2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
Medicaid Region 5 625 463 72.9 68.3-77.1 31 6.8 4.3-10.7 131 20.2 16.8-24.2
GENDER
Male 279 208 75.8 69.1-81.5 17 7.3 3.8-13.8 54 16.9 12.6-22.2
Female 346 255 69.9 63.3-75.8 14 6.3 3.3-11.7 77 23.7 18.6-29.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 377 286 74.6 68.5-79.9 20 7.7 4.3-13.3 71 17.8 13.7-22.8
Non-Hispanic Black 154 120 76.4 67.1-83.7 *** *** *** 27 19.0 12.5-27.9
Other 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 345 228 64.1 57.5-70.1 18 8.0 4.3-14.3 99 28.0 22.7-33.9
65+ 280 235 85.7 80.3-89.7 13 5.2 2.8- 9.3 32 9.2 6.1-13.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 145 70.6 62.9-77.2 11 4.8 2.6- 9.0 62 24.6 18.6-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 195 145 70.4 61.4-78.0 13 11.2 5.7-20.8 37 18.4 13.0-25.5
College Graduate 209 171 80.3 72.8-86.1 *** *** *** 31 16.4 11.0-23.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 184 68.8 60.8-75.9 *** *** *** 71 25.3 19.4-32.2
$50,000+ 240 193 77.4 69.9-83.4 14 8.1 4.3-14.7 33 14.6 10.0-20.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 120 86 72.5 62.3-80.8 *** *** *** 27 21.3 14.0-31.0

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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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