2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,839 2,520 47.6 46.0-49.2 1,550 26.1 24.7-27.6 1,769 26.3 24.9-27.6
-Piedmont NC 2,848 1,343 50.1 48.0-52.3 757 26.2 24.3-28.2 748 23.7 21.9-25.5
GENDER
Male 1,308 690 56.3 53.1-59.5 319 23.3 20.7-26.1 299 20.4 18.0-23.0
Female 1,540 653 44.5 41.5-47.5 438 28.8 26.1-31.7 449 26.7 24.1-29.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,842 788 45.1 42.5-47.8 507 27.1 24.8-29.5 547 27.8 25.4-30.2
Non-Hispanic Black 546 259 53.1 47.9-58.2 148 27.2 22.7-32.2 139 19.7 16.3-23.7
Other 460 296 68.8 63.6-73.7 102 20.1 16.2-24.8 62 11.0 8.1-14.9
AGE
18-34 647 442 68.0 63.8-72.0 161 25.1 21.4-29.1 44 6.9 4.9- 9.5
35-44 406 268 66.9 61.3-72.0 96 23.5 19.1-28.7 42 9.6 6.9-13.2
45-54 494 261 50.3 45.1-55.4 130 26.4 22.1-31.1 103 23.3 19.0-28.3
55-64 470 170 36.2 31.4-41.3 137 28.9 24.2-34.0 163 34.9 30.0-40.2
65-74 459 105 21.3 17.3-25.9 134 28.9 24.1-34.2 220 49.8 44.3-55.3
75+ 303 59 18.1 13.2-24.3 85 26.2 20.6-32.8 159 55.7 48.4-62.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 108 45.8 38.0-53.7 46 18.5 13.2-25.2 88 35.8 28.6-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 642 284 48.8 44.2-53.4 175 26.9 22.9-31.3 183 24.3 20.7-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 736 299 45.2 41.1-49.4 216 29.6 25.9-33.5 221 25.2 22.0-28.8
College Graduate 1,220 647 57.5 54.3-60.6 317 24.8 22.2-27.6 256 17.7 15.5-20.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 704 134 21.4 17.7-25.7 174 24.8 21.1-29.0 396 53.8 49.1-58.4
No 2,024 1,137 59.0 56.5-61.5 552 26.9 24.7-29.2 335 14.1 12.5-15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 100 39.7 33.0-46.9 64 21.0 15.8-27.4 120 39.3 32.8-46.2
Non-Veteran 2,535 1,227 51.3 48.9-53.6 686 26.7 24.7-28.9 622 22.0 20.2-23.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,566 921 60.6 57.8-63.4 419 26.1 23.6-28.7 226 13.3 11.5-15.3
Unemployed 184 87 49.2 40.1-58.4 57 30.5 22.7-39.6 40 20.2 14.1-28.1
Retired 679 153 20.4 17.1-24.2 204 29.1 25.1-33.5 322 50.5 45.8-55.1
Unable to Work 167 14 10.7 6.1-18.1 27 18.1 11.9-26.5 126 71.2 62.1-78.9
Other not in Labor Force 198 134 67.4 59.3-74.6 44 24.9 18.3-32.8 20 7.7 4.5-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 86 45.3 37.1-53.9 59 25.8 19.1-34.0 81 28.8 22.3-36.4
$15,000- 24,999 337 111 32.1 26.4-38.4 90 28.1 22.3-34.9 136 39.7 33.4-46.5
$25,000- 34,999 214 105 57.7 49.6-65.3 47 18.2 13.3-24.5 62 24.1 18.1-31.4
$35,000- 49,999 282 119 45.4 38.6-52.4 84 28.6 22.8-35.3 79 25.9 20.5-32.3
$50,000- 74,999 325 153 49.2 42.7-55.6 83 26.2 20.8-32.3 89 24.7 19.7-30.5
$75,000+ 877 487 58.8 55.0-62.5 225 25.1 22.0-28.6 165 16.1 13.6-18.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 228 95 45.6 37.1-54.3 56 25.6 18.6-34.3 77 28.8 22.2-36.4
101% to 150% 255 100 42.1 34.8-49.7 68 25.0 19.3-31.8 87 32.9 26.3-40.2
151% to 200% 218 81 44.7 36.8-52.9 54 23.9 17.8-31.2 83 31.4 24.7-39.0
More than 200% 1,420 717 53.5 50.5-56.5 373 25.8 23.3-28.6 330 20.7 18.4-23.2
HOUSING
Own 1,793 789 46.5 43.8-49.3 488 27.2 24.8-29.8 516 26.3 24.0-28.7
Rent 827 436 57.0 53.0-60.8 208 24.0 20.8-27.6 183 19.0 16.2-22.2
Other arrangement 198 101 56.6 48.1-64.6 54 25.2 18.7-33.1 43 18.2 12.4-25.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,574 819 55.4 52.5-58.2 405 25.8 23.4-28.5 350 18.8 16.7-21.1
Regional City or Suburban County 694 285 43.4 39.0-47.8 191 27.4 23.6-31.6 218 29.3 25.5-33.3
Rural 580 239 44.6 39.5-49.9 161 25.3 21.3-29.8 180 30.1 25.5-35.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 31.7 22.2-42.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,176 508 46.5 43.0-50.1 297 23.9 21.1-26.9 371 29.6 26.5-32.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,568 803 53.6 50.7-56.5 424 27.3 24.7-30.0 341 19.1 17.0-21.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 928 470 52.6 48.8-56.3 259 27.7 24.4-31.2 199 19.7 16.9-22.9
2nd Quartile 1,124 527 51.2 47.8-54.7 275 23.7 20.9-26.8 322 25.1 22.3-28.1
3rd Quartile 714 312 44.6 40.2-49.2 202 29.2 25.3-33.5 200 26.2 22.5-30.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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