2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,820 241 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,579 96.5 95.9-97.0
-Western 872 45 4.5 3.2- 6.3 827 95.5 93.7-96.8
GENDER
Male 375 18 4.0 2.4- 6.6 357 96.0 93.4-97.6
Female 497 27 5.0 3.1- 7.8 470 95.0 92.2-96.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 725 41 4.3 3.1- 6.0 684 95.7 94.0-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 162 *** *** *** 162 100 . - .
35-44 106 *** *** *** 106 100 . - .
45-54 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 183 17 10.6 6.4-17.0 166 89.4 83.0-93.6
75+ 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 253 17 5.3 3.2- 8.7 236 94.7 91.3-96.8
College Graduate 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 289 31 9.3 6.3-13.6 258 90.7 86.4-93.7
No 560 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 769 38 4.4 3.0- 6.3 731 95.6 93.7-97.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 419 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 266 28 11.6 7.5-17.5 238 88.4 82.5-92.5
Unable to Work 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 69 *** *** *** 69 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 387 20 4.5 2.7- 7.3 367 95.5 92.7-97.3
HOUSING
Own 608 39 5.6 3.9- 8.0 569 94.4 92.0-96.1
Rent 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 597 34 4.6 3.1- 6.9 563 95.4 93.1-96.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 320 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 374 17 4.5 2.6- 7.5 357 95.5 92.5-97.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 478 23 4.7 3.0- 7.3 455 95.3 92.7-97.0
2nd Quartile 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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