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 5,637 204 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,433 96.7 96.1-97.2
-FEMALES 3,088 126 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,962 96.5 95.6-97.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,985 73 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,912 96.5 95.4-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 618 38 5.0 3.3- 7.6 580 95.0 92.4-96.7
Other 79 *** *** *** 70 88.7 77.0-94.8
AGE
18-34 551 *** *** *** 548 99.2 96.5-99.8
35-44 415 11 3.4 1.8- 6.5 404 96.6 93.5-98.2
45-54 478 23 4.0 2.5- 6.5 455 96.0 93.5-97.5
55-64 564 31 4.4 2.8- 6.8 533 95.6 93.2-97.2
65-74 596 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 568 95.7 93.5-97.2
75+ 409 27 7.5 4.6-11.8 382 92.5 88.2-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 25 7.0 4.1-11.7 245 93.0 88.3-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 35 3.9 2.6- 5.8 691 96.1 94.2-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 893 45 3.9 2.7- 5.6 848 96.1 94.4-97.3
College Graduate 1,193 20 1.4 0.8- 2.3 1,173 98.6 97.7-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 37 12.5 8.3-18.2 235 87.5 81.8-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 432 32 5.9 3.7- 9.1 400 94.1 90.9-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 255 *** *** *** 248 97.8 95.2-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 376 *** *** *** 367 98.0 95.9-99.0
$50,000- 74,999 334 *** *** *** 331 99.2 97.4-99.7
$75,000+ 744 *** *** *** 736 98.9 97.5-99.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 947 126 12.3 9.9-15.2 821 87.7 84.8-90.1
No 2,132 *** *** *** 2,132 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** 90 95.7 89.0-98.4
Non-Veteran 2,987 121 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,866 96.5 95.6-97.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 892 23 2.7 1.6- 4.6 869 97.3 95.4-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 866 39 4.6 3.1- 6.5 827 95.4 93.5-96.9
Rural 1,330 64 3.4 2.6- 4.6 1,266 96.6 95.4-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,437 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4 1,425 99.3 98.6-99.7
Unemployed 197 *** *** *** 191 95.4 87.9-98.3
Retired 917 37 4.3 2.8- 6.3 880 95.7 93.7-97.2
Unable to Work 238 67 24.7 18.8-31.7 171 75.3 68.3-81.2
Other not in Labor Force 278 *** *** *** 274 98.6 95.0-99.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 114 14 10.4 5.2-19.7 100 89.6 80.3-94.8
50% to 100% 305 30 8.7 5.6-13.2 275 91.3 86.8-94.4
101% to 150% 328 20 4.6 2.6- 8.2 308 95.4 91.8-97.4
151% to 200% 290 12 3.1 1.7- 5.9 278 96.9 94.1-98.3
More than 200% 1,368 20 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,348 98.7 97.8-99.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 880 47 4.2 3.0- 6.0 833 95.8 94.0-97.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 967 40 3.7 2.5- 5.3 927 96.3 94.7-97.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,241 39 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,202 96.9 95.4-97.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 952 28 2.6 1.7- 4.0 924 97.4 96.0-98.3
2nd Quartile 817 29 3.6 2.3- 5.5 788 96.4 94.5-97.7
3rd Quartile 875 39 3.9 2.6- 5.8 836 96.1 94.2-97.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 444 30 5.2 3.3- 8.1 414 94.8 91.9-96.7

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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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