2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Another test uses a special kit to obtain a small amount of stool at home to determine whether the stool contains blood and returns the kit to the doctor or the lab.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,607 1,126 30.7 28.9-32.7 2,481 69.3 67.3-71.1
Medicaid Region 5 870 278 30.4 26.7-34.4 592 69.6 65.6-73.3
GENDER
Male 374 128 34.6 28.6-41.2 246 65.4 58.8-71.4
Female 496 150 26.3 22.2-30.9 346 73.7 69.1-77.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 532 167 29.8 25.3-34.9 365 70.2 65.1-74.7
Non-Hispanic Black 206 80 36.6 28.4-45.7 126 63.4 54.3-71.6
Other 132 31 20.4 13.4-29.9 101 79.6 70.1-86.6
AGE
45-64 428 103 25.2 20.2-30.9 325 74.8 69.1-79.8
65+ 411 170 38.8 32.8-45.1 241 61.2 54.9-67.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 305 95 29.6 23.3-36.7 210 70.4 63.3-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 267 88 32.3 25.9-39.5 179 67.7 60.5-74.1
College Graduate 292 93 28.7 23.2-34.9 199 71.3 65.1-76.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 370 134 35.3 29.0-42.2 236 64.7 57.8-71.0
$50,000+ 318 99 30.6 25.0-36.8 219 69.4 63.2-75.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 182 45 20.2 13.9-28.6 137 79.8 71.4-86.1

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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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