2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,472 414 11.1 9.8-12.5 3,058 88.9 87.5-90.2
Medicaid Region 1 430 53 11.6 8.2-16.1 377 88.4 83.9-91.8
GENDER
Male 177 24 13.1 7.8-21.2 153 86.9 78.8-92.2
Female 253 29 10.3 6.6-15.7 224 89.7 84.3-93.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 377 48 12.1 8.4-17.1 329 87.9 82.9-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 205 11 3.7 2.0- 6.8 194 96.3 93.2-98.0
65+ 212 41 20.8 14.2-29.4 171 79.2 70.6-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 13 8.1 4.2-15.2 135 91.9 84.8-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 119 13 11.6 5.6-22.4 106 88.4 77.6-94.4
College Graduate 162 27 17.1 11.1-25.3 135 82.9 74.7-88.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 22 8.9 5.6-13.8 169 91.1 86.2-94.4
$50,000+ 161 19 10.4 5.2-19.9 142 89.6 80.1-94.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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