2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 562 390 66.6 61.9-71.0 172 33.4 29.0-38.1
GENDER
Male 242 162 63.8 56.6-70.4 80 36.2 29.6-43.4
Female 320 228 69.0 62.7-74.7 92 31.0 25.3-37.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 413 300 69.2 63.8-74.2 113 30.8 25.8-36.2
Non-Hispanic Black 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 308 166 53.2 46.9-59.4 142 46.8 40.6-53.1
65+ 232 210 92.2 87.3-95.3 22 7.8 4.7-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 131 66.8 58.9-73.9 63 33.2 26.1-41.1
Some Post-H.S. 145 96 61.4 51.9-70.0 49 38.6 30.0-48.1
College Graduate 221 163 73.1 66.3-79.1 58 26.9 20.9-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 130 65.8 57.5-73.3 61 34.2 26.7-42.5
$50,000+ 250 179 68.3 61.3-74.6 71 31.7 25.4-38.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 121 81 64.5 54.1-73.6 40 35.5 26.4-45.9

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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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