2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,665 519 8.1 7.3- 9.0 5,146 91.9 91.0-92.7
-FEMALES 3,105 216 5.9 5.0- 6.9 2,889 94.1 93.1-95.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,992 154 6.6 5.4- 8.0 1,838 93.4 92.0-94.6
Non-Hispanic Black 623 35 3.5 2.3- 5.4 588 96.5 94.6-97.7
Other 79 *** *** *** 76 94.2 81.6-98.4
AGE
18-34 557 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 543 97.4 95.4-98.5
35-44 416 13 3.4 1.7- 6.8 403 96.6 93.2-98.3
45-54 480 14 2.5 1.4- 4.6 466 97.5 95.4-98.6
55-64 565 36 6.3 4.1- 9.4 529 93.7 90.6-95.9
65-74 596 58 10.0 7.5-13.3 538 90.0 86.7-92.5
75+ 415 76 16.4 12.4-21.5 339 83.6 78.5-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 35 10.3 6.7-15.4 237 89.7 84.6-93.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 729 62 7.4 5.4-10.0 667 92.6 90.0-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 899 69 5.6 4.2- 7.4 830 94.4 92.6-95.8
College Graduate 1,198 50 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,148 96.7 95.5-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 41 10.4 7.1-15.1 231 89.6 84.9-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 435 37 7.2 4.8-10.6 398 92.8 89.4-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 257 19 7.4 4.1-12.9 238 92.6 87.1-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 377 25 6.1 3.8- 9.6 352 93.9 90.4-96.2
$50,000- 74,999 335 21 4.4 2.6- 7.5 314 95.6 92.5-97.4
$75,000+ 745 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7 728 97.8 96.3-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 951 216 20.5 17.5-23.9 735 79.5 76.1-82.5
No 2,132 *** *** *** 2,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 96 *** *** *** 88 89.1 77.1-95.2
Non-Veteran 3,003 208 5.7 4.8- 6.8 2,795 94.3 93.2-95.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 896 40 3.9 2.6- 5.8 856 96.1 94.2-97.4
Regional City or Suburban County 872 70 7.2 5.5- 9.4 802 92.8 90.6-94.5
Rural 1,337 106 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,231 93.4 91.6-94.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,443 41 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,402 97.0 95.6-97.9
Unemployed 198 *** *** *** 191 96.9 93.0-98.7
Retired 924 119 12.1 9.7-15.0 805 87.9 85.0-90.3
Unable to Work 238 45 17.9 12.6-24.8 193 82.1 75.2-87.4
Other not in Labor Force 281 *** *** *** 278 99.2 97.7-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 114 *** *** *** 106 95.2 88.8-98.0
50% to 100% 307 41 10.2 7.0-14.6 266 89.8 85.4-93.0
101% to 150% 329 22 6.3 3.7-10.5 307 93.7 89.5-96.3
151% to 200% 291 27 7.9 5.0-12.4 264 92.1 87.6-95.0
More than 200% 1,372 61 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,311 96.4 95.1-97.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 887 73 7.3 5.5- 9.6 814 92.7 90.4-94.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 968 70 5.6 4.1- 7.4 898 94.4 92.6-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,250 73 5.4 4.1- 7.1 1,177 94.6 92.9-95.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 960 61 5.9 4.5- 7.8 899 94.1 92.2-95.5
2nd Quartile 818 53 5.4 3.9- 7.6 765 94.6 92.4-96.1
3rd Quartile 881 69 5.8 4.3- 7.7 812 94.2 92.3-95.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 446 33 7.4 4.7-11.5 413 92.6 88.5-95.3

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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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