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 5,665 519 8.1 7.3- 9.0 5,146 91.9 91.0-92.7
-Non-Hispanic White 3,629 379 9.5 8.4-10.6 3,250 90.5 89.4-91.6
GENDER
Male 1,637 225 12.5 10.8-14.5 1,412 87.5 85.5-89.2
Female 1,992 154 6.6 5.4- 8.0 1,838 93.4 92.0-94.6
AGE
18-34 649 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 632 97.3 95.4-98.4
35-44 407 17 3.6 2.1- 5.9 390 96.4 94.1-97.9
45-54 551 27 4.7 3.0- 7.1 524 95.3 92.9-97.0
55-64 708 70 10.5 7.9-13.7 638 89.5 86.3-92.1
65-74 741 119 19.1 15.6-23.1 622 80.9 76.9-84.4
75+ 516 125 24.0 19.7-28.9 391 76.0 71.1-80.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 47 19.5 14.0-26.6 152 80.5 73.4-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 859 111 11.1 8.9-13.7 748 88.9 86.3-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 119 9.5 7.7-11.7 926 90.5 88.3-92.3
College Graduate 1,519 102 5.4 4.3- 6.7 1,417 94.6 93.3-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 32 14.3 9.5-21.1 161 85.7 78.9-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 388 67 16.4 12.3-21.6 321 83.6 78.4-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 266 36 12.6 8.3-18.7 230 87.4 81.3-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 418 39 9.2 6.4-13.0 379 90.8 87.0-93.6
$50,000- 74,999 493 65 11.5 8.7-15.1 428 88.5 84.9-91.3
$75,000+ 1,201 66 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,135 95.3 93.8-96.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,084 379 33.1 29.7-36.6 705 66.9 63.4-70.3
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 100 19.5 15.6-24.0 392 80.5 76.0-84.4
Non-Veteran 3,134 279 8.0 7.0- 9.2 2,855 92.0 90.8-93.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,004 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 932 93.7 91.8-95.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,035 104 9.9 8.0-12.2 931 90.1 87.8-92.0
Rural 1,590 203 11.6 9.8-13.6 1,387 88.4 86.4-90.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,864 93 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,771 95.2 93.9-96.2
Unemployed 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,122 221 21.2 18.2-24.5 901 78.8 75.5-81.8
Unable to Work 230 53 21.3 15.6-28.3 177 78.7 71.7-84.4
Other not in Labor Force 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 232 34 14.9 9.9-21.9 198 85.1 78.1-90.1
101% to 150% 308 49 15.3 11.1-20.6 259 84.7 79.4-88.9
151% to 200% 315 49 13.6 9.7-18.7 266 86.4 81.3-90.3
More than 200% 2,033 164 7.0 5.8- 8.3 1,869 93.0 91.7-94.2
HOUSING
Own 2,702 294 10.3 9.0-11.7 2,408 89.7 88.3-91.0
Rent 691 63 6.8 5.0- 9.2 628 93.2 90.8-95.0
Other arrangement 213 20 7.2 4.2-12.1 193 92.8 87.9-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 873 114 11.1 9.0-13.6 759 88.9 86.4-91.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,190 126 10.0 8.1-12.3 1,064 90.0 87.7-91.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,566 139 8.4 6.9-10.1 1,427 91.6 89.9-93.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,306 128 9.4 7.6-11.4 1,178 90.6 88.6-92.4
2nd Quartile 975 94 8.9 7.0-11.2 881 91.1 88.8-93.0
3rd Quartile 969 102 9.4 7.4-11.9 867 90.6 88.1-92.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 379 55 12.4 9.1-16.7 324 87.6 83.3-90.9

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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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