2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
Medicaid Region 5 624 76 13.9 10.4-18.3 123 19.1 15.7-23.1 425 67.0 62.2-71.5
GENDER
Male 276 39 17.8 12.0-25.6 57 20.5 15.3-26.8 180 61.8 54.1-68.9
Female 348 37 10.0 6.9-14.1 66 17.7 13.6-22.7 245 72.3 66.6-77.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 376 49 14.4 10.1-20.1 70 18.1 13.9-23.3 257 67.4 61.2-73.1
Non-Hispanic Black 153 21 17.6 9.9-29.2 39 24.4 17.2-33.3 93 58.1 47.7-67.8
Other 95 *** *** *** 14 14.6 8.4-24.3 75 81.4 71.5-88.5
AGE
45-64 343 41 14.7 10.0-21.1 49 14.8 10.9-19.9 253 70.5 63.8-76.4
65+ 281 35 12.8 8.3-19.4 74 25.3 19.5-32.0 172 61.9 54.4-68.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 29 15.3 9.5-23.6 43 18.1 12.8-24.9 147 66.6 58.1-74.3
Some Post-H.S. 194 22 14.0 8.3-22.6 42 21.4 15.4-28.9 130 64.6 55.9-72.5
College Graduate 209 25 11.8 7.7-17.5 38 17.5 12.5-23.8 146 70.8 63.5-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 40 18.0 11.8-26.4 61 21.1 15.7-27.7 166 61.0 52.7-68.7
$50,000+ 236 27 11.7 7.8-17.1 46 21.2 15.7-28.1 163 67.1 59.8-73.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 121 *** *** *** 16 10.4 6.1-17.3 96 79.8 68.3-87.8

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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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