2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,807 324 4.6 4.0- 5.2 5,483 95.4 94.8-96.0
-MALES 2,623 168 5.4 4.5- 6.4 2,455 94.6 93.6-95.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,670 124 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,546 93.7 92.3-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 433 25 4.3 2.7- 6.9 408 95.7 93.1-97.3
Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 604 *** *** *** 599 98.9 97.3-99.6
35-44 369 *** *** *** 362 98.6 97.0-99.4
45-54 434 16 3.9 2.3- 6.6 418 96.1 93.4-97.7
55-64 458 32 7.0 4.5-10.6 426 93.0 89.4-95.5
65-74 454 60 13.0 9.9-17.0 394 87.0 83.0-90.1
75+ 260 47 18.8 13.7-25.2 213 81.2 74.8-86.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 19 6.2 3.7-10.5 236 93.8 89.5-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 47 5.7 4.1- 7.9 678 94.3 92.1-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 679 46 5.1 3.7- 7.1 633 94.9 92.9-96.3
College Graduate 949 54 4.7 3.5- 6.3 895 95.3 93.7-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 *** *** *** 165 96.7 92.0-98.7
$15,000- 24,999 331 22 5.5 3.2- 9.3 309 94.5 90.7-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 212 19 6.7 3.9-11.1 193 93.3 88.9-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 273 28 8.6 5.6-12.9 245 91.4 87.1-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 349 26 6.8 4.4-10.4 323 93.2 89.6-95.6
$75,000+ 812 40 4.6 3.2- 6.5 772 95.4 93.5-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 696 98 12.5 9.9-15.7 598 87.5 84.3-90.1
No 1,821 66 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,755 97.0 96.1-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 647 67 8.5 6.4-11.1 580 91.5 88.9-93.6
Non-Veteran 1,956 101 4.6 3.7- 5.7 1,855 95.4 94.3-96.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 849 42 4.1 2.9- 5.7 807 95.9 94.3-97.1
Regional City or Suburban County 690 44 5.9 4.2- 8.2 646 94.1 91.8-95.8
Rural 1,084 82 6.3 4.8- 8.1 1,002 93.7 91.9-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,556 41 2.6 1.8- 3.7 1,515 97.4 96.3-98.2
Unemployed 146 *** *** *** 142 98.1 94.9-99.3
Retired 613 91 14.0 11.1-17.5 522 86.0 82.5-88.9
Unable to Work 183 31 16.3 10.8-24.0 152 83.7 76.0-89.2
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 80 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 210 *** *** *** 200 97.2 94.6-98.6
101% to 150% 257 17 5.0 2.7- 9.1 240 95.0 90.9-97.3
151% to 200% 198 20 9.6 5.8-15.5 178 90.4 84.5-94.2
More than 200% 1,373 91 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,282 94.1 92.5-95.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 720 50 6.4 4.5- 8.9 670 93.6 91.1-95.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 786 65 6.4 4.8- 8.4 721 93.6 91.6-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,117 53 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,064 95.8 94.3-96.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 829 37 3.8 2.6- 5.5 792 96.2 94.5-97.4
2nd Quartile 696 51 5.5 4.1- 7.5 645 94.5 92.5-95.9
3rd Quartile 721 52 6.4 4.7- 8.7 669 93.6 91.3-95.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 377 28 6.9 4.3-10.9 349 93.1 89.1-95.7

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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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