2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
GENDER
Male 2,571 1,672 64.2 61.9-66.5 899 35.8 33.5-38.1
Female 3,076 2,001 66.2 64.1-68.3 1,075 33.8 31.7-35.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,871 3,147 65.0 63.3-66.7 1,724 35.0 33.3-36.7
No 758 514 66.3 61.9-70.5 244 33.7 29.5-38.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,453 989 68.5 65.5-71.3 464 31.5 28.7-34.5
Overweight 1,821 1,210 67.4 64.7-70.0 611 32.6 30.0-35.3
Obese 1,708 1,006 57.7 54.7-60.6 702 42.3 39.4-45.3
Current Smoker
Yes 835 456 53.0 48.8-57.2 379 47.0 42.8-51.2
No 4,586 3,075 67.9 66.2-69.6 1,511 32.1 30.4-33.8
History of CVD**
Yes 621 317 51.2 46.2-56.2 304 48.8 43.8-53.8
No 4,983 3,333 66.7 65.0-68.3 1,650 33.3 31.7-35.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 667 430 65.5 61.2-69.5 237 34.5 30.5-38.8
No 4,550 2,952 65.1 63.3-66.8 1,598 34.9 33.2-36.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 297 198 65.5 58.7-71.8 99 34.5 28.2-41.3
No 4,910 3,174 65.0 63.3-66.6 1,736 35.0 33.4-36.7
COPD
Yes 417 202 46.2 40.1-52.4 215 53.8 47.6-59.9
No 5,215 3,463 66.6 65.0-68.2 1,752 33.4 31.8-35.0
Current Asthma
Yes 459 251 57.5 51.9-62.9 208 42.5 37.1-48.1
No 5,166 3,410 65.9 64.2-67.5 1,756 34.1 32.5-35.8
Diabetes
Yes 749 423 56.3 51.6-60.8 326 43.7 39.2-48.4
No 4,890 3,246 66.5 64.8-68.1 1,644 33.5 31.9-35.2
Functional Disability
Yes 1,591 848 51.8 48.6-55.0 743 48.2 45.0-51.4
No 3,853 2,690 70.3 68.5-72.0 1,163 29.7 28.0-31.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,704 894 51.3 48.2-54.3 810 48.7 45.7-51.8
No 3,940 2,778 70.2 68.4-71.9 1,162 29.8 28.1-31.6

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*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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