2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
-FEMALES 3,178 325 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,853 91.4 90.1-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,023 215 9.3 7.9-11.0 1,808 90.7 89.0-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 640 72 8.2 6.0-11.2 568 91.8 88.8-94.0
Other 80 12 12.7 6.3-24.0 68 87.3 76.0-93.7
AGE
18-34 584 *** *** *** 576 98.4 96.3-99.3
35-44 426 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 414 97.2 94.8-98.5
45-54 488 33 5.7 3.8- 8.4 455 94.3 91.6-96.2
55-64 572 67 11.0 8.1-14.8 505 89.0 85.2-91.9
65-74 603 93 15.3 12.1-19.1 510 84.7 80.9-87.9
75+ 423 104 28.6 22.5-35.5 319 71.4 64.5-77.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 55 18.3 13.2-24.9 225 81.7 75.1-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 748 108 11.7 9.2-14.8 640 88.3 85.2-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 917 101 7.8 6.2- 9.8 816 92.2 90.2-93.8
College Graduate 1,225 61 3.2 2.3- 4.3 1,164 96.8 95.7-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 333 71 16.6 12.4-22.0 262 83.4 78.0-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 439 63 11.7 8.6-15.8 376 88.3 84.2-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 259 36 10.3 6.7-15.4 223 89.7 84.6-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 377 33 8.5 5.5-12.9 344 91.5 87.1-94.5
$50,000- 74,999 334 21 4.7 2.8- 7.6 313 95.3 92.4-97.2
$75,000+ 748 31 3.6 2.3- 5.5 717 96.4 94.5-97.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 939 212 20.0 16.9-23.4 727 80.0 76.6-83.1
No 2,121 101 4.0 3.1- 5.1 2,020 96.0 94.9-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** 89 91.4 82.8-95.9
Non-Veteran 3,049 312 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,737 91.4 90.1-92.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 919 64 6.6 4.9- 9.0 855 93.4 91.0-95.1
Regional City or Suburban County 882 98 9.4 7.3-11.9 784 90.6 88.1-92.7
Rural 1,377 163 9.9 8.1-12.0 1,214 90.1 88.0-91.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,466 63 3.7 2.7- 5.0 1,403 96.3 95.0-97.3
Unemployed 202 11 5.7 2.5-12.4 191 94.3 87.6-97.5
Retired 935 163 18.8 15.5-22.7 772 81.2 77.3-84.5
Unable to Work 235 75 27.0 20.7-34.4 160 73.0 65.6-79.3
Other not in Labor Force 287 *** *** *** 279 97.6 94.6-98.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 114 14 8.1 4.4-14.3 100 91.9 85.7-95.6
50% to 100% 308 62 16.1 12.0-21.3 246 83.9 78.7-88.0
101% to 150% 331 45 11.3 7.7-16.2 286 88.7 83.8-92.3
151% to 200% 291 33 8.4 5.5-12.5 258 91.6 87.5-94.5
More than 200% 1,376 90 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,286 94.5 92.9-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 898 114 10.1 8.0-12.6 784 89.9 87.4-92.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,006 115 10.1 8.0-12.6 891 89.9 87.4-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,274 96 6.8 5.2- 8.7 1,178 93.2 91.3-94.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 981 87 7.7 5.9-10.1 894 92.3 89.9-94.1
2nd Quartile 839 82 8.6 6.6-11.1 757 91.4 88.9-93.4
3rd Quartile 905 99 8.9 6.9-11.4 806 91.1 88.6-93.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 453 57 10.6 7.4-14.9 396 89.4 85.1-92.6

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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