2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,817 1,201 20.8 19.6-22.2 4,616 79.2 77.8-80.4
-Piedmont NC 2,834 571 20.6 18.8-22.4 2,263 79.4 77.6-81.2
GENDER
Male 1,301 190 14.9 12.7-17.4 1,111 85.1 82.6-87.3
Female 1,533 381 25.7 23.2-28.5 1,152 74.3 71.5-76.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,834 411 23.1 20.9-25.5 1,423 76.9 74.5-79.1
Non-Hispanic Black 543 88 17.3 13.6-21.6 455 82.7 78.4-86.4
Other 457 72 14.2 10.8-18.5 385 85.8 81.5-89.2
AGE
18-34 644 144 22.6 19.1-26.5 500 77.4 73.5-80.9
35-44 406 80 20.0 15.9-24.9 326 80.0 75.1-84.1
45-54 492 95 18.6 14.9-22.9 397 81.4 77.1-85.1
55-64 470 111 23.3 19.0-28.1 359 76.7 71.9-81.0
65-74 455 94 22.2 17.8-27.4 361 77.8 72.6-82.2
75+ 302 39 12.3 8.2-18.0 263 87.7 82.0-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 48 20.4 14.8-27.4 193 79.6 72.6-85.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 133 20.5 17.0-24.5 506 79.5 75.5-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 734 184 25.6 22.1-29.4 550 74.4 70.6-77.9
College Graduate 1,212 204 15.7 13.6-18.0 1,008 84.3 82.0-86.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 702 290 44.0 39.4-48.6 412 56.0 51.4-60.6
No 2,014 267 12.9 11.3-14.7 1,747 87.1 85.3-88.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 67 26.0 20.1-32.9 215 74.0 67.1-79.9
Non-Veteran 2,524 498 19.8 18.0-21.8 2,026 80.2 78.2-82.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,559 259 16.2 14.2-18.4 1,300 83.8 81.6-85.8
Unemployed 183 46 26.8 19.6-35.6 137 73.2 64.4-80.4
Retired 677 118 18.5 15.0-22.6 559 81.5 77.4-85.0
Unable to Work 166 98 59.1 49.7-67.8 68 40.9 32.2-50.3
Other not in Labor Force 197 41 21.5 15.6-29.0 156 78.5 71.0-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 72 30.5 23.4-38.7 152 69.5 61.3-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 336 104 32.8 26.8-39.3 232 67.2 60.7-73.2
$25,000- 34,999 213 33 12.7 8.7-18.3 180 87.3 81.7-91.3
$35,000- 49,999 282 65 21.5 16.5-27.6 217 78.5 72.4-83.5
$50,000- 74,999 321 58 18.1 13.7-23.6 263 81.9 76.4-86.3
$75,000+ 876 137 15.6 13.1-18.6 739 84.4 81.4-86.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 226 68 29.5 22.5-37.6 158 70.5 62.4-77.5
101% to 150% 254 72 27.9 21.9-34.9 182 72.1 65.1-78.1
151% to 200% 216 53 21.7 15.9-28.7 163 78.3 71.3-84.1
More than 200% 1,416 240 16.8 14.7-19.2 1,176 83.2 80.8-85.3
HOUSING
Own 1,786 324 18.8 16.7-21.1 1,462 81.2 78.9-83.3
Rent 821 194 23.6 20.4-27.2 627 76.4 72.8-79.6
Other arrangement 198 52 27.3 20.4-35.5 146 72.7 64.5-79.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,565 294 19.0 16.8-21.4 1,271 81.0 78.6-83.2
Regional City or Suburban County 693 167 24.7 21.1-28.7 526 75.3 71.3-78.9
Rural 576 110 19.1 15.3-23.4 466 80.9 76.6-84.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 20 19.0 11.2-30.4 83 81.0 69.6-88.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,173 245 21.6 18.9-24.7 928 78.4 75.3-81.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,558 306 19.9 17.7-22.4 1,252 80.1 77.6-82.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 924 180 18.7 16.0-21.8 744 81.3 78.2-84.0
2nd Quartile 1,116 226 20.8 18.1-23.8 890 79.2 76.2-81.9
3rd Quartile 713 151 22.8 19.2-27.0 562 77.2 73.0-80.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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