2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Inadequate Sleep

Getting recommended hours of sleep*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,647 3,673 65.2 63.7-66.8 1,974 34.8 33.2-36.3
-Western 852 570 65.8 61.7-69.6 282 34.2 30.4-38.3
GENDER
Male 370 235 61.0 54.9-66.8 135 39.0 33.2-45.1
Female 482 335 70.2 65.1-74.9 147 29.8 25.1-34.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 706 467 65.5 61.1-69.6 239 34.5 30.4-38.9
Non-Hispanic Black 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 163 112 65.4 56.3-73.4 51 34.6 26.6-43.7
35-44 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 116 74 62.1 51.2-71.8 42 37.9 28.2-48.8
55-64 159 108 64.2 54.7-72.7 51 35.8 27.3-45.3
65-74 179 118 65.8 56.9-73.7 61 34.2 26.3-43.1
75+ 129 83 69.5 59.4-77.9 46 30.5 22.1-40.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 133 55.8 47.7-63.6 95 44.2 36.4-52.3
Some Post-H.S. 247 166 68.1 61.3-74.2 81 31.9 25.8-38.7
College Graduate 279 199 73.4 67.4-78.7 80 26.6 21.3-32.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 283 162 57.0 49.8-63.9 121 43.0 36.1-50.2
No 548 395 70.4 65.5-74.9 153 29.6 25.1-34.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 751 510 66.6 62.3-70.7 241 33.4 29.3-37.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 414 283 65.9 60.1-71.3 131 34.1 28.7-39.9
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 258 176 72.1 65.4-77.9 82 27.9 22.1-34.6
Unable to Work 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 122 75 56.6 46.3-66.3 47 43.4 33.7-53.7
$50,000- 74,999 104 80 76.1 65.2-84.4 24 23.9 15.6-34.8
$75,000+ 178 130 72.9 64.4-79.9 48 27.1 20.1-35.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 383 276 72.1 66.5-77.1 107 27.9 22.9-33.5
HOUSING
Own 596 402 66.2 61.3-70.7 194 33.8 29.3-38.7
Rent 197 132 65.0 56.6-72.5 65 35.0 27.5-43.4
Other arrangement 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 269 175 65.1 58.3-71.4 94 34.9 28.6-41.7
Rural 583 395 66.0 61.0-70.7 188 34.0 29.3-39.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 172 118 64.7 55.7-72.8 54 35.3 27.2-44.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 314 206 65.0 57.9-71.5 108 35.0 28.5-42.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 366 246 67.0 61.2-72.4 120 33.0 27.6-38.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 467 307 64.6 59.3-69.6 160 35.4 30.4-40.7
2nd Quartile 156 117 74.8 65.8-82.2 39 25.2 17.8-34.2
3rd Quartile 229 146 61.4 53.0-69.1 83 38.6 30.9-47.0

Back to Inadequate Sleep.

*Recommended sleep by Age:
18–60 years 7 or more hours per night
61–64 years 7–9 hours
65 years and older 7–8 hours
https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/about_sleep/how_much_sleep.html

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 respondent’s 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 respondent’s 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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