2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
GENDER
Male 2,121 139 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,982 92.7 91.1-94.1
Female 2,652 58 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,594 97.5 96.6-98.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,026 95 3.6 2.9- 4.6 2,931 96.4 95.4-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 912 43 6.7 4.5- 9.6 869 93.3 90.4-95.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 139 *** *** *** 129 90.0 80.5-95.2
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 77 *** *** *** 72 90.5 77.0-96.5
Non-Hispanic Other 85 *** *** *** 85 100 . - .
Hispanic 442 39 8.2 5.8-11.6 403 91.8 88.4-94.2
AGE
18-34 832 62 7.5 5.7- 9.8 770 92.5 90.2-94.3
35-44 661 37 5.6 3.5- 8.9 624 94.4 91.1-96.5
45-54 789 46 5.4 3.8- 7.5 743 94.6 92.5-96.2
55-64 883 26 3.4 2.2- 5.1 857 96.6 94.9-97.8
65-74 916 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 898 97.7 96.0-98.7
75+ 595 *** *** *** 592 99.4 97.6-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 459 25 5.5 3.1- 9.7 434 94.5 90.3-96.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,229 75 6.7 5.1- 8.6 1,154 93.3 91.4-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,345 54 4.6 3.4- 6.2 1,291 95.4 93.8-96.6
College Graduate 1,723 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,682 97.4 96.2-98.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,467 71 5.9 4.4- 8.0 1,396 94.1 92.0-95.6
No 3,290 125 4.3 3.5- 5.2 3,165 95.7 94.8-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 578 21 4.6 2.8- 7.6 557 95.4 92.4-97.2
Non-Veteran 4,187 176 4.8 4.0- 5.8 4,011 95.2 94.2-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,476 135 5.7 4.7- 6.9 2,341 94.3 93.1-95.3
Unemployed 269 17 8.5 4.2-16.3 252 91.5 83.7-95.8
Retired 1,346 18 1.8 1.0- 3.0 1,328 98.2 97.0-99.0
Unable to Work 365 18 5.1 3.0- 8.6 347 94.9 91.4-97.0
Other not in Labor Force 291 *** *** *** 283 97.1 93.0-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 336 26 12.5 7.5-20.1 310 87.5 79.9-92.5
$15,000- 24,999 667 33 4.6 3.1- 6.7 634 95.4 93.3-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 396 18 5.0 2.8- 8.7 378 95.0 91.3-97.2
$35,000- 49,999 544 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 522 95.8 93.3-97.4
$50,000-74,999 590 21 4.1 2.5- 6.6 569 95.9 93.4-97.5
$75,000+ 1,297 41 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,256 96.4 94.9-97.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 943 36 4.6 3.2- 6.5 907 95.4 93.5-96.8
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 137 14 11.6 6.6-19.8 123 88.4 80.2-93.4
50% to 100% 442 29 8.5 4.9-14.2 413 91.5 85.8-95.1
101% to 150% 515 27 4.9 3.2- 7.4 488 95.1 92.6-96.8
151% to 200% 414 16 3.8 2.1- 6.6 398 96.2 93.4-97.9
More than 200% 2,299 73 3.8 2.9- 5.0 2,226 96.2 95.0-97.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 943 36 4.6 3.2- 6.5 907 95.4 93.5-96.8
HOUSING
Own 3,250 89 3.2 2.4- 4.2 3,161 96.8 95.8-97.6
Rent 1,147 85 8.9 7.0-11.3 1,062 91.1 88.7-93.0
Other arrangement 337 20 6.3 3.8-10.3 317 93.7 89.7-96.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,353 66 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,287 94.4 92.8-95.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,309 50 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,259 95.2 93.5-96.5
Rural 2,111 81 4.2 3.0- 5.6 2,030 95.8 94.4-97.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,394 59 5.0 3.6- 6.9 1,335 95.0 93.1-96.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,519 63 4.9 3.6- 6.8 1,456 95.1 93.2-96.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,860 75 4.6 3.6- 5.8 1,785 95.4 94.2-96.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,447 46 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,401 96.6 95.3-97.5
2nd Quartile 1,234 55 5.4 3.9- 7.4 1,179 94.6 92.6-96.1
3rd Quartile 1,350 59 5.4 4.0- 7.2 1,291 94.6 92.8-96.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 742 37 5.2 3.4- 7.7 705 94.8 92.3-96.6

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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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