2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
GENDER
Male 2,616 319 10.4 9.1-11.8 2,297 89.6 88.2-90.9
Female 3,178 325 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,853 91.4 90.1-92.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,691 436 10.2 9.1-11.4 3,255 89.8 88.6-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,073 132 9.3 7.5-11.5 941 90.7 88.5-92.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 151 22 15.8 9.6-24.9 129 84.2 75.1-90.4
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 116 *** *** *** 111 94.8 86.3-98.2
Hispanic 541 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3 519 96.7 94.7-98.0
AGE
18-34 1,184 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,167 98.2 96.9-99.0
35-44 795 25 2.8 1.8- 4.3 770 97.2 95.7-98.2
45-54 922 70 7.5 5.7- 9.8 852 92.5 90.2-94.3
55-64 1,029 130 12.1 9.8-14.8 899 87.9 85.2-90.2
65-74 1,056 210 20.6 17.7-23.8 846 79.4 76.2-82.3
75+ 682 182 29.0 24.5-34.0 500 71.0 66.0-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 535 94 16.4 12.8-20.7 441 83.6 79.3-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,471 203 11.2 9.5-13.1 1,268 88.8 86.9-90.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,595 194 9.2 7.8-10.9 1,401 90.8 89.1-92.2
College Graduate 2,170 151 5.0 4.2- 6.0 2,019 95.0 94.0-95.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,634 389 21.5 19.1-24.1 1,245 78.5 75.9-80.9
No 3,936 235 5.0 4.3- 5.9 3,701 95.0 94.1-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 743 131 15.3 12.5-18.5 612 84.7 81.5-87.5
Non-Veteran 5,000 509 8.7 7.8- 9.7 4,491 91.3 90.3-92.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,019 146 4.4 3.6- 5.3 2,873 95.6 94.7-96.4
Unemployed 347 21 5.6 3.2- 9.7 326 94.4 90.3-96.8
Retired 1,547 326 21.9 19.3-24.7 1,221 78.1 75.3-80.7
Unable to Work 416 136 28.9 23.8-34.5 280 71.1 65.5-76.2
Other not in Labor Force 367 *** *** *** 359 98.3 96.2-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 506 91 13.4 10.3-17.2 415 86.6 82.8-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 768 107 11.7 9.3-14.7 661 88.3 85.3-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 471 68 11.4 8.4-15.2 403 88.6 84.8-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 649 80 11.0 8.4-14.1 569 89.0 85.9-91.6
$50,000-74,999 682 69 9.1 7.0-11.8 613 90.9 88.2-93.0
$75,000+ 1,558 102 5.5 4.4- 7.0 1,456 94.5 93.0-95.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,160 127 10.1 8.0-12.6 1,033 89.9 87.4-92.0
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 159 20 9.1 5.4-15.0 139 90.9 85.0-94.6
50% to 100% 517 87 12.5 9.7-15.9 430 87.5 84.1-90.3
101% to 150% 586 78 11.0 8.3-14.4 508 89.0 85.6-91.7
151% to 200% 490 64 11.4 8.5-15.2 426 88.6 84.8-91.5
More than 200% 2,745 255 8.0 6.9- 9.2 2,490 92.0 90.8-93.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,160 127 10.1 8.0-12.6 1,033 89.9 87.4-92.0
HOUSING
Own 3,820 463 10.4 9.3-11.6 3,357 89.6 88.4-90.7
Rent 1,520 144 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,376 92.3 90.6-93.7
Other arrangement 402 34 6.4 4.0-10.0 368 93.6 90.0-96.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,766 146 7.3 6.0- 8.9 1,620 92.7 91.1-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,570 176 9.6 8.0-11.4 1,394 90.4 88.6-92.0
Rural 2,458 322 11.4 10.0-13.1 2,136 88.6 86.9-90.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,614 214 11.4 9.7-13.5 1,400 88.6 86.5-90.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,792 225 11.1 9.4-12.9 1,567 88.9 87.1-90.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,388 205 7.3 6.2- 8.6 2,183 92.7 91.4-93.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,807 166 7.7 6.4- 9.2 1,641 92.3 90.8-93.6
2nd Quartile 1,534 173 9.7 8.2-11.6 1,361 90.3 88.4-91.8
3rd Quartile 1,626 188 10.0 8.3-11.8 1,438 90.0 88.2-91.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 827 117 12.5 9.9-15.6 710 87.5 84.4-90.1

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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