2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
-Piedmont NC 2,273 104 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,169 95.0 93.7-96.0
GENDER
Male 1,024 75 7.6 5.7-10.0 949 92.4 90.0-94.3
Female 1,249 29 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,220 97.2 95.8-98.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,463 49 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,414 96.0 94.6-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 453 23 6.6 3.9-10.9 430 93.4 89.1-96.1
Other 357 32 7.2 4.9-10.6 325 92.8 89.4-95.1
AGE
18-34 441 29 6.7 4.5- 9.8 412 93.3 90.2-95.5
35-44 328 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 407 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4 386 95.5 92.6-97.3
55-64 406 14 3.9 2.3- 6.7 392 96.1 93.3-97.7
65-74 388 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 256 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 37 7.3 5.1-10.4 490 92.7 89.6-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 591 27 4.4 2.9- 6.6 564 95.6 93.4-97.1
College Graduate 947 25 2.9 1.9- 4.5 922 97.1 95.5-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 614 34 6.7 4.2-10.4 580 93.3 89.6-95.8
No 1,646 69 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,577 95.7 94.4-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,043 94 5.0 3.9- 6.5 1,949 95.0 93.5-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,253 75 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,178 94.2 92.6-95.5
Unemployed 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 578 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 285 19 4.9 3.0- 8.1 266 95.1 91.9-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 705 22 3.6 2.2- 5.7 683 96.4 94.3-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,159 39 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,120 96.3 94.7-97.4
HOUSING
Own 1,493 45 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,448 96.3 94.6-97.5
Rent 597 46 8.0 5.8-10.9 551 92.0 89.1-94.2
Other arrangement 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,182 63 5.7 4.3- 7.5 1,119 94.3 92.5-95.7
Regional City or Suburban County 584 22 4.2 2.6- 6.5 562 95.8 93.5-97.4
Rural 507 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,006 45 5.2 3.5- 7.7 961 94.8 92.3-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,174 53 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,121 95.2 93.6-96.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 721 23 3.3 2.1- 5.1 698 96.7 94.9-97.9
2nd Quartile 898 45 5.6 3.9- 8.1 853 94.4 91.9-96.1
3rd Quartile 578 29 5.8 3.8- 8.7 549 94.2 91.3-96.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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