2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,775 603 10.8 9.8-11.9 1,189 20.7 19.5-22.1 3,518 60.5 58.9-62.1 465 7.9 7.1- 8.8
-FEMALES 3,160 342 10.4 9.2-11.8 639 20.3 18.6-22.2 1,916 61.2 59.1-63.4 263 8.0 6.9- 9.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,021 206 9.9 8.4-11.5 385 20.0 17.9-22.3 1,261 61.7 59.0-64.3 169 8.5 7.0-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 628 79 12.4 9.5-15.9 161 24.8 20.7-29.5 334 55.5 50.4-60.5 54 7.3 5.0-10.5
Other 78 *** *** *** 21 18.0 10.5-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 583 61 9.0 6.8-11.8 117 19.1 15.6-23.0 354 62.9 58.3-67.3 51 9.0 6.6-12.3
35-44 428 54 14.1 10.5-18.8 98 24.9 20.1-30.5 253 56.1 50.3-61.7 23 4.9 3.1- 7.6
45-54 483 58 9.9 7.4-13.1 111 23.0 18.9-27.6 286 61.9 56.7-66.8 28 5.3 3.4- 8.1
55-64 574 75 11.8 8.8-15.5 126 23.1 18.9-28.0 331 58.3 53.0-63.4 42 6.8 4.8- 9.6
65-74 593 48 9.5 6.8-13.1 108 17.5 14.1-21.6 372 60.7 55.6-65.7 65 12.3 9.0-16.6
75+ 415 36 8.6 5.7-12.7 63 12.1 9.0-16.2 267 68.1 61.8-73.8 49 11.2 7.5-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 40 12.3 8.4-17.6 49 18.2 12.9-25.0 166 62.6 55.1-69.6 19 6.9 3.9-11.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 743 87 10.6 8.2-13.6 154 18.8 15.7-22.5 434 62.1 57.6-66.4 68 8.5 6.2-11.5
Some Post-H.S. 911 113 11.7 9.4-14.3 193 21.9 18.8-25.4 544 59.4 55.5-63.2 61 7.0 5.1- 9.4
College Graduate 1,224 102 8.1 6.4-10.0 241 20.5 17.8-23.5 767 62.1 58.8-65.3 114 9.3 7.6-11.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 75 21.3 16.2-27.6 60 19.3 13.9-26.0 150 48.1 41.0-55.4 41 11.3 7.4-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 431 65 15.5 11.6-20.5 89 20.2 15.8-25.5 243 57.4 51.1-63.4 34 6.9 4.2-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 256 25 9.7 5.9-15.5 66 25.4 19.2-32.7 143 56.5 48.5-64.3 22 8.4 4.6-14.9
$35,000- 49,999 376 56 15.4 11.5-20.3 86 23.5 18.6-29.1 208 53.8 47.6-59.9 26 7.3 4.5-11.8
$50,000- 74,999 336 19 5.8 3.3- 9.8 68 24.6 18.8-31.5 217 62.1 55.2-68.5 32 7.5 5.1-10.9
$75,000+ 750 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7 142 19.2 16.0-22.9 518 68.5 64.3-72.4 42 6.1 4.2- 8.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 923 178 19.2 16.2-22.6 197 21.5 18.3-25.2 456 49.7 45.6-53.9 92 9.6 7.3-12.4
No 2,122 151 6.9 5.7- 8.2 421 19.6 17.5-21.7 1,394 66.1 63.6-68.6 156 7.5 6.2- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 13 10.3 5.5-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,033 324 10.3 9.0-11.7 607 19.9 18.2-21.8 1,851 61.8 59.6-63.9 251 8.0 6.9- 9.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 919 86 9.5 7.5-12.1 183 20.1 17.1-23.4 574 62.6 58.8-66.3 76 7.8 5.9-10.1
Regional City or Suburban County 879 105 11.3 9.0-14.1 188 22.4 19.1-26.2 516 59.3 55.2-63.3 70 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Rural 1,362 151 10.5 8.6-12.6 268 18.8 16.3-21.6 826 61.5 58.1-64.8 117 9.2 7.2-11.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,471 143 9.2 7.6-11.1 340 23.2 20.6-26.0 917 62.6 59.5-65.6 71 5.0 3.8- 6.5
Unemployed 197 26 13.1 8.4-19.9 40 19.0 13.4-26.2 111 59.0 50.3-67.1 20 8.9 5.1-15.1
Retired 926 70 7.4 5.6- 9.9 154 15.9 13.1-19.1 594 64.3 60.1-68.3 108 12.4 9.6-15.8
Unable to Work 228 76 34.1 26.6-42.4 45 19.8 13.9-27.4 80 35.7 28.2-44.0 27 10.4 6.8-15.6
Other not in Labor Force 288 20 5.2 3.1- 8.5 46 15.3 11.0-20.8 191 68.4 61.6-74.5 31 11.1 7.1-16.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 113 24 21.6 13.5-32.5 22 17.1 10.1-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 302 72 21.9 16.5-28.4 56 17.8 13.1-23.7 148 52.6 45.2-59.9 26 7.7 4.6-12.8
101% to 150% 327 45 14.9 10.5-20.8 85 24.9 19.6-31.2 170 52.3 45.4-59.2 27 7.8 4.5-13.3
151% to 200% 290 39 13.5 9.4-18.9 62 20.2 15.2-26.3 172 61.4 54.2-68.1 17 5.0 2.7- 8.9
More than 200% 1,377 98 6.8 5.4- 8.5 275 21.6 18.9-24.6 901 64.4 61.1-67.5 103 7.2 5.7- 9.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 885 118 11.6 9.3-14.2 199 20.6 17.5-24.2 493 59.5 55.3-63.6 75 8.3 6.2-11.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 999 115 11.5 9.3-14.2 179 19.1 16.2-22.5 617 60.3 56.4-64.1 88 9.1 7.0-11.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,276 109 9.0 7.3-11.1 261 21.1 18.5-23.9 806 62.8 59.5-66.0 100 7.1 5.6- 9.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 978 90 9.6 7.5-12.1 187 19.6 16.8-22.8 623 63.6 59.9-67.2 78 7.2 5.5- 9.3
2nd Quartile 842 84 10.4 8.1-13.2 170 21.4 18.1-25.0 523 60.6 56.5-64.5 65 7.7 5.7-10.2
3rd Quartile 898 114 11.2 9.1-13.8 177 19.5 16.5-23.0 530 60.8 56.7-64.7 77 8.5 6.4-11.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 442 54 10.7 7.6-14.8 105 21.2 16.4-26.9 240 57.5 51.0-63.8 43 10.7 7.0-15.8

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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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