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 5,807 324 4.6 4.0- 5.2 5,483 95.4 94.8-96.0
-FEMALES 3,184 156 3.8 3.1- 4.7 3,028 96.2 95.3-96.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,024 100 3.7 3.0- 4.7 1,924 96.3 95.3-97.0
Non-Hispanic Black 643 37 4.2 2.8- 6.3 606 95.8 93.7-97.2
Other 80 *** *** *** 72 89.9 78.4-95.6
AGE
18-34 584 *** *** *** 580 99.5 98.5-99.8
35-44 429 *** *** *** 425 98.9 96.8-99.6
45-54 485 13 2.3 1.2- 4.4 472 97.7 95.6-98.8
55-64 576 32 5.1 3.3- 7.6 544 94.9 92.4-96.7
65-74 602 47 8.0 5.7-11.1 555 92.0 88.9-94.3
75+ 424 53 11.9 8.2-17.1 371 88.1 82.9-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 24 7.3 4.4-12.0 258 92.7 88.0-95.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 750 51 4.7 3.3- 6.5 699 95.3 93.5-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 918 56 4.2 3.1- 5.8 862 95.8 94.2-96.9
College Graduate 1,226 25 1.2 0.8- 1.9 1,201 98.8 98.1-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 39 9.3 6.4-13.3 293 90.7 86.7-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 441 26 3.8 2.4- 6.1 415 96.2 93.9-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 258 20 7.2 4.2-12.2 238 92.8 87.8-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 377 15 2.9 1.6- 5.3 362 97.1 94.7-98.4
$50,000- 74,999 335 14 3.1 1.7- 5.7 321 96.9 94.3-98.3
$75,000+ 749 *** *** *** 740 98.8 97.4-99.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 937 101 7.7 6.0- 9.8 836 92.3 90.2-94.0
No 2,128 49 2.2 1.6- 3.2 2,079 97.8 96.8-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** 95 96.6 88.5-99.1
Non-Veteran 3,055 151 3.8 3.1- 4.7 2,904 96.2 95.3-96.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 924 28 2.6 1.5- 4.2 896 97.4 95.8-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 885 45 4.2 3.0- 5.9 840 95.8 94.1-97.0
Rural 1,375 83 4.7 3.6- 6.2 1,292 95.3 93.8-96.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,471 25 1.2 0.8- 2.0 1,446 98.8 98.0-99.2
Unemployed 201 *** *** *** 196 97.7 93.7-99.2
Retired 937 82 8.8 6.6-11.6 855 91.2 88.4-93.4
Unable to Work 232 38 14.0 9.7-19.9 194 86.0 80.1-90.3
Other not in Labor Force 288 *** *** *** 284 98.8 95.8-99.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 115 *** *** *** 106 94.8 89.1-97.6
50% to 100% 307 30 7.6 5.0-11.5 277 92.4 88.5-95.0
101% to 150% 332 20 4.5 2.6- 7.8 312 95.5 92.2-97.4
151% to 200% 292 17 3.8 2.2- 6.7 275 96.2 93.3-97.8
More than 200% 1,376 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,335 97.4 96.2-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 902 62 6.1 4.4- 8.4 840 93.9 91.6-95.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,003 53 3.9 2.9- 5.4 950 96.1 94.6-97.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,279 41 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,238 97.4 96.1-98.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 982 43 3.7 2.4- 5.5 939 96.3 94.5-97.6
2nd Quartile 843 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5 812 97.0 95.5-98.0
3rd Quartile 903 46 3.7 2.6- 5.1 857 96.3 94.9-97.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 456 36 7.8 5.0-11.9 420 92.2 88.1-95.0

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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 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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