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 5,816 477 7.8 7.0- 8.7 5,339 92.2 91.3-93.0
-Piedmont NC 2,838 216 7.4 6.3- 8.6 2,622 92.6 91.4-93.7
GENDER
Male 1,304 82 6.2 4.9- 7.9 1,222 93.8 92.1-95.1
Female 1,534 134 8.5 6.9-10.3 1,400 91.5 89.7-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,836 141 7.4 6.1- 8.8 1,695 92.6 91.2-93.9
Non-Hispanic Black 543 43 8.2 5.8-11.6 500 91.8 88.4-94.2
Other 459 32 6.0 4.0- 9.0 427 94.0 91.0-96.0
AGE
18-34 644 49 7.5 5.5-10.3 595 92.5 89.7-94.5
35-44 406 35 7.6 5.3-10.9 371 92.4 89.1-94.7
45-54 493 38 7.7 5.3-11.0 455 92.3 89.0-94.7
55-64 470 37 6.7 4.6- 9.5 433 93.3 90.5-95.4
65-74 458 33 7.8 5.3-11.3 425 92.2 88.7-94.7
75+ 300 17 5.7 3.2- 9.8 283 94.3 90.2-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 24 9.5 5.9-15.0 218 90.5 85.0-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 39 5.7 4.0- 8.0 601 94.3 92.0-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 734 60 8.4 6.3-11.1 674 91.6 88.9-93.7
College Graduate 1,214 93 6.9 5.6- 8.6 1,121 93.1 91.4-94.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 701 82 11.1 8.7-14.1 619 88.9 85.9-91.3
No 2,020 128 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,892 93.7 92.3-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,527 202 7.9 6.7- 9.2 2,325 92.1 90.8-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,564 108 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,456 93.7 92.3-94.9
Unemployed 183 21 10.1 6.1-16.2 162 89.9 83.8-93.9
Retired 675 36 5.8 3.9- 8.4 639 94.2 91.6-96.1
Unable to Work 167 37 19.7 13.9-27.2 130 80.3 72.8-86.1
Other not in Labor Force 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 25 10.3 6.2-16.6 198 89.7 83.4-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 337 26 7.9 5.1-12.1 311 92.1 87.9-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 213 20 11.2 6.8-17.7 193 88.8 82.3-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 282 31 11.1 7.4-16.2 251 88.9 83.8-92.6
$50,000- 74,999 324 22 6.5 4.1-10.1 302 93.5 89.9-95.9
$75,000+ 875 51 5.1 3.7- 7.1 824 94.9 92.9-96.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 225 20 8.2 4.8-13.6 205 91.8 86.4-95.2
101% to 150% 255 17 6.6 3.9-10.9 238 93.4 89.1-96.1
151% to 200% 218 26 12.8 8.3-19.3 192 87.2 80.7-91.7
More than 200% 1,417 97 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,320 93.4 91.7-94.8
HOUSING
Own 1,786 121 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,665 93.6 92.1-94.8
Rent 825 72 8.9 6.8-11.4 753 91.1 88.6-93.2
Other arrangement 198 21 10.3 6.4-16.1 177 89.7 83.9-93.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,567 110 7.3 5.8- 9.0 1,457 92.7 91.0-94.2
Regional City or Suburban County 692 56 7.0 5.3- 9.3 636 93.0 90.7-94.7
Rural 579 50 8.3 6.0-11.4 529 91.7 88.6-94.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 15 13.8 7.8-23.2 89 86.2 76.8-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,174 84 6.9 5.4- 8.9 1,090 93.1 91.1-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,560 117 7.3 6.0- 9.0 1,443 92.7 91.0-94.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 925 65 6.9 5.3- 8.9 860 93.1 91.1-94.7
2nd Quartile 1,118 83 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,035 93.3 91.4-94.8
3rd Quartile 713 56 8.7 6.3-11.7 657 91.3 88.3-93.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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