2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,532 620 37.4 34.5-40.4 912 62.6 59.6-65.5
-Non-Hispanic White 1,076 437 37.7 34.3-41.2 639 62.3 58.8-65.7
AGE
40-44 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 242 43 15.5 11.3-21.0 199 84.5 79.0-88.7
55-64 282 118 41.9 35.3-48.9 164 58.1 51.1-64.7
65-74 293 185 62.4 55.2-69.2 108 37.6 30.8-44.8
75+ 163 81 49.0 39.9-58.1 82 51.0 41.9-60.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 92 35.8 29.3-42.9 164 64.2 57.1-70.7
Some Post-H.S. 297 109 34.0 28.1-40.5 188 66.0 59.5-71.9
College Graduate 457 217 44.8 39.6-50.1 240 55.2 49.9-60.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 165 67 38.1 29.8-47.1 98 61.9 52.9-70.2
$75,000+ 437 187 40.9 35.6-46.4 250 59.1 53.6-64.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 348 151 39.8 33.6-46.3 197 60.2 53.7-66.4
No 722 284 36.6 32.6-40.8 438 63.4 59.2-67.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 318 142 44.4 37.9-51.1 176 55.6 48.9-62.1
Non-Veteran 755 295 35.4 31.5-39.5 460 64.6 60.5-68.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 311 119 34.2 28.5-40.4 192 65.8 59.6-71.5
Regional City or Suburban County 285 131 44.9 38.2-51.8 154 55.1 48.2-61.8
Rural 480 187 35.2 30.1-40.6 293 64.8 59.4-69.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 569 181 30.8 26.6-35.3 388 69.2 64.7-73.4
Unemployed 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 384 223 56.6 50.3-62.7 161 43.4 37.3-49.7
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 694 302 41.4 37.2-45.8 392 58.6 54.2-62.8
HOUSING
Own 928 404 40.1 36.5-43.9 524 59.9 56.1-63.5
Rent 114 27 19.3 12.4-28.9 87 80.7 71.1-87.6
Other arrangement 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 260 98 36.4 29.7-43.7 162 63.6 56.3-70.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 371 136 31.9 26.6-37.6 235 68.1 62.4-73.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 445 203 43.5 38.1-49.0 242 56.5 51.0-61.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 381 165 41.6 35.8-47.7 216 58.4 52.3-64.2
2nd Quartile 276 116 35.7 29.6-42.4 160 64.3 57.6-70.4
3rd Quartile 291 104 35.0 28.7-41.7 187 65.0 58.3-71.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 128 52 37.9 28.1-48.8 76 62.1 51.2-71.9

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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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