2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 594 64 9.5 6.9-12.7 530 90.5 87.3-93.1
GENDER
Male 261 30 8.9 6.0-12.9 231 91.1 87.1-94.0
Female 333 34 9.9 6.3-15.3 299 90.1 84.7-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 463 53 10.2 7.2-14.1 410 89.8 85.9-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 93 11 8.5 4.2-16.5 82 91.5 83.5-95.8
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 307 *** *** *** 297 96.9 94.1-98.4
65+ 271 53 19.4 13.8-26.5 218 80.6 73.5-86.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 19 11.0 6.3-18.5 173 89.0 81.5-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 180 15 7.4 4.2-12.6 165 92.6 87.4-95.8
College Graduate 221 30 9.9 6.7-14.5 191 90.1 85.5-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 26 10.4 6.1-17.3 219 89.6 82.7-93.9
$50,000+ 237 23 7.1 4.5-10.9 214 92.9 89.1-95.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 112 15 12.2 6.8-20.9 97 87.8 79.1-93.2

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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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