2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 600 69 10.8 8.1-14.3 531 89.2 85.7-91.9
GENDER
Male 255 33 10.0 6.8-14.6 222 90.0 85.4-93.2
Female 345 36 11.4 7.5-17.0 309 88.6 83.0-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 394 54 13.4 9.6-18.3 340 86.6 81.7-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 139 14 8.1 4.4-14.4 125 91.9 85.6-95.6
Other 67 *** *** *** 66 99.5 96.8-99.9
AGE
45-64 348 25 6.9 4.5-10.3 323 93.1 89.7-95.5
65+ 239 44 18.8 12.8-26.8 195 81.2 73.2-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 21 12.8 7.6-20.8 131 87.2 79.2-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 141 12 9.3 4.7-17.6 129 90.7 82.4-95.3
College Graduate 306 36 10.4 7.1-15.0 270 89.6 85.0-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 17 10.8 6.0-18.9 172 89.2 81.1-94.0
$50,000+ 296 39 9.8 6.9-13.8 257 90.2 86.2-93.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 115 13 13.1 6.7-24.1 102 86.9 75.9-93.3

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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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