2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,822 3,932 65.2 63.6-66.7 764 12.1 11.0-13.1 1,126 22.8 21.4-24.2
GENDER
Male 2,630 1,657 60.3 57.9-62.6 290 9.8 8.5-11.2 683 30.0 27.8-32.3
Female 3,192 2,275 69.7 67.6-71.7 474 14.2 12.7-15.8 443 16.1 14.5-17.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,705 2,619 68.6 66.7-70.4 529 13.4 12.1-14.9 557 18.0 16.5-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,074 762 68.0 64.1-71.6 157 12.2 9.9-14.9 155 19.8 16.7-23.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 153 106 66.1 55.6-75.2 20 11.6 6.5-19.8 27 22.3 14.5-32.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 22.1 14.1-32.9
Non-Hispanic Other 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 544 222 36.4 31.8-41.3 27 4.6 2.8- 7.3 295 59.0 54.0-63.9
AGE
18-34 1,182 599 50.1 46.8-53.4 73 6.1 4.6- 8.0 510 43.8 40.6-47.2
35-44 800 515 66.0 61.8-70.0 60 7.7 5.7-10.3 225 26.3 22.6-30.4
45-54 928 660 72.8 69.4-76.0 97 10.1 8.1-12.5 171 17.1 14.5-20.1
55-64 1,039 770 73.5 70.0-76.8 155 15.4 12.7-18.5 114 11.1 9.0-13.6
65-74 1,058 807 76.8 73.4-79.9 193 17.5 14.7-20.5 58 5.8 4.2- 7.9
75+ 688 496 67.8 62.5-72.6 162 26.7 22.1-31.8 30 5.6 3.5- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 543 283 49.2 43.8-54.6 75 13.7 10.3-18.0 185 37.1 32.0-42.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,474 926 61.7 58.6-64.8 181 10.9 9.1-12.9 367 27.4 24.6-30.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,601 1,107 66.4 63.5-69.2 217 13.1 11.1-15.2 277 20.6 18.2-23.2
College Graduate 2,180 1,603 74.3 72.1-76.4 289 11.3 9.9-12.9 288 14.3 12.6-16.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,652 1,082 62.3 59.1-65.3 323 19.3 16.9-21.9 247 18.4 16.0-21.2
No 3,947 2,706 66.8 64.9-68.6 414 9.4 8.3-10.5 827 23.9 22.2-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 474 62.2 57.7-66.5 127 15.8 12.8-19.3 144 22.0 18.5-26.1
Non-Veteran 5,025 3,428 65.8 64.1-67.5 628 11.4 10.4-12.6 969 22.8 21.3-24.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,028 2,041 66.3 64.3-68.3 249 7.5 6.5- 8.6 738 26.2 24.3-28.2
Unemployed 348 192 53.9 47.2-60.5 33 9.2 6.1-13.6 123 36.9 30.6-43.7
Retired 1,556 1,165 72.8 69.6-75.8 312 21.2 18.4-24.2 79 6.0 4.6- 7.9
Unable to Work 425 254 57.9 51.7-63.8 122 27.8 22.7-33.5 49 14.4 10.4-19.6
Other not in Labor Force 366 230 60.7 54.4-66.6 32 9.1 5.9-13.7 104 30.2 24.8-36.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 304 55.2 49.3-60.9 89 15.2 11.4-19.9 122 29.7 24.4-35.6
$15,000- 24,999 771 462 56.5 51.9-61.0 93 11.8 9.1-15.2 216 31.7 27.6-36.1
$25,000- 34,999 475 320 65.2 59.3-70.7 56 9.1 6.4-12.8 99 25.7 20.6-31.5
$35,000- 49,999 647 442 67.5 62.9-71.7 84 12.5 9.6-16.0 121 20.0 16.6-24.0
$50,000-74,999 686 503 71.4 66.9-75.5 87 13.5 10.5-17.2 96 15.1 12.0-18.8
$75,000+ 1,565 1,171 74.6 71.9-77.1 195 10.5 8.9-12.3 199 14.9 12.8-17.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,163 730 57.7 54.0-61.3 160 13.0 10.8-15.7 273 29.3 25.9-32.8
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 165 91 52.5 42.9-62.0 24 14.9 8.6-24.5 50 32.6 24.3-42.1
50% to 100% 522 271 50.1 44.3-55.9 80 12.1 9.2-15.9 171 37.8 32.2-43.7
101% to 150% 589 380 60.9 55.6-65.9 64 10.3 7.5-14.1 145 28.8 24.3-33.8
151% to 200% 491 344 69.1 63.7-74.1 61 11.4 8.3-15.4 86 19.5 15.4-24.3
More than 200% 2,756 2,027 72.8 70.7-74.8 361 12.1 10.7-13.6 368 15.2 13.6-16.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,163 730 57.7 54.0-61.3 160 13.0 10.8-15.7 273 29.3 25.9-32.8
HOUSING
Own 3,831 2,819 70.8 68.9-72.7 563 13.9 12.6-15.4 449 15.3 13.7-16.9
Rent 1,531 840 53.1 50.0-56.1 154 8.1 6.7- 9.7 537 38.8 35.9-41.9
Other arrangement 408 232 52.9 46.8-59.0 40 8.1 5.5-11.8 136 39.0 33.1-45.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,774 1,164 63.0 60.2-65.7 219 11.5 9.8-13.5 391 25.5 23.1-28.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,580 1,095 67.7 64.7-70.5 195 12.0 10.1-14.2 290 20.3 17.9-22.9
Rural 2,468 1,673 65.3 62.7-67.7 350 12.6 11.0-14.4 445 22.1 19.9-24.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,622 1,091 63.8 60.7-66.9 226 11.7 10.0-13.7 305 24.4 21.6-27.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,797 1,215 65.4 62.5-68.1 256 13.6 11.7-15.8 326 21.0 18.6-23.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,403 1,626 65.6 63.3-68.0 282 11.1 9.6-12.7 495 23.3 21.3-25.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,814 1,234 67.0 64.3-69.6 228 11.5 9.8-13.4 352 21.5 19.3-23.9
2nd Quartile 1,550 1,048 64.0 61.0-66.9 183 12.0 10.1-14.2 319 23.9 21.4-26.7
3rd Quartile 1,626 1,085 65.1 62.2-68.0 226 12.2 10.4-14.2 315 22.7 20.1-25.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 832 565 63.7 58.8-68.2 127 13.5 10.7-16.8 140 22.9 18.7-27.6

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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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