620 32.8 31.2-34.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,963 1,999 66.8 64.8-68.9 964 33.2 31.1-35.2
Unemployed 342 215 64.9 58.3-71.0 127 35.1 29.0-41.7
Retired 1,506 946 61.9 58.7-65.1 560 38.1 34.9-41.3
Unable to Work 399 185 44.5 38.3-50.8 214 55.5 49.2-61.7
Other not in Labor Force 363 279 79.4 74.1-83.8 84 20.6 16.2-25.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 494 281 58.1 52.1-63.9 213 41.9 36.1-47.9
$15,000- 24,999 754 463 60.7 56.1-65.1 291 39.3 34.9-43.9
$25,000- 34,999 468 278 61.4 55.7-66.8 190 38.6 33.2-44.3
$35,000- 49,999 645 393 58.5 53.7-63.2 252 41.5 36.8-46.3
$50,000-74,999 679 456 65.1 60.5-69.4 223 34.9 30.6-39.5
$75,000+ 1,544 1,089 70.5 67.7-73.1 455 29.5 26.9-32.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,063 713 69.6 66.1-72.8 350 30.4 27.2-33.9
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 161 95 61.0 51.3-69.8 66 39.0 30.2-48.7
50% to 100% 509 305 60.9 55.1-66.5 204 39.1 33.5-44.9
101% to 150% 579 335 57.4 52.2-62.5 244 42.6 37.5-47.8
151% to 200% 485 292 60.8 55.2-66.1 193 39.2 33.9-44.8
More than 200% 2,725 1,850 67.1 64.9-69.3 875 32.9 30.7-35.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,063 713 69.6 66.1-72.8 350 30.4 27.2-33.9
HOUSING
Own 3,725 2,441 65.0 63.1-66.9 1,284 35.0 33.1-36.9
Rent 1,498 951 64.6 61.6-67.5 547 35.4 32.5-38.4
Other arrangement 397 261 68.0 62.1-73.4 136 32.0 26.6-37.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,713 1,178 68.6 65.9-71.2 535 31.4 28.8-34.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,542 943 62.8 59.8-65.7 599 37.2 34.3-40.2
Rural 2,392 1,552 63.9 61.3-66.4 840 36.1 33.6-38.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,573 958 62.8 59.7-65.8 615 37.2 34.2-40.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,745 1,132 62.7 59.7-65.5 613 37.3 34.5-40.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,329 1,583 68.2 65.9-70.5 746 31.8 29.5-34.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,764 1,204 68.2 65.5-70.8 560 31.8 29.2-34.5
2nd Quartile 1,499 968 64.4 61.4-67.3 531 35.6 32.7-38.6
3rd Quartile 1,581 998 63.4 60.4-66.3 583 36.6 33.7-39.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 803 503 63.8 59.1-68.3 300 36.2 31.7-40.9

Back to Inadequate Sleep.

*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

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 respondent’s 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 respondent’s 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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