2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents aged 50-75 who have fully met the USPSTF recommendations.*
(CDC calculated variable.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had at least one of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Did not have any of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Have never had any of the recommended CRC tests
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 1,942 75.6 73.4-77.7 148 6.1 5.0- 7.5 422 18.2 16.4-20.2
Medicaid Region 2 434 321 70.4 65.0-75.3 31 7.7 4.9-12.0 82 21.9 17.3-27.3
GENDER
Male 184 127 62.8 53.8-70.9 12 7.3 3.9-13.2 45 29.9 22.2-39.0
Female 250 194 76.1 69.8-81.5 19 8.0 4.2-14.8 37 15.9 11.0-22.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 339 252 72.2 66.4-77.4 28 9.1 5.6-14.4 59 18.7 14.0-24.5
Non-Hispanic Black 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 252 172 63.0 56.0-69.6 16 8.1 4.3-14.6 64 28.9 22.4-36.4
65+ 182 149 83.5 75.9-89.1 15 7.0 3.8-12.5 18 9.5 5.3-16.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 85 55.3 45.6-64.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 132 107 80.8 71.6-87.5 *** *** *** 19 15.2 9.2-24.2
College Graduate 167 129 77.2 69.1-83.8 15 8.6 4.7-15.4 23 14.1 9.1-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 129 68.8 59.3-76.9 12 9.1 4.2-18.6 39 22.1 15.6-30.5
$50,000+ 179 137 75.3 67.3-81.9 14 7.4 4.1-13.0 28 17.3 11.6-24.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*The definition includes (list of recommended CRC tests): 1) had a blood stool test within the past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years, or 4) had a stool DNA test within the past three years, or 5) had a virtual colonoscopy within the past five years.

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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