2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,775 603 10.8 9.8-11.9 1,189 20.7 19.5-22.1 3,518 60.5 58.9-62.1 465 7.9 7.1- 8.8
-Non-Hispanic White 3,695 341 9.5 8.4-10.7 732 20.4 18.8-22.0 2,331 62.3 60.4-64.2 291 7.8 6.8- 9.0
GENDER
Male 1,674 135 9.1 7.6-11.0 347 20.8 18.6-23.2 1,070 62.9 60.1-65.7 122 7.1 5.8- 8.8
Female 2,021 206 9.9 8.4-11.5 385 20.0 17.9-22.3 1,261 61.7 59.0-64.3 169 8.5 7.0-10.1
AGE
18-34 669 66 10.1 7.8-13.0 140 20.1 17.0-23.7 420 62.7 58.4-66.7 43 7.1 5.1- 9.8
35-44 412 46 10.3 7.5-14.0 94 22.0 17.6-27.0 251 61.6 56.0-66.9 21 6.2 3.8- 9.8
45-54 560 43 7.1 5.0- 9.8 133 24.3 20.2-28.8 355 64.0 59.2-68.5 29 4.7 3.0- 7.1
55-64 719 81 11.7 9.1-14.9 158 23.2 19.5-27.3 432 58.7 54.2-63.0 48 6.5 4.7- 8.9
65-74 749 61 9.3 6.9-12.5 119 16.8 13.6-20.5 496 62.8 58.2-67.1 73 11.1 8.3-14.6
75+ 523 39 7.2 4.8-10.6 72 13.0 10.0-16.7 339 65.8 60.3-70.8 73 14.1 10.5-18.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 39 16.6 11.6-23.2 51 27.1 20.0-35.6 99 47.2 38.9-55.5 14 9.1 5.0-16.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 868 105 12.7 10.2-15.7 186 20.0 17.2-23.2 507 59.6 55.7-63.4 70 7.7 5.7-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 112 9.7 7.9-11.8 214 21.1 18.3-24.1 663 62.2 58.7-65.5 78 7.1 5.5- 9.1
College Graduate 1,551 85 4.9 3.9- 6.2 280 18.1 16.0-20.4 1,058 68.5 65.8-71.2 128 8.4 6.9-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 59 23.3 17.2-30.8 47 21.1 15.1-28.7 111 49.8 41.8-57.8 21 5.8 3.6- 9.2
$15,000- 24,999 389 57 16.4 12.1-21.9 80 20.6 16.0-26.2 220 54.2 47.8-60.4 32 8.8 5.6-13.5
$25,000- 34,999 264 30 12.1 8.0-18.0 62 24.0 18.1-30.9 152 55.6 48.0-63.0 20 8.3 4.6-14.5
$35,000- 49,999 418 48 12.6 9.2-16.9 87 21.0 16.9-25.9 249 57.8 52.0-63.3 34 8.7 5.8-12.8
$50,000- 74,999 494 27 6.5 4.3- 9.7 91 20.7 16.6-25.6 329 64.9 59.6-69.8 47 7.9 5.7-10.7
$75,000+ 1,208 66 5.6 4.2- 7.3 224 18.9 16.4-21.6 841 68.6 65.3-71.6 77 7.0 5.3- 9.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,069 184 18.5 15.7-21.6 219 22.3 19.2-25.7 555 49.8 46.0-53.5 111 9.5 7.5-12.0
No 2,514 146 6.0 5.0- 7.2 491 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,707 67.3 65.1-69.5 170 7.2 6.0- 8.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 499 46 9.2 6.6-12.7 122 25.7 21.3-30.7 277 54.9 49.5-60.2 54 10.1 7.2-14.0
Non-Veteran 3,175 291 9.5 8.3-10.8 607 19.6 17.9-21.3 2,041 63.4 61.3-65.4 236 7.5 6.5- 8.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 1,024 74 8.0 6.2-10.2 172 17.4 14.8-20.3 692 65.9 62.4-69.3 86 8.7 6.9-11.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,052 110 10.6 8.6-13.1 228 21.7 18.8-24.8 636 60.7 57.1-64.2 78 7.0 5.4- 9.1
Rural 1,619 157 9.8 8.2-11.8 332 21.6 19.2-24.3 1,003 60.8 57.7-63.7 127 7.8 6.2- 9.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,900 143 7.7 6.4- 9.2 431 22.9 20.8-25.3 1,241 64.4 61.8-66.9 85 5.0 3.9- 6.3
Unemployed 178 24 15.2 9.8-22.8 34 16.9 11.8-23.7 105 60.1 51.6-68.1 *** *** ***
Retired 1,131 79 6.6 4.9- 8.7 170 15.3 12.9-18.1 741 64.9 61.2-68.4 141 13.2 10.7-16.2
Unable to Work 227 74 34.3 26.9-42.6 47 23.1 16.3-31.8 80 33.3 26.3-41.2 26 9.2 5.9-14.1
Other not in Labor Force 218 17 6.8 3.9-11.7 39 16.4 11.7-22.5 141 67.0 59.5-73.8 21 9.8 6.0-15.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 231 60 23.8 17.7-31.2 47 21.3 15.3-28.8 107 48.4 40.3-56.5 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 308 41 15.7 11.1-21.7 70 23.4 18.2-29.5 174 53.0 46.2-59.8 23 7.9 4.5-13.4
151% to 200% 316 45 15.8 11.2-21.7 65 19.7 15.0-25.6 181 55.4 48.4-62.1 25 9.1 5.7-14.2
More than 200% 2,039 120 6.1 5.0- 7.5 384 19.6 17.6-21.7 1,379 66.7 64.2-69.1 156 7.6 6.3- 9.2
HOUSING
Own 2,745 224 8.7 7.4-10.1 519 19.8 18.0-21.7 1,782 63.6 61.3-65.8 220 7.9 6.8- 9.3
Rent 706 94 14.2 11.4-17.6 157 20.7 17.5-24.2 408 58.1 53.7-62.3 47 7.0 4.9- 9.9
Other arrangement 217 22 7.8 4.7-12.8 49 24.7 18.1-32.7 123 57.7 49.5-65.4 23 9.8 6.1-15.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 880 91 10.2 8.0-12.9 198 22.3 19.1-25.8 527 61.2 57.2-65.1 64 6.3 4.6- 8.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,218 129 10.6 8.7-12.8 231 21.1 18.3-24.2 764 60.3 56.8-63.7 94 8.0 6.3-10.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,597 121 8.4 6.8-10.3 303 19.0 16.9-21.4 1,040 64.3 61.4-67.0 133 8.3 6.8-10.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,333 103 8.2 6.5-10.2 248 19.2 16.8-21.9 864 64.0 60.9-67.1 118 8.6 6.9-10.6
2nd Quartile 993 85 8.9 7.0-11.3 207 21.0 18.1-24.3 627 62.6 58.9-66.1 74 7.5 5.8- 9.6
3rd Quartile 991 120 12.5 10.2-15.3 194 20.9 18.0-24.1 610 59.5 55.7-63.2 67 7.1 5.2- 9.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 33 8.1 5.4-12.1 83 21.3 16.5-27.0 230 62.4 55.9-68.5 32 8.2 5.2-12.8

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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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