2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,200 1,642 74.2 71.8-76.5 558 25.8 23.5-28.2
-Non-Hispanic White 1,501 1,116 74.0 71.1-76.8 385 26.0 23.2-28.9
AGE
40-44 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 288 218 75.5 69.3-80.8 70 24.5 19.2-30.7
55-64 394 310 79.8 74.3-84.3 84 20.2 15.7-25.7
65-74 410 332 80.6 75.3-85.0 78 19.4 15.0-24.7
75+ 300 201 67.1 59.3-74.1 99 32.9 25.9-40.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 340 237 68.9 62.1-75.0 103 31.1 25.0-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 447 324 71.8 66.5-76.6 123 28.2 23.4-33.5
College Graduate 616 494 83.4 80.0-86.3 122 16.6 13.7-20.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 178 112 63.2 53.2-72.2 66 36.8 27.8-46.8
$25,000- 34,999 120 86 73.6 62.7-82.2 34 26.4 17.8-37.3
$35,000- 49,999 173 132 73.6 63.7-81.5 41 26.4 18.5-36.3
$50,000- 74,999 183 136 73.3 64.6-80.4 47 26.7 19.6-35.4
$75,000+ 424 351 83.1 78.3-87.0 73 16.9 13.0-21.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 518 350 66.3 60.8-71.4 168 33.7 28.6-39.2
No 982 765 77.9 74.4-81.1 217 22.1 18.9-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,459 1,090 74.3 71.3-77.1 369 25.7 22.9-28.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 338 275 81.4 75.9-85.9 63 18.6 14.1-24.1
Regional City or Suburban County 451 334 71.8 66.1-76.9 117 28.2 23.1-33.9
Rural 712 507 71.2 66.7-75.3 205 28.8 24.7-33.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 591 446 77.2 72.8-81.1 145 22.8 18.9-27.2
Unemployed 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 629 479 75.3 70.4-79.7 150 24.7 20.3-29.6
Unable to Work 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 125 80 69.1 58.5-78.0 45 30.9 22.0-41.5
151% to 200% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 777 613 79.2 75.4-82.6 164 20.8 17.4-24.6
HOUSING
Own 1,237 958 76.6 73.4-79.6 279 23.4 20.4-26.6
Rent 203 120 56.2 48.0-64.1 83 43.8 35.9-52.0
Other arrangement 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 379 272 71.1 65.2-76.4 107 28.9 23.6-34.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 521 384 73.6 68.4-78.1 137 26.4 21.9-31.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 601 460 75.7 71.0-79.8 141 24.3 20.2-29.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 542 398 72.5 67.6-77.0 144 27.5 23.0-32.4
2nd Quartile 403 310 77.5 71.8-82.3 93 22.5 17.7-28.2
3rd Quartile 387 290 74.0 68.1-79.0 97 26.0 21.0-31.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 169 118 65.2 55.4-73.9 51 34.8 26.1-44.6

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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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