2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
-FEMALES 3,197 262 7.1 6.1- 8.3 2,935 92.9 91.7-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,036 245 10.7 9.1-12.4 1,791 89.3 87.6-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 643 *** *** *** 637 99.5 98.8-99.8
Other 80 *** *** *** 78 98.1 91.1-99.6
AGE
18-34 585 *** *** *** 579 99.3 98.5-99.7
35-44 429 *** *** *** 423 98.7 97.1-99.4
45-54 489 26 6.3 4.0- 9.7 463 93.7 90.3-96.0
55-64 580 52 9.5 6.9-13.1 528 90.5 86.9-93.1
65-74 605 79 15.6 12.0-20.1 526 84.4 79.9-88.0
75+ 426 86 19.5 14.7-25.5 340 80.5 74.5-85.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 21 8.9 5.0-15.2 266 91.1 84.8-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 753 64 6.5 4.9- 8.6 689 93.5 91.4-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 922 72 6.4 4.9- 8.4 850 93.6 91.6-95.1
College Graduate 1,227 104 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,123 92.4 90.5-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 23 6.3 3.6-10.8 315 93.7 89.2-96.4
$15,000- 24,999 441 28 6.4 3.6-11.0 413 93.6 89.0-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 260 18 5.5 3.0-10.0 242 94.5 90.0-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 377 31 6.8 4.3-10.5 346 93.2 89.5-95.7
$50,000- 74,999 337 30 8.5 5.4-13.1 307 91.5 86.9-94.6
$75,000+ 749 66 7.5 5.6- 9.8 683 92.5 90.2-94.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 950 107 10.4 8.1-13.2 843 89.6 86.8-91.9
No 2,129 151 6.0 5.0- 7.3 1,978 94.0 92.7-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** 93 94.6 84.5-98.2
Non-Veteran 3,068 254 7.1 6.1- 8.3 2,814 92.9 91.7-93.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 924 66 5.9 4.4- 7.8 858 94.1 92.2-95.6
Regional City or Suburban County 887 76 7.9 6.0-10.4 811 92.1 89.6-94.0
Rural 1,386 120 7.6 5.9- 9.6 1,266 92.4 90.4-94.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,472 63 3.8 2.9- 5.1 1,409 96.2 94.9-97.1
Unemployed 202 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 190 96.1 92.8-97.9
Retired 939 155 17.6 14.4-21.4 784 82.4 78.6-85.6
Unable to Work 240 20 10.1 6.0-16.4 220 89.9 83.6-94.0
Other not in Labor Force 290 *** *** *** 281 98.4 96.7-99.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 117 *** *** *** 112 96.2 90.3-98.6
50% to 100% 311 16 4.7 2.2- 9.8 295 95.3 90.2-97.8
101% to 150% 332 18 6.8 3.5-12.8 314 93.2 87.2-96.5
151% to 200% 292 27 7.6 4.7-12.0 265 92.4 88.0-95.3
More than 200% 1,380 126 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,254 92.2 90.3-93.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 905 62 5.0 3.8- 6.6 843 95.0 93.4-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,010 88 7.8 6.0-10.3 922 92.2 89.7-94.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,282 112 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,170 92.5 90.6-94.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 985 87 7.6 5.9- 9.8 898 92.4 90.2-94.1
2nd Quartile 846 81 8.2 6.3-10.7 765 91.8 89.3-93.7
3rd Quartile 909 67 5.9 4.3- 8.1 842 94.1 91.9-95.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 457 27 4.8 3.1- 7.3 430 95.2 92.7-96.9

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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 U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. 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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