2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 1,236 22.3 21.0-23.6 1,994 34.0 32.5-35.5 1,720 29.2 27.8-30.7 644 10.9 9.9-11.9 233 3.6 3.1- 4.3
-Piedmont NC 2,843 669 23.7 21.9-25.6 1,016 35.2 33.2-37.4 803 28.3 26.3-30.4 266 9.8 8.5-11.2 89 2.9 2.3- 3.8
GENDER
Male 1,304 321 26.0 23.3-29.0 471 34.4 31.4-37.5 371 29.0 26.1-32.1 103 7.9 6.2- 9.9 38 2.7 1.8- 3.9
Female 1,539 348 21.7 19.4-24.1 545 36.0 33.2-38.9 432 27.7 25.0-30.5 163 11.5 9.6-13.6 51 3.2 2.2- 4.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,840 474 25.4 23.2-27.7 705 38.0 35.4-40.6 447 23.6 21.4-26.0 160 9.8 8.2-11.7 54 3.2 2.3- 4.5
Non-Hispanic Black 544 94 19.2 15.5-23.6 175 31.8 27.3-36.7 199 37.1 32.1-42.4 55 9.4 6.9-12.6 21 2.5 1.5- 4.1
Other 459 101 23.6 19.0-28.8 136 27.9 23.2-33.1 157 35.8 30.5-41.4 51 10.2 7.3-14.2 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 644 204 32.0 28.0-36.2 237 34.5 30.5-38.7 161 26.1 22.3-30.3 38 6.8 4.8- 9.4 *** *** ***
35-44 407 113 27.0 22.2-32.3 147 36.2 30.8-41.8 115 29.0 23.8-34.8 30 7.8 5.2-11.6 *** *** ***
45-54 494 129 23.8 20.0-28.2 182 37.6 32.8-42.7 127 26.6 22.2-31.5 44 9.9 6.9-14.1 *** *** ***
55-64 470 93 17.9 14.4-22.1 171 36.5 31.6-41.7 128 28.5 23.8-33.8 54 11.4 8.4-15.2 24 5.7 3.4- 9.3
65-74 459 76 14.5 11.3-18.4 157 34.6 29.6-40.0 149 33.0 27.9-38.5 51 12.9 9.4-17.4 26 5.0 3.3- 7.6
75+ 300 40 11.9 8.2-17.0 99 30.6 24.3-37.6 98 30.1 24.2-36.8 44 16.9 11.6-23.8 19 10.6 6.1-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 29 11.6 7.6-17.5 33 15.1 10.3-21.7 93 40.8 33.2-49.0 63 22.5 16.8-29.4 23 9.9 5.8-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 638 113 20.3 16.7-24.4 186 30.4 26.4-34.9 225 33.4 29.2-37.9 84 12.8 10.1-16.2 30 3.1 2.0- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 736 141 20.8 17.6-24.4 273 37.7 33.8-41.8 215 28.5 24.9-32.5 83 10.4 8.2-13.2 24 2.5 1.6- 4.0
College Graduate 1,221 383 33.3 30.3-36.3 523 43.5 40.3-46.6 267 19.9 17.5-22.6 36 2.5 1.7- 3.6 12 0.9 0.5- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 701 55 8.1 5.9-11.0 180 23.9 20.3-27.9 226 32.4 28.1-36.9 159 24.7 20.8-29.0 81 11.0 8.3-14.3
No 2,022 584 29.0 26.7-31.4 795 38.7 36.2-41.2 540 27.1 24.8-29.6 96 4.9 3.9- 6.2 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 58 24.9 19.0-31.8 92 28.7 22.9-35.3 80 27.9 22.1-34.5 37 12.1 8.3-17.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,531 607 23.7 21.8-25.7 911 35.8 33.6-38.0 713 28.4 26.2-30.6 227 9.5 8.2-11.1 73 2.6 1.9- 3.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,565 441 27.3 24.9-29.9 619 39.9 37.1-42.8 411 26.4 23.8-29.0 86 6.0 4.8- 7.7 *** *** ***
Unemployed 183 45 25.0 18.3-33.2 56 24.3 18.0-31.9 49 33.4 24.4-43.8 29 15.4 10.2-22.4 *** *** ***
Retired 677 103 13.7 11.0-17.0 234 33.3 29.1-37.8 233 34.0 29.7-38.5 80 14.0 10.7-18.1 27 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Unable to Work 167 *** *** *** 18 11.0 6.8-17.5 43 28.8 21.1-37.9 55 32.0 23.9-41.2 45 22.9 16.1-31.4
Other not in Labor Force 197 59 31.1 24.2-39.0 70 33.9 26.8-41.7 52 26.3 19.6-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 24 14.1 9.2-20.8 56 26.4 19.6-34.5 76 36.4 28.4-45.3 41 13.6 9.5-19.1 26 9.6 5.8-15.4
$15,000- 24,999 337 41 10.6 7.5-15.0 99 30.2 24.5-36.6 115 34.5 28.3-41.3 62 18.6 14.0-24.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 213 36 19.1 13.2-26.7 71 32.1 25.1-40.1 74 34.4 27.0-42.6 24 11.5 7.1-18.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 282 43 15.3 11.0-20.9 107 36.1 29.8-43.0 104 37.4 30.9-44.3 24 9.4 5.9-14.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 326 88 25.8 20.7-31.7 120 37.1 31.1-43.6 91 27.9 22.4-34.2 20 7.1 4.2-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 878 294 33.7 30.2-37.4 373 42.0 38.3-45.8 180 20.1 17.1-23.3 27 3.8 2.5- 5.8 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** 14 16.7 9.1-28.7 *** *** *** 14 15.1 8.5-25.5 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 226 29 13.5 8.9-20.1 60 25.0 18.5-32.8 78 37.5 29.1-46.6 38 16.3 11.2-23.1 21 7.7 4.4-13.2
101% to 150% 255 34 12.9 8.6-18.8 74 28.9 22.8-36.0 86 35.5 28.6-43.0 52 18.6 13.6-24.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 217 31 14.6 9.8-21.1 77 38.3 30.7-46.5 75 34.0 26.7-42.0 23 8.6 5.4-13.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,422 408 29.0 26.3-31.8 580 40.2 37.3-43.2 352 24.3 21.7-27.0 65 5.4 4.0- 7.1 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0
HOUSING
Own 1,791 443 23.9 21.7-26.2 684 37.8 35.1-40.5 473 26.7 24.2-29.3 143 8.8 7.3-10.6 48 2.9 2.0- 4.1
Rent 824 163 20.7 17.6-24.1 261 31.4 27.8-35.2 273 33.0 29.2-36.9 98 12.4 9.9-15.4 29 2.6 1.6- 4.1
Other arrangement 199 54 30.3 23.1-38.6 63 30.0 23.2-37.9 46 24.4 17.9-32.4 24 10.2 5.9-17.1 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,574 413 26.5 24.0-29.1 588 37.3 34.5-40.1 415 26.2 23.7-28.9 127 8.1 6.6- 9.9 31 2.0 1.3- 3.0
Regional City or Suburban County 691 159 23.6 20.1-27.4 239 32.7 28.8-36.9 196 29.0 25.1-33.3 71 11.3 8.8-14.5 26 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Rural 578 97 15.8 12.5-19.7 189 32.9 28.3-37.9 192 33.6 28.8-38.8 68 12.4 9.2-16.6 32 5.3 3.1- 8.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,172 240 20.3 17.7-23.2 406 33.6 30.4-37.0 354 30.2 26.9-33.6 132 12.5 10.2-15.2 40 3.5 2.3- 5.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,568 420 26.9 24.5-29.6 576 36.1 33.4-38.9 409 26.6 24.0-29.3 121 7.9 6.4- 9.6 42 2.4 1.7- 3.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 928 242 26.2 23.0-29.6 331 35.6 32.1-39.2 254 27.3 24.0-30.8 75 8.6 6.7-11.2 26 2.4 1.4- 3.8
2nd Quartile 1,121 267 23.9 21.1-26.9 397 33.7 30.6-37.1 311 28.9 25.7-32.4 113 10.4 8.4-12.8 33 3.0 2.0- 4.7
3rd Quartile 713 151 21.3 17.8-25.3 265 37.6 33.4-42.1 208 27.7 23.9-31.8 65 10.0 7.5-13.2 24 3.4 2.1- 5.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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