2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,540 1,266 81.9 79.4-84.2 274 18.1 15.8-20.6
-Non-Hispanic White 933 767 82.5 79.3-85.2 166 17.5 14.8-20.7
AGE
21-34 245 202 81.8 75.5-86.7 43 18.2 13.3-24.5
35-44 173 152 88.3 81.5-92.9 21 11.7 7.1-18.5
45-54 218 185 83.3 76.3-88.5 33 16.7 11.5-23.7
55-65 297 228 78.3 72.1-83.5 69 21.7 16.5-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 158 125 83.2 76.1-88.5 33 16.8 11.5-23.9
Some Post-H.S. 260 205 80.0 73.9-85.0 55 20.0 15.0-26.1
College Graduate 479 410 86.1 82.1-89.4 69 13.9 10.6-17.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 62 77.5 67.2-85.2 27 22.5 14.8-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 109 87 77.6 66.4-85.8 22 22.4 14.2-33.6
$50,000- 74,999 136 112 82.3 73.2-88.7 24 17.7 11.3-26.8
$75,000+ 357 311 85.6 80.3-89.7 46 14.4 10.3-19.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 183 148 83.7 76.8-88.9 35 16.3 11.1-23.2
No 750 619 82.1 78.6-85.2 131 17.9 14.8-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 897 735 82.3 79.1-85.1 162 17.7 14.9-20.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 279 241 86.0 80.7-90.0 38 14.0 10.0-19.3
Regional City or Suburban County 277 226 80.7 74.3-85.8 51 19.3 14.2-25.7
Rural 377 300 80.7 75.5-85.1 77 19.3 14.9-24.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 640 536 83.2 79.2-86.5 104 16.8 13.5-20.8
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 112 89 80.0 70.1-87.2 23 20.0 12.8-29.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 90 70 81.8 71.9-88.7 20 18.2 11.3-28.1
151% to 200% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 553 472 84.6 80.5-88.0 81 15.4 12.0-19.5
HOUSING
Own 661 559 85.0 81.4-87.9 102 15.0 12.1-18.6
Rent 224 173 78.2 71.2-84.0 51 21.8 16.0-28.8
Other arrangement 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 210 170 79.6 71.6-85.7 40 20.4 14.3-28.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 304 247 83.5 78.3-87.7 57 16.5 12.3-21.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 419 350 82.8 78.0-86.8 69 17.2 13.2-22.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 344 275 80.2 74.8-84.6 69 19.8 15.4-25.2
2nd Quartile 262 219 84.1 78.1-88.7 43 15.9 11.3-21.9
3rd Quartile 236 196 83.4 77.2-88.1 40 16.6 11.9-22.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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