2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,827 4,950 85.5 84.3-86.6 877 14.5 13.4-15.7
-Piedmont NC 2,843 2,488 87.3 85.7-88.7 355 12.7 11.3-14.3
GENDER
Male 1,304 1,163 89.4 87.2-91.3 141 10.6 8.7-12.8
Female 1,539 1,325 85.3 83.0-87.4 214 14.7 12.6-17.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,840 1,626 87.0 84.9-88.9 214 13.0 11.1-15.1
Non-Hispanic Black 544 468 88.1 84.7-90.9 76 11.9 9.1-15.3
Other 459 394 87.3 83.0-90.6 65 12.7 9.4-17.0
AGE
18-34 644 602 92.5 89.8-94.6 42 7.5 5.4-10.2
35-44 407 375 92.1 88.3-94.7 32 7.9 5.3-11.7
45-54 494 438 88.0 83.7-91.3 56 12.0 8.7-16.3
55-64 470 392 82.9 78.3-86.8 78 17.1 13.2-21.7
65-74 459 382 82.1 77.4-86.1 77 17.9 13.9-22.6
75+ 300 237 72.6 64.7-79.3 63 27.4 20.7-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 155 67.6 59.9-74.5 86 32.4 25.5-40.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 638 524 84.1 80.6-87.1 114 15.9 12.9-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 736 629 87.0 84.1-89.5 107 13.0 10.5-15.9
College Graduate 1,221 1,173 96.7 95.4-97.6 48 3.3 2.4- 4.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 701 461 64.4 59.8-68.7 240 35.6 31.3-40.2
No 2,022 1,919 94.8 93.5-95.8 103 5.2 4.2- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 230 81.5 75.3-86.4 53 18.5 13.6-24.7
Non-Veteran 2,531 2,231 87.9 86.2-89.4 300 12.1 10.6-13.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,565 1,471 93.6 92.0-94.9 94 6.4 5.1- 8.0
Unemployed 183 150 82.7 75.4-88.2 33 17.3 11.8-24.6
Retired 677 570 81.0 76.4-84.8 107 19.0 15.2-23.6
Unable to Work 167 67 45.2 36.2-54.4 100 54.8 45.6-63.8
Other not in Labor Force 197 181 91.2 85.3-94.9 16 8.8 5.1-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 156 76.8 69.8-82.6 67 23.2 17.4-30.2
$15,000- 24,999 337 255 75.3 69.1-80.7 82 24.7 19.3-30.9
$25,000- 34,999 213 181 85.6 78.8-90.5 32 14.4 9.5-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 282 254 88.8 83.3-92.7 28 11.2 7.3-16.7
$50,000- 74,999 326 299 90.8 86.1-94.1 27 9.2 5.9-13.9
$75,000+ 878 847 95.8 93.7-97.2 31 4.2 2.8- 6.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 226 167 76.0 68.4-82.2 59 24.0 17.8-31.6
101% to 150% 255 194 77.3 70.4-83.0 61 22.7 17.0-29.6
151% to 200% 217 183 86.8 81.1-91.0 34 13.2 9.0-18.9
More than 200% 1,422 1,340 93.4 91.6-94.9 82 6.6 5.1- 8.4
HOUSING
Own 1,791 1,600 88.3 86.3-90.1 191 11.7 9.9-13.7
Rent 824 697 85.0 81.9-87.7 127 15.0 12.3-18.1
Other arrangement 199 163 84.8 77.6-90.0 36 15.2 10.0-22.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,574 1,416 89.9 88.0-91.5 158 10.1 8.5-12.0
Regional City or Suburban County 691 594 85.4 81.9-88.3 97 14.6 11.7-18.1
Rural 578 478 82.3 77.5-86.3 100 17.7 13.7-22.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 83 85.3 76.3-91.3 20 14.7 8.7-23.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,172 1,000 84.1 81.1-86.7 172 15.9 13.3-18.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,568 1,405 89.7 87.7-91.3 163 10.3 8.7-12.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 928 827 89.0 86.3-91.2 101 11.0 8.8-13.7
2nd Quartile 1,121 975 86.6 83.9-88.8 146 13.4 11.2-16.1
3rd Quartile 713 624 86.6 83.1-89.5 89 13.4 10.5-16.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 81 62 84.4 73.7-91.3 19 15.6 8.7-26.3

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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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