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 5,637 204 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,433 96.7 96.1-97.2
-Non-Hispanic White 3,616 110 3.1 2.5- 4.0 3,506 96.9 96.0-97.5
GENDER
Male 1,631 37 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,594 97.2 95.9-98.1
Female 1,985 73 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,912 96.5 95.4-97.4
AGE
18-34 643 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 406 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 551 17 2.7 1.5- 4.7 534 97.3 95.3-98.5
55-64 708 32 4.7 3.1- 7.2 676 95.3 92.8-96.9
65-74 739 20 3.2 1.8- 5.6 719 96.8 94.4-98.2
75+ 512 22 5.6 3.3- 9.2 490 94.4 90.8-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 22 9.9 6.0-16.0 175 90.1 84.0-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 856 26 3.1 1.9- 5.0 830 96.9 95.0-98.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,039 40 3.3 2.3- 4.8 999 96.7 95.2-97.7
College Graduate 1,517 21 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,496 98.8 98.1-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 32 18.3 11.9-27.1 160 81.7 72.9-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 387 24 6.7 4.0-10.9 363 93.3 89.1-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 416 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 492 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,081 110 11.0 8.8-13.7 971 89.0 86.3-91.2
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 490 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,122 96 3.1 2.4- 4.0 3,026 96.9 96.0-97.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,001 25 2.5 1.6- 4.0 976 97.5 96.0-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,029 31 3.9 2.6- 6.0 998 96.1 94.0-97.4
Rural 1,586 54 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,532 97.0 95.8-97.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,859 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,118 32 3.6 2.3- 5.6 1,086 96.4 94.4-97.7
Unable to Work 229 55 24.4 18.0-32.1 174 75.6 67.9-82.0
Other not in Labor Force 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 230 29 14.3 9.0-22.0 201 85.7 78.0-91.0
101% to 150% 308 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,026 27 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,999 98.7 98.0-99.2
HOUSING
Own 2,694 67 2.8 2.1- 3.8 2,627 97.2 96.2-97.9
Rent 686 35 4.4 3.0- 6.3 651 95.6 93.7-97.0
Other arrangement 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 868 25 2.2 1.4- 3.6 843 97.8 96.4-98.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,187 37 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,150 97.0 95.7-97.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,561 48 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,513 96.3 94.8-97.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,301 40 3.5 2.4- 5.2 1,261 96.5 94.8-97.6
2nd Quartile 974 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 947 97.0 95.3-98.1
3rd Quartile 962 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8 932 96.9 95.2-98.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 379 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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