2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Colonoscopy)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,523 557 16.0 14.5-17.7 389 10.2 9.0-11.4 1,363 36.7 34.8-38.7 224 6.2 5.3- 7.2 990 30.9 29.0-32.9
-Eastern NC 1,315 242 19.0 16.2-22.0 152 11.3 9.3-13.5 522 36.4 33.2-39.7 76 7.3 5.4- 9.7 323 26.2 23.2-29.4
GENDER
Male 586 123 21.6 17.5-26.4 71 12.1 9.1-15.8 211 33.6 29.1-38.3 34 6.4 4.1- 9.8 147 26.4 22.0-31.2
Female 729 119 16.4 13.0-20.5 81 10.5 8.2-13.4 311 39.0 34.7-43.6 42 8.1 5.4-12.1 176 26.0 22.0-30.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 838 158 19.6 16.1-23.5 93 10.9 8.6-13.7 352 38.8 34.9-42.9 58 8.9 6.4-12.4 177 21.8 18.5-25.5
Non-Hispanic Black 323 61 18.3 13.5-24.3 42 12.9 9.0-18.0 124 33.2 27.1-39.9 *** *** *** 87 32.5 26.1-39.7
Other 154 23 15.5 9.7-23.9 17 8.0 4.7-13.3 46 24.5 17.9-32.4 *** *** *** 59 44.4 35.3-53.9
AGE
45-54 295 34 12.5 8.5-18.0 20 8.2 5.0-13.3 57 16.9 12.5-22.3 *** *** *** 173 57.1 50.2-63.7
55-64 384 81 23.8 18.4-30.2 43 9.5 6.8-13.2 163 39.5 33.6-45.7 20 8.5 4.7-14.8 77 18.8 14.4-24.1
65-74 394 91 21.9 17.0-27.7 56 15.1 11.0-20.4 183 44.3 38.2-50.6 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8 44 12.7 8.5-18.5
75+ 225 35 15.3 9.3-24.3 27 11.9 7.6-18.1 113 49.4 40.4-58.4 *** *** *** 28 14.6 8.7-23.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 28.4 19.6-39.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 364 60 18.4 13.6-24.4 36 10.3 7.2-14.6 140 33.3 27.6-39.5 18 5.2 3.0- 8.8 110 32.8 26.8-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 410 80 19.0 14.9-23.8 50 11.2 8.1-15.3 168 39.2 33.8-44.9 27 8.5 5.2-13.6 85 22.1 17.7-27.3
College Graduate 415 82 18.3 14.4-22.9 53 12.5 9.3-16.6 174 41.2 35.8-46.9 22 6.7 4.0-11.1 84 21.2 16.8-26.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 514 100 20.4 15.9-25.8 64 13.0 9.7-17.3 214 37.0 31.9-42.5 36 9.9 6.6-14.7 100 19.6 15.6-24.5
No 800 142 18.1 14.8-21.9 88 10.1 8.0-12.8 307 35.9 31.9-40.0 40 5.6 3.6- 8.7 223 30.3 26.4-34.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 52 22.2 15.9-30.0 24 8.2 5.1-13.0 100 39.3 32.0-47.0 18 10.7 6.0-18.4 44 19.6 14.0-26.8
Non-Veteran 1,077 190 18.2 15.2-21.6 128 12.0 9.8-14.6 422 35.7 32.2-39.4 58 6.5 4.5- 9.2 279 27.6 24.3-31.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 511 75 16.2 12.5-20.7 50 9.2 6.7-12.6 187 33.4 28.7-38.4 *** *** *** 181 35.9 31.0-41.2
Unemployed 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 560 118 20.6 16.3-25.7 80 14.3 11.0-18.4 260 42.8 37.5-48.2 41 9.1 5.9-13.7 61 13.2 9.5-18.2
Unable to Work 154 *** *** *** 19 13.0 7.6-21.6 53 31.2 23.0-40.7 *** *** *** 39 22.9 15.8-31.9
Other not in Labor Force 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 32 25.2 16.6-36.3 25 13.4 8.2-21.0 64 29.7 22.2-38.5 *** *** *** 52 24.6 17.8-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 116 23 18.2 10.5-29.6 *** *** *** 37 26.5 18.0-37.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 147 27 17.2 11.4-25.2 20 18.9 11.8-28.9 65 42.0 32.9-51.6 *** *** *** 29 15.4 10.3-22.5
$50,000- 74,999 161 33 22.4 15.1-31.9 18 9.8 5.9-15.7 65 38.1 29.6-47.3 *** *** *** 35 22.8 15.6-31.9
$75,000+ 337 56 14.7 10.8-19.7 39 10.3 7.1-14.7 152 42.2 35.9-48.9 *** *** *** 72 25.8 20.4-32.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 28.1 19.6-38.5
101% to 150% 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** 47 28.4 20.2-38.3 *** *** *** 42 32.1 23.0-42.7
151% to 200% 116 22 18.1 11.4-27.4 17 18.6 10.9-29.8 40 31.0 21.9-41.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 647 119 17.7 14.3-21.7 76 10.9 8.4-14.0 281 40.7 36.1-45.5 36 7.4 4.7-11.4 135 23.3 19.4-27.7
HOUSING
Own 1,035 197 20.0 16.8-23.5 121 11.0 8.9-13.5 436 37.4 33.9-41.1 63 7.2 5.2-10.0 218 24.4 21.1-28.0
Rent 208 38 14.6 10.0-20.8 18 11.9 6.8-20.1 68 31.4 24.0-39.8 *** *** *** 76 35.2 27.6-43.6
Other arrangement 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 128 31 25.4 17.7-35.0 19 14.1 8.8-21.9 41 31.8 23.3-41.7 *** *** *** 32 24.5 17.1-33.8
Regional City or Suburban County 343 68 21.9 16.3-28.7 48 12.7 9.0-17.5 124 34.0 28.1-40.4 *** *** *** 84 25.9 20.4-32.1
Rural 844 143 16.8 13.6-20.5 85 10.3 8.0-13.1 357 38.1 34.1-42.2 52 8.4 5.9-11.7 207 26.5 22.7-30.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 834 150 18.0 14.9-21.7 99 11.7 9.2-14.8 339 38.5 34.5-42.7 48 6.3 4.3- 9.0 198 25.5 21.8-29.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 176 28 14.1 9.4-20.6 20 11.9 7.4-18.7 64 28.6 21.7-36.7 *** *** *** 50 34.1 25.7-43.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 305 64 24.0 17.5-32.0 33 9.8 6.5-14.3 119 35.8 29.4-42.8 *** *** *** 75 23.1 17.7-29.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 287 56 20.8 15.3-27.6 31 10.4 7.1-14.8 119 39.0 32.6-45.8 *** *** *** 68 24.1 18.7-30.5
2nd Quartile 150 28 21.8 13.2-33.8 *** *** *** 52 32.2 23.7-42.0 *** *** *** 42 27.8 19.7-37.7
3rd Quartile 385 75 18.5 14.4-23.5 57 14.1 10.4-18.7 142 34.0 28.5-39.9 20 6.2 3.4-10.9 91 27.3 22.0-33.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 493 83 17.0 12.8-22.2 49 10.4 7.3-14.6 209 39.0 33.6-44.6 30 8.1 5.1-12.7 122 25.6 20.7-31.1

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a Colonoscopy
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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