2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 49 Ages 50 to 59 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 719 67 11.7 8.8-15.4 264 39.2 34.7-44.0 210 26.9 23.1-31.0 178 22.2 18.6-26.2
-FEMALES 385 42 13.1 9.0-18.7 139 38.5 32.1-45.2 111 25.8 20.8-31.6 93 22.6 17.7-28.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 224 21 12.4 7.8-19.1 68 30.5 23.9-38.0 72 30.6 23.9-38.2 63 26.5 20.2-34.0
Non-Hispanic Black 115 15 13.3 6.1-26.6 *** *** *** 27 18.2 11.1-28.5 24 17.7 10.0-29.5
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 130 *** *** *** 35 28.5 19.5-39.7 45 33.3 24.1-44.0 *** *** ***
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 22.9 14.1-34.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 128 12 13.1 7.1-22.8 *** *** *** 45 30.9 22.5-40.9 23 16.4 9.9-26.0
College Graduate 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 19.8 12.1-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 201 15 10.9 5.6-20.3 75 38.1 30.1-46.9 56 23.5 17.2-31.2 55 27.5 20.3-36.0
No 173 27 16.5 10.6-24.7 *** *** *** 51 28.1 20.3-37.3 37 18.0 11.8-26.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 372 41 13.5 9.3-19.2 132 38.3 31.8-45.2 106 24.9 19.9-30.7 93 23.3 18.3-29.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 90 13 13.8 6.9-25.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 14.9 8.2-25.6
Rural 211 18 10.7 6.2-17.9 77 37.5 29.8-45.9 60 24.2 17.9-31.8 56 27.6 20.7-35.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 104 18 19.6 11.8-30.8 *** *** *** 27 23.2 14.8-34.5 *** *** ***
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 182 *** *** *** 41 23.1 16.2-31.8 60 31.6 23.7-40.7 73 42.4 33.6-51.8
Unable to Work 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 11.5 5.9-21.2 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 122 17 14.4 8.3-23.8 *** *** *** 37 30.2 21.2-41.2 25 19.4 11.4-30.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 144 18 13.1 7.4-22.3 49 35.6 26.3-46.0 48 33.9 24.7-44.5 29 17.4 10.9-26.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 127 12 10.7 5.4-19.9 54 42.5 32.8-52.9 32 22.6 15.5-31.8 29 24.2 16.5-34.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 114 12 15.9 8.1-28.7 *** *** *** 31 22.5 14.4-33.4 35 25.2 16.2-36.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 21.1 12.9-32.5 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 25.4 16.6-36.7 21 19.7 12.1-30.4
3rd Quartile 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 28.3 19.2-39.6 *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

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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