2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,771 4,727 80.1 78.7-81.3 512 9.3 8.5-10.3 275 5.4 4.7- 6.2 235 4.8 4.1- 5.6 22 0.4 0.2- 0.6
GENDER
Male 2,607 2,047 76.8 74.7-78.7 218 8.4 7.2- 9.8 157 6.5 5.4- 7.8 167 7.6 6.3- 9.1 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Female 3,164 2,680 83.1 81.4-84.7 294 10.2 8.9-11.6 118 4.4 3.6- 5.4 68 2.2 1.6- 3.1 *** *** ***
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,678 3,052 81.0 79.4-82.5 326 9.5 8.4-10.7 160 4.8 4.1- 5.7 133 4.5 3.7- 5.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 1,069 948 85.8 82.6-88.5 60 5.6 4.1- 7.6 33 4.7 3.3- 6.8 27 3.8 2.3- 6.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 151 128 82.8 73.2-89.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 102 82 79.8 68.8-87.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 119 83 71.8 61.2-80.5 20 15.1 9.0-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 531 335 61.8 56.6-66.8 78 16.0 12.4-20.4 56 10.8 8.1-14.3 51 9.1 6.5-12.5 11 2.3 1.2- 4.7
AGE
18-34 1,160 791 68.7 65.6-71.7 167 14.7 12.5-17.2 114 9.6 7.8-11.7 78 6.3 4.9- 8.1 *** *** ***
35-44 793 582 75.2 71.3-78.7 92 9.2 7.3-11.5 54 6.2 4.5- 8.4 60 9.0 6.4-12.4 *** *** ***
45-54 922 722 79.4 76.3-82.3 107 10.8 8.8-13.3 48 5.0 3.6- 6.8 41 4.3 3.0- 6.1 *** *** ***
55-64 1,035 891 86.1 83.3-88.5 75 6.6 5.1- 8.6 31 3.1 2.1- 4.7 36 4.0 2.6- 6.0 *** *** ***
65-74 1,053 990 94.1 92.2-95.6 38 3.9 2.7- 5.6 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8 12 1.0 0.6- 1.8 *** *** ***
75+ 682 647 94.6 91.8-96.5 22 2.7 1.5- 4.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 528 384 71.6 66.4-76.3 54 11.0 8.1-14.8 37 7.2 5.0-10.3 46 9.1 6.2-13.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,455 1,169 79.7 77.1-82.2 130 8.7 7.2-10.6 78 5.9 4.5- 7.6 70 5.2 3.9- 6.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,596 1,318 80.2 77.7-82.5 130 9.1 7.6-11.0 74 5.3 4.1- 6.8 72 5.3 4.1- 6.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,172 1,844 84.0 82.1-85.8 194 9.4 8.0-10.9 84 4.2 3.3- 5.3 46 2.0 1.5- 2.8 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,637 1,407 83.6 81.0-85.9 117 8.1 6.5-10.0 50 3.7 2.7- 5.1 57 4.3 3.0- 6.1 *** *** ***
No 3,912 3,144 79.0 77.4-80.5 374 9.7 8.7-10.9 213 6.1 5.2- 7.1 166 4.8 4.0- 5.7 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 743 667 89.7 86.7-92.0 46 6.3 4.5- 8.8 16 2.0 1.1- 3.5 13 1.9 0.9- 3.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,978 4,018 78.7 77.3-80.1 461 9.8 8.8-10.8 258 5.9 5.1- 6.8 220 5.2 4.4- 6.1 21 0.4 0.3- 0.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,000 2,312 76.6 74.8-78.4 312 10.3 9.1-11.6 192 6.7 5.7- 7.9 167 5.8 4.9- 6.9 17 0.6 0.3- 1.0
Unemployed 343 237 67.4 60.6-73.5 50 14.5 10.5-19.8 27 8.1 5.3-12.2 26 9.4 5.5-15.6 *** *** ***
Retired 1,551 1,459 93.8 92.1-95.2 57 3.7 2.7- 5.2 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 16 1.1 0.6- 1.9 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 420 377 87.6 82.4-91.4 24 6.1 3.8- 9.7 *** *** *** 12 4.7 2.3- 9.4 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 360 274 76.4 70.9-81.1 57 14.9 11.3-19.5 22 6.5 4.1-10.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 509 395 74.8 69.1-79.8 51 9.9 7.1-13.7 34 6.7 4.4- 9.9 28 8.4 4.9-13.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 761 591 74.3 70.2-78.1 78 11.9 9.2-15.1 43 6.6 4.6- 9.3 44 6.8 4.9- 9.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 471 387 79.0 73.4-83.6 37 9.3 6.3-13.6 17 4.1 2.2- 7.7 28 7.3 4.5-11.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 646 531 80.7 76.7-84.1 62 10.0 7.5-13.3 30 5.3 3.6- 7.8 22 4.0 2.5- 6.2 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 683 572 82.4 78.7-85.5 59 9.4 7.2-12.2 26 3.5 2.2- 5.4 24 4.4 2.8- 6.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,553 1,323 84.2 81.9-86.2 126 8.1 6.7- 9.9 56 4.1 3.0- 5.5 43 3.1 2.2- 4.3 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,148 928 79.3 76.2-82.0 99 8.8 6.9-11.0 69 7.5 5.8- 9.7 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 163 113 67.0 57.4-75.3 25 18.7 12.1-27.8 15 9.3 5.2-16.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 517 395 73.4 67.6-78.5 44 7.7 5.4-11.0 41 9.7 6.6-13.9 35 9.0 5.5-14.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 582 452 75.4 70.8-79.6 65 12.6 9.5-16.4 27 4.9 3.1- 7.5 33 6.7 4.5- 9.7 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 488 405 79.7 74.6-84.0 39 9.8 6.8-13.9 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 25 6.8 4.2-10.7 *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,741 2,335 84.0 82.2-85.5 223 8.4 7.2- 9.7 98 4.0 3.2- 5.0 77 3.3 2.6- 4.3 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,148 928 79.3 76.2-82.0 99 8.8 6.9-11.0 69 7.5 5.8- 9.7 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 3,807 3,288 84.3 82.7-85.8 282 7.7 6.7- 8.8 128 3.9 3.2- 4.8 102 3.9 3.1- 5.0 *** *** ***
Rent 1,512 1,108 71.1 68.2-73.8 167 12.2 10.3-14.3 117 8.8 7.1-10.8 105 6.9 5.6- 8.5 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1
Other arrangement 402 286 70.3 64.4-75.6 60 15.4 11.4-20.4 29 8.2 5.4-12.3 27 6.1 3.9- 9.6 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,764 1,423 79.7 77.3-81.8 178 10.3 8.7-12.1 92 6.0 4.7- 7.5 63 3.6 2.7- 4.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 1,566 1,296 80.9 78.4-83.3 125 8.2 6.7-10.0 75 5.3 4.1- 6.8 64 5.2 3.8- 7.1 *** *** ***
Rural 2,441 2,008 79.8 77.6-81.8 209 9.3 7.9-10.9 108 4.9 4.0- 6.1 108 5.7 4.4- 7.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,610 1,353 82.0 79.5-84.3 129 8.8 7.2-10.8 70 5.2 4.0- 6.9 55 3.8 2.8- 5.3 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,775 1,468 80.1 77.6-82.4 136 8.4 7.0-10.2 82 5.2 4.0- 6.6 83 5.9 4.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,386 1,906 79.1 77.1-81.0 247 10.2 8.9-11.8 123 5.7 4.6- 6.9 97 4.5 3.6- 5.7 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,800 1,440 79.7 77.4-81.8 182 9.3 7.9-10.9 95 5.4 4.3- 6.7 73 5.1 3.9- 6.6 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 1,540 1,237 77.9 75.2-80.4 153 10.8 9.1-12.8 80 5.9 4.6- 7.6 64 5.0 3.7- 6.8 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 1,604 1,342 82.0 79.5-84.2 123 8.3 6.8-10.2 64 4.7 3.6- 6.3 72 4.6 3.5- 6.1 *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 827 708 83.7 79.9-87.0 54 7.1 5.0- 9.8 36 5.2 3.5- 7.8 26 3.8 2.2- 6.4 *** *** ***

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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.

Sub-group estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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