2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 631 441 69.9 65.4-74.1 190 30.1 25.9-34.6
GENDER
Male 269 182 67.4 60.3-73.7 87 32.6 26.3-39.7
Female 362 259 72.0 66.1-77.2 103 28.0 22.8-33.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 414 304 73.0 67.6-77.9 110 27.0 22.1-32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 149 106 70.0 60.1-78.4 43 30.0 21.6-39.9
Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 355 202 60.3 54.2-66.1 153 39.7 33.9-45.8
65+ 261 229 86.7 79.7-91.5 32 13.3 8.5-20.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 109 68.8 59.6-76.8 56 31.2 23.2-40.4
Some Post-H.S. 146 102 70.1 61.1-77.8 44 29.9 22.2-38.9
College Graduate 319 230 71.1 65.1-76.4 89 28.9 23.6-34.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 135 69.6 61.5-76.6 68 30.4 23.4-38.5
$50,000+ 303 220 73.6 67.7-78.8 83 26.4 21.2-32.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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