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 5,639 893 14.0 12.9-15.2 4,746 86.0 84.8-87.1
-Non-Hispanic White 3,617 582 15.3 13.9-16.9 3,035 84.7 83.1-86.1
GENDER
Male 1,631 202 12.1 10.2-14.2 1,429 87.9 85.8-89.8
Female 1,986 380 18.3 16.3-20.6 1,606 81.7 79.4-83.7
AGE
18-34 644 28 5.5 3.6- 8.2 616 94.5 91.8-96.4
35-44 406 24 5.8 3.8- 9.0 382 94.2 91.0-96.2
45-54 552 59 11.9 8.7-16.1 493 88.1 83.9-91.3
55-64 707 130 19.4 15.9-23.4 577 80.6 76.6-84.1
65-74 739 163 23.5 19.7-27.8 576 76.5 72.2-80.3
75+ 512 173 36.3 30.8-42.2 339 63.7 57.8-69.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 95 45.6 37.3-54.1 103 54.4 45.9-62.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 854 162 17.2 14.4-20.4 692 82.8 79.6-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,041 197 15.0 12.7-17.6 844 85.0 82.4-87.3
College Graduate 1,517 127 6.1 5.0- 7.5 1,390 93.9 92.5-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 87 44.1 35.5-53.1 106 55.9 46.9-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 385 105 29.1 23.4-35.5 280 70.9 64.5-76.6
$25,000- 34,999 266 69 24.2 18.3-31.3 197 75.8 68.7-81.7
$35,000- 49,999 417 69 15.4 11.7-20.1 348 84.6 79.9-88.3
$50,000- 74,999 492 64 12.2 9.2-16.1 428 87.8 83.9-90.8
$75,000+ 1,197 83 5.3 4.0- 6.8 1,114 94.7 93.2-96.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,082 582 53.4 49.7-57.1 500 46.6 42.9-50.3
No 2,520 *** *** *** 2,520 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 491 92 18.4 14.4-23.1 399 81.6 76.9-85.6
Non-Veteran 3,123 490 14.9 13.4-16.6 2,633 85.1 83.4-86.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,001 106 9.5 7.6-11.8 895 90.5 88.2-92.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,030 151 15.1 12.5-18.1 879 84.9 81.9-87.5
Rural 1,586 325 20.0 17.5-22.8 1,261 80.0 77.2-82.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,859 109 5.5 4.4- 6.8 1,750 94.5 93.2-95.6
Unemployed 179 24 12.9 8.1-19.7 155 87.1 80.3-91.9
Retired 1,120 294 28.5 25.0-32.2 826 71.5 67.8-75.0
Unable to Work 227 141 62.6 54.5-70.1 86 37.4 29.9-45.5
Other not in Labor Force 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 231 91 36.5 29.1-44.6 140 63.5 55.4-70.9
101% to 150% 307 74 27.1 20.9-34.2 233 72.9 65.8-79.1
151% to 200% 314 67 20.0 15.1-25.9 247 80.0 74.1-84.9
More than 200% 2,027 222 9.1 7.8-10.7 1,805 90.9 89.3-92.2
HOUSING
Own 2,695 423 15.7 14.0-17.5 2,272 84.3 82.5-86.0
Rent 688 123 15.0 12.3-18.3 565 85.0 81.7-87.7
Other arrangement 211 36 13.5 8.3-21.0 175 86.5 79.0-91.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 868 171 17.9 15.1-21.1 697 82.1 78.9-84.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,186 216 18.2 15.4-21.2 970 81.8 78.8-84.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,563 195 12.0 10.2-14.2 1,368 88.0 85.8-89.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,303 183 12.9 10.8-15.2 1,120 87.1 84.8-89.2
2nd Quartile 974 155 16.0 13.3-19.2 819 84.0 80.8-86.7
3rd Quartile 962 159 16.4 13.6-19.6 803 83.6 80.4-86.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 85 19.9 15.5-25.3 293 80.1 74.7-84.5

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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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