2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
-MALES 2,121 139 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,982 92.7 91.1-94.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,333 68 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,265 94.4 92.8-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 369 23 9.9 6.0-15.9 346 90.1 84.1-94.0
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 414 43 10.2 7.3-14.1 371 89.8 85.9-92.7
35-44 299 27 9.1 5.1-15.7 272 90.9 84.3-94.9
45-54 375 34 8.0 5.4-11.5 341 92.0 88.5-94.6
55-64 393 20 5.7 3.6- 9.0 373 94.3 91.0-96.4
65-74 381 11 4.0 2.1- 7.7 370 96.0 92.3-97.9
75+ 227 *** *** *** 225 99.4 97.5-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 16 7.1 3.2-15.2 201 92.9 84.8-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 585 52 9.4 6.9-12.6 533 90.6 87.4-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 555 38 7.4 5.2-10.4 517 92.6 89.6-94.8
College Graduate 753 31 4.7 3.2- 7.1 722 95.3 92.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 281 22 6.5 4.0-10.5 259 93.5 89.5-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 175 13 7.8 4.0-14.8 162 92.2 85.2-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 225 16 6.3 3.6-10.8 209 93.7 89.2-96.4
$50,000- 74,999 308 20 7.5 4.6-11.9 288 92.5 88.1-95.4
$75,000+ 673 32 5.4 3.7- 7.9 641 94.6 92.1-96.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 617 45 8.2 5.4-12.3 572 91.8 87.7-94.6
No 1,494 93 6.9 5.4- 8.6 1,401 93.1 91.4-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 511 19 4.8 2.8- 8.1 492 95.2 91.9-97.2
Non-Veteran 1,606 120 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,486 92.0 90.1-93.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 635 47 7.7 5.6-10.4 588 92.3 89.6-94.4
Regional City or Suburban County 564 38 8.3 5.8-11.8 526 91.7 88.2-94.2
Rural 922 54 6.2 4.2- 9.1 868 93.8 90.9-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,264 99 7.7 6.2- 9.6 1,165 92.3 90.4-93.8
Unemployed 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 525 13 3.5 1.9- 6.4 512 96.5 93.6-98.1
Unable to Work 155 11 6.7 3.3-12.8 144 93.3 87.2-96.7
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** 53 90.6 77.7-96.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 177 20 15.0 7.9-26.4 157 85.0 73.6-92.1
101% to 150% 217 15 5.5 3.1- 9.4 202 94.5 90.6-96.9
151% to 200% 167 13 7.6 4.0-13.9 154 92.4 86.1-96.0
More than 200% 1,147 61 6.2 4.6- 8.1 1,086 93.8 91.9-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 603 40 7.7 5.2-11.3 563 92.3 88.7-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 659 43 7.4 4.9-10.9 616 92.6 89.1-95.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 859 56 7.0 5.3- 9.3 803 93.0 90.7-94.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 660 32 4.7 3.2- 6.8 628 95.3 93.2-96.8
2nd Quartile 541 40 8.8 6.0-12.7 501 91.2 87.3-94.0
3rd Quartile 592 41 8.4 5.9-11.8 551 91.6 88.2-94.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 328 26 7.3 4.5-11.6 302 92.7 88.4-95.5

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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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