2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
-Non-Hispanic White 3,316 1,376 36.5 34.6-38.5 1,940 63.5 61.5-65.4
GENDER
Male 1,449 573 34.7 31.9-37.6 876 65.3 62.4-68.1
Female 1,867 803 38.1 35.5-40.8 1,064 61.9 59.2-64.5
AGE
18-34 514 85 16.2 12.9-20.1 429 83.8 79.9-87.1
35-44 355 56 15.6 11.7-20.4 299 84.4 79.6-88.3
45-54 511 75 15.5 12.1-19.6 436 84.5 80.4-87.9
55-64 678 211 31.8 27.7-36.2 467 68.2 63.8-72.3
65-74 716 518 72.5 68.1-76.4 198 27.5 23.6-31.9
75+ 487 404 82.6 77.8-86.5 83 17.4 13.5-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 184 83 40.1 31.9-48.9 101 59.9 51.1-68.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 797 335 35.6 31.8-39.5 462 64.4 60.5-68.2
Some Post-H.S. 956 417 38.3 34.8-42.0 539 61.7 58.0-65.2
College Graduate 1,373 537 34.1 31.3-37.0 836 65.9 63.0-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 90 45.8 36.7-55.2 87 54.2 44.8-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 362 163 40.6 34.3-47.2 199 59.4 52.8-65.7
$25,000- 34,999 244 115 37.6 30.6-45.1 129 62.4 54.9-69.4
$35,000- 49,999 390 165 38.8 33.2-44.8 225 61.2 55.2-66.8
$50,000- 74,999 460 183 35.2 30.2-40.6 277 64.8 59.4-69.8
$75,000+ 1,087 373 29.4 26.4-32.6 714 70.6 67.4-73.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,024 588 51.8 47.9-55.7 436 48.2 44.3-52.1
No 2,286 785 30.0 27.8-32.2 1,501 70.0 67.8-72.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 446 247 51.3 45.6-56.9 199 48.7 43.1-54.4
Non-Veteran 2,867 1,127 34.3 32.3-36.4 1,740 65.7 63.6-67.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 885 342 34.3 30.8-38.0 543 65.7 62.0-69.2
Regional City or Suburban County 952 388 36.9 33.3-40.6 564 63.1 59.4-66.7
Rural 1,479 646 37.9 34.9-41.0 833 62.1 59.0-65.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,672 367 20.6 18.4-22.9 1,305 79.4 77.1-81.6
Unemployed 159 33 20.5 14.4-28.4 126 79.5 71.6-85.6
Retired 1,078 807 74.1 70.5-77.3 271 25.9 22.7-29.5
Unable to Work 219 120 51.3 42.8-59.8 99 48.7 40.2-57.2
Other not in Labor Force 176 48 23.9 17.4-31.8 128 76.1 68.2-82.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 209 98 41.3 33.2-49.8 111 58.7 50.2-66.8
101% to 150% 283 104 35.2 28.5-42.5 179 64.8 57.5-71.5
151% to 200% 294 122 34.5 28.3-41.2 172 65.5 58.8-71.7
More than 200% 1,868 741 34.5 32.0-37.1 1,127 65.5 62.9-68.0
HOUSING
Own 2,526 1,114 39.2 36.9-41.5 1,412 60.8 58.5-63.1
Rent 591 195 26.7 22.9-30.9 396 73.3 69.1-77.1
Other arrangement 177 55 25.8 18.8-34.3 122 74.2 65.7-81.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 805 324 33.8 30.1-37.8 481 66.2 62.2-69.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,112 476 38.7 35.2-42.2 636 61.3 57.8-64.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,399 576 36.0 33.1-39.0 823 64.0 61.0-66.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,182 506 37.0 33.8-40.3 676 63.0 59.7-66.2
2nd Quartile 895 362 36.2 32.6-40.0 533 63.8 60.0-67.4
3rd Quartile 882 364 37.4 33.6-41.3 518 62.6 58.7-66.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 357 144 33.0 27.4-39.2 213 67.0 60.8-72.6

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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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