2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

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
-Eastern NC 1,353 430 31.2 28.1-34.5 923 68.8 65.5-71.9
GENDER
Male 598 188 31.1 26.6-36.1 410 68.9 63.9-73.4
Female 755 242 31.2 27.1-35.8 513 68.8 64.2-72.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 857 261 29.6 25.8-33.6 596 70.4 66.4-74.2
Non-Hispanic Black 335 131 37.3 30.9-44.3 204 62.7 55.7-69.1
Other 161 38 21.0 14.3-29.9 123 79.0 70.1-85.7
AGE
45-54 293 40 14.4 10.1-20.2 253 85.6 79.8-89.9
55-64 388 111 31.6 25.7-38.3 277 68.4 61.7-74.3
65-74 405 173 43.0 37.0-49.2 232 57.0 50.8-63.0
75+ 235 100 39.1 30.9-48.0 135 60.9 52.0-69.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 114 31.5 25.7-37.9 256 68.5 62.1-74.3
Some Post-H.S. 421 139 29.5 24.7-34.8 282 70.5 65.2-75.3
College Graduate 428 129 28.1 23.5-33.2 299 71.9 66.8-76.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 528 203 39.5 34.1-45.2 325 60.5 54.8-65.9
No 823 227 25.9 22.3-29.9 596 74.1 70.1-77.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 87 34.2 27.3-41.9 154 65.8 58.1-72.7
Non-Veteran 1,110 342 30.5 27.0-34.2 768 69.5 65.8-73.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 515 108 21.3 17.2-26.1 407 78.7 73.9-82.8
Unemployed 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 578 238 41.0 35.7-46.5 340 59.0 53.5-64.3
Unable to Work 162 62 39.0 29.3-49.7 100 61.0 50.3-70.7
Other not in Labor Force 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 55 30.7 22.1-41.0 129 69.3 59.0-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 53 34.9 26.5-44.3 96 65.1 55.7-73.5
$50,000- 74,999 162 48 25.7 19.0-33.7 114 74.3 66.3-81.0
$75,000+ 339 99 29.3 23.6-35.9 240 70.7 64.1-76.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 138 40 27.4 18.4-38.7 98 72.6 61.3-81.6
151% to 200% 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 652 208 31.6 27.3-36.2 444 68.4 63.8-72.7
HOUSING
Own 1,060 335 30.3 26.9-34.0 725 69.7 66.0-73.1
Rent 212 74 41.1 32.6-50.2 138 58.9 49.8-67.4
Other arrangement 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 137 37 24.3 16.9-33.7 100 75.7 66.3-83.1
Regional City or Suburban County 353 126 35.1 28.9-41.8 227 64.9 58.2-71.1
Rural 863 267 30.3 26.5-34.5 596 69.7 65.5-73.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 856 282 32.3 28.4-36.5 574 67.7 63.5-71.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 179 62 35.1 26.9-44.2 117 64.9 55.8-73.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 318 86 26.2 20.1-33.5 232 73.8 66.5-79.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 295 87 28.3 22.6-34.8 208 71.7 65.2-77.4
2nd Quartile 155 37 26.0 17.2-37.2 118 74.0 62.8-82.8
3rd Quartile 395 156 37.9 32.3-43.8 239 62.1 56.2-67.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 508 150 28.8 23.7-34.6 358 71.2 65.4-76.3

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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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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