2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 839 105 13.1 10.3-16.6 734 86.9 83.4-89.7
GENDER
Male 352 58 17.5 12.6-23.8 294 82.5 76.2-87.4
Female 487 47 9.1 6.5-12.6 440 90.9 87.4-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 516 70 13.2 9.8-17.4 446 86.8 82.6-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 194 26 16.6 10.1-26.0 168 83.4 74.0-89.9
Other 129 *** *** *** 120 94.6 88.9-97.5
AGE
45-64 420 25 8.5 5.0-14.0 395 91.5 86.0-95.0
65+ 388 75 18.9 14.6-24.0 313 81.1 76.0-85.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 291 31 12.4 7.9-18.8 260 87.6 81.2-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 258 34 13.8 9.1-20.5 224 86.2 79.5-90.9
College Graduate 284 40 13.4 9.2-19.0 244 86.6 81.0-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 357 43 15.5 10.4-22.4 314 84.5 77.6-89.6
$50,000+ 306 43 12.6 9.0-17.4 263 87.4 82.6-91.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 176 19 9.4 5.4-15.9 157 90.6 84.1-94.6

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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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