2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 879 657 74.7 71.0-78.0 222 25.3 22.0-29.0
GENDER
Male 376 283 76.1 70.5-80.9 93 23.9 19.1-29.5
Female 503 374 73.3 68.3-77.8 129 26.7 22.2-31.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 543 421 77.7 73.2-81.6 122 22.3 18.4-26.8
Non-Hispanic Black 206 156 72.6 64.3-79.6 50 27.4 20.4-35.7
Other 130 80 58.3 48.0-68.0 50 41.7 32.0-52.0
AGE
45-64 430 270 63.8 58.2-69.1 160 36.2 30.9-41.8
65+ 416 370 90.4 86.5-93.3 46 9.6 6.7-13.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 310 212 70.6 64.2-76.3 98 29.4 23.7-35.8
Some Post-H.S. 267 210 78.1 71.8-83.4 57 21.9 16.6-28.2
College Graduate 296 233 76.5 69.7-82.2 63 23.5 17.8-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 373 265 72.7 66.8-78.0 108 27.3 22.0-33.2
$50,000+ 320 253 76.5 70.3-81.8 67 23.5 18.2-29.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 186 139 74.9 66.9-81.5 47 25.1 18.5-33.1

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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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