2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

A colonoscopy checks the entire colon.
You are usually given medication through a needle in your arm to make you sleepy and told to have someone else drive you home after the test.
Have you ever had a colonoscopy?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,630 2,600 68.8 66.8-70.7 1,030 31.2 29.3-33.2
Medicaid Region 1 448 299 64.4 58.6-69.8 149 35.6 30.2-41.4
GENDER
Male 182 115 62.2 53.7-70.1 67 37.8 29.9-46.3
Female 266 184 66.2 58.2-73.4 82 33.8 26.6-41.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 393 269 66.3 60.3-71.9 124 33.7 28.1-39.7
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 209 106 48.8 40.5-57.1 103 51.2 42.9-59.5
65+ 226 187 82.9 76.3-87.9 39 17.1 12.1-23.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 101 62.9 53.1-71.8 57 37.1 28.2-46.9
Some Post-H.S. 122 80 65.0 54.3-74.4 42 35.0 25.6-45.7
College Graduate 167 117 65.7 57.0-73.5 50 34.3 26.5-43.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 137 64.2 55.0-72.5 66 35.8 27.5-45.0
$50,000+ 164 109 63.5 54.5-71.7 55 36.5 28.3-45.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 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.

^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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