2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,646 367 6.2 5.5- 7.1 5,279 93.8 92.9-94.5
-Non-Hispanic White 3,622 198 5.3 4.4- 6.3 3,424 94.7 93.7-95.6
GENDER
Male 1,637 77 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,560 95.4 94.0-96.5
Female 1,985 121 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,864 94.1 92.5-95.3
AGE
18-34 648 14 2.4 1.3- 4.3 634 97.6 95.7-98.7
35-44 407 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 551 20 3.3 2.0- 5.6 531 96.7 94.4-98.0
55-64 705 53 7.2 5.2- 9.9 652 92.8 90.1-94.8
65-74 739 44 7.4 5.2-10.6 695 92.6 89.4-94.8
75+ 515 49 10.2 6.7-15.1 466 89.8 84.9-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 38 18.7 12.9-26.4 160 81.3 73.6-87.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 857 60 6.1 4.5- 8.2 797 93.9 91.8-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,041 60 4.5 3.3- 6.1 981 95.5 93.9-96.7
College Graduate 1,519 39 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,480 98.1 97.2-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 41 17.7 12.1-25.2 151 82.3 74.8-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 386 40 9.7 6.5-14.3 346 90.3 85.7-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 264 20 7.2 4.1-12.4 244 92.8 87.6-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 418 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,201 28 2.3 1.5- 3.7 1,173 97.7 96.3-98.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,079 198 18.6 15.8-21.8 881 81.4 78.2-84.2
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 32 5.2 3.5- 7.5 460 94.8 92.5-96.5
Non-Veteran 3,127 166 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,961 94.7 93.6-95.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,001 33 3.6 2.4- 5.3 968 96.4 94.7-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,034 57 4.9 3.6- 6.7 977 95.1 93.3-96.4
Rural 1,587 108 6.9 5.4- 8.8 1,479 93.1 91.2-94.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,862 44 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,818 97.5 96.5-98.2
Unemployed 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,121 82 8.9 6.6-11.7 1,039 91.1 88.3-93.4
Unable to Work 228 55 19.9 14.5-26.7 173 80.1 73.3-85.5
Other not in Labor Force 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 230 39 13.3 9.2-18.9 191 86.7 81.1-90.8
101% to 150% 307 27 9.7 6.0-15.2 280 90.3 84.8-94.0
151% to 200% 314 20 6.6 3.7-11.6 294 93.4 88.4-96.3
More than 200% 2,032 58 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,974 97.4 96.4-98.1
HOUSING
Own 2,697 133 5.1 4.1- 6.3 2,564 94.9 93.7-95.9
Rent 689 46 5.7 4.0- 8.0 643 94.3 92.0-96.0
Other arrangement 213 19 6.9 4.1-11.5 194 93.1 88.5-95.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 870 68 6.5 4.9- 8.7 802 93.5 91.3-95.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,188 62 5.8 4.2- 7.9 1,126 94.2 92.1-95.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,564 68 4.4 3.3- 5.8 1,496 95.6 94.2-96.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,303 63 4.6 3.5- 6.2 1,240 95.4 93.8-96.5
2nd Quartile 975 46 5.4 3.8- 7.7 929 94.6 92.3-96.2
3rd Quartile 966 57 5.4 3.9- 7.5 909 94.6 92.5-96.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 32 7.3 4.6-11.4 346 92.7 88.6-95.4

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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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