2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 5 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,467 104 4.0 3.1- 5.1 158 6.2 5.1- 7.4 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
-Eastern NC 955 51 5.3 3.7- 7.4 59 6.0 4.3- 8.2 845 88.8 85.9-91.1
GENDER
Male 423 29 6.8 4.3-10.7 31 7.4 4.7-11.5 363 85.8 80.8-89.7
Female 532 22 3.8 2.3- 6.1 28 4.6 3.0- 7.0 482 91.6 88.5-93.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 599 27 3.9 2.5- 5.9 43 6.9 4.6-10.0 529 89.3 85.8-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 238 17 8.8 4.9-15.2 *** *** *** 210 86.6 79.9-91.3
Other 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 377 *** *** *** *** *** *** 343 89.5 84.1-93.2
65-74 381 25 5.7 3.6- 8.9 34 8.5 5.8-12.2 322 85.9 81.4-89.4
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 15 5.4 3.0- 9.5 13 4.4 2.5- 7.8 224 90.2 85.5-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 308 18 4.6 2.7- 7.7 20 7.7 4.4-13.1 270 87.7 82.2-91.7
College Graduate 309 *** *** *** 23 7.0 4.5-10.7 273 88.8 84.4-92.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 366 25 7.2 4.3-11.8 23 5.9 3.3-10.5 318 86.9 81.2-91.0
No 588 26 4.0 2.5- 6.3 36 6.0 4.1- 8.7 526 90.0 86.8-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 16 8.1 4.7-13.7 *** *** *** 130 86.1 79.4-90.8
Non-Veteran 799 35 4.7 3.0- 7.1 49 6.0 4.2- 8.6 715 89.3 86.1-91.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 387 *** *** *** 18 5.4 3.2- 8.9 359 91.6 87.6-94.4
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 380 28 6.6 4.3- 9.9 30 7.4 4.4-12.3 322 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 *** *** *** 22 8.6 5.3-13.7 223 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 24 4.6 2.9- 7.3 35 6.6 4.5- 9.6 424 88.8 85.1-91.6
HOUSING
Own 750 42 5.5 3.8- 8.0 50 6.2 4.3- 8.7 658 88.3 85.1-90.9
Rent 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 236 15 5.8 3.3-10.2 *** *** *** 208 90.6 85.8-93.8
Rural 628 33 5.4 3.4- 8.3 39 6.8 4.6-10.1 556 87.8 83.9-90.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 610 39 7.0 4.8-10.3 31 5.1 3.3- 7.7 540 87.8 84.1-90.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 218 *** *** *** 16 5.1 3.0- 8.6 194 92.6 88.5-95.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 210 *** *** *** 19 7.0 4.3-11.2 184 90.6 85.8-93.9
2nd Quartile 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 264 *** *** *** 20 8.0 4.5-13.9 232 87.8 81.8-92.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 371 27 8.7 5.3-13.8 *** *** *** 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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