2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
-FEMALES 2,890 1,107 33.5 31.4-35.7 1,783 66.5 64.3-68.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,867 803 38.1 35.5-40.8 1,064 61.9 59.2-64.5
Non-Hispanic Black 583 209 29.2 24.7-34.1 374 70.8 65.9-75.3
Other 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 467 68 14.0 10.8-18.0 399 86.0 82.0-89.2
35-44 383 61 15.5 11.7-20.3 322 84.5 79.7-88.3
45-54 454 71 16.5 12.7-21.1 383 83.5 78.9-87.3
55-64 545 162 30.3 25.4-35.7 383 69.7 64.3-74.6
65-74 582 410 72.7 68.1-76.8 172 27.3 23.2-31.9
75+ 392 306 79.2 73.5-84.0 86 20.8 16.0-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 93 37.5 30.0-45.6 157 62.5 54.4-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 683 291 37.3 32.8-42.0 392 62.7 58.0-67.2
Some Post-H.S. 846 336 33.8 30.1-37.6 510 66.2 62.4-69.9
College Graduate 1,104 385 28.6 25.6-31.7 719 71.4 68.3-74.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 118 41.2 33.6-49.1 136 58.8 50.9-66.4
$15,000- 24,999 409 177 40.9 34.6-47.4 232 59.1 52.6-65.4
$25,000- 34,999 239 92 29.1 22.6-36.5 147 70.9 63.5-77.4
$35,000- 49,999 361 127 31.2 25.7-37.4 234 68.8 62.6-74.3
$50,000- 74,999 317 121 34.6 28.4-41.3 196 65.4 58.7-71.6
$75,000+ 695 207 23.7 20.3-27.5 488 76.3 72.5-79.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 906 488 49.1 44.9-53.3 418 50.9 46.7-55.1
No 1,978 616 27.0 24.6-29.4 1,362 73.0 70.6-75.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,797 1,073 33.4 31.3-35.6 1,724 66.6 64.4-68.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 825 270 28.0 24.6-31.8 555 72.0 68.2-75.4
Regional City or Suburban County 809 313 33.9 30.0-38.1 496 66.1 61.9-70.0
Rural 1,256 524 38.3 34.9-41.8 732 61.7 58.2-65.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,337 258 17.6 15.3-20.2 1,079 82.4 79.8-84.7
Unemployed 181 34 20.9 13.6-30.6 147 79.1 69.4-86.4
Retired 885 630 72.4 68.5-76.0 255 27.6 24.0-31.5
Unable to Work 232 125 51.0 42.8-59.1 107 49.0 40.9-57.2
Other not in Labor Force 240 58 21.2 15.8-28.0 182 78.8 72.0-84.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 285 120 39.1 31.7-47.1 165 60.9 52.9-68.3
101% to 150% 307 111 34.9 28.2-42.2 196 65.1 57.8-71.8
151% to 200% 275 100 28.6 22.8-35.2 175 71.4 64.8-77.2
More than 200% 1,299 474 30.3 27.4-33.4 825 69.7 66.6-72.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 825 311 33.2 29.4-37.4 514 66.8 62.6-70.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 913 387 37.1 33.3-41.0 526 62.9 59.0-66.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,152 409 30.9 27.7-34.2 743 69.1 65.8-72.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 890 346 34.0 30.3-37.9 544 66.0 62.1-69.7
2nd Quartile 765 288 32.7 28.8-36.7 477 67.3 63.3-71.2
3rd Quartile 812 321 34.2 30.3-38.4 491 65.8 61.6-69.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 423 152 32.9 27.2-39.1 271 67.1 60.9-72.8

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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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