2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,630 580 11.3 10.3-12.4 5,050 88.7 87.6-89.7
-Western 855 94 12.0 9.6-15.0 761 88.0 85.0-90.4
GENDER
Male 370 37 10.7 7.5-15.2 333 89.3 84.8-92.5
Female 485 57 13.2 9.8-17.6 428 86.8 82.4-90.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 714 79 12.5 9.8-15.8 635 87.5 84.2-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 160 23 14.1 9.0-21.4 137 85.9 78.6-91.0
35-44 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 115 17 13.5 8.0-21.8 98 86.5 78.2-92.0
55-64 155 19 14.6 8.5-23.8 136 85.4 76.2-91.5
65-74 182 14 7.0 4.0-12.2 168 93.0 87.8-96.0
75+ 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 15 16.9 9.8-27.5 82 83.1 72.5-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 34 15.5 10.5-22.3 192 84.5 77.7-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 247 33 12.3 8.4-17.6 214 87.7 82.4-91.6
College Graduate 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 290 94 36.8 30.3-43.9 196 63.2 56.1-69.7
No 561 *** *** *** 561 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 759 84 12.1 9.5-15.2 675 87.9 84.8-90.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 416 36 9.2 6.4-13.1 380 90.8 86.9-93.6
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 140 20 16.5 9.7-26.5 120 83.5 73.5-90.3
$25,000- 34,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 386 27 7.1 4.6-11.0 359 92.9 89.0-95.4
HOUSING
Own 599 46 9.7 7.0-13.4 553 90.3 86.6-93.0
Rent 194 35 18.4 12.9-25.4 159 81.6 74.6-87.1
Other arrangement 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 267 24 9.6 6.1-14.9 243 90.4 85.1-93.9
Rural 588 70 13.0 9.9-16.8 518 87.0 83.2-90.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 176 20 12.0 7.5-18.7 156 88.0 81.3-92.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 313 35 11.9 8.0-17.4 278 88.1 82.6-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 366 39 12.1 8.5-17.0 327 87.9 83.0-91.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 469 52 13.1 9.5-17.6 417 86.9 82.4-90.5
2nd Quartile 157 14 10.4 6.0-17.4 143 89.6 82.6-94.0
3rd Quartile 229 28 11.3 7.4-17.0 201 88.7 83.0-92.6

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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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