2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
-Eastern NC 966 109 13.1 10.3-16.4 194 19.2 16.3-22.4 663 67.7 63.8-71.4
GENDER
Male 433 50 14.3 10.2-19.6 90 19.5 15.3-24.6 293 66.2 60.3-71.7
Female 533 59 11.8 8.4-16.4 104 18.9 15.2-23.2 370 69.3 64.0-74.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 604 67 12.7 9.3-17.0 115 17.7 14.5-21.6 422 69.6 64.7-74.0
Non-Hispanic Black 246 33 15.3 10.0-22.8 62 24.3 18.0-31.8 151 60.4 52.2-68.1
Other 116 *** *** *** 17 12.9 7.8-20.5 90 79.7 69.6-87.0
AGE
50-54 160 *** *** *** 19 11.1 6.8-17.8 130 78.5 69.5-85.3
55-64 380 40 13.1 8.6-19.4 63 17.6 13.2-23.1 277 69.3 62.6-75.3
65-75 426 58 14.3 10.5-19.2 112 24.9 20.2-30.2 256 60.8 54.8-66.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 *** *** *** 16 15.7 8.5-27.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 32 13.3 8.8-19.6 55 22.9 16.9-30.3 176 63.8 56.0-70.9
Some Post-H.S. 307 33 11.0 7.3-16.3 61 17.3 13.2-22.5 213 71.6 65.4-77.1
College Graduate 308 29 9.6 6.3-14.4 62 19.6 15.2-25.0 217 70.8 64.6-76.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 371 55 18.8 13.4-25.8 80 20.9 16.1-26.6 236 60.3 53.3-66.9
No 594 54 9.4 6.9-12.6 114 18.1 14.7-22.2 426 72.5 67.9-76.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 21 13.8 8.5-21.9 33 20.4 13.6-29.4 105 65.8 56.1-74.3
Non-Veteran 807 88 12.9 9.8-16.8 161 18.9 15.9-22.5 558 68.2 63.8-72.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 386 26 7.3 4.6-11.5 61 16.9 12.7-22.2 299 75.7 69.9-80.7
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 390 53 16.2 11.6-22.1 100 23.2 18.5-28.6 237 60.7 54.2-66.8
Unable to Work 131 *** *** *** 24 19.2 12.0-29.3 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 127 *** *** *** 26 16.5 9.9-26.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 103 13 12.9 7.1-22.4 24 24.1 16.0-34.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** 30 19.8 13.3-28.4 88 74.4 65.0-81.9
$75,000+ 252 27 11.7 7.5-17.8 49 21.0 15.2-28.2 176 67.3 59.5-74.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 *** *** *** 17 16.1 9.1-26.9 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** 22 22.9 14.2-34.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 482 52 12.1 8.8-16.4 101 21.0 16.8-25.9 329 67.0 61.5-72.0
HOUSING
Own 761 84 12.7 9.7-16.5 153 18.3 15.3-21.8 524 68.9 64.6-73.0
Rent 159 19 16.3 9.1-27.5 35 27.3 18.5-38.2 *** *** ***
Other arrangement 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 240 25 11.3 6.6-18.5 60 23.6 17.7-30.8 155 65.1 57.0-72.4
Rural 637 76 14.3 10.8-18.7 120 17.6 14.3-21.5 441 68.1 63.2-72.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 617 74 13.7 10.3-17.9 128 20.8 17.0-25.1 415 65.6 60.6-70.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 129 15 17.1 9.4-29.2 28 17.1 11.4-24.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 220 *** *** *** 38 16.5 11.2-23.5 162 74.1 65.6-81.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 208 20 10.2 6.2-16.4 40 18.3 13.0-25.0 148 71.5 63.8-78.2
2nd Quartile 111 *** *** *** 19 16.1 9.3-26.4 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 269 32 14.1 9.4-20.7 72 24.1 18.6-30.5 165 61.9 54.5-68.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 378 49 15.7 11.0-22.0 63 16.9 12.5-22.4 266 67.4 60.6-73.6

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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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