2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
-FEMALES 2,652 58 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,594 97.5 96.6-98.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,693 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,666 98.1 97.0-98.8
Non-Hispanic Black 543 20 3.9 2.4- 6.5 523 96.1 93.5-97.6
Other 75 *** *** *** 74 99.9 99.4- 100
AGE
18-34 418 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 399 95.3 92.4-97.1
35-44 362 *** *** *** 352 97.6 95.2-98.8
45-54 414 12 2.9 1.4- 5.6 402 97.1 94.4-98.6
55-64 490 *** *** *** 484 98.8 97.0-99.5
65-74 535 *** *** *** 528 99.0 97.8-99.6
75+ 368 *** *** *** 367 99.3 95.4-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 *** *** *** 233 96.1 92.2-98.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 644 23 3.8 2.3- 6.1 621 96.2 93.9-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 790 16 2.5 1.5- 4.3 774 97.5 95.7-98.5
College Graduate 970 *** *** *** 960 99.1 98.2-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 11 5.4 2.7-10.3 227 94.6 89.7-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 386 11 3.1 1.6- 5.8 375 96.9 94.2-98.4
$25,000- 34,999 221 *** *** *** 216 97.7 93.3-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 319 *** *** *** 313 97.5 93.7-99.0
$50,000- 74,999 282 *** *** *** 281 99.8 98.7- 100
$75,000+ 624 *** *** *** 615 98.5 96.3-99.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 850 26 4.0 2.6- 6.1 824 96.0 93.9-97.4
No 1,796 32 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,764 98.1 97.1-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 *** *** *** 65 96.5 83.2-99.4
Non-Veteran 2,581 56 2.5 1.8- 3.4 2,525 97.5 96.6-98.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 718 19 3.6 2.2- 5.9 699 96.4 94.1-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 745 12 1.7 0.8- 3.3 733 98.3 96.7-99.2
Rural 1,189 27 2.3 1.5- 3.6 1,162 97.7 96.4-98.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,212 36 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,176 96.6 95.0-97.7
Unemployed 161 *** *** *** 153 94.6 88.5-97.5
Retired 821 *** *** *** 816 99.4 98.2-99.8
Unable to Work 210 *** *** *** 203 96.3 91.9-98.4
Other not in Labor Force 232 *** *** *** 230 99.7 98.8-99.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** 95 93.5 85.0-97.3
50% to 100% 265 *** *** *** 256 96.9 93.6-98.5
101% to 150% 298 12 4.5 2.4- 8.3 286 95.5 91.7-97.6
151% to 200% 247 *** *** *** 244 98.9 96.4-99.7
More than 200% 1,152 12 1.3 0.6- 2.7 1,140 98.7 97.3-99.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 791 19 2.5 1.4- 4.3 772 97.5 95.7-98.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 860 20 2.9 1.7- 4.8 840 97.1 95.2-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,001 19 2.3 1.4- 3.7 982 97.7 96.3-98.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 787 14 2.2 1.2- 4.0 773 97.8 96.0-98.8
2nd Quartile 693 15 2.5 1.4- 4.3 678 97.5 95.7-98.6
3rd Quartile 758 18 2.8 1.6- 4.7 740 97.2 95.3-98.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 414 11 3.1 1.4- 6.6 403 96.9 93.4-98.6

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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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