2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 1,236 22.3 21.0-23.6 1,994 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,720 29.2 27.8-30.7 644 10.9 9.9-11.9 233 3.6 3.1- 4.3
-Non-Hispanic White 3,713 835 22.9 21.3-24.6 1,395 37.2 35.4-39.1 972 25.3 23.7-27.0 378 10.8 9.6-12.1 133 3.7 3.0- 4.6
GENDER
Male 1,675 387 23.9 21.6-26.4 634 37.1 34.4-39.9 445 25.9 23.5-28.5 160 9.9 8.2-11.9 49 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Female 2,038 448 22.0 19.9-24.3 761 37.3 34.8-40.0 527 24.7 22.5-27.1 218 11.6 10.0-13.6 84 4.2 3.2- 5.6
AGE
18-34 670 215 32.1 28.2-36.1 267 38.4 34.4-42.6 150 22.2 18.9-26.0 32 6.0 4.1- 8.8 *** *** ***
35-44 413 117 28.6 23.7-34.0 167 41.5 36.0-47.2 93 21.2 17.1-26.1 32 7.9 5.4-11.5 *** *** ***
45-54 565 136 22.4 18.9-26.4 236 40.7 36.2-45.4 125 23.2 19.3-27.7 51 11.4 8.2-15.6 17 2.2 1.4- 3.7
55-64 722 139 18.4 15.3-22.0 266 37.3 33.1-41.6 192 25.8 22.1-29.8 87 12.5 9.8-15.9 38 6.0 4.0- 9.0
65-74 752 142 16.0 13.3-19.2 253 32.5 28.5-36.6 226 31.5 27.4-35.8 97 14.6 11.4-18.4 34 5.5 3.6- 8.2
75+ 528 75 13.8 10.5-17.9 179 30.6 25.8-35.9 167 30.4 25.6-35.6 74 16.0 12.1-20.8 33 9.2 5.8-14.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 *** *** *** 34 17.7 12.3-24.8 75 37.9 30.3-46.1 48 20.3 14.6-27.6 38 17.0 11.5-24.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 872 149 19.6 16.5-23.0 279 32.5 28.9-36.3 266 29.1 25.7-32.8 137 15.0 12.4-18.2 41 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,072 185 20.0 17.2-23.0 425 40.1 36.7-43.6 290 25.0 22.2-28.1 140 12.3 10.2-14.8 32 2.6 1.7- 3.9
College Graduate 1,552 485 33.4 30.8-36.2 655 43.3 40.5-46.2 339 19.0 17.0-21.3 53 3.1 2.2- 4.3 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 27 11.6 7.3-17.9 55 24.7 18.2-32.5 67 31.1 24.0-39.1 54 19.2 14.1-25.5 42 13.5 9.2-19.5
$15,000- 24,999 391 55 13.7 10.0-18.6 111 29.1 23.7-35.2 131 30.5 25.3-36.4 71 19.0 14.4-24.6 23 7.7 4.5-12.8
$25,000- 34,999 265 32 11.3 7.4-16.9 95 33.3 26.9-40.5 84 32.0 25.3-39.6 43 18.4 13.0-25.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 419 67 15.7 12.0-20.1 177 41.0 35.5-46.7 124 30.1 25.1-35.6 42 11.2 7.9-15.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 494 112 23.2 19.1-27.9 195 38.4 33.4-43.6 137 26.0 21.7-30.8 42 10.6 7.4-15.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,208 401 34.4 31.3-37.7 510 42.4 39.2-45.7 234 18.1 15.7-20.7 53 4.4 3.2- 6.1 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,080 86 7.4 5.8- 9.4 281 24.7 21.6-28.0 345 31.4 28.1-35.0 253 24.9 21.6-28.4 115 11.6 9.2-14.5
No 2,518 722 29.4 27.3-31.5 1,074 42.1 39.8-44.4 591 22.6 20.7-24.6 117 5.4 4.4- 6.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 497 99 23.6 19.1-28.7 177 32.7 28.0-37.7 140 26.4 22.0-31.3 65 13.2 9.9-17.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,194 733 22.9 21.3-24.7 1,210 37.8 35.8-39.9 825 25.2 23.4-27.1 311 10.4 9.1-11.9 115 3.6 2.9- 4.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,027 312 29.7 26.6-33.1 414 40.7 37.3-44.3 217 20.7 17.9-23.8 61 6.5 4.9- 8.7 23 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,056 241 23.1 20.3-26.3 400 36.4 33.0-39.9 273 26.5 23.4-29.8 113 11.3 9.1-13.9 29 2.7 1.7- 4.2
Rural 1,630 282 17.5 15.4-19.9 581 35.2 32.4-38.2 482 27.9 25.3-30.7 204 13.7 11.5-16.1 81 5.7 4.2- 7.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,900 531 28.0 25.8-30.5 797 42.2 39.6-44.8 455 23.0 20.8-25.3 103 6.0 4.8- 7.4 *** *** ***
Unemployed 180 41 22.5 16.4-30.1 58 30.5 23.4-38.7 51 28.3 21.4-36.4 23 16.1 10.5-23.9 *** *** ***
Retired 1,135 186 14.8 12.5-17.3 397 32.4 29.2-35.9 360 32.1 28.8-35.7 139 14.6 11.9-17.9 53 6.0 4.2- 8.7
Unable to Work 233 *** *** *** 28 12.0 7.7-18.1 53 25.0 18.5-32.8 91 36.4 29.0-44.6 52 21.1 15.1-28.7
Other not in Labor Force 221 61 27.4 21.1-34.6 95 41.4 34.1-49.1 42 20.7 15.0-28.0 19 8.3 4.8-14.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 232 25 9.8 6.0-15.5 53 22.8 16.7-30.4 68 30.7 23.8-38.7 55 24.6 18.4-32.3 31 12.0 7.5-18.7
101% to 150% 310 46 12.4 9.0-16.8 99 32.9 26.9-39.6 94 29.7 23.9-36.3 61 20.3 15.3-26.5 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 314 43 14.4 10.1-20.2 116 36.6 30.3-43.4 99 29.4 23.6-36.0 37 13.1 8.9-18.8 19 6.5 3.6-11.2
More than 200% 2,043 560 28.9 26.5-31.3 842 40.7 38.2-43.2 481 22.2 20.2-24.4 133 7.0 5.6- 8.5 27 1.3 0.8- 1.9
HOUSING
Own 2,757 641 23.2 21.3-25.1 1,055 37.5 35.4-39.8 709 25.1 23.2-27.1 268 10.6 9.2-12.1 84 3.6 2.8- 4.8
Rent 709 138 20.5 17.2-24.2 252 37.5 33.3-41.8 202 26.6 23.0-30.6 84 12.0 9.3-15.2 33 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Other arrangement 220 49 25.1 18.8-32.8 77 35.6 28.4-43.4 55 23.9 17.9-31.2 24 9.5 5.2-16.7 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 890 136 17.1 14.2-20.5 332 36.2 32.4-40.1 261 28.2 24.7-32.0 129 14.8 12.0-18.0 32 3.7 2.3- 5.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,224 257 20.0 17.4-22.8 460 38.1 34.8-41.5 320 25.1 22.3-28.2 131 12.2 9.9-14.9 56 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,599 442 27.8 25.3-30.4 603 37.0 34.3-39.9 391 24.2 21.8-26.8 118 7.9 6.5- 9.7 45 3.1 2.1- 4.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,336 349 26.1 23.4-29.0 505 37.7 34.6-40.8 334 24.6 22.0-27.4 103 8.2 6.5-10.2 45 3.4 2.3- 4.9
2nd Quartile 997 242 24.6 21.6-27.9 382 37.1 33.6-40.7 242 23.7 20.7-27.0 99 10.8 8.6-13.5 32 3.8 2.4- 5.8
3rd Quartile 995 200 19.0 16.2-22.0 363 37.0 33.4-40.7 277 28.0 24.7-31.5 113 12.3 9.9-15.2 42 3.8 2.6- 5.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 385 44 14.8 10.5-20.4 145 36.8 30.9-43.2 119 26.6 21.5-32.4 63 17.0 12.5-22.8 *** *** ***

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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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