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 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
-Eastern NC 1,343 118 7.9 6.3- 9.9 1,225 92.1 90.1-93.7
GENDER
Male 592 43 7.8 5.3-11.2 549 92.2 88.8-94.7
Female 751 75 8.0 6.1-10.4 676 92.0 89.6-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 852 63 6.6 4.8- 8.8 789 93.4 91.2-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 330 47 12.2 8.4-17.3 283 87.8 82.7-91.6
Other 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 295 17 5.7 3.5- 9.3 278 94.3 90.7-96.5
55-64 385 27 7.7 4.6-12.6 358 92.3 87.4-95.4
65-74 395 45 9.8 7.0-13.5 350 90.2 86.5-93.0
75+ 237 29 9.6 5.9-15.3 208 90.4 84.7-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 365 37 10.3 6.9-15.3 328 89.7 84.7-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 417 32 6.3 4.3- 9.3 385 93.7 90.7-95.7
College Graduate 427 34 6.8 4.5-10.1 393 93.2 89.9-95.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 521 66 12.2 9.0-16.2 455 87.8 83.8-91.0
No 820 52 5.2 3.7- 7.4 768 94.8 92.6-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 21 10.0 6.0-16.5 222 90.0 83.5-94.0
Non-Veteran 1,099 97 7.4 5.8- 9.5 1,002 92.6 90.5-94.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 516 25 4.9 3.0- 7.9 491 95.1 92.1-97.0
Unemployed 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 569 62 8.7 6.4-11.8 507 91.3 88.2-93.6
Unable to Work 159 25 16.0 9.7-25.3 134 84.0 74.7-90.3
Other not in Labor Force 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 19 16.3 9.5-26.7 90 83.7 73.3-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 186 24 11.8 6.7-20.0 162 88.2 80.0-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 162 16 9.4 5.4-15.8 146 90.6 84.2-94.6
$75,000+ 339 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2 322 96.5 93.8-98.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 652 43 6.0 4.1- 8.7 609 94.0 91.3-95.9
HOUSING
Own 1,055 85 7.2 5.5- 9.4 970 92.8 90.6-94.5
Rent 211 27 13.6 8.6-20.9 184 86.4 79.1-91.4
Other arrangement 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 350 38 9.8 6.7-14.3 312 90.2 85.7-93.3
Rural 853 72 7.4 5.4- 9.9 781 92.6 90.1-94.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 846 89 9.4 7.2-12.1 757 90.6 87.9-92.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 321 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 300 16 4.5 2.6- 7.9 284 95.5 92.1-97.4
2nd Quartile 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 392 37 8.5 5.9-12.0 355 91.5 88.0-94.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 498 55 10.3 7.2-14.5 443 89.7 85.5-92.8

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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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