2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
-MALES 2,283 810 30.5 28.3-32.7 1,473 69.5 67.3-71.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,449 573 34.7 31.9-37.6 876 65.3 62.4-68.1
Non-Hispanic Black 380 133 26.2 21.5-31.5 247 73.8 68.5-78.5
Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 468 64 14.1 10.7-18.3 404 85.9 81.7-89.3
35-44 318 48 11.8 8.6-16.1 270 88.2 83.9-91.4
45-54 383 65 18.7 14.4-23.9 318 81.3 76.1-85.6
55-64 421 143 33.6 28.4-39.2 278 66.4 60.8-71.6
65-74 420 280 66.5 60.4-72.0 140 33.5 28.0-39.6
75+ 241 198 78.5 70.3-84.9 43 21.5 15.1-29.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 65 24.1 18.1-31.2 161 75.9 68.8-81.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 643 196 26.9 23.1-31.0 447 73.1 69.0-76.9
Some Post-H.S. 592 233 34.8 30.4-39.4 359 65.2 60.6-69.6
College Graduate 812 314 33.1 29.6-36.9 498 66.9 63.1-70.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 33 23.1 14.8-34.2 78 76.9 65.8-85.2
$15,000- 24,999 306 100 28.7 23.0-35.1 206 71.3 64.9-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 192 77 32.9 25.4-41.4 115 67.1 58.6-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 242 94 35.0 28.3-42.4 148 65.0 57.6-71.7
$50,000- 74,999 322 116 31.5 25.8-37.7 206 68.5 62.3-74.2
$75,000+ 719 252 29.9 26.2-33.9 467 70.1 66.1-73.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 656 327 42.6 37.9-47.4 329 57.4 52.6-62.1
No 1,618 481 25.7 23.3-28.2 1,137 74.3 71.8-76.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 581 303 45.5 40.6-50.6 278 54.5 49.4-59.4
Non-Veteran 1,698 506 26.2 23.8-28.7 1,192 73.8 71.3-76.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 713 238 29.0 25.3-33.0 475 71.0 67.0-74.7
Regional City or Suburban County 597 219 32.5 28.2-37.1 378 67.5 62.9-71.8
Rural 973 353 30.3 27.0-33.9 620 69.7 66.1-73.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,347 273 19.2 16.8-21.8 1,074 80.8 78.2-83.2
Unemployed 124 27 19.6 12.9-28.5 97 80.4 71.5-87.1
Retired 579 421 69.3 64.1-74.2 158 30.7 25.8-35.9
Unable to Work 163 77 43.3 34.0-53.2 86 56.7 46.8-66.0
Other not in Labor Force 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 187 46 24.2 17.0-33.4 141 75.8 66.6-83.0
101% to 150% 232 79 26.5 20.6-33.5 153 73.5 66.5-79.4
151% to 200% 182 64 30.6 23.2-39.0 118 69.4 61.0-76.8
More than 200% 1,230 469 33.2 30.3-36.4 761 66.8 63.6-69.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 635 229 29.7 25.7-34.1 406 70.3 65.9-74.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 702 238 29.2 25.4-33.2 464 70.8 66.8-74.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 946 343 31.8 28.4-35.3 603 68.2 64.7-71.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 711 272 33.8 29.8-38.0 439 66.2 62.0-70.2
2nd Quartile 607 198 28.2 24.3-32.5 409 71.8 67.5-75.7
3rd Quartile 622 219 30.4 26.4-34.8 403 69.6 65.2-73.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 343 121 28.5 23.0-34.7 222 71.5 65.3-77.0

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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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