2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,794 644 9.4 8.6-10.4 5,150 90.6 89.6-91.4
-Piedmont NC 2,826 270 8.4 7.3- 9.7 2,556 91.6 90.3-92.7
GENDER
Male 1,298 144 9.3 7.7-11.2 1,154 90.7 88.8-92.3
Female 1,528 126 7.6 6.1- 9.5 1,402 92.4 90.5-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,828 186 9.2 7.8-10.9 1,642 90.8 89.1-92.2
Non-Hispanic Black 544 50 6.7 4.8- 9.5 494 93.3 90.5-95.2
Other 454 34 7.5 4.9-11.3 420 92.5 88.7-95.1
AGE
18-34 643 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 403 12 2.1 1.1- 3.7 391 97.9 96.3-98.9
45-54 492 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 461 93.4 90.3-95.6
55-64 463 46 10.5 7.5-14.4 417 89.5 85.6-92.5
65-74 458 90 19.4 15.5-24.1 368 80.6 75.9-84.5
75+ 300 75 30.0 23.4-37.7 225 70.0 62.3-76.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 41 16.1 11.1-22.7 196 83.9 77.3-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 637 80 11.3 8.8-14.4 557 88.7 85.6-91.2
Some Post-H.S. 730 82 8.2 6.3-10.4 648 91.8 89.6-93.7
College Graduate 1,214 67 4.1 3.1- 5.3 1,147 95.9 94.7-96.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 692 152 20.5 17.1-24.4 540 79.5 75.6-82.9
No 2,017 110 4.5 3.6- 5.6 1,907 95.5 94.4-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 56 17.0 12.6-22.5 227 83.0 77.5-87.4
Non-Veteran 2,515 214 7.6 6.5- 8.9 2,301 92.4 91.1-93.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,557 67 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,490 96.2 95.0-97.1
Unemployed 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 676 135 22.1 18.2-26.5 541 77.9 73.5-81.8
Unable to Work 163 54 27.7 20.6-36.1 109 72.3 63.9-79.4
Other not in Labor Force 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 30 9.8 6.1-15.5 191 90.2 84.5-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 336 46 11.9 8.4-16.5 290 88.1 83.5-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 210 26 9.4 6.0-14.5 184 90.6 85.5-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 281 27 9.5 6.1-14.5 254 90.5 85.5-93.9
$50,000- 74,999 322 34 9.1 6.3-13.0 288 90.9 87.0-93.7
$75,000+ 875 49 4.6 3.4- 6.3 826 95.4 93.7-96.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 32 10.4 6.9-15.3 192 89.6 84.7-93.1
101% to 150% 254 28 9.3 6.0-14.1 226 90.7 85.9-94.0
151% to 200% 217 29 10.8 6.9-16.5 188 89.2 83.5-93.1
More than 200% 1,414 111 6.9 5.6- 8.5 1,303 93.1 91.5-94.4
HOUSING
Own 1,783 183 9.3 7.9-11.0 1,600 90.7 89.0-92.1
Rent 821 67 6.4 4.8- 8.5 754 93.6 91.5-95.2
Other arrangement 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,562 132 7.3 6.0- 9.0 1,430 92.7 91.0-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 689 67 8.8 6.7-11.5 622 91.2 88.5-93.3
Rural 575 71 11.3 8.5-14.9 504 88.7 85.1-91.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,169 143 10.9 8.9-13.2 1,026 89.1 86.8-91.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,555 115 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,440 93.4 91.8-94.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 922 63 6.1 4.5- 8.2 859 93.9 91.8-95.5
2nd Quartile 1,112 122 9.6 7.8-11.8 990 90.4 88.2-92.2
3rd Quartile 712 74 8.9 6.7-11.8 638 91.1 88.2-93.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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