2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
-FEMALES 3,076 2,001 66.2 64.1-68.3 1,075 33.8 31.7-35.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,974 1,316 66.6 64.0-69.1 658 33.4 30.9-36.0
Non-Hispanic Black 617 351 59.9 54.7-64.8 266 40.1 35.2-45.3
Other 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 583 405 72.0 67.6-75.9 178 28.0 24.1-32.4
35-44 428 276 60.9 55.1-66.5 152 39.1 33.5-44.9
45-54 483 314 67.1 62.1-71.8 169 32.9 28.2-37.9
55-64 574 367 64.0 58.8-69.0 207 36.0 31.0-41.2
65-74 593 372 60.7 55.6-65.7 221 39.3 34.3-44.4
75+ 415 267 68.1 61.8-73.8 148 31.9 26.2-38.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 272 172 65.4 57.9-72.3 100 34.6 27.7-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 728 457 66.5 62.1-70.6 271 33.5 29.4-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 889 567 64.6 60.7-68.3 322 35.4 31.7-39.3
College Graduate 1,182 802 68.1 64.8-71.2 380 31.9 28.8-35.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 169 56.1 48.8-63.2 151 43.9 36.8-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 427 257 61.0 54.7-66.9 170 39.0 33.1-45.3
$25,000- 34,999 254 153 62.8 54.9-70.1 101 37.2 29.9-45.1
$35,000- 49,999 372 219 57.3 51.0-63.3 153 42.7 36.7-49.0
$50,000- 74,999 335 237 66.9 59.9-73.1 98 33.1 26.9-40.1
$75,000+ 735 535 73.1 69.1-76.8 200 26.9 23.2-30.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 908 489 54.4 50.1-58.5 419 45.6 41.5-49.9
No 2,064 1,445 71.3 68.8-73.6 619 28.7 26.4-31.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,955 1,930 66.6 64.4-68.7 1,025 33.4 31.3-35.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 883 597 68.4 64.7-72.0 286 31.6 28.0-35.3
Regional City or Suburban County 861 534 62.7 58.6-66.7 327 37.3 33.3-41.4
Rural 1,332 870 66.9 63.6-70.1 462 33.1 29.9-36.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,437 960 67.2 64.2-70.1 477 32.8 29.9-35.8
Unemployed 195 125 67.1 58.7-74.5 70 32.9 25.5-41.3
Retired 900 580 64.5 60.2-68.5 320 35.5 31.5-39.8
Unable to Work 226 99 43.5 35.6-51.8 127 56.5 48.2-64.4
Other not in Labor Force 284 217 79.3 73.4-84.2 67 20.7 15.8-26.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 300 163 58.4 51.0-65.4 137 41.6 34.6-49.0
101% to 150% 323 178 55.9 48.9-62.7 145 44.1 37.3-51.1
151% to 200% 287 181 65.8 58.8-72.2 106 34.2 27.8-41.2
More than 200% 1,360 949 68.8 65.6-71.8 411 31.2 28.2-34.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 869 517 63.9 59.8-67.8 352 36.1 32.2-40.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 974 648 65.7 61.9-69.4 326 34.3 30.6-38.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,233 836 67.6 64.4-70.7 397 32.4 29.3-35.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 948 643 67.4 63.7-70.9 305 32.6 29.1-36.3
2nd Quartile 818 544 65.8 61.7-69.7 274 34.2 30.3-38.3
3rd Quartile 874 559 66.6 62.6-70.3 315 33.4 29.7-37.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 436 255 62.9 56.4-69.0 181 37.1 31.0-43.6

Back to Inadequate Sleep.

*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

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 respondent’s 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 respondent’s 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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