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 5,620 389 6.4 5.7- 7.3 5,231 93.6 92.7-94.3
-MALES 2,540 110 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,430 95.6 94.5-96.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,626 60 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,566 95.9 94.5-97.0
Non-Hispanic Black 409 24 5.2 3.2- 8.3 385 94.8 91.7-96.8
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 578 11 2.3 1.2- 4.4 567 97.7 95.6-98.8
35-44 360 12 2.9 1.6- 5.3 348 97.1 94.7-98.4
45-54 420 21 4.7 2.8- 7.7 399 95.3 92.3-97.2
55-64 452 25 5.4 3.2- 8.7 427 94.6 91.3-96.8
65-74 438 23 6.7 4.0-10.8 415 93.3 89.2-96.0
75+ 253 16 9.6 5.5-16.3 237 90.4 83.7-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 31 12.2 8.0-18.2 210 87.8 81.8-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 703 36 4.8 3.2- 7.1 667 95.2 92.9-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 664 26 3.3 2.2- 5.1 638 96.7 94.9-97.8
College Graduate 919 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 903 98.6 97.5-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 23 17.8 10.4-28.8 104 82.2 71.2-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 329 24 7.6 4.7-12.1 305 92.4 87.9-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 212 14 8.0 4.3-14.3 198 92.0 85.7-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 268 *** *** *** 259 96.1 92.0-98.2
$50,000- 74,999 349 11 2.7 1.4- 5.0 338 97.3 95.0-98.6
$75,000+ 807 13 1.5 0.8- 2.7 794 98.5 97.3-99.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 700 110 16.9 13.7-20.8 590 83.1 79.2-86.3
No 1,828 *** *** *** 1,828 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 637 31 5.5 3.6- 8.4 606 94.5 91.6-96.4
Non-Veteran 1,898 79 4.1 3.2- 5.4 1,819 95.9 94.6-96.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 821 26 2.7 1.8- 4.2 795 97.3 95.8-98.2
Regional City or Suburban County 668 32 5.3 3.4- 8.0 636 94.7 92.0-96.6
Rural 1,051 52 5.4 3.9- 7.4 999 94.6 92.6-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,516 17 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,499 98.9 98.2-99.3
Unemployed 143 *** *** *** 137 98.1 95.6-99.2
Retired 604 29 6.4 4.1- 9.9 575 93.6 90.1-95.9
Unable to Work 177 56 33.6 25.3-43.0 121 66.4 57.0-74.7
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 78 98.0 90.8-99.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 210 21 10.6 6.1-17.9 189 89.4 82.1-93.9
101% to 150% 251 22 9.8 6.1-15.4 229 90.2 84.6-93.9
151% to 200% 200 12 6.9 3.3-13.8 188 93.1 86.2-96.7
More than 200% 1,364 32 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,332 97.8 96.8-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 694 38 5.7 3.8- 8.3 656 94.3 91.7-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 765 29 3.9 2.5- 5.8 736 96.1 94.2-97.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,081 43 4.2 2.9- 6.0 1,038 95.8 94.0-97.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 802 32 4.4 2.9- 6.6 770 95.6 93.4-97.1
2nd Quartile 679 30 4.1 2.7- 6.2 649 95.9 93.8-97.3
3rd Quartile 696 28 4.2 2.7- 6.6 668 95.8 93.4-97.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 363 20 5.8 3.3-10.1 343 94.2 89.9-96.7

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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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