2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

A colonoscopy checks the entire colon.
You are usually given medication through a needle in your arm to make you sleepy and told to have someone else drive you home after the test.
Have you ever had a colonoscopy?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,630 2,600 68.8 66.8-70.7 1,030 31.2 29.3-33.2
Medicaid Region 6 499 377 71.2 65.9-76.0 122 28.8 24.0-34.1
GENDER
Male 227 168 70.5 62.7-77.3 59 29.5 22.7-37.3
Female 272 209 71.8 64.5-78.2 63 28.2 21.8-35.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 347 272 74.9 68.7-80.2 75 25.1 19.8-31.3
Non-Hispanic Black 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 264 167 61.9 55.1-68.4 97 38.1 31.6-44.9
65+ 230 206 83.0 74.0-89.4 24 17.0 10.6-26.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 130 62.3 53.6-70.4 64 37.7 29.6-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 154 121 76.4 67.9-83.2 33 23.6 16.8-32.1
College Graduate 148 123 82.0 74.2-87.8 25 18.0 12.2-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 154 72.4 64.2-79.4 54 27.6 20.6-35.8
$50,000+ 174 131 69.5 60.7-77.1 43 30.5 22.9-39.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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