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 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-Non-Hispanic White 3,616 370 11.5 10.2-12.9 3,246 88.5 87.1-89.8
GENDER
Male 1,632 142 9.7 8.0-11.8 1,490 90.3 88.2-92.0
Female 1,984 228 13.1 11.3-15.1 1,756 86.9 84.9-88.7
AGE
18-34 645 78 13.4 10.6-16.7 567 86.6 83.3-89.4
35-44 406 46 11.0 8.0-14.9 360 89.0 85.1-92.0
45-54 549 52 9.6 6.7-13.4 497 90.4 86.6-93.3
55-64 708 80 12.2 9.4-15.6 628 87.8 84.4-90.6
65-74 740 54 9.7 7.0-13.2 686 90.3 86.8-93.0
75+ 511 55 11.4 7.9-16.2 456 88.6 83.8-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 42 23.0 16.3-31.3 156 77.0 68.7-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 851 116 14.3 11.6-17.5 735 85.7 82.5-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,042 132 12.6 10.4-15.1 910 87.4 84.9-89.6
College Graduate 1,518 78 4.8 3.7- 6.1 1,440 95.2 93.9-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 58 32.6 24.7-41.7 134 67.4 58.3-75.3
$15,000- 24,999 387 70 20.4 15.7-26.0 317 79.6 74.0-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 265 40 18.0 12.7-24.9 225 82.0 75.1-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 417 35 10.0 6.8-14.5 382 90.0 85.5-93.2
$50,000- 74,999 490 40 8.9 6.3-12.5 450 91.1 87.5-93.7
$75,000+ 1,201 44 3.2 2.3- 4.6 1,157 96.8 95.4-97.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,078 370 40.2 36.5-44.0 708 59.8 56.0-63.5
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 490 59 12.0 8.9-15.9 431 88.0 84.1-91.1
Non-Veteran 3,123 311 11.4 10.0-13.0 2,812 88.6 87.0-90.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,001 81 9.0 7.1-11.4 920 91.0 88.6-92.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,030 103 11.8 9.4-14.5 927 88.2 85.5-90.6
Rural 1,585 186 13.1 11.0-15.5 1,399 86.9 84.5-89.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,861 110 6.5 5.3- 8.0 1,751 93.5 92.0-94.7
Unemployed 178 36 23.8 17.2-32.0 142 76.2 68.0-82.8
Retired 1,117 98 10.7 8.2-13.7 1,019 89.3 86.3-91.8
Unable to Work 228 105 47.9 39.7-56.3 123 52.1 43.7-60.3
Other not in Labor Force 216 21 9.3 5.7-14.7 195 90.7 85.3-94.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 230 62 28.8 22.0-36.8 168 71.2 63.2-78.0
101% to 150% 307 50 18.6 13.8-24.5 257 81.4 75.5-86.2
151% to 200% 315 46 15.4 11.0-21.3 269 84.6 78.7-89.0
More than 200% 2,029 109 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,920 94.5 93.1-95.6
HOUSING
Own 2,695 211 8.8 7.5-10.3 2,484 91.2 89.7-92.5
Rent 687 109 18.2 14.9-22.1 578 81.8 77.9-85.1
Other arrangement 211 49 24.8 17.9-33.2 162 75.2 66.8-82.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 867 106 12.1 9.7-15.0 761 87.9 85.0-90.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,186 122 11.9 9.7-14.6 1,064 88.1 85.4-90.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,563 142 10.9 9.0-13.0 1,421 89.1 87.0-91.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,303 126 11.5 9.4-14.0 1,177 88.5 86.0-90.6
2nd Quartile 973 97 11.9 9.5-14.9 876 88.1 85.1-90.5
3rd Quartile 962 95 10.2 8.1-12.8 867 89.8 87.2-91.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 52 13.3 9.5-18.3 326 86.7 81.7-90.5

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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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