2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,822 3,932 65.2 63.6-66.7 764 12.1 11.0-13.1 1,126 22.8 21.4-24.2
-Non-Hispanic White 3,705 2,619 68.6 66.7-70.4 529 13.4 12.1-14.9 557 18.0 16.5-19.6
GENDER
Male 1,671 1,137 65.0 62.1-67.7 197 10.8 9.1-12.7 337 24.2 21.8-26.9
Female 2,034 1,482 71.9 69.4-74.3 332 15.8 13.9-18.0 220 12.3 10.6-14.2
AGE
18-34 663 362 54.9 50.6-59.1 47 7.0 5.1- 9.6 254 38.1 34.0-42.3
35-44 413 284 69.0 63.4-74.0 35 8.1 5.6-11.6 94 23.0 18.4-28.3
45-54 565 426 76.4 72.2-80.1 70 12.0 9.3-15.4 69 11.7 9.0-14.9
55-64 721 539 74.0 69.8-77.8 109 15.7 12.6-19.5 73 10.3 7.9-13.2
65-74 753 581 76.9 72.8-80.5 133 17.2 14.0-20.9 39 6.0 4.0- 8.7
75+ 529 386 68.0 62.1-73.3 123 26.7 21.6-32.5 20 5.3 3.2- 8.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 120 55.6 47.2-63.7 51 21.9 15.7-29.6 38 22.5 16.2-30.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 867 572 64.3 60.4-68.1 123 12.6 10.2-15.4 172 23.1 19.9-26.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,073 760 69.0 65.6-72.3 150 13.3 11.1-16.0 163 17.6 15.0-20.6
College Graduate 1,549 1,163 75.2 72.6-77.6 204 11.9 10.2-13.9 182 12.9 11.1-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 137 55.4 47.4-63.2 64 20.7 15.2-27.6 45 23.8 17.4-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 389 260 61.8 55.4-67.9 54 15.3 11.0-20.8 75 22.9 18.0-28.6
$25,000- 34,999 266 196 73.9 66.5-80.1 32 10.4 6.6-16.2 38 15.7 10.8-22.3
$35,000- 49,999 418 281 65.6 59.9-70.8 53 13.4 9.7-18.2 84 21.1 16.9-25.9
$50,000- 74,999 493 371 72.9 67.7-77.6 64 12.9 9.7-17.1 58 14.1 10.6-18.7
$75,000+ 1,208 904 74.8 71.8-77.6 152 10.6 8.8-12.7 152 14.6 12.3-17.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,082 738 65.6 61.8-69.2 228 21.3 18.3-24.7 116 13.1 10.7-15.9
No 2,511 1,808 70.3 68.1-72.4 282 10.2 8.9-11.7 421 19.5 17.6-21.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 495 329 64.3 59.0-69.3 80 15.0 11.5-19.3 86 20.7 16.6-25.4
Non-Veteran 3,188 2,277 69.3 67.2-71.2 443 13.1 11.7-14.6 468 17.6 16.0-19.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,022 704 65.6 62.0-69.0 142 13.5 11.2-16.1 176 20.9 18.0-24.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,057 767 70.0 66.5-73.4 136 13.2 10.8-16.0 154 16.8 14.1-19.9
Rural 1,626 1,148 69.7 66.8-72.4 251 13.6 11.6-15.8 227 16.7 14.5-19.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,895 1,353 70.2 67.7-72.6 172 8.4 7.1-10.0 370 21.4 19.2-23.7
Unemployed 179 97 52.1 43.8-60.4 21 12.3 7.5-19.7 61 35.5 28.0-43.9
Retired 1,137 867 73.8 70.1-77.1 218 20.6 17.5-24.1 52 5.7 4.1- 7.8
Unable to Work 233 126 53.2 45.0-61.3 85 33.6 26.4-41.7 22 13.1 8.3-20.2
Other not in Labor Force 218 153 70.4 62.8-77.1 25 10.1 6.3-15.8 40 19.5 13.9-26.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 231 128 57.0 48.9-64.8 56 19.8 14.3-26.7 47 23.2 16.9-31.0
101% to 150% 309 206 62.0 55.1-68.5 32 12.3 8.0-18.5 71 25.6 20.2-32.0
151% to 200% 316 228 71.5 64.8-77.3 43 12.9 9.0-18.2 45 15.7 11.2-21.4
More than 200% 2,041 1,510 73.2 70.8-75.4 266 11.9 10.3-13.7 265 14.9 13.1-17.0
HOUSING
Own 2,755 2,063 72.9 70.8-75.0 416 14.4 12.8-16.1 276 12.7 11.1-14.4
Rent 706 406 53.6 49.2-57.9 84 10.3 8.0-13.2 216 36.1 32.0-40.5
Other arrangement 218 131 58.5 50.4-66.1 24 9.6 5.8-15.3 63 32.0 25.0-39.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 886 615 68.0 64.1-71.7 129 12.1 9.9-14.8 142 19.9 16.7-23.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,224 867 68.5 65.1-71.7 192 15.3 12.9-18.1 165 16.2 13.7-19.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,595 1,137 68.9 66.1-71.6 208 12.5 10.7-14.6 250 18.6 16.3-21.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,331 954 69.9 66.8-72.8 185 12.9 10.9-15.2 192 17.2 14.9-19.9
2nd Quartile 998 704 68.0 64.4-71.4 133 13.9 11.4-16.8 161 18.1 15.4-21.2
3rd Quartile 992 694 67.0 63.2-70.6 143 13.3 10.9-16.1 155 19.7 16.7-23.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 384 267 70.1 63.9-75.6 68 14.6 10.8-19.3 49 15.4 11.1-20.9

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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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