2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
-Eastern NC 975 732 72.7 68.8-76.3 45 6.3 4.3- 9.2 198 21.0 17.9-24.5
GENDER
Male 439 326 73.6 67.8-78.6 23 5.7 3.3- 9.6 90 20.7 16.2-26.1
Female 536 406 71.8 66.3-76.8 22 6.9 3.9-11.9 108 21.3 17.2-26.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 615 472 74.5 69.5-78.8 33 7.4 4.7-11.5 110 18.1 14.6-22.4
Non-Hispanic Black 246 190 72.9 64.7-79.8 *** *** *** 50 24.0 17.6-31.9
Other 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 38 37.0 27.3-47.8
AGE
45-54 162 84 53.5 44.2-62.5 *** *** *** 74 43.5 34.6-52.7
55-64 384 287 72.8 66.2-78.5 20 8.5 4.7-14.8 77 18.8 14.4-24.1
65-74 394 330 81.3 75.2-86.2 20 6.0 3.6- 9.8 44 12.7 8.5-18.5
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 266 186 67.6 59.8-74.6 *** *** *** 69 27.8 21.2-35.5
Some Post-H.S. 312 241 75.3 69.0-80.8 *** *** *** 54 17.4 13.1-22.8
College Graduate 311 255 81.8 76.3-86.3 *** *** *** 45 14.1 10.2-19.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 373 284 71.9 64.9-77.9 20 8.7 4.9-14.8 69 19.4 14.6-25.4
No 601 447 73.2 68.4-77.5 25 4.8 2.8- 8.1 129 22.0 18.1-26.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 165 129 74.3 64.2-82.3 *** *** *** 26 17.6 11.1-26.8
Non-Veteran 810 603 72.4 68.0-76.3 35 5.9 3.7- 9.2 172 21.7 18.3-25.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 395 276 69.3 63.2-74.8 *** *** *** 105 25.7 20.7-31.3
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 393 335 79.9 72.9-85.4 *** *** *** 38 12.8 8.4-18.9
Unable to Work 127 89 70.6 59.3-79.9 *** *** *** 31 21.9 14.3-32.0
Other not in Labor Force 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 19.1 12.3-28.4
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 105 88 85.9 76.6-91.9 *** *** *** 14 9.6 5.4-16.5
$50,000- 74,999 127 103 77.0 65.9-85.3 *** *** *** 17 15.2 8.7-25.4
$75,000+ 258 207 75.7 67.8-82.2 *** *** *** 40 18.4 13.1-25.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 493 394 76.1 70.6-80.9 23 7.2 4.2-12.1 76 16.7 12.9-21.3
HOUSING
Own 768 603 74.7 70.3-78.7 39 6.4 4.2- 9.7 126 18.9 15.5-22.8
Rent 162 104 62.7 52.4-72.0 *** *** *** 55 31.4 23.3-40.7
Other arrangement 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 92 73 80.9 70.5-88.2 *** *** *** 19 19.1 11.8-29.5
Regional City or Suburban County 244 187 75.6 67.5-82.2 *** *** *** 45 18.5 13.1-25.6
Rural 639 472 70.5 65.5-75.0 33 7.2 4.7-11.0 134 22.3 18.3-26.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 622 472 74.8 70.2-78.9 30 5.7 3.7- 8.8 120 19.4 15.8-23.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 224 170 74.4 65.6-81.6 *** *** *** 48 19.6 13.9-26.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 213 164 75.1 66.9-81.8 *** *** *** 43 20.7 14.8-28.2
2nd Quartile 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 274 213 74.3 66.7-80.6 *** *** *** 49 20.7 15.1-27.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 375 277 73.0 66.6-78.5 19 7.2 4.1-12.3 79 19.8 15.2-25.5

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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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