2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
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You have injected any drug other than those prescribed for you in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted disease or STD in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.
Do any of these situations apply to you?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,462 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,167 93.0 92.0-93.8
-MALES 2,451 159 7.7 6.5- 9.2 2,292 92.3 90.8-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,574 103 7.4 5.9- 9.2 1,471 92.6 90.8-94.1
Non-Hispanic Black 391 31 10.7 7.3-15.5 360 89.3 84.5-92.7
Other 70 *** *** *** 64 91.3 80.1-96.5
AGE
18-34 554 75 14.2 11.1-18.0 479 85.8 82.0-88.9
35-44 346 31 9.4 6.1-14.0 315 90.6 86.0-93.9
45-54 405 24 6.8 4.4-10.3 381 93.2 89.7-95.6
55-64 439 14 2.7 1.5- 5.0 425 97.3 95.0-98.5
65-74 428 *** *** *** 418 97.9 95.9-99.0
75+ 245 *** *** *** 242 98.9 96.3-99.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 *** *** *** 227 96.3 91.2-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 667 52 9.8 7.3-13.0 615 90.2 87.0-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 638 48 8.9 6.5-12.0 590 91.1 88.0-93.5
College Graduate 897 49 6.2 4.5- 8.6 848 93.8 91.4-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** 110 93.5 86.8-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 314 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 293 92.3 87.6-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 204 11 6.0 3.1-11.1 193 94.0 88.9-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 259 22 10.5 6.5-16.4 237 89.5 83.6-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 346 17 6.0 3.5-10.0 329 94.0 90.0-96.5
$75,000+ 790 46 7.1 5.0- 9.8 744 92.9 90.2-95.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 681 41 6.8 4.8- 9.5 640 93.2 90.5-95.2
No 1,757 118 8.2 6.6-10.0 1,639 91.8 90.0-93.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 619 27 4.6 2.9- 7.1 592 95.4 92.9-97.1
Non-Veteran 1,827 132 8.6 7.1-10.4 1,695 91.4 89.6-92.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 782 56 9.0 6.7-12.0 726 91.0 88.0-93.3
Regional City or Suburban County 650 38 7.1 5.0-10.0 612 92.9 90.0-95.0
Rural 1,019 65 7.0 5.3- 9.3 954 93.0 90.7-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,470 111 8.6 7.0-10.5 1,359 91.4 89.5-93.0
Unemployed 132 19 12.4 7.5-19.6 113 87.6 80.4-92.5
Retired 589 *** *** *** 579 98.7 97.4-99.4
Unable to Work 167 *** *** *** 160 94.9 88.8-97.8
Other not in Labor Force 77 11 14.9 7.9-26.4 66 85.1 73.6-92.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 200 14 7.2 3.9-13.1 186 92.8 86.9-96.1
101% to 150% 242 15 5.9 3.3-10.3 227 94.1 89.7-96.7
151% to 200% 193 11 7.8 3.9-15.1 182 92.2 84.9-96.1
More than 200% 1,335 80 7.3 5.7- 9.3 1,255 92.7 90.7-94.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 673 46 8.0 5.6-11.2 627 92.0 88.8-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 742 49 8.3 6.1-11.3 693 91.7 88.7-93.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,036 64 7.2 5.5- 9.4 972 92.8 90.6-94.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 775 48 7.3 5.4- 9.9 727 92.7 90.1-94.6
2nd Quartile 654 48 8.2 6.1-11.1 606 91.8 88.9-93.9
3rd Quartile 669 42 8.4 5.8-11.9 627 91.6 88.1-94.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 353 21 5.7 3.4- 9.6 332 94.3 90.4-96.6

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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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