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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-MALES 2,626 113 3.6 2.9- 4.5 2,513 96.4 95.5-97.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,675 64 3.1 2.2- 4.2 1,611 96.9 95.8-97.8
Non-Hispanic Black 433 30 5.4 3.6- 8.3 403 94.6 91.7-96.4
Other 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 603 *** *** *** 601 99.7 98.8-99.9
35-44 370 *** *** *** 365 98.9 97.1-99.6
45-54 436 16 4.2 2.3- 7.4 420 95.8 92.6-97.7
55-64 459 25 5.1 3.2- 8.2 434 94.9 91.8-96.8
65-74 454 36 8.7 5.8-12.9 418 91.3 87.1-94.2
75+ 260 29 10.3 6.5-15.8 231 89.7 84.2-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 16 5.2 2.9- 9.1 240 94.8 90.9-97.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 42 4.5 3.1- 6.4 684 95.5 93.6-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 682 28 3.6 2.2- 5.7 654 96.4 94.3-97.8
College Graduate 948 26 1.8 1.2- 2.8 922 98.2 97.2-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 14 5.1 2.8- 9.0 162 94.9 91.0-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 331 17 4.9 2.7- 8.6 314 95.1 91.4-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 213 13 5.0 2.6- 9.5 200 95.0 90.5-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 273 14 3.1 1.6- 6.0 259 96.9 94.0-98.4
$50,000- 74,999 349 17 5.9 3.5- 9.8 332 94.1 90.2-96.5
$75,000+ 811 18 1.4 0.8- 2.6 793 98.6 97.4-99.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 700 68 9.1 6.9-12.0 632 90.9 88.0-93.1
No 1,820 43 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,777 98.2 97.3-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 646 39 5.3 3.5- 7.9 607 94.7 92.1-96.5
Non-Veteran 1,960 74 3.2 2.4- 4.2 1,886 96.8 95.8-97.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 850 33 3.3 2.2- 4.9 817 96.7 95.1-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 691 24 2.7 1.7- 4.3 667 97.3 95.7-98.3
Rural 1,085 56 4.7 3.3- 6.5 1,029 95.3 93.5-96.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,559 22 1.3 0.7- 2.2 1,537 98.7 97.8-99.3
Unemployed 145 *** *** *** 141 98.3 95.2-99.4
Retired 613 55 9.3 6.7-12.8 558 90.7 87.2-93.3
Unable to Work 184 32 15.4 10.4-22.3 152 84.6 77.7-89.6
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 80 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 211 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0 193 94.7 91.0-96.9
101% to 150% 257 11 4.8 2.5- 9.1 246 95.2 90.9-97.5
151% to 200% 199 11 5.2 2.5-10.4 188 94.8 89.6-97.5
More than 200% 1,372 50 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,322 97.0 95.8-97.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 718 39 5.0 3.4- 7.3 679 95.0 92.7-96.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 789 32 3.7 2.3- 5.7 757 96.3 94.3-97.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,119 42 2.9 2.1- 4.2 1,077 97.1 95.8-97.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 830 29 2.8 1.8- 4.3 801 97.2 95.7-98.2
2nd Quartile 700 30 4.0 2.6- 6.1 670 96.0 93.9-97.4
3rd Quartile 722 25 3.1 1.9- 4.9 697 96.9 95.1-98.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 374 29 6.0 3.9- 9.1 345 94.0 90.9-96.1

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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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