2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Seatbelt Use and Drinking and Driving

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you've had
perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.^
One or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,683 98 3.5 2.7- 4.6 2,585 96.5 95.4-97.3
-Piedmont NC 1,424 59 3.8 2.7- 5.5 1,365 96.2 94.5-97.3
GENDER
Male 710 38 4.9 3.0- 7.9 672 95.1 92.1-97.0
Female 714 21 2.8 1.7- 4.5 693 97.2 95.5-98.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,010 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 177 46 25.2 18.4-33.5 131 74.8 66.5-81.6
AGE
18-34 355 20 4.8 2.9- 7.9 335 95.2 92.1-97.1
35-44 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 249 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 111 *** *** *** 111 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 19 4.9 2.8- 8.3 227 95.1 91.7-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 358 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 754 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,129 45 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,084 96.8 95.5-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,277 56 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,221 96.0 94.2-97.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 915 44 3.7 2.6- 5.2 871 96.3 94.8-97.4
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 278 *** *** *** 278 100 . - .
Unable to Work 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 588 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 883 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 942 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rent 392 29 6.4 4.2- 9.8 363 93.6 90.2-95.8
Other arrangement 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 870 36 3.2 2.2- 4.7 834 96.8 95.3-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 327 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 895 38 3.8 2.6- 5.4 857 96.2 94.6-97.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 520 21 3.6 2.2- 6.0 499 96.4 94.0-97.8
2nd Quartile 544 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 333 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 316 96.4 93.9-97.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked only of those who had at least one drink in the past 30 days.

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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