2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
-Non-Hispanic White 3,632 2,426 66.6 64.7-68.5 1,206 33.4 31.5-35.3
GENDER
Male 1,658 1,110 66.7 63.9-69.3 548 33.3 30.7-36.1
Female 1,974 1,316 66.6 64.0-69.1 658 33.4 30.9-36.0
AGE
18-34 669 463 69.7 65.7-73.5 206 30.3 26.5-34.3
35-44 412 272 67.8 62.3-72.8 140 32.2 27.2-37.7
45-54 560 384 68.7 63.9-73.1 176 31.3 26.9-36.1
55-64 719 472 63.8 59.3-68.0 247 36.2 32.0-40.7
65-74 749 496 62.8 58.2-67.1 253 37.2 32.9-41.8
75+ 523 339 65.8 60.3-70.8 184 34.2 29.2-39.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 104 50.3 42.0-58.7 99 49.7 41.3-58.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 858 527 63.4 59.5-67.1 331 36.6 32.9-40.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,049 692 66.6 63.2-69.8 357 33.4 30.2-36.8
College Graduate 1,517 1,100 73.8 71.2-76.2 417 26.2 23.8-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 120 53.5 45.3-61.5 113 46.5 38.5-54.7
$15,000- 24,999 386 231 57.8 51.4-64.0 155 42.2 36.0-48.6
$25,000- 34,999 263 159 60.1 52.5-67.2 104 39.9 32.8-47.5
$35,000- 49,999 415 262 61.4 55.6-66.8 153 38.6 33.2-44.4
$50,000- 74,999 490 349 68.9 63.7-73.7 141 31.1 26.3-36.3
$75,000+ 1,198 878 73.4 70.4-76.3 320 26.6 23.7-29.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,056 587 53.4 49.5-57.2 469 46.6 42.8-50.5
No 2,470 1,771 72.0 69.9-74.1 699 28.0 25.9-30.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 496 284 57.0 51.6-62.3 212 43.0 37.7-48.4
Non-Veteran 3,117 2,129 68.1 66.0-70.0 988 31.9 30.0-34.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,001 726 72.2 68.8-75.3 275 27.8 24.7-31.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,035 654 64.0 60.4-67.4 381 36.0 32.6-39.6
Rural 1,596 1,046 64.5 61.5-67.4 550 35.5 32.6-38.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,872 1,300 68.8 66.3-71.2 572 31.2 28.8-33.7
Unemployed 176 115 67.0 58.7-74.4 61 33.0 25.6-41.3
Retired 1,108 730 65.2 61.5-68.8 378 34.8 31.2-38.5
Unable to Work 225 101 41.0 33.3-49.2 124 59.0 50.8-66.7
Other not in Labor Force 216 158 76.4 69.5-82.2 58 23.6 17.8-30.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 228 117 53.6 45.4-61.6 111 46.4 38.4-54.6
101% to 150% 305 181 56.2 49.3-63.0 124 43.8 37.0-50.7
151% to 200% 314 192 60.3 53.3-66.8 122 39.7 33.2-46.7
More than 200% 2,023 1,444 71.0 68.5-73.3 579 29.0 26.7-31.5
HOUSING
Own 2,698 1,832 67.1 64.9-69.2 866 32.9 30.8-35.1
Rent 698 441 64.6 60.4-68.6 257 35.4 31.4-39.6
Other arrangement 216 139 66.3 58.2-73.6 77 33.7 26.4-41.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 871 543 63.6 59.6-67.5 328 36.4 32.5-40.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,197 795 64.5 61.1-67.8 402 35.5 32.2-38.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,564 1,088 69.6 66.8-72.2 476 30.4 27.8-33.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,305 901 68.9 65.8-71.8 404 31.1 28.2-34.2
2nd Quartile 973 649 66.7 63.0-70.1 324 33.3 29.9-37.0
3rd Quartile 978 639 64.3 60.5-67.8 339 35.7 32.2-39.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 376 237 64.3 57.9-70.3 139 35.7 29.7-42.1

Back to Inadequate Sleep.

*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

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 respondent’s 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 respondent’s 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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