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 3,472 414 11.1 9.8-12.5 3,058 88.9 87.5-90.2
Medicaid Region 6 476 57 10.2 7.4-13.8 419 89.8 86.2-92.6
GENDER
Male 213 29 10.0 6.5-15.1 184 90.0 84.9-93.5
Female 263 28 10.3 6.5-15.9 235 89.7 84.1-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 333 40 11.1 7.6-15.9 293 88.9 84.1-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 110 *** *** *** 100 92.2 85.5-96.0
Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 259 24 7.6 4.8-11.8 235 92.4 88.2-95.2
65+ 212 32 13.3 8.5-20.1 180 86.7 79.9-91.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 19 7.8 4.6-12.8 163 92.2 87.2-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 148 17 11.0 6.2-19.0 131 89.0 81.0-93.8
College Graduate 143 21 14.7 9.1-22.8 122 85.3 77.2-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 28 11.3 7.4-17.0 171 88.7 83.0-92.6
$50,000+ 171 17 7.8 4.5-13.2 154 92.2 86.8-95.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 106 12 11.3 5.3-22.5 94 88.7 77.5-94.7

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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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