2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
-MALES 2,630 239 6.9 5.9- 8.0 2,391 93.1 92.0-94.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,673 227 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,446 89.5 87.8-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 434 *** *** *** 432 99.7 98.3-99.9
Other 72 *** *** *** 70 98.6 93.7-99.7
AGE
18-34 605 *** *** *** 604 99.8 98.8- 100
35-44 370 *** *** *** 361 98.2 96.4-99.1
45-54 436 *** *** *** 426 98.3 96.6-99.2
55-64 461 44 9.7 7.0-13.4 417 90.3 86.6-93.0
65-74 454 95 18.3 14.6-22.6 359 81.7 77.4-85.4
75+ 260 77 31.5 24.9-38.9 183 68.5 61.1-75.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 *** *** *** 247 96.6 92.8-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 729 49 5.5 4.0- 7.6 680 94.5 92.4-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 681 67 7.3 5.6- 9.5 614 92.7 90.5-94.4
College Graduate 949 114 9.8 8.0-12.0 835 90.2 88.0-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 *** *** *** 173 98.1 95.1-99.2
$15,000- 24,999 332 23 6.1 3.6-10.0 309 93.9 90.0-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 215 18 6.1 3.5-10.6 197 93.9 89.4-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 273 26 7.7 5.0-11.8 247 92.3 88.2-95.0
$50,000- 74,999 349 40 9.1 6.4-12.8 309 90.9 87.2-93.6
$75,000+ 812 83 7.3 5.7- 9.5 729 92.7 90.5-94.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 701 104 12.0 9.6-14.9 597 88.0 85.1-90.4
No 1,822 132 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,690 94.6 93.4-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 648 101 13.9 11.1-17.3 547 86.1 82.7-88.9
Non-Veteran 1,962 138 5.0 4.2- 6.1 1,824 95.0 93.9-95.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 852 65 4.9 3.7- 6.4 787 95.1 93.6-96.3
Regional City or Suburban County 690 66 7.7 5.8-10.1 624 92.3 89.9-94.2
Rural 1,088 108 8.3 6.6-10.3 980 91.7 89.7-93.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,558 83 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,475 95.8 94.6-96.7
Unemployed 148 *** *** *** 140 97.1 93.9-98.6
Retired 613 135 21.4 17.7-25.6 478 78.6 74.4-82.3
Unable to Work 186 11 5.0 2.5- 9.9 175 95.0 90.1-97.5
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 78 99.1 96.6-99.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 213 *** *** *** 208 97.7 94.5-99.1
101% to 150% 259 15 3.6 1.9- 6.5 244 96.4 93.5-98.1
151% to 200% 199 19 9.4 5.4-15.9 180 90.6 84.1-94.6
More than 200% 1,373 152 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,221 91.7 90.0-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 722 61 6.9 5.1- 9.2 661 93.1 90.8-94.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 785 75 7.6 5.8- 9.8 710 92.4 90.2-94.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,123 103 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,020 93.6 92.0-94.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 833 86 7.0 5.4- 8.9 747 93.0 91.1-94.6
2nd Quartile 700 66 7.3 5.5- 9.5 634 92.7 90.5-94.5
3rd Quartile 719 53 5.9 4.4- 8.0 666 94.1 92.0-95.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 34 7.7 5.2-11.4 344 92.3 88.6-94.8

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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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