2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 3,932 65.2 63.6-66.7 764 12.1 11.0-13.1 1,126 22.8 21.4-24.2
-FEMALES 3,192 2,275 69.7 67.6-71.7 474 14.2 12.7-15.8 443 16.1 14.5-17.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,034 1,482 71.9 69.4-74.3 332 15.8 13.9-18.0 220 12.3 10.6-14.2
Non-Hispanic Black 640 474 72.9 68.0-77.3 104 14.4 11.1-18.5 62 12.7 9.5-16.7
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 581 346 58.1 53.4-62.7 43 7.6 5.3-10.9 192 34.2 29.9-38.8
35-44 429 305 72.0 66.5-77.0 39 10.8 7.5-15.4 85 17.1 13.3-21.8
45-54 491 370 78.0 73.7-81.8 57 10.8 8.1-14.2 64 11.2 8.5-14.5
55-64 579 433 75.2 70.4-79.4 94 16.6 12.9-20.9 52 8.3 5.9-11.4
65-74 602 459 78.2 74.0-82.0 117 18.5 15.0-22.7 26 3.2 2.1- 5.0
75+ 428 308 66.6 59.5-73.1 104 29.1 22.9-36.3 16 4.2 2.2- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 162 55.6 48.1-62.8 52 18.5 13.2-25.3 72 25.9 20.1-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 751 525 70.0 65.7-73.9 107 13.7 10.8-17.2 119 16.4 13.4-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 919 663 69.3 65.4-72.9 138 14.6 12.0-17.7 118 16.1 13.3-19.5
College Graduate 1,227 919 75.7 72.7-78.4 176 12.3 10.4-14.6 132 12.0 9.9-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 205 60.8 53.6-67.6 70 18.0 13.0-24.4 62 21.2 15.8-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 440 286 60.8 54.6-66.6 60 13.4 9.6-18.4 94 25.8 20.8-31.5
$25,000- 34,999 260 194 76.5 69.1-82.6 32 10.0 6.2-15.6 34 13.5 8.9-20.1
$35,000- 49,999 376 270 71.9 66.0-77.2 54 14.5 10.5-19.7 52 13.6 10.0-18.2
$50,000- 74,999 336 263 74.9 68.2-80.6 46 15.9 11.2-21.9 27 9.2 5.8-14.5
$75,000+ 750 581 77.4 73.5-80.8 102 11.8 9.4-14.8 67 10.8 8.2-14.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 950 647 64.7 60.5-68.7 198 21.6 18.2-25.4 105 13.7 11.0-17.0
No 2,126 1,553 72.3 69.9-74.6 256 11.0 9.5-12.8 317 16.7 14.8-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 *** *** *** 15 18.2 10.2-30.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,064 2,193 70.4 68.3-72.4 452 13.8 12.3-15.5 419 15.8 14.2-17.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 922 633 66.7 62.9-70.4 140 14.4 11.8-17.5 149 18.8 15.9-22.2
Regional City or Suburban County 885 648 72.0 68.1-75.7 116 12.9 10.3-16.1 121 15.1 12.3-18.4
Rural 1,385 994 70.6 67.3-73.6 218 15.0 12.6-17.7 173 14.4 12.2-17.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,471 1,082 72.6 69.7-75.3 141 9.5 7.8-11.5 248 17.9 15.6-20.5
Unemployed 201 128 63.2 54.5-71.1 20 10.4 6.1-17.3 53 26.4 19.5-34.6
Retired 940 701 72.8 68.6-76.7 200 22.8 19.1-26.9 39 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Unable to Work 240 144 57.4 49.2-65.2 76 31.9 24.9-39.9 20 10.7 6.5-17.1
Other not in Labor Force 287 191 66.7 59.8-73.1 25 8.4 5.0-13.6 71 24.9 19.3-31.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 117 *** *** *** 19 15.8 8.1-28.5 27 23.0 15.0-33.5
50% to 100% 310 173 55.1 47.7-62.2 59 16.0 11.7-21.5 78 29.0 22.7-36.1
101% to 150% 331 228 67.0 60.1-73.2 41 11.6 7.7-17.2 62 21.4 16.3-27.6
151% to 200% 292 219 75.9 69.3-81.4 39 11.5 7.9-16.6 34 12.6 8.5-18.2
More than 200% 1,380 1,061 76.0 73.0-78.8 196 14.1 11.9-16.6 123 9.9 8.0-12.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 903 659 69.9 65.8-73.7 127 13.4 10.8-16.6 117 16.7 13.6-20.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,008 702 68.4 64.5-72.0 170 15.7 13.1-18.8 136 15.9 13.1-19.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,281 914 70.6 67.3-73.6 177 13.4 11.1-16.0 190 16.1 13.8-18.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 983 697 72.0 68.5-75.2 140 12.5 10.2-15.2 146 15.5 13.0-18.4
2nd Quartile 848 613 68.5 64.4-72.3 119 16.0 13.0-19.5 116 15.5 12.7-18.9
3rd Quartile 904 633 69.0 65.0-72.7 143 13.1 10.8-15.9 128 17.9 14.7-21.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 457 332 68.8 62.4-74.5 72 15.9 11.6-21.3 53 15.4 11.2-20.8

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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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