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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,709 149 3.5 2.8- 4.3 3,560 96.5 95.7-97.2
GENDER
Male 1,675 64 3.1 2.2- 4.2 1,611 96.9 95.8-97.8
Female 2,034 85 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,949 96.1 94.9-97.1
AGE
18-34 671 *** *** *** 671 100 . - .
35-44 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 564 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 719 32 4.7 3.0- 7.2 687 95.3 92.8-97.0
65-74 753 48 6.2 4.3- 8.8 705 93.8 91.2-95.7
75+ 528 54 12.0 8.5-16.7 474 88.0 83.3-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 18 8.4 4.8-14.2 191 91.6 85.8-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 873 53 5.0 3.6- 7.1 820 95.0 92.9-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,073 41 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,032 97.1 95.8-98.0
College Graduate 1,549 37 1.5 1.0- 2.2 1,512 98.5 97.8-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 21 7.2 4.0-12.7 224 92.8 87.3-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 392 29 7.0 4.5-10.8 363 93.0 89.2-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 266 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 419 16 2.9 1.6- 5.1 403 97.1 94.9-98.4
$50,000- 74,999 493 19 4.2 2.5- 7.1 474 95.8 92.9-97.5
$75,000+ 1,205 25 1.4 0.9- 2.3 1,180 98.6 97.7-99.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,081 93 8.3 6.4-10.7 988 91.7 89.3-93.6
No 2,513 53 1.5 1.1- 2.1 2,460 98.5 97.9-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 497 27 5.0 2.9- 8.2 470 95.0 91.8-97.1
Non-Veteran 3,190 122 3.3 2.6- 4.2 3,068 96.7 95.8-97.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,026 36 3.0 2.0- 4.5 990 97.0 95.5-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,055 37 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,018 97.1 95.7-98.1
Rural 1,628 76 4.4 3.2- 5.9 1,552 95.6 94.1-96.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,896 24 1.1 0.7- 2.0 1,872 98.9 98.0-99.3
Unemployed 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,136 90 8.7 6.7-11.4 1,046 91.3 88.6-93.3
Unable to Work 233 31 11.1 7.3-16.5 202 88.9 83.5-92.7
Other not in Labor Force 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 233 24 7.5 4.6-11.8 209 92.5 88.2-95.4
101% to 150% 311 17 5.8 3.2-10.2 294 94.2 89.8-96.8
151% to 200% 316 17 4.6 2.5- 8.2 299 95.4 91.8-97.5
More than 200% 2,038 61 2.4 1.8- 3.3 1,977 97.6 96.7-98.2
HOUSING
Own 2,755 118 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,637 96.1 95.1-96.9
Rent 707 24 2.3 1.4- 3.6 683 97.7 96.4-98.6
Other arrangement 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 886 41 3.5 2.4- 5.2 845 96.5 94.8-97.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,225 54 4.3 3.0- 6.1 1,171 95.7 93.9-97.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,598 54 2.8 2.1- 3.9 1,544 97.2 96.1-97.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,334 47 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,287 97.2 96.1-98.0
2nd Quartile 997 40 4.2 2.8- 6.1 957 95.8 93.9-97.2
3rd Quartile 995 44 3.6 2.4- 5.4 951 96.4 94.6-97.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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