2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 533 66 11.6 8.9-14.9 467 88.4 85.1-91.1
GENDER
Male 230 31 13.1 9.1-18.6 199 86.9 81.4-90.9
Female 303 35 10.3 7.1-14.6 268 89.7 85.4-92.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 391 49 11.5 8.5-15.3 342 88.5 84.7-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 92 14 14.8 8.3-25.1 78 85.2 74.9-91.7
Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 299 24 7.6 4.9-11.5 275 92.4 88.5-95.1
65+ 212 38 19.0 13.6-25.9 174 81.0 74.1-86.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 28 14.5 9.8-20.9 151 85.5 79.1-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 138 11 8.0 4.2-14.5 127 92.0 85.5-95.8
College Graduate 214 27 12.0 8.1-17.5 187 88.0 82.5-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 21 10.6 6.5-16.6 155 89.4 83.4-93.5
$50,000+ 246 27 9.4 6.2-14.0 219 90.6 86.0-93.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 111 18 18.2 11.4-27.7 93 81.8 72.3-88.6

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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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