2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,823 721 12.3 11.3-13.4 5,102 87.7 86.6-88.7
-Piedmont NC 2,839 333 11.8 10.4-13.2 2,506 88.2 86.8-89.6
GENDER
Male 1,304 141 10.8 9.0-13.0 1,163 89.2 87.0-91.0
Female 1,535 192 12.6 10.7-14.7 1,343 87.4 85.3-89.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,836 209 11.6 10.0-13.4 1,627 88.4 86.6-90.0
Non-Hispanic Black 544 71 13.3 10.2-17.2 473 86.7 82.8-89.8
Other 459 53 9.7 7.1-13.1 406 90.3 86.9-92.9
AGE
18-34 645 88 13.8 11.0-17.2 557 86.2 82.8-89.0
35-44 406 54 12.6 9.5-16.7 352 87.4 83.3-90.5
45-54 493 53 10.4 7.7-13.9 440 89.6 86.1-92.3
55-64 470 52 10.0 7.4-13.4 418 90.0 86.6-92.6
65-74 458 47 10.6 7.7-14.5 411 89.4 85.5-92.3
75+ 300 31 10.1 6.8-14.8 269 89.9 85.2-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 34 13.2 8.9-19.0 208 86.8 81.0-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 72 11.4 8.9-14.6 568 88.6 85.4-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 735 87 12.2 9.7-15.2 648 87.8 84.8-90.3
College Graduate 1,214 140 11.2 9.4-13.3 1,074 88.8 86.7-90.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 701 119 16.2 13.2-19.6 582 83.8 80.4-86.8
No 2,021 202 10.4 8.9-12.1 1,819 89.6 87.9-91.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 25 7.5 4.9-11.5 258 92.5 88.5-95.1
Non-Veteran 2,528 305 12.2 10.8-13.8 2,223 87.8 86.2-89.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,564 175 11.1 9.5-13.0 1,389 88.9 87.0-90.5
Unemployed 183 27 13.1 8.5-19.6 156 86.9 80.4-91.5
Retired 675 60 9.2 6.8-12.1 615 90.8 87.9-93.2
Unable to Work 167 47 23.8 17.4-31.7 120 76.2 68.3-82.6
Other not in Labor Force 198 18 9.9 5.7-16.5 180 90.1 83.5-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 36 15.1 10.1-21.9 188 84.9 78.1-89.9
$15,000- 24,999 337 42 13.0 9.2-17.9 295 87.0 82.1-90.8
$25,000- 34,999 213 27 14.9 9.8-21.9 186 85.1 78.1-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 282 46 16.5 12.0-22.3 236 83.5 77.7-88.0
$50,000- 74,999 324 34 10.5 7.4-14.8 290 89.5 85.2-92.6
$75,000+ 875 88 10.1 8.0-12.8 787 89.9 87.2-92.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 225 28 13.0 8.5-19.4 197 87.0 80.6-91.5
101% to 150% 255 29 11.6 7.8-16.9 226 88.4 83.1-92.2
151% to 200% 218 37 17.7 12.3-24.8 181 82.3 75.2-87.7
More than 200% 1,417 154 11.2 9.4-13.3 1,263 88.8 86.7-90.6
HOUSING
Own 1,787 182 10.0 8.5-11.8 1,605 90.0 88.2-91.5
Rent 825 115 14.6 12.0-17.8 710 85.4 82.2-88.0
Other arrangement 198 34 17.0 11.7-24.0 164 83.0 76.0-88.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,567 186 12.4 10.6-14.6 1,381 87.6 85.4-89.4
Regional City or Suburban County 692 79 10.6 8.4-13.3 613 89.4 86.7-91.6
Rural 580 68 11.4 8.7-15.0 512 88.6 85.0-91.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 16 14.9 8.7-24.5 88 85.1 75.5-91.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,174 137 11.8 9.7-14.2 1,037 88.2 85.8-90.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,561 180 11.5 9.8-13.5 1,381 88.5 86.5-90.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 926 97 10.5 8.5-12.9 829 89.5 87.1-91.5
2nd Quartile 1,118 140 11.7 9.6-14.1 978 88.3 85.9-90.4
3rd Quartile 713 84 13.4 10.5-16.8 629 86.6 83.2-89.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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