2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,607 1,126 30.7 28.9-32.7 2,481 69.3 67.3-71.1
Medicaid Region 6 496 157 31.0 26.3-36.0 339 69.0 64.0-73.7
GENDER
Male 225 63 29.0 22.4-36.7 162 71.0 63.3-77.6
Female 271 94 32.9 26.6-39.8 177 67.1 60.2-73.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 343 104 28.0 23.0-33.7 239 72.0 66.3-77.0
Non-Hispanic Black 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 261 50 20.3 15.0-26.8 211 79.7 73.2-85.0
65+ 230 106 44.5 36.7-52.6 124 55.5 47.4-63.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 63 35.0 27.3-43.7 128 65.0 56.3-72.7
Some Post-H.S. 155 52 27.4 20.6-35.5 103 72.6 64.5-79.4
College Graduate 147 41 26.9 19.9-35.3 106 73.1 64.7-80.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 64 32.4 25.2-40.6 144 67.6 59.4-74.8
$50,000+ 172 47 26.5 19.4-35.0 125 73.5 65.0-80.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 46 34.5 25.2-45.2 70 65.5 54.8-74.8

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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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