2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,775 603 10.8 9.8-11.9 1,189 20.7 19.5-22.1 3,518 60.5 58.9-62.1 465 7.9 7.1- 8.8
GENDER
Male 2,615 261 11.3 9.8-13.0 550 21.2 19.3-23.2 1,602 59.7 57.4-62.1 202 7.8 6.6- 9.2
Female 3,160 342 10.4 9.2-11.8 639 20.3 18.6-22.2 1,916 61.2 59.1-63.4 263 8.0 6.9- 9.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,695 341 9.5 8.4-10.7 732 20.4 18.8-22.0 2,331 62.3 60.4-64.2 291 7.8 6.8- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,049 149 15.0 12.4-18.1 287 26.3 23.1-29.8 515 49.5 45.6-53.4 98 9.1 7.1-11.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 148 19 15.4 9.0-25.1 35 18.8 12.8-26.8 76 50.7 40.5-60.8 18 15.1 8.3-25.9
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 100 17 17.7 10.2-28.9 18 16.8 9.8-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 118 16 14.8 8.3-25.2 26 21.3 13.6-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 543 46 7.4 5.3-10.3 72 12.2 9.3-15.8 389 74.2 69.7-78.3 36 6.1 4.2- 8.9
AGE
18-34 1,187 119 10.1 8.3-12.3 254 20.1 17.6-22.8 727 61.8 58.5-65.0 87 8.0 6.3-10.1
35-44 798 93 12.9 10.0-16.3 179 23.1 19.7-26.9 483 58.8 54.5-62.9 43 5.2 3.7- 7.4
45-54 918 95 10.0 7.9-12.5 207 23.7 20.5-27.2 566 61.4 57.6-65.2 50 4.9 3.5- 6.7
55-64 1,026 142 13.5 11.2-16.3 226 23.0 19.9-26.5 591 57.2 53.4-61.0 67 6.2 4.7- 8.2
65-74 1,044 89 9.5 7.4-12.2 192 18.0 15.3-21.2 651 60.9 57.0-64.6 112 11.6 9.2-14.5
75+ 674 52 8.2 5.8-11.5 104 13.5 10.8-16.8 419 62.3 57.3-67.0 99 16.0 12.5-20.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 521 74 13.9 10.4-18.3 92 20.0 15.8-25.0 311 57.8 52.2-63.2 44 8.3 5.7-12.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,463 182 13.2 11.1-15.6 304 19.7 17.5-22.2 851 59.2 56.0-62.2 126 7.9 6.3- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,591 187 11.3 9.6-13.3 341 21.5 19.1-24.0 944 59.5 56.6-62.4 119 7.7 6.2- 9.5
College Graduate 2,177 159 6.8 5.7- 8.1 449 21.3 19.3-23.5 1,395 63.9 61.4-66.2 174 8.0 6.7- 9.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,615 305 20.3 17.8-23.1 346 22.5 19.9-25.3 802 48.1 45.0-51.3 162 9.1 7.5-11.0
No 3,939 277 7.4 6.4- 8.4 802 20.0 18.5-21.6 2,578 65.1 63.3-66.9 282 7.5 6.5- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 99 14.4 11.4-18.0 185 26.0 22.2-30.1 382 49.2 44.8-53.7 79 10.4 7.9-13.6
Non-Veteran 4,980 497 10.2 9.2-11.4 995 20.0 18.6-21.4 3,107 62.2 60.5-63.9 381 7.6 6.7- 8.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,027 279 9.6 8.4-11.0 688 22.9 21.1-24.8 1,916 62.3 60.2-64.4 144 5.1 4.3- 6.2
Unemployed 345 47 15.6 10.9-21.9 75 18.4 14.3-23.5 188 57.4 50.7-63.8 35 8.6 5.7-12.7
Retired 1,538 120 8.2 6.5-10.2 263 16.6 14.4-19.1 961 61.7 58.5-64.9 194 13.5 11.2-16.0
Unable to Work 403 125 30.8 25.4-36.8 79 22.2 17.0-28.5 155 37.6 31.8-43.8 44 9.4 6.7-13.0
Other not in Labor Force 367 22 4.8 2.9- 8.0 61 15.6 11.8-20.4 244 68.0 62.0-73.5 40 11.5 7.9-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 502 100 20.0 15.5-25.5 92 19.2 14.9-24.3 255 51.8 45.9-57.6 55 9.0 6.3-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 759 105 15.0 12.0-18.6 155 20.2 16.8-24.1 431 56.1 51.5-60.7 68 8.7 6.3-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 470 62 13.9 10.3-18.4 111 22.2 18.0-27.2 263 56.7 50.9-62.4 34 7.2 4.5-11.2
$35,000- 49,999 649 81 13.9 10.9-17.7 146 23.2 19.5-27.5 372 54.7 49.9-59.4 50 8.2 5.8-11.4
$50,000-74,999 684 54 8.2 6.1-11.0 141 23.3 19.5-27.6 426 60.8 56.2-65.2 63 7.7 5.9-10.1
$75,000+ 1,565 105 6.9 5.5- 8.5 317 20.7 18.4-23.2 1,046 65.9 63.0-68.7 97 6.5 5.1- 8.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,146 96 8.1 6.4-10.3 227 18.4 15.8-21.2 725 64.4 60.9-67.8 98 9.1 7.2-11.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 161 29 19.4 12.8-28.2 31 17.2 11.3-25.2 81 49.8 40.2-59.4 20 13.7 7.7-23.0
50% to 100% 512 102 18.9 14.6-24.2 90 18.8 14.7-23.8 275 55.0 49.1-60.7 45 7.3 4.9-10.6
101% to 150% 583 77 15.6 12.0-20.0 143 23.1 19.1-27.7 316 53.3 48.1-58.5 47 8.0 5.4-11.6
151% to 200% 489 75 16.6 12.8-21.2 102 19.6 15.8-24.0 276 56.1 50.5-61.6 36 7.7 5.1-11.5
More than 200% 2,751 210 7.8 6.7- 9.1 572 21.9 20.1-23.9 1,761 62.9 60.7-65.1 208 7.4 6.2- 8.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,146 96 8.1 6.4-10.3 227 18.4 15.8-21.2 725 64.4 60.9-67.8 98 9.1 7.2-11.4
HOUSING
Own 3,809 357 10.1 8.9-11.4 765 20.5 19.0-22.2 2,375 61.4 59.4-63.3 312 8.0 7.0- 9.2
Rent 1,514 199 13.5 11.5-15.8 328 21.2 18.8-23.8 879 58.6 55.6-61.6 108 6.7 5.3- 8.4
Other arrangement 400 44 9.9 6.9-13.9 85 21.3 16.6-26.7 227 57.4 51.3-63.4 44 11.4 8.0-16.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,767 156 9.8 8.2-11.7 341 19.4 17.3-21.6 1,132 62.9 60.2-65.6 138 7.9 6.5- 9.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,569 190 12.1 10.2-14.2 347 21.4 19.1-24.0 908 59.1 56.1-62.1 124 7.3 6.0- 9.0
Rural 2,439 257 10.8 9.3-12.6 501 21.5 19.4-23.7 1,478 59.3 56.7-61.9 203 8.3 7.0- 9.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,597 188 11.0 9.2-13.0 367 22.5 20.0-25.2 909 58.2 55.0-61.3 133 8.4 6.7-10.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,780 213 13.1 11.1-15.3 338 20.5 18.2-23.1 1,084 58.3 55.4-61.2 145 8.0 6.6- 9.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,398 202 9.2 7.8-10.7 484 20.1 18.2-22.0 1,525 63.2 60.8-65.5 187 7.6 6.4- 9.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,811 153 8.9 7.4-10.6 349 19.6 17.5-21.9 1,163 64.1 61.4-66.7 146 7.5 6.1- 9.1
2nd Quartile 1,539 162 11.5 9.6-13.7 327 21.2 18.8-23.8 932 59.6 56.6-62.5 118 7.8 6.3- 9.5
3rd Quartile 1,612 209 13.2 11.2-15.4 330 20.8 18.4-23.3 952 58.5 55.5-61.4 121 7.6 6.0- 9.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 813 79 8.5 6.3-11.2 183 22.6 18.8-26.9 471 58.4 53.6-63.0 80 10.5 7.9-13.9

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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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