2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents aged 50-75 who have had a sigmoidoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 10 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 10 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,467 142 5.5 4.4- 6.7 120 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
Medicaid Region 5 609 39 7.5 5.0-11.0 32 6.2 3.9- 9.7 538 86.3 81.9-89.8
GENDER
Male 266 25 11.6 7.1-18.3 19 8.9 4.8-15.7 222 79.6 71.6-85.7
Female 343 14 3.5 1.9- 6.3 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 316 92.9 89.4-95.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 366 18 5.2 3.0- 8.7 27 8.0 4.8-13.0 321 86.8 81.4-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 147 14 15.9 8.3-28.3 *** *** *** 129 80.7 68.7-88.9
Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 88 93.6 86.6-97.1
AGE
45-64 340 16 6.6 3.5-11.9 *** *** *** 318 89.9 83.2-94.1
65+ 269 23 8.8 5.4-14.1 26 10.3 6.7-15.3 220 80.9 74.5-86.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 15 10.2 5.3-18.8 *** *** *** 185 86.3 77.9-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 192 13 7.0 3.9-12.5 13 9.0 4.3-17.9 166 83.9 75.3-89.9
College Graduate 207 11 4.3 2.2- 8.3 12 5.9 3.2-10.3 184 89.8 84.6-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 22 11.2 6.4-18.8 *** *** *** 227 83.8 74.7-90.0
$50,000+ 235 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 19 8.6 5.4-13.6 204 85.9 80.0-90.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 107 92.7 86.3-96.2

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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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