2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 1,236 22.3 21.0-23.6 1,994 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,720 29.2 27.8-30.7 644 10.9 9.9-11.9 233 3.6 3.1- 4.3
-MALES 2,630 579 23.4 21.4-25.4 912 34.0 31.8-36.2 768 29.1 27.0-31.3 269 9.9 8.6-11.5 102 3.6 2.8- 4.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,675 387 23.9 21.6-26.4 634 37.1 34.4-39.9 445 25.9 23.5-28.5 160 9.9 8.2-11.9 49 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Non-Hispanic Black 432 83 21.1 16.7-26.4 124 29.6 24.6-35.2 151 33.5 28.1-39.4 45 10.9 7.8-15.2 29 4.8 3.1- 7.4
Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 19.0 11.1-30.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 603 200 33.6 29.3-38.1 218 34.9 30.6-39.4 145 24.1 20.3-28.5 32 5.4 3.6- 7.9 *** *** ***
35-44 372 97 25.8 20.9-31.5 138 37.1 31.3-43.2 105 30.2 24.5-36.6 25 5.7 3.5- 9.1 *** *** ***
45-54 436 93 19.9 16.1-24.5 156 34.5 29.4-39.9 120 28.9 23.9-34.3 50 13.0 9.2-18.1 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5
55-64 461 77 16.9 13.2-21.3 155 34.1 29.2-39.4 146 30.6 25.9-35.9 59 13.6 10.1-18.1 24 4.8 2.8- 7.9
65-74 455 60 11.9 8.9-15.8 149 30.7 25.9-35.9 153 35.6 30.3-41.3 58 13.9 10.0-18.9 35 7.9 5.1-12.0
75+ 259 39 15.4 10.7-21.8 81 28.6 22.4-35.8 85 32.5 25.9-39.8 43 17.7 12.4-24.6 11 5.8 2.9-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 33 12.9 8.6-18.8 48 17.9 13.0-24.2 101 43.4 35.8-51.4 51 16.6 11.8-23.0 25 9.1 5.5-14.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 136 21.3 17.8-25.3 227 32.4 28.5-36.7 229 30.3 26.5-34.3 97 12.0 9.5-15.0 35 4.0 2.6- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 682 129 21.5 18.0-25.6 247 35.9 31.7-40.2 203 28.3 24.5-32.5 78 11.5 8.9-14.8 25 2.8 1.7- 4.4
College Graduate 952 279 32.8 29.4-36.5 386 41.5 37.9-45.3 229 21.6 18.8-24.7 42 2.7 1.8- 3.9 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 29 19.8 13.1-28.8 45 28.6 20.8-38.0 48 28.7 20.0-39.3 31 12.0 7.9-17.8 23 10.9 6.3-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 332 49 15.2 11.1-20.5 86 26.3 20.8-32.6 122 35.3 29.3-41.9 51 16.3 11.7-22.2 24 6.9 4.1-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 214 39 21.1 14.7-29.3 65 26.0 19.6-33.6 69 33.9 26.2-42.5 31 14.0 9.0-21.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 272 45 14.6 10.6-19.9 102 36.7 30.0-43.9 91 35.8 29.0-43.3 26 9.7 6.3-14.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 349 71 22.1 17.3-27.8 130 35.9 30.1-42.0 105 28.8 23.6-34.5 32 10.3 6.8-15.3 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9
$75,000+ 815 238 31.1 27.4-35.0 338 41.2 37.2-45.2 182 21.7 18.5-25.1 45 5.0 3.5- 7.2 12 1.1 0.6- 2.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 698 73 11.9 9.1-15.3 179 23.9 20.2-28.0 224 32.4 28.1-37.1 140 20.6 16.9-24.9 82 11.2 8.5-14.4
No 1,825 478 27.3 24.9-29.8 699 37.2 34.6-39.9 512 28.2 25.8-30.8 119 6.3 5.1- 7.9 17 1.0 0.5- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 646 122 20.9 17.2-25.2 210 31.9 27.6-36.6 202 29.7 25.5-34.2 83 12.5 9.6-16.1 29 5.0 3.1- 7.8
Non-Veteran 1,963 453 24.1 21.9-26.4 692 34.3 31.8-36.9 560 29.0 26.6-31.6 185 9.3 7.8-11.1 73 3.3 2.4- 4.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 854 230 28.1 24.6-31.9 313 35.6 31.9-39.5 232 27.4 24.0-31.2 60 6.4 4.7- 8.5 19 2.5 1.4- 4.1
Regional City or Suburban County 692 172 26.9 23.1-31.2 229 31.5 27.5-35.7 196 28.4 24.5-32.6 70 9.7 7.3-12.6 25 3.5 2.2- 5.7
Rural 1,084 177 15.9 13.4-18.7 370 34.3 30.8-37.9 340 31.3 27.8-35.0 139 13.7 11.1-16.8 58 4.8 3.4- 6.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,560 408 26.2 23.7-28.9 589 37.8 35.0-40.7 442 28.4 25.8-31.2 106 6.6 5.3- 8.2 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Unemployed 148 33 25.6 17.8-35.3 51 30.9 22.8-40.4 *** *** *** 19 11.8 7.2-18.8 *** *** ***
Retired 613 77 12.5 9.5-16.2 201 29.7 25.5-34.2 214 35.7 31.1-40.6 86 16.2 12.4-20.9 35 6.0 3.8- 9.2
Unable to Work 185 16 10.6 6.0-18.0 27 11.8 7.6-17.9 49 29.4 21.6-38.6 53 28.9 21.0-38.4 40 19.3 13.3-27.1
Other not in Labor Force 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 211 31 17.5 11.7-25.3 54 25.0 18.0-33.7 75 35.8 27.4-45.2 28 11.7 7.4-18.0 23 10.0 5.8-16.9
101% to 150% 258 43 17.1 11.9-23.8 72 28.0 21.7-35.4 84 34.0 27.0-41.8 47 17.8 12.7-24.3 12 3.2 1.7- 5.8
151% to 200% 198 38 17.8 12.5-24.6 62 30.7 23.5-39.1 62 32.1 24.4-40.9 22 11.4 6.7-18.6 14 8.1 4.2-14.9
More than 200% 1,376 330 25.7 23.0-28.6 550 39.2 36.2-42.3 362 25.7 23.0-28.5 104 7.5 5.9- 9.4 30 2.0 1.3- 3.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 718 131 20.2 16.7-24.3 231 33.0 28.8-37.6 223 29.2 25.2-33.6 95 12.6 9.8-16.1 38 4.9 3.2- 7.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 788 146 18.4 15.4-21.8 287 34.8 30.9-38.9 241 31.6 27.6-35.9 86 12.3 9.5-15.8 28 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,124 302 28.3 25.3-31.6 394 33.9 30.7-37.2 304 27.3 24.3-30.5 88 7.0 5.5- 8.9 36 3.5 2.3- 5.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 835 208 25.9 22.5-29.6 293 34.6 30.9-38.5 232 27.2 23.8-30.9 72 8.2 6.2-10.8 30 4.1 2.6- 6.4
2nd Quartile 699 175 25.6 22.0-29.6 246 32.8 28.9-37.0 190 29.6 25.5-34.1 71 9.9 7.5-12.9 17 2.0 1.2- 3.5
3rd Quartile 722 138 20.1 16.8-23.9 257 36.1 31.9-40.4 226 29.5 25.8-33.5 73 10.8 8.2-14.1 28 3.5 2.1- 5.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 374 58 16.9 12.2-23.0 116 30.9 25.1-37.3 120 32.0 25.9-38.8 53 12.8 8.9-18.1 27 7.5 4.4-12.3

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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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