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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-FEMALES 3,194 128 3.4 2.7- 4.2 3,066 96.6 95.8-97.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,034 85 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,949 96.1 94.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 642 30 3.0 1.9- 4.7 612 97.0 95.3-98.1
Other 80 *** *** *** 75 93.8 82.6-98.0
AGE
18-34 585 *** *** *** 584 99.9 99.1- 100
35-44 428 *** *** *** 425 99.3 97.8-99.8
45-54 489 12 2.0 1.0- 3.8 477 98.0 96.2-99.0
55-64 577 27 4.7 2.8- 8.0 550 95.3 92.0-97.2
65-74 604 38 6.1 4.3- 8.7 566 93.9 91.3-95.7
75+ 427 45 13.0 8.8-18.8 382 87.0 81.2-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 23 7.2 4.2-12.1 262 92.8 87.9-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 752 46 5.1 3.4- 7.4 706 94.9 92.6-96.6
Some Post-H.S. 921 35 2.7 1.9- 4.0 886 97.3 96.0-98.1
College Graduate 1,228 24 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,204 98.8 98.1-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 27 6.7 4.0-11.2 310 93.3 88.8-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 440 38 7.9 5.3-11.5 402 92.1 88.5-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 260 *** *** *** 251 98.6 96.5-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 377 *** *** *** 367 97.2 94.6-98.6
$50,000- 74,999 336 *** *** *** 330 98.8 97.1-99.5
$75,000+ 749 14 1.5 0.8- 2.9 735 98.5 97.1-99.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 948 91 8.6 6.6-11.2 857 91.4 88.8-93.4
No 2,127 34 1.2 0.8- 1.8 2,093 98.8 98.2-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** 95 98.1 92.3-99.5
Non-Veteran 3,065 125 3.5 2.7- 4.4 2,940 96.5 95.6-97.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 926 24 2.5 1.5- 4.1 902 97.5 95.9-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 885 38 3.6 2.3- 5.3 847 96.4 94.7-97.7
Rural 1,383 66 4.0 2.9- 5.6 1,317 96.0 94.4-97.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,469 19 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,450 98.8 97.8-99.3
Unemployed 202 *** *** *** 200 99.7 98.3-99.9
Retired 940 71 8.5 6.3-11.5 869 91.5 88.5-93.7
Unable to Work 239 33 11.0 7.2-16.6 206 89.0 83.4-92.8
Other not in Labor Force 289 *** *** *** 286 99.1 97.0-99.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 116 *** *** *** 112 97.9 94.1-99.3
50% to 100% 311 31 8.2 5.4-12.2 280 91.8 87.8-94.6
101% to 150% 331 21 6.0 3.3-10.4 310 94.0 89.6-96.7
151% to 200% 292 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 277 95.9 92.7-97.7
More than 200% 1,379 31 1.7 1.1- 2.5 1,348 98.3 97.5-98.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 902 47 3.6 2.5- 5.0 855 96.4 95.0-97.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,010 47 4.6 3.2- 6.7 963 95.4 93.3-96.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,282 34 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,248 97.7 96.5-98.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 984 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 952 97.3 96.0-98.2
2nd Quartile 846 32 3.6 2.3- 5.6 814 96.4 94.4-97.7
3rd Quartile 908 44 3.8 2.6- 5.8 864 96.2 94.2-97.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 456 20 3.1 1.7- 5.5 436 96.9 94.5-98.3

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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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