2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
-Non-Hispanic White 3,691 436 10.2 9.1-11.4 3,255 89.8 88.6-90.9
GENDER
Male 1,668 221 11.1 9.5-12.9 1,447 88.9 87.1-90.5
Female 2,023 215 9.3 7.9-11.0 1,808 90.7 89.0-92.1
AGE
18-34 670 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 561 38 6.6 4.7- 9.3 523 93.4 90.7-95.3
55-64 713 83 11.4 8.8-14.6 630 88.6 85.4-91.2
65-74 751 146 19.8 16.5-23.6 605 80.2 76.4-83.5
75+ 524 143 30.0 24.9-35.6 381 70.0 64.4-75.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 53 21.1 15.5-28.1 154 78.9 71.9-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 868 136 12.9 10.5-15.7 732 87.1 84.3-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 135 9.7 7.9-11.8 932 90.3 88.2-92.1
College Graduate 1,543 111 5.5 4.4- 6.7 1,432 94.5 93.3-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 54 17.5 12.5-23.9 186 82.5 76.1-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 388 64 13.4 10.0-17.9 324 86.6 82.1-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 264 41 13.3 9.1-19.2 223 86.7 80.8-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 420 58 13.1 9.7-17.5 362 86.9 82.5-90.3
$50,000- 74,999 490 56 10.1 7.5-13.5 434 89.9 86.5-92.5
$75,000+ 1,205 83 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,122 94.2 92.6-95.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,069 255 21.8 18.9-25.0 814 78.2 75.0-81.1
No 2,508 168 5.5 4.6- 6.6 2,340 94.5 93.4-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 497 92 16.4 13.0-20.6 405 83.6 79.4-87.0
Non-Veteran 3,172 342 9.3 8.1-10.5 2,830 90.7 89.5-91.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,022 95 7.5 5.9- 9.5 927 92.5 90.5-94.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,050 112 9.9 8.0-12.3 938 90.1 87.7-92.0
Rural 1,619 229 12.4 10.6-14.5 1,390 87.6 85.5-89.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,892 103 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,789 95.0 93.7-96.0
Unemployed 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,130 245 22.6 19.5-25.9 885 77.4 74.1-80.5
Unable to Work 226 68 25.6 19.5-32.9 158 74.4 67.1-80.5
Other not in Labor Force 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 228 52 16.8 12.2-22.6 176 83.2 77.4-87.8
101% to 150% 309 43 12.3 8.6-17.3 266 87.7 82.7-91.4
151% to 200% 315 49 13.6 9.6-18.9 266 86.4 81.1-90.4
More than 200% 2,035 196 8.3 7.0- 9.7 1,839 91.7 90.3-93.0
HOUSING
Own 2,750 346 11.0 9.7-12.5 2,404 89.0 87.5-90.3
Rent 699 68 8.0 6.0-10.4 631 92.0 89.6-94.0
Other arrangement 215 21 5.7 3.4- 9.6 194 94.3 90.4-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 882 115 10.9 8.8-13.6 767 89.1 86.4-91.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,222 172 12.6 10.5-15.0 1,050 87.4 85.0-89.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,587 149 8.0 6.6- 9.6 1,438 92.0 90.4-93.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,328 133 8.1 6.7- 9.8 1,195 91.9 90.2-93.3
2nd Quartile 990 119 11.1 9.0-13.6 871 88.9 86.4-91.0
3rd Quartile 992 126 11.2 9.1-13.8 866 88.8 86.2-90.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 381 58 12.1 8.8-16.4 323 87.9 83.6-91.2

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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