2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents aged 50-75 who have had a sigmoidoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 10 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 10 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,467 142 5.5 4.4- 6.7 120 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
-Eastern NC 955 68 7.3 5.5- 9.7 42 3.9 2.6- 5.9 845 88.8 85.9-91.1
GENDER
Male 423 36 8.7 5.9-12.8 24 5.5 3.1- 9.4 363 85.8 80.8-89.7
Female 532 32 5.9 4.0- 8.8 18 2.4 1.5- 4.0 482 91.6 88.5-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 599 34 5.4 3.7- 7.9 36 5.3 3.4- 8.3 529 89.3 85.8-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 238 24 12.0 7.5-18.7 *** *** *** 210 86.6 79.9-91.3
Other 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 377 25 7.0 4.3-11.2 *** *** *** 343 89.5 84.1-93.2
65-74 381 31 8.1 5.3-12.0 28 6.1 4.0- 9.1 322 85.9 81.4-89.4
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 21 7.6 4.7-12.1 *** *** *** 224 90.2 85.5-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 308 22 6.5 4.1-10.2 *** *** *** 270 87.7 82.2-91.7
College Graduate 309 18 6.1 3.7- 9.9 18 5.1 3.1- 8.3 273 88.8 84.4-92.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 366 30 8.5 5.4-13.3 *** *** *** 318 86.9 81.2-91.0
No 588 38 6.5 4.5- 9.3 24 3.5 2.1- 5.7 526 90.0 86.8-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 18 9.6 5.7-15.5 *** *** *** 130 86.1 79.4-90.8
Non-Veteran 799 50 6.8 4.9- 9.5 34 3.9 2.4- 6.2 715 89.3 86.1-91.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 387 18 5.4 3.3- 8.8 *** *** *** 359 91.6 87.6-94.4
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 380 31 8.0 5.3-11.8 27 6.0 3.3-10.6 322 86.0 80.8-90.0
Unable to Work 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 82.9 71.1-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 88 86.0 76.4-92.1
$50,000- 74,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 255 *** *** *** 18 6.5 3.7-11.1 223 88.0 82.4-92.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 483 31 6.4 4.3- 9.4 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 424 88.8 85.1-91.6
HOUSING
Own 750 54 7.1 5.2- 9.7 38 4.6 3.0- 6.9 658 88.3 85.1-90.9
Rent 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 236 18 6.7 3.9-11.1 *** *** *** 208 90.6 85.8-93.8
Rural 628 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 26 4.1 2.4- 7.1 556 87.8 83.9-90.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 610 51 9.3 6.7-12.9 19 2.8 1.6- 4.9 540 87.8 84.1-90.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 218 *** *** *** 14 4.2 2.4- 7.4 194 92.6 88.5-95.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 210 *** *** *** 18 6.5 3.9-10.7 184 90.6 85.8-93.9
2nd Quartile 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 264 19 6.9 4.3-11.1 *** *** *** 232 87.8 81.8-92.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 371 35 11.5 7.7-17.0 *** *** *** 328 86.0 80.2-90.3

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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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