2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 3,932 65.2 63.6-66.7 764 12.1 11.0-13.1 1,126 22.8 21.4-24.2
-MALES 2,630 1,657 60.3 57.9-62.6 290 9.8 8.5-11.2 683 30.0 27.8-32.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,671 1,137 65.0 62.1-67.7 197 10.8 9.1-12.7 337 24.2 21.8-26.9
Non-Hispanic Black 434 288 62.0 55.9-67.7 53 9.5 6.8-13.1 93 28.5 23.1-34.7
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 601 253 42.3 37.7-46.9 30 4.6 3.0- 6.9 318 53.2 48.5-57.8
35-44 371 210 59.6 53.3-65.7 21 4.4 2.7- 7.1 140 36.0 30.0-42.4
45-54 437 290 67.5 62.1-72.5 40 9.4 6.6-13.2 107 23.1 18.8-28.1
55-64 460 337 71.6 66.2-76.4 61 14.1 10.5-18.8 62 14.3 10.8-18.6
65-74 456 348 75.1 69.5-80.0 76 16.2 12.3-21.1 32 8.7 5.7-13.0
75+ 260 188 69.4 61.6-76.2 58 23.1 17.1-30.3 14 7.5 4.0-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 121 42.7 35.3-50.5 23 8.9 5.4-14.5 113 48.4 40.6-56.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 723 401 54.7 50.3-59.0 74 8.4 6.5-10.9 248 36.9 32.7-41.3
Some Post-H.S. 682 444 62.7 58.2-67.0 79 11.1 8.5-14.3 159 26.2 22.3-30.4
College Graduate 953 684 72.7 69.3-75.8 113 10.2 8.2-12.5 156 17.1 14.5-20.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 99 46.1 36.8-55.6 19 10.6 6.0-18.1 60 43.3 33.7-53.5
$15,000- 24,999 331 176 51.2 44.4-57.9 33 9.8 6.4-14.9 122 39.0 32.6-45.8
$25,000- 34,999 215 126 53.8 45.2-62.3 24 8.2 4.8-13.9 65 37.9 29.7-46.9
$35,000- 49,999 271 172 62.2 55.1-68.9 30 10.1 6.6-15.2 69 27.7 21.8-34.4
$50,000- 74,999 350 240 68.2 62.0-73.8 41 11.3 7.8-16.2 69 20.5 15.9-26.0
$75,000+ 815 590 72.2 68.5-75.7 93 9.3 7.3-11.7 132 18.4 15.4-21.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 702 435 59.4 54.6-64.1 125 16.5 13.4-20.2 142 24.0 19.9-28.7
No 1,821 1,153 61.0 58.2-63.7 158 7.6 6.3- 9.2 510 31.4 28.8-34.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 648 409 62.5 57.8-67.1 112 15.4 12.2-19.1 127 22.1 18.3-26.4
Non-Veteran 1,961 1,235 59.8 57.0-62.5 176 8.2 6.9- 9.8 550 32.0 29.5-34.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 852 531 59.0 55.0-63.0 79 8.5 6.5-11.0 242 32.5 28.7-36.5
Regional City or Suburban County 695 447 62.8 58.3-67.1 79 11.0 8.4-14.2 169 26.2 22.4-30.5
Rural 1,083 679 59.5 55.6-63.3 132 10.1 8.1-12.4 272 30.4 26.8-34.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,557 959 60.8 57.9-63.7 108 5.8 4.6- 7.1 490 33.4 30.6-36.3
Unemployed 147 64 41.5 31.8-51.9 13 7.6 4.2-13.6 *** *** ***
Retired 616 464 72.8 67.7-77.3 112 19.0 15.1-23.6 40 8.2 5.6-11.9
Unable to Work 185 110 58.3 49.0-67.1 46 23.6 16.7-32.2 29 18.1 11.8-26.8
Other not in Labor Force 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 212 98 44.1 35.5-53.0 21 7.5 4.1-13.1 93 48.4 39.4-57.6
101% to 150% 258 152 54.1 46.2-61.7 23 8.9 5.3-14.6 83 37.1 29.8-45.0
151% to 200% 199 125 59.8 50.9-68.0 22 11.2 6.6-18.3 52 29.0 21.7-37.7
More than 200% 1,376 966 69.8 66.8-72.6 165 10.3 8.5-12.3 245 19.9 17.5-22.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 719 432 57.5 52.7-62.1 99 10.0 7.9-12.5 188 32.5 28.0-37.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 789 513 61.9 57.5-66.1 86 11.2 8.7-14.3 190 26.9 23.1-31.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,122 712 60.5 57.0-63.9 105 8.7 6.9-10.8 305 30.8 27.6-34.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 831 537 61.7 57.6-65.7 88 10.4 8.1-13.3 206 27.8 24.3-31.7
2nd Quartile 702 435 59.1 54.6-63.4 64 7.7 5.8-10.2 203 33.2 29.0-37.7
3rd Quartile 722 452 60.8 56.3-65.1 83 11.1 8.5-14.3 187 28.2 24.3-32.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 375 233 58.7 51.5-65.4 55 11.2 8.0-15.3 87 30.2 23.6-37.7

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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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