2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-MALES 2,545 233 10.4 8.9-12.0 2,312 89.6 88.0-91.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,632 142 9.7 8.0-11.8 1,490 90.3 88.2-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 411 45 12.8 9.2-17.6 366 87.2 82.4-90.8
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 578 53 10.0 7.5-13.4 525 90.0 86.6-92.5
35-44 362 31 8.7 5.6-13.1 331 91.3 86.9-94.4
45-54 418 33 10.2 6.6-15.3 385 89.8 84.7-93.4
55-64 454 47 10.7 7.8-14.7 407 89.3 85.3-92.2
65-74 443 41 12.6 8.8-17.8 402 87.4 82.2-91.2
75+ 252 25 10.7 6.5-17.3 227 89.3 82.7-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 40 19.9 14.0-27.6 203 80.1 72.4-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 700 84 13.0 10.2-16.4 616 87.0 83.6-89.8
Some Post-H.S. 666 66 9.2 7.0-12.0 600 90.8 88.0-93.0
College Graduate 923 41 3.9 2.7- 5.6 882 96.1 94.4-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 33 23.8 15.6-34.4 94 76.2 65.6-84.4
$15,000- 24,999 330 40 14.9 10.5-20.8 290 85.1 79.2-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 210 27 14.6 9.5-21.9 183 85.4 78.1-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 269 20 10.3 6.1-16.8 249 89.7 83.2-93.9
$50,000- 74,999 349 32 9.0 6.1-13.0 317 91.0 87.0-93.9
$75,000+ 810 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0 786 97.5 96.0-98.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 700 233 39.7 35.1-44.6 467 60.3 55.4-64.9
No 1,828 *** *** *** 1,828 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 638 75 11.7 8.9-15.1 563 88.3 84.9-91.1
Non-Veteran 1,902 158 10.0 8.4-12.0 1,744 90.0 88.0-91.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 822 57 7.7 5.8-10.2 765 92.3 89.8-94.2
Regional City or Suburban County 670 69 10.8 8.3-14.0 601 89.2 86.0-91.7
Rural 1,053 107 12.6 10.0-15.9 946 87.4 84.1-90.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,520 83 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,437 93.6 91.9-95.0
Unemployed 144 22 16.9 10.8-25.5 122 83.1 74.5-89.2
Retired 605 58 12.6 9.2-17.0 547 87.4 83.0-90.8
Unable to Work 177 65 39.8 30.8-49.5 112 60.2 50.5-69.2
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** 73 94.5 85.6-98.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 209 35 17.5 11.6-25.4 174 82.5 74.6-88.4
101% to 150% 251 32 16.8 11.4-24.2 219 83.2 75.8-88.6
151% to 200% 200 25 13.4 8.5-20.6 175 86.6 79.4-91.5
More than 200% 1,368 72 5.3 4.0- 6.8 1,296 94.7 93.2-96.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 695 78 12.5 9.6-16.0 617 87.5 84.0-90.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 767 70 10.5 7.8-13.8 697 89.5 86.2-92.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,083 85 9.3 7.3-11.7 998 90.7 88.3-92.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 804 70 9.8 7.5-12.7 734 90.2 87.3-92.5
2nd Quartile 681 72 11.9 9.1-15.4 609 88.1 84.6-90.9
3rd Quartile 697 57 8.0 5.9-10.8 640 92.0 89.2-94.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 363 34 12.8 8.3-19.0 329 87.2 81.0-91.7

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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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