2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
-Non-Hispanic White 3,709 472 10.6 9.5-11.8 3,237 89.4 88.2-90.5
GENDER
Male 1,673 227 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,446 89.5 87.8-91.0
Female 2,036 245 10.7 9.1-12.4 1,791 89.3 87.6-90.9
AGE
18-34 670 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 412 14 2.6 1.5- 4.5 398 97.4 95.5-98.5
45-54 563 33 5.8 3.9- 8.6 530 94.2 91.4-96.1
55-64 722 90 12.8 10.2-16.1 632 87.2 83.9-89.8
65-74 753 163 21.2 17.8-25.1 590 78.8 74.9-82.2
75+ 527 158 31.2 26.1-36.8 369 68.8 63.2-73.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 26 13.0 8.1-20.3 184 87.0 79.7-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 873 109 9.8 7.9-12.1 764 90.2 87.9-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,073 133 9.7 8.0-11.8 940 90.3 88.2-92.0
College Graduate 1,547 203 11.5 9.8-13.4 1,344 88.5 86.6-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 23 8.0 4.7-13.5 223 92.0 86.5-95.3
$15,000- 24,999 392 48 11.3 7.7-16.4 344 88.7 83.6-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 266 34 10.7 7.1-15.8 232 89.3 84.2-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 419 55 11.3 8.3-15.3 364 88.7 84.7-91.7
$50,000- 74,999 494 65 11.7 8.8-15.5 429 88.3 84.5-91.2
$75,000+ 1,205 144 9.6 7.9-11.5 1,061 90.4 88.5-92.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,082 200 16.2 13.7-19.1 882 83.8 80.9-86.3
No 2,513 265 8.6 7.5- 9.9 2,248 91.4 90.1-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 497 99 18.5 14.9-22.9 398 81.5 77.1-85.1
Non-Veteran 3,190 371 9.4 8.3-10.7 2,819 90.6 89.3-91.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,024 124 9.5 7.7-11.6 900 90.5 88.4-92.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,056 135 11.1 9.1-13.4 921 88.9 86.6-90.9
Rural 1,629 213 11.0 9.3-13.0 1,416 89.0 87.0-90.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,896 136 6.2 5.1- 7.4 1,760 93.8 92.6-94.9
Unemployed 180 18 6.2 3.8-10.2 162 93.8 89.8-96.2
Retired 1,135 278 25.0 21.8-28.4 857 75.0 71.6-78.2
Unable to Work 234 28 11.7 7.6-17.6 206 88.3 82.4-92.4
Other not in Labor Force 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 311 31 9.8 6.0-15.7 280 90.2 84.3-94.0
151% to 200% 316 44 12.6 8.8-17.7 272 87.4 82.3-91.2
More than 200% 2,039 266 10.8 9.4-12.4 1,773 89.2 87.6-90.6
HOUSING
Own 2,753 399 12.5 11.1-14.0 2,354 87.5 86.0-88.9
Rent 710 53 5.3 3.9- 7.2 657 94.7 92.8-96.1
Other arrangement 219 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 889 113 9.6 7.7-11.8 776 90.4 88.2-92.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,222 154 11.0 9.1-13.3 1,068 89.0 86.7-90.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,598 205 10.7 9.1-12.5 1,393 89.3 87.5-90.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,335 168 9.9 8.3-11.8 1,167 90.1 88.2-91.7
2nd Quartile 996 136 12.1 9.9-14.6 860 87.9 85.4-90.1
3rd Quartile 994 115 9.3 7.4-11.6 879 90.7 88.4-92.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 384 53 11.5 8.4-15.6 331 88.5 84.4-91.6

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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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