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 5,807 324 4.6 4.0- 5.2 5,483 95.4 94.8-96.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,694 224 5.0 4.3- 5.8 3,470 95.0 94.2-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,670 124 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,546 93.7 92.3-94.8
Female 2,024 100 3.7 3.0- 4.7 1,924 96.3 95.3-97.0
AGE
18-34 671 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 558 16 2.7 1.6- 4.7 542 97.3 95.3-98.4
55-64 715 42 5.5 3.8- 7.9 673 94.5 92.1-96.2
65-74 750 77 10.6 8.2-13.4 673 89.4 86.6-91.8
75+ 525 77 14.1 10.9-18.1 448 85.9 81.9-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 25 7.8 4.9-12.2 181 92.2 87.8-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 868 65 6.0 4.5- 7.9 803 94.0 92.1-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 72 5.1 3.9- 6.6 995 94.9 93.4-96.1
College Graduate 1,547 61 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,486 96.7 95.7-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 28 8.9 5.7-13.7 211 91.1 86.3-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 390 31 4.9 3.2- 7.5 359 95.1 92.5-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 263 24 7.9 4.9-12.5 239 92.1 87.5-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 419 34 7.1 4.9-10.3 385 92.9 89.7-95.1
$50,000- 74,999 492 32 5.7 3.8- 8.3 460 94.3 91.7-96.2
$75,000+ 1,206 39 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,167 97.0 95.8-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,066 135 10.2 8.4-12.5 931 89.8 87.5-91.6
No 2,513 83 2.9 2.3- 3.8 2,430 97.1 96.2-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 497 51 8.3 6.1-11.3 446 91.7 88.7-93.9
Non-Veteran 3,175 172 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,003 95.5 94.6-96.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,026 45 3.4 2.4- 4.6 981 96.6 95.4-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,054 64 5.8 4.4- 7.6 990 94.2 92.4-95.6
Rural 1,614 115 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,499 94.4 93.1-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,895 51 2.4 1.8- 3.3 1,844 97.6 96.7-98.2
Unemployed 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,133 131 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,002 88.7 86.3-90.7
Unable to Work 223 33 12.2 8.1-17.9 190 87.8 82.1-91.9
Other not in Labor Force 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 228 25 7.1 4.4-11.1 203 92.9 88.9-95.6
101% to 150% 309 18 4.5 2.6- 8.0 291 95.5 92.0-97.4
151% to 200% 315 31 7.8 5.1-11.7 284 92.2 88.3-94.9
More than 200% 2,036 105 4.5 3.6- 5.6 1,931 95.5 94.4-96.4
HOUSING
Own 2,751 179 5.4 4.6- 6.4 2,572 94.6 93.6-95.4
Rent 702 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 668 96.2 94.4-97.5
Other arrangement 214 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 884 60 5.7 4.2- 7.8 824 94.3 92.2-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,216 96 6.3 5.0- 7.9 1,120 93.7 92.1-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,594 68 3.7 2.8- 4.8 1,526 96.3 95.2-97.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,331 63 3.6 2.7- 4.7 1,268 96.4 95.3-97.3
2nd Quartile 991 59 5.3 3.9- 7.0 932 94.7 93.0-96.1
3rd Quartile 990 71 6.2 4.7- 8.1 919 93.8 91.9-95.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 382 31 6.0 3.9- 9.1 351 94.0 90.9-96.1

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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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