2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
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You have injected any drug other than those prescribed for you in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted disease or STD in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.
Do any of these situations apply to you?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,462 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,167 93.0 92.0-93.8
-FEMALES 3,011 136 6.4 5.3- 7.8 2,875 93.6 92.2-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,938 84 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,854 94.2 92.6-95.5
Non-Hispanic Black 599 32 8.6 5.6-13.0 567 91.4 87.0-94.4
Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 543 72 14.8 11.6-18.9 471 85.2 81.1-88.4
35-44 408 28 8.0 5.1-12.2 380 92.0 87.8-94.9
45-54 464 18 4.4 2.4- 7.9 446 95.6 92.1-97.6
55-64 553 *** *** *** 546 98.9 97.4-99.5
65-74 581 *** *** *** 577 99.3 97.8-99.8
75+ 393 *** *** *** 391 99.8 99.1- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 *** *** *** 254 95.5 90.5-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 703 30 6.0 3.9- 9.0 673 94.0 91.0-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 867 55 8.9 6.6-12.0 812 91.1 88.0-93.4
College Graduate 1,171 42 4.6 3.3- 6.4 1,129 95.4 93.6-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 17 12.0 6.8-20.3 246 88.0 79.7-93.2
$15,000- 24,999 419 19 5.6 3.3- 9.2 400 94.4 90.8-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 250 16 10.4 5.7-18.3 234 89.6 81.7-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 372 23 7.4 4.6-11.8 349 92.6 88.2-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 325 12 6.5 3.3-12.2 313 93.5 87.8-96.7
$75,000+ 732 27 4.9 3.2- 7.4 705 95.1 92.6-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 920 42 6.3 4.4- 9.0 878 93.7 91.0-95.6
No 2,085 94 6.5 5.1- 8.2 1,991 93.5 91.8-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 *** *** *** 88 90.6 79.9-95.9
Non-Veteran 2,913 130 6.3 5.2- 7.7 2,783 93.7 92.3-94.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 874 49 8.1 5.9-11.1 825 91.9 88.9-94.1
Regional City or Suburban County 843 36 4.9 3.3- 7.1 807 95.1 92.9-96.7
Rural 1,294 51 6.1 4.4- 8.3 1,243 93.9 91.7-95.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,405 87 7.9 6.2-10.0 1,318 92.1 90.0-93.8
Unemployed 193 15 11.3 6.6-18.8 178 88.7 81.2-93.4
Retired 890 *** *** *** 881 99.1 98.1-99.6
Unable to Work 231 13 8.0 4.3-14.2 218 92.0 85.8-95.7
Other not in Labor Force 274 12 6.7 3.4-13.0 262 93.3 87.0-96.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 295 17 7.7 4.5-13.1 278 92.3 86.9-95.5
101% to 150% 322 22 8.9 5.4-14.2 300 91.1 85.8-94.6
151% to 200% 281 17 7.6 4.2-13.2 264 92.4 86.8-95.8
More than 200% 1,345 46 5.1 3.6- 7.1 1,299 94.9 92.9-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 854 40 6.9 4.7- 9.9 814 93.1 90.1-95.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 945 46 7.2 5.2- 9.9 899 92.8 90.1-94.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,212 50 5.6 4.0- 7.7 1,162 94.4 92.3-96.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 936 37 5.0 3.5- 7.2 899 95.0 92.8-96.5
2nd Quartile 797 44 7.7 5.5-10.8 753 92.3 89.2-94.5
3rd Quartile 844 34 5.4 3.7- 7.9 810 94.6 92.1-96.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 434 21 8.9 5.2-14.7 413 91.1 85.3-94.8

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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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