2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,540 1,266 81.9 79.4-84.2 274 18.1 15.8-20.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 933 767 82.5 79.3-85.2 166 17.5 14.8-20.7
Non-Hispanic Black 294 255 86.2 80.2-90.6 39 13.8 9.4-19.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 191 146 74.3 65.8-81.3 45 25.7 18.7-34.2
AGE
21-34 433 352 79.3 74.4-83.5 81 20.7 16.5-25.6
35-44 351 295 85.3 80.2-89.3 56 14.7 10.7-19.8
45-54 355 300 84.2 79.1-88.2 55 15.8 11.8-20.9
55-65 401 319 80.4 75.1-84.8 82 19.6 15.2-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 238 85.1 80.3-88.9 59 14.9 11.1-19.7
Some Post-H.S. 424 336 78.8 73.8-83.1 88 21.2 16.9-26.2
College Graduate 695 601 86.7 83.4-89.5 94 13.3 10.5-16.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 310 243 77.3 70.6-82.9 67 22.7 17.1-29.4
No 1,227 1,020 83.0 80.3-85.4 207 17.0 14.6-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 55 91.9 79.5-97.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,478 1,208 81.5 78.9-83.8 270 18.5 16.2-21.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,031 871 83.6 80.6-86.3 160 16.4 13.7-19.4
Unemployed 125 101 81.4 70.8-88.7 24 18.6 11.3-29.2
Retired 85 70 83.5 73.2-90.3 15 16.5 9.7-26.8
Unable to Work 96 68 74.9 63.6-83.6 28 25.1 16.4-36.4
Other not in Labor Force 195 150 76.5 68.6-82.9 45 23.5 17.1-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 94 75.7 65.0-84.0 30 24.3 16.0-35.0
$15,000- 24,999 198 146 75.4 67.7-81.8 52 24.6 18.2-32.3
$25,000- 34,999 114 96 87.2 78.3-92.8 18 12.8 7.2-21.7
$35,000- 49,999 198 163 79.7 71.8-85.8 35 20.3 14.2-28.2
$50,000-74,999 190 164 86.8 80.0-91.6 26 13.2 8.4-20.0
$75,000+ 471 408 85.2 80.6-88.9 63 14.8 11.1-19.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 245 195 78.8 71.5-84.6 50 21.2 15.4-28.5
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 122 77.4 68.7-84.3 38 22.6 15.7-31.3
101% to 150% 166 131 80.1 72.1-86.2 35 19.9 13.8-27.9
151% to 200% 128 104 81.0 71.4-87.9 24 19.0 12.1-28.6
More than 200% 770 666 85.8 82.3-88.6 104 14.2 11.4-17.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 245 195 78.8 71.5-84.6 50 21.2 15.4-28.5
HOUSING
Own 943 801 84.8 81.8-87.4 142 15.2 12.6-18.2
Rent 504 398 79.5 74.9-83.5 106 20.5 16.5-25.1
Other arrangement 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 507 435 83.5 79.0-87.1 72 16.5 12.9-21.0
Regional City or Suburban County 432 356 83.0 78.2-86.9 76 17.0 13.1-21.8
Rural 601 475 79.2 74.8-82.9 126 20.8 17.1-25.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 397 324 81.0 75.4-85.6 73 19.0 14.4-24.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 471 382 81.4 76.9-85.2 89 18.6 14.8-23.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 672 560 82.6 78.7-85.9 112 17.4 14.1-21.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 484 391 81.4 77.0-85.1 93 18.6 14.9-23.0
2nd Quartile 426 355 83.0 78.2-87.0 71 17.0 13.0-21.8
3rd Quartile 426 349 80.1 75.0-84.4 77 19.9 15.6-25.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 204 171 84.0 75.2-90.1 33 16.0 9.9-24.8

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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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