2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
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You have injected any drug other than those prescribed for you in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted disease or STD in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.
Do any of these situations apply to you?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,462 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,167 93.0 92.0-93.8
GENDER
Male 2,451 159 7.7 6.5- 9.2 2,292 92.3 90.8-93.5
Female 3,011 136 6.4 5.3- 7.8 2,875 93.6 92.2-94.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,512 187 6.6 5.6- 7.7 3,325 93.4 92.3-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 990 63 9.6 7.2-12.6 927 90.4 87.4-92.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 149 *** *** *** 140 91.5 82.1-96.2
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 96 *** *** *** 89 88.1 75.9-94.5
Non-Hispanic Other 106 *** *** *** 100 94.5 88.0-97.6
Hispanic 510 18 4.3 2.5- 7.3 492 95.7 92.7-97.5
AGE
18-34 1,097 147 14.5 12.2-17.2 950 85.5 82.8-87.8
35-44 754 59 8.6 6.4-11.6 695 91.4 88.4-93.6
45-54 869 42 5.6 3.9- 7.9 827 94.4 92.1-96.1
55-64 992 21 1.9 1.1- 3.1 971 98.1 96.9-98.9
65-74 1,009 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4 995 98.7 97.6-99.3
75+ 638 *** *** *** 633 99.4 98.4-99.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 499 18 4.1 2.3- 7.3 481 95.9 92.7-97.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,370 82 8.0 6.3-10.1 1,288 92.0 89.9-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,505 103 8.9 7.2-11.0 1,402 91.1 89.0-92.8
College Graduate 2,068 91 5.3 4.2- 6.7 1,977 94.7 93.3-95.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,601 83 6.5 5.1- 8.3 1,518 93.5 91.7-94.9
No 3,842 212 7.3 6.2- 8.5 3,630 92.7 91.5-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 713 33 5.3 3.6- 7.8 680 94.7 92.2-96.4
Non-Veteran 4,740 262 7.3 6.3- 8.4 4,478 92.7 91.6-93.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,875 198 8.3 7.0- 9.6 2,677 91.7 90.4-93.0
Unemployed 325 34 11.8 8.1-16.8 291 88.2 83.2-91.9
Retired 1,479 19 1.1 0.6- 1.8 1,460 98.9 98.2-99.4
Unable to Work 398 20 6.6 4.0-10.6 378 93.4 89.4-96.0
Other not in Labor Force 351 23 9.2 5.8-14.3 328 90.8 85.7-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 27 9.9 6.2-15.5 356 90.1 84.5-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 733 40 6.5 4.5- 9.2 693 93.5 90.8-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 454 27 8.3 5.2-12.8 427 91.7 87.2-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 631 45 8.8 6.3-12.2 586 91.2 87.8-93.7
$50,000-74,999 671 29 6.2 4.1- 9.4 642 93.8 90.6-95.9
$75,000+ 1,522 73 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,449 93.9 92.1-95.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,068 54 6.8 5.0- 9.1 1,014 93.2 90.9-95.0
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 155 19 17.5 10.4-28.0 136 82.5 72.0-89.6
50% to 100% 495 31 7.5 5.0-11.2 464 92.5 88.8-95.0
101% to 150% 564 37 7.5 5.2-10.9 527 92.5 89.1-94.8
151% to 200% 474 28 7.7 4.9-11.8 446 92.3 88.2-95.1
More than 200% 2,680 126 6.2 5.1- 7.6 2,554 93.8 92.4-94.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,068 54 6.8 5.0- 9.1 1,014 93.2 90.9-95.0
HOUSING
Own 3,620 119 4.5 3.6- 5.6 3,501 95.5 94.4-96.4
Rent 1,419 126 11.1 9.2-13.4 1,293 88.9 86.6-90.8
Other arrangement 381 48 16.2 11.9-21.7 333 83.8 78.3-88.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,656 105 8.5 6.9-10.6 1,551 91.5 89.4-93.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,493 74 5.9 4.6- 7.6 1,419 94.1 92.4-95.4
Rural 2,313 116 6.5 5.3- 8.0 2,197 93.5 92.0-94.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,527 86 7.4 5.7- 9.5 1,441 92.6 90.5-94.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,687 95 7.8 6.2- 9.7 1,592 92.2 90.3-93.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,248 114 6.4 5.1- 7.8 2,134 93.6 92.2-94.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,711 85 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,626 93.9 92.3-95.2
2nd Quartile 1,451 92 8.0 6.3-10.0 1,359 92.0 90.0-93.7
3rd Quartile 1,513 76 6.8 5.2- 8.8 1,437 93.2 91.2-94.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 787 42 7.3 5.0-10.6 745 92.7 89.4-95.0

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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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