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 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-Piedmont NC 2,841 103 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,738 96.8 95.9-97.5
GENDER
Male 1,302 51 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,251 96.7 95.4-97.6
Female 1,539 52 3.2 2.2- 4.5 1,487 96.8 95.5-97.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,838 63 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,775 96.6 95.3-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 545 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7 521 97.1 95.3-98.2
Other 458 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 442 97.3 95.2-98.5
AGE
18-34 645 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 406 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 468 19 4.7 2.7- 8.0 449 95.3 92.0-97.3
65-74 459 29 6.2 3.9- 9.6 430 93.8 90.4-96.1
75+ 302 30 12.3 7.8-18.9 272 87.7 81.1-92.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 19 7.1 4.1-12.2 222 92.9 87.8-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 641 36 4.5 3.0- 6.7 605 95.5 93.3-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 734 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 707 97.0 95.3-98.1
College Graduate 1,217 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,196 98.8 98.0-99.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 702 66 8.8 6.5-11.7 636 91.2 88.3-93.5
No 2,021 34 1.3 0.9- 2.0 1,987 98.7 98.0-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,530 88 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,442 96.9 96.0-97.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,563 19 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,544 98.8 97.8-99.3
Unemployed 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 678 52 9.0 6.4-12.6 626 91.0 87.4-93.6
Unable to Work 167 28 13.5 8.8-20.1 139 86.5 79.9-91.2
Other not in Labor Force 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 337 24 6.5 4.0-10.5 313 93.5 89.5-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 323 14 4.2 2.3- 7.3 309 95.8 92.7-97.7
$75,000+ 876 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,417 34 2.1 1.4- 3.0 1,383 97.9 97.0-98.6
HOUSING
Own 1,790 63 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,727 96.5 95.3-97.4
Rent 825 32 2.6 1.7- 3.8 793 97.4 96.2-98.3
Other arrangement 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,571 53 3.0 2.1- 4.1 1,518 97.0 95.9-97.9
Regional City or Suburban County 691 24 2.7 1.6- 4.4 667 97.3 95.6-98.4
Rural 579 26 4.9 2.9- 8.1 553 95.1 91.9-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,176 51 4.3 3.0- 6.1 1,125 95.7 93.9-97.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,562 46 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,516 97.6 96.7-98.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 925 25 2.1 1.3- 3.4 900 97.9 96.6-98.7
2nd Quartile 1,121 44 4.0 2.8- 5.7 1,077 96.0 94.3-97.2
3rd Quartile 714 29 3.1 1.9- 5.2 685 96.9 94.8-98.1
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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