2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 611 436 66.7 62.1-71.0 175 33.3 29.0-37.9
GENDER
Male 267 176 58.8 51.6-65.7 91 41.2 34.3-48.4
Female 344 260 73.1 67.4-78.2 84 26.9 21.8-32.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 478 342 67.6 62.5-72.3 136 32.4 27.7-37.5
Non-Hispanic Black 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 312 187 56.0 49.7-62.1 125 44.0 37.9-50.3
65+ 283 239 83.6 77.3-88.4 44 16.4 11.6-22.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 123 54.8 46.7-62.7 78 45.2 37.3-53.3
Some Post-H.S. 186 139 72.9 64.8-79.7 47 27.1 20.3-35.2
College Graduate 223 173 75.4 68.0-81.6 50 24.6 18.4-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 173 65.0 57.2-72.2 79 35.0 27.8-42.8
$50,000+ 240 178 70.5 63.4-76.8 62 29.5 23.2-36.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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