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 5,620 389 6.4 5.7- 7.3 5,231 93.6 92.7-94.3
-Non-Hispanic White 3,605 244 6.9 5.9- 8.1 3,361 93.1 91.9-94.1
GENDER
Male 1,626 60 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,566 95.9 94.5-97.0
Female 1,979 184 9.6 8.0-11.3 1,795 90.4 88.7-92.0
AGE
18-34 641 23 4.2 2.7- 6.6 618 95.8 93.4-97.3
35-44 406 22 5.6 3.5- 8.8 384 94.4 91.2-96.5
45-54 549 31 5.4 3.6- 8.0 518 94.6 92.0-96.4
55-64 704 53 8.2 5.9-11.4 651 91.8 88.6-94.1
65-74 736 47 6.9 4.9- 9.7 689 93.1 90.3-95.1
75+ 512 64 14.5 10.7-19.5 448 85.5 80.5-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 51 22.2 16.0-29.9 145 77.8 70.1-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 855 72 7.3 5.5- 9.6 783 92.7 90.4-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,035 85 7.4 5.8- 9.5 950 92.6 90.5-94.2
College Graduate 1,512 36 2.0 1.4- 2.9 1,476 98.0 97.1-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 57 29.5 22.0-38.4 135 70.5 61.6-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 387 48 12.5 8.9-17.3 339 87.5 82.7-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 262 24 10.4 6.5-16.3 238 89.6 83.7-93.5
$35,000- 49,999 416 23 5.6 3.5- 9.1 393 94.4 90.9-96.5
$50,000- 74,999 491 19 3.6 2.2- 5.8 472 96.4 94.2-97.8
$75,000+ 1,196 24 2.1 1.3- 3.5 1,172 97.9 96.5-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,078 244 24.2 21.0-27.6 834 75.8 72.4-79.0
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 490 21 5.6 3.4- 9.3 469 94.4 90.7-96.6
Non-Veteran 3,112 223 7.1 6.1- 8.3 2,889 92.9 91.7-93.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 996 41 4.5 3.2- 6.4 955 95.5 93.6-96.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,027 71 7.3 5.5- 9.6 956 92.7 90.4-94.5
Rural 1,582 132 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,450 91.5 89.6-93.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,852 33 1.7 1.1- 2.4 1,819 98.3 97.6-98.9
Unemployed 179 14 9.4 5.2-16.4 165 90.6 83.6-94.8
Retired 1,116 91 9.1 7.0-11.8 1,025 90.9 88.2-93.0
Unable to Work 228 93 41.1 33.3-49.4 135 58.9 50.6-66.7
Other not in Labor Force 215 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 230 52 20.6 14.8-27.9 178 79.4 72.1-85.2
101% to 150% 307 42 16.2 11.6-22.2 265 83.8 77.8-88.4
151% to 200% 313 31 9.9 6.3-15.2 282 90.1 84.8-93.7
More than 200% 2,023 58 2.7 2.0- 3.7 1,965 97.3 96.3-98.0
HOUSING
Own 2,685 162 6.7 5.5- 8.1 2,523 93.3 91.9-94.5
Rent 685 62 8.2 6.2-10.8 623 91.8 89.2-93.8
Other arrangement 212 19 6.6 3.8-11.4 193 93.4 88.6-96.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 864 72 8.1 6.1-10.5 792 91.9 89.5-93.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,184 91 7.9 6.2-10.2 1,093 92.1 89.8-93.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,557 81 5.7 4.4- 7.3 1,476 94.3 92.7-95.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,299 74 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,225 94.1 92.3-95.5
2nd Quartile 971 59 7.0 5.1- 9.4 912 93.0 90.6-94.9
3rd Quartile 960 74 7.3 5.5- 9.6 886 92.7 90.4-94.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 375 37 10.1 6.8-14.8 338 89.9 85.2-93.2

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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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