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 had skin cancer?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 501 7.0 6.3- 7.8 5,326 93.0 92.2-93.7
-Piedmont NC 2,841 226 6.8 5.9- 8.0 2,615 93.2 92.0-94.1
GENDER
Male 1,303 103 6.4 5.2- 8.0 1,200 93.6 92.0-94.8
Female 1,538 123 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,415 92.8 91.1-94.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,836 214 10.5 9.0-12.2 1,622 89.5 87.8-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 545 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 460 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 647 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 406 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 494 25 4.8 3.0- 7.6 469 95.2 92.4-97.0
55-64 469 49 10.6 7.7-14.4 420 89.4 85.6-92.3
65-74 457 66 16.5 12.6-21.3 391 83.5 78.7-87.4
75+ 301 70 24.5 18.7-31.4 231 75.5 68.6-81.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 642 42 5.8 4.1- 8.1 600 94.2 91.9-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 733 59 6.4 4.8- 8.5 674 93.6 91.5-95.2
College Graduate 1,216 113 8.3 6.7-10.1 1,103 91.7 89.9-93.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 702 91 11.4 8.8-14.5 611 88.6 85.5-91.2
No 2,021 134 5.7 4.7- 6.9 1,887 94.3 93.1-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 47 15.3 11.0-20.7 236 84.7 79.3-89.0
Non-Veteran 2,530 177 5.9 4.9- 7.0 2,353 94.1 93.0-95.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,564 68 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,496 96.3 95.1-97.2
Unemployed 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 676 125 21.0 17.2-25.3 551 79.0 74.7-82.8
Unable to Work 167 15 8.4 4.8-14.6 152 91.6 85.4-95.2
Other not in Labor Force 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 336 23 8.2 4.8-13.6 313 91.8 86.4-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 214 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 282 25 7.8 5.0-12.1 257 92.2 87.9-95.0
$50,000- 74,999 325 32 9.1 6.0-13.6 293 90.9 86.4-94.0
$75,000+ 875 75 7.1 5.5- 9.1 800 92.9 90.9-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 228 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 217 20 9.6 5.7-15.9 197 90.4 84.1-94.3
More than 200% 1,418 131 7.8 6.4- 9.5 1,287 92.2 90.5-93.6
HOUSING
Own 1,788 182 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,606 90.9 89.3-92.3
Rent 826 31 2.5 1.7- 3.7 795 97.5 96.3-98.3
Other arrangement 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,570 102 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,468 95.0 93.7-96.0
Regional City or Suburban County 692 70 8.6 6.6-11.1 622 91.4 88.9-93.4
Rural 579 54 9.7 6.9-13.3 525 90.3 86.7-93.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,171 100 7.8 6.1- 9.9 1,071 92.2 90.1-93.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,566 119 6.2 5.1- 7.7 1,447 93.8 92.3-94.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 928 64 6.0 4.5- 8.0 864 94.0 92.0-95.5
2nd Quartile 1,120 106 7.7 6.2- 9.6 1,014 92.3 90.4-93.8
3rd Quartile 711 50 6.4 4.5- 8.9 661 93.6 91.1-95.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14OCT21.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts