2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS

At Risk for HIV:
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You have injected any drug other than those prescribed for you in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted disease or STD in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.
You had four or more sex partners in the past year.
Do any of these situations apply to you?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,462 295 7.0 6.2- 8.0 5,167 93.0 92.0-93.8
-Non-Hispanic White 3,512 187 6.6 5.6- 7.7 3,325 93.4 92.3-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,574 103 7.4 5.9- 9.2 1,471 92.6 90.8-94.1
Female 1,938 84 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,854 94.2 92.6-95.5
AGE
18-34 625 94 15.9 12.9-19.6 531 84.1 80.4-87.1
35-44 395 33 7.8 5.2-11.5 362 92.2 88.5-94.8
45-54 536 28 5.5 3.6- 8.3 508 94.5 91.7-96.4
55-64 690 19 2.2 1.3- 3.7 671 97.8 96.3-98.7
65-74 720 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 492 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 827 45 6.2 4.5- 8.5 782 93.8 91.5-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,000 66 8.1 6.2-10.6 934 91.9 89.4-93.8
College Graduate 1,487 66 5.4 4.1- 7.1 1,421 94.6 92.9-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 17 9.9 5.6-16.9 168 90.1 83.1-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 368 22 7.5 4.7-11.7 346 92.5 88.3-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 260 15 6.5 3.6-11.5 245 93.5 88.5-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 407 26 7.8 5.0-11.9 381 92.2 88.1-95.0
$50,000- 74,999 484 20 5.7 3.4- 9.4 464 94.3 90.6-96.6
$75,000+ 1,176 57 6.1 4.5- 8.3 1,119 93.9 91.7-95.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,050 51 5.6 4.1- 7.6 999 94.4 92.4-95.9
No 2,452 136 7.0 5.8- 8.4 2,316 93.0 91.6-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 478 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 458 95.6 92.9-97.3
Non-Veteran 3,030 167 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,863 93.1 91.8-94.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 974 63 8.2 6.2-10.9 911 91.8 89.1-93.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,000 46 5.5 4.0- 7.4 954 94.5 92.6-96.0
Rural 1,538 78 6.1 4.8- 7.8 1,460 93.9 92.2-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,814 126 7.7 6.4- 9.4 1,688 92.3 90.6-93.6
Unemployed 173 21 13.3 8.3-20.6 152 86.7 79.4-91.7
Retired 1,082 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 219 14 8.0 4.4-13.8 205 92.0 86.2-95.6
Other not in Labor Force 211 15 8.1 4.6-13.7 196 91.9 86.3-95.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 19 8.8 5.2-14.5 200 91.2 85.5-94.8
101% to 150% 299 19 7.6 4.7-11.9 280 92.4 88.1-95.3
151% to 200% 303 18 7.7 4.5-12.8 285 92.3 87.2-95.5
More than 200% 1,990 91 5.8 4.5- 7.3 1,899 94.2 92.7-95.5
HOUSING
Own 2,619 79 4.0 3.1- 5.2 2,540 96.0 94.8-96.9
Rent 669 84 15.3 12.2-19.0 585 84.7 81.0-87.8
Other arrangement 205 23 13.4 8.6-20.4 182 86.6 79.6-91.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 844 44 7.1 5.0- 9.8 800 92.9 90.2-95.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,156 66 7.0 5.4- 9.1 1,090 93.0 90.9-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,512 77 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,435 94.0 92.3-95.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,264 64 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,200 93.8 91.9-95.3
2nd Quartile 947 56 6.7 5.0- 8.9 891 93.3 91.1-95.0
3rd Quartile 933 48 7.1 5.1- 9.6 885 92.9 90.4-94.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 368 19 6.3 3.5-11.1 349 93.7 88.9-96.5

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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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