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 3,472 414 11.1 9.8-12.5 3,058 88.9 87.5-90.2
-Eastern NC 1,303 157 11.5 9.4-14.1 1,146 88.5 85.9-90.6
GENDER
Male 565 80 12.7 9.6-16.7 485 87.3 83.3-90.4
Female 738 77 10.5 7.7-14.1 661 89.5 85.9-92.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 830 104 12.0 9.3-15.3 726 88.0 84.7-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 316 38 11.5 7.8-16.7 278 88.5 83.3-92.2
Other 157 15 7.3 4.2-12.3 142 92.7 87.7-95.8
AGE
45-54 294 16 4.9 2.7- 8.4 278 95.1 91.6-97.3
55-64 377 34 10.5 6.8-15.9 343 89.5 84.1-93.2
65-74 381 59 14.1 10.6-18.6 322 85.9 81.4-89.4
75+ 218 42 19.1 12.1-28.8 176 80.9 71.2-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 352 38 9.3 6.5-13.2 314 90.7 86.8-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 406 50 11.9 8.4-16.5 356 88.1 83.5-91.6
College Graduate 416 55 12.6 9.3-17.0 361 87.4 83.0-90.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 505 70 13.2 9.7-17.7 435 86.8 82.3-90.3
No 796 87 10.5 7.9-13.8 709 89.5 86.2-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 41 15.8 10.8-22.4 182 84.2 77.6-89.2
Non-Veteran 1,078 116 10.7 8.3-13.5 962 89.3 86.5-91.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 508 33 6.9 4.7-10.0 475 93.1 90.0-95.3
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 546 92 16.0 12.0-21.1 454 84.0 78.9-88.0
Unable to Work 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 143 20 12.9 7.9-20.5 123 87.1 79.5-92.1
$50,000- 74,999 155 15 7.3 4.2-12.2 140 92.7 87.8-95.8
$75,000+ 332 42 10.2 7.0-14.6 290 89.8 85.4-93.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 630 79 10.0 7.7-12.9 551 90.0 87.1-92.3
HOUSING
Own 1,021 130 11.9 9.5-14.9 891 88.1 85.1-90.5
Rent 206 20 8.8 4.8-15.3 186 91.2 84.7-95.2
Other arrangement 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 136 17 11.2 6.3-19.2 119 88.8 80.8-93.7
Regional City or Suburban County 336 42 11.0 7.2-16.6 294 89.0 83.4-92.8
Rural 831 98 11.8 9.1-15.1 733 88.2 84.9-90.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 818 93 11.1 8.7-14.2 725 88.9 85.8-91.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 174 24 14.4 8.4-23.8 150 85.6 76.2-91.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 311 40 10.9 6.8-16.9 271 89.1 83.1-93.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 293 44 11.8 8.4-16.4 249 88.2 83.6-91.6
2nd Quartile 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 374 46 11.6 8.0-16.5 328 88.4 83.5-92.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 486 55 12.6 9.0-17.3 431 87.4 82.7-91.0

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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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