2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

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 6 351 36 12.0 8.3-17.1 73 19.4 15.1-24.7 242 68.5 62.4-74.1
GENDER
Male 159 14 11.3 6.3-19.2 35 21.3 14.6-30.0 110 67.4 57.9-75.7
Female 192 22 12.8 7.9-20.2 38 17.6 12.6-24.0 132 69.6 61.6-76.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 239 21 9.6 5.9-15.1 49 18.9 14.1-24.8 169 71.5 64.6-77.6
Non-Hispanic Black 84 12 16.8 9.0-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 206 15 9.1 5.0-16.0 29 14.1 9.4-20.7 162 76.8 68.9-83.1
65+ 145 21 17.0 10.6-25.9 44 28.4 20.5-37.9 80 54.6 44.5-64.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 18 16.8 10.1-26.7 29 23.1 15.5-32.9 84 60.1 49.5-69.9
Some Post-H.S. 111 12 9.6 5.2-17.2 20 14.2 8.9-22.0 79 76.1 67.0-83.4
College Graduate 108 *** *** *** 24 21.2 14.2-30.4 78 72.8 63.0-80.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 19 16.0 9.7-25.3 29 17.8 11.8-25.9 102 66.2 56.3-74.8
$50,000+ 133 *** *** *** 30 21.5 14.2-31.0 95 71.0 60.9-79.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 68 *** *** *** 14 19.5 11.3-31.7 *** *** ***

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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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