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 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-FEMALES 3,085 347 12.1 10.7-13.7 2,738 87.9 86.3-89.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,984 228 13.1 11.3-15.1 1,756 86.9 84.9-88.7
Non-Hispanic Black 620 64 10.0 7.3-13.7 556 90.0 86.3-92.7
Other 79 11 12.1 6.0-22.8 68 87.9 77.2-94.0
AGE
18-34 553 71 14.8 11.6-18.7 482 85.2 81.3-88.4
35-44 414 43 11.0 7.9-15.2 371 89.0 84.8-92.1
45-54 477 62 10.7 7.9-14.3 415 89.3 85.7-92.1
55-64 564 71 12.6 9.4-16.8 493 87.4 83.2-90.6
65-74 594 45 8.2 5.8-11.5 549 91.8 88.5-94.2
75+ 409 47 13.0 8.7-19.0 362 87.0 81.0-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 53 22.3 16.4-29.6 216 77.7 70.4-83.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 104 13.7 10.8-17.2 620 86.3 82.8-89.2
Some Post-H.S. 895 122 13.3 10.9-16.1 773 86.7 83.9-89.1
College Graduate 1,192 67 5.5 4.2- 7.3 1,125 94.5 92.7-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 70 26.8 20.4-34.3 201 73.2 65.7-79.6
$15,000- 24,999 433 75 19.4 15.0-24.8 358 80.6 75.2-85.0
$25,000- 34,999 253 35 13.9 9.1-20.6 218 86.1 79.4-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 377 34 10.7 7.3-15.6 343 89.3 84.4-92.7
$50,000- 74,999 333 24 7.3 4.7-11.4 309 92.7 88.6-95.3
$75,000+ 743 29 4.1 2.6- 6.4 714 95.9 93.6-97.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 944 347 42.5 38.4-46.7 597 57.5 53.3-61.6
No 2,132 *** *** *** 2,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,985 326 11.8 10.3-13.4 2,659 88.2 86.6-89.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 891 93 11.6 9.2-14.6 798 88.4 85.4-90.8
Regional City or Suburban County 867 95 12.1 9.5-15.3 772 87.9 84.7-90.5
Rural 1,327 159 12.7 10.5-15.2 1,168 87.3 84.8-89.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,435 96 6.9 5.5- 8.7 1,339 93.1 91.3-94.5
Unemployed 196 36 23.3 16.5-31.9 160 76.7 68.1-83.5
Retired 918 75 8.8 6.5-12.0 843 91.2 88.0-93.5
Unable to Work 237 104 44.9 37.0-53.1 133 55.1 46.9-63.0
Other not in Labor Force 279 33 14.2 9.7-20.2 246 85.8 79.8-90.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 303 65 23.6 17.8-30.4 238 76.4 69.6-82.2
101% to 150% 328 52 15.9 11.6-21.5 276 84.1 78.5-88.4
151% to 200% 290 38 12.5 8.4-18.0 252 87.5 82.0-91.6
More than 200% 1,368 77 6.1 4.6- 8.0 1,291 93.9 92.0-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 877 104 11.4 9.0-14.4 773 88.6 85.6-91.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 964 111 13.4 10.7-16.5 853 86.6 83.5-89.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,244 132 11.6 9.5-14.0 1,112 88.4 86.0-90.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 954 106 12.5 10.1-15.5 848 87.5 84.5-89.9
2nd Quartile 816 85 12.2 9.5-15.4 731 87.8 84.6-90.5
3rd Quartile 874 99 11.8 9.3-14.7 775 88.2 85.3-90.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 441 57 11.9 8.5-16.5 384 88.1 83.5-91.5

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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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