2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Demographics

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,615 1,655 27.7 26.2-29.1 3,960 72.3 70.9-73.8
-Piedmont NC 2,730 705 25.6 23.6-27.7 2,025 74.4 72.3-76.4
GENDER
Male 1,245 298 23.8 21.0-26.9 947 76.2 73.1-79.0
Female 1,485 407 27.2 24.5-30.1 1,078 72.8 69.9-75.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,775 464 26.1 23.7-28.7 1,311 73.9 71.3-76.3
Non-Hispanic Black 522 136 24.6 20.3-29.5 386 75.4 70.5-79.7
Other 433 105 24.8 20.0-30.4 328 75.2 69.6-80.0
AGE
18-34 606 106 20.0 16.5-24.1 500 80.0 75.9-83.5
35-44 396 60 16.4 12.1-21.9 336 83.6 78.1-87.9
45-54 477 88 18.3 14.3-23.1 389 81.7 76.9-85.7
55-64 459 128 29.7 24.9-35.1 331 70.3 64.9-75.1
65-74 442 158 38.4 33.0-44.1 284 61.6 55.9-67.0
75+ 292 153 52.7 45.2-60.1 139 47.3 39.9-54.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 115 50.7 42.5-58.8 114 49.3 41.2-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 197 30.4 26.3-34.9 412 69.6 65.1-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 711 215 26.8 23.3-30.6 496 73.2 69.4-76.7
College Graduate 1,174 176 12.2 10.4-14.3 998 87.8 85.7-89.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 705 705 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 2,025 *** *** *** 2,025 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 111 37.5 31.0-44.6 171 62.5 55.4-69.0
Non-Veteran 2,442 592 24.3 22.2-26.4 1,850 75.7 73.6-77.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,513 200 13.9 12.0-16.2 1,313 86.1 83.8-88.0
Unemployed 178 51 31.3 22.9-41.2 127 68.7 58.8-77.1
Retired 662 275 43.8 39.1-48.7 387 56.2 51.3-60.9
Unable to Work 164 137 81.8 73.6-87.9 27 18.2 12.1-26.4
Other not in Labor Force 191 38 20.7 14.8-28.2 153 79.3 71.8-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 90 49.8 40.2-59.6 81 50.2 40.4-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 330 141 43.3 36.7-50.1 189 56.7 49.9-63.3
$25,000- 34,999 205 69 30.2 23.3-38.2 136 69.8 61.8-76.7
$35,000- 49,999 279 78 29.7 23.6-36.7 201 70.3 63.3-76.4
$50,000- 74,999 324 79 24.0 18.9-30.0 245 76.0 70.0-81.1
$75,000+ 864 88 10.1 8.0-12.7 776 89.9 87.3-92.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 104 46.0 37.5-54.7 119 54.0 45.3-62.5
101% to 150% 245 97 41.7 34.3-49.5 148 58.3 50.5-65.7
151% to 200% 216 78 32.7 25.7-40.5 138 67.3 59.5-74.3
More than 200% 1,404 236 16.4 14.2-18.8 1,168 83.6 81.2-85.8
HOUSING
Own 1,732 413 24.6 22.2-27.3 1,319 75.4 72.7-77.8
Rent 786 224 27.1 23.7-30.9 562 72.9 69.1-76.3
Other arrangement 187 64 29.3 21.9-37.9 123 70.7 62.1-78.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,502 330 21.3 19.0-23.8 1,172 78.7 76.2-81.0
Regional City or Suburban County 674 191 28.5 24.7-32.7 483 71.5 67.3-75.3
Rural 554 184 34.0 28.8-39.6 370 66.0 60.4-71.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,127 325 30.3 26.9-33.9 802 69.7 66.1-73.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,503 336 21.5 19.1-24.0 1,167 78.5 76.0-80.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 887 202 21.6 18.6-24.9 685 78.4 75.1-81.4
2nd Quartile 1,079 299 27.4 24.2-30.8 780 72.6 69.2-75.8
3rd Quartile 686 175 27.0 23.1-31.5 511 73.0 68.5-76.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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