2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Blood Stool Test)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,431 313 10.2 8.9-11.7 127 3.5 2.8- 4.4 229 6.2 5.3- 7.3 366 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,396 70.2 68.2-72.1
-Eastern NC 1,288 127 10.7 8.6-13.4 46 3.0 2.0- 4.3 98 7.5 5.8- 9.5 120 8.5 6.8-10.4 897 70.4 67.0-73.5
GENDER
Male 576 56 11.4 8.3-15.6 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 48 7.8 5.5-11.0 48 7.0 5.0- 9.8 403 70.1 65.1-74.6
Female 712 71 10.1 7.4-13.6 25 2.3 1.4- 3.6 50 7.2 5.1-10.1 72 9.9 7.5-12.9 494 70.6 66.1-74.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 813 82 10.9 8.2-14.3 25 2.9 1.8- 4.8 58 6.0 4.4- 8.0 72 8.2 6.3-10.7 576 72.0 68.0-75.7
Non-Hispanic Black 322 35 11.5 7.5-17.2 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 30 11.4 7.3-17.1 38 9.6 6.4-14.1 201 64.1 57.0-70.7
Other 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 120 81.1 72.2-87.6
AGE
45-54 291 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 253 86.0 80.3-90.3
55-64 380 40 13.1 8.6-19.4 *** *** *** 23 6.9 4.1-11.3 24 6.4 4.1- 9.9 277 69.3 62.6-75.3
65-74 391 55 15.3 11.2-20.6 16 2.9 1.6- 5.0 42 10.8 7.6-15.3 46 11.6 8.3-16.0 232 59.4 53.1-65.4
75+ 226 19 6.0 3.5-10.3 *** *** *** 26 12.1 7.5-19.0 38 14.0 9.4-20.4 135 65.1 56.8-72.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 357 35 10.4 6.9-15.2 *** *** *** 30 9.5 6.1-14.6 32 8.2 5.4-12.3 250 68.9 62.3-74.7
Some Post-H.S. 401 40 9.8 6.8-14.0 *** *** *** 34 6.9 4.6-10.2 39 8.6 6.0-12.2 276 72.8 67.4-77.5
College Graduate 404 34 8.1 5.5-11.9 16 3.7 2.1- 6.5 24 5.2 3.4- 8.0 43 10.6 7.6-14.6 287 72.3 67.0-77.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 506 62 15.1 10.8-20.7 28 4.2 2.7- 6.4 43 8.9 6.1-12.8 53 9.9 7.1-13.6 320 61.9 56.1-67.5
No 781 65 7.9 6.0-10.5 *** *** *** 55 6.6 4.8- 9.0 67 7.6 5.7-10.0 576 75.7 71.9-79.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 25 10.9 6.9-16.9 *** *** *** 19 7.9 4.6-13.3 24 8.8 5.7-13.4 151 66.7 58.9-73.8
Non-Veteran 1,058 102 10.7 8.3-13.7 35 2.4 1.6- 3.5 79 7.4 5.6- 9.7 96 8.4 6.6-10.6 746 71.2 67.5-74.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 491 29 6.2 4.0- 9.5 *** *** *** 20 4.7 2.7- 8.0 36 6.9 4.7-10.0 395 79.6 74.7-83.7
Unemployed 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 551 65 12.7 9.3-17.1 22 3.0 1.8- 4.8 62 11.8 8.7-15.8 68 10.9 8.2-14.3 334 61.7 56.2-66.8
Unable to Work 157 24 18.1 10.2-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 18 14.8 8.2-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 128 69.5 59.2-78.2
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 145 16 9.7 5.6-16.5 *** *** *** 15 12.1 6.7-21.0 14 9.3 5.2-16.3 95 66.0 56.4-74.5
$50,000- 74,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 7.2 4.0-12.7 16 9.2 5.5-15.1 114 75.3 67.2-81.9
$75,000+ 329 30 9.2 5.9-13.9 *** *** *** 21 7.7 4.4-13.3 36 10.4 7.1-15.0 236 71.1 64.4-76.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 96 72.6 61.1-81.7
151% to 200% 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.0 5.5-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 635 60 9.8 7.2-13.1 *** *** *** 50 8.4 5.9-11.9 68 9.7 7.4-12.6 440 69.3 64.6-73.7
HOUSING
Own 1,017 99 10.6 8.2-13.5 33 2.7 1.8- 4.2 82 7.6 5.8- 9.9 96 8.2 6.5-10.3 707 71.0 67.3-74.4
Rent 200 22 13.7 7.7-23.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 135 61.8 52.1-70.6
Other arrangement 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 90 75.3 65.2-83.3
Regional City or Suburban County 334 31 9.5 5.9-15.0 *** *** *** 21 5.2 3.2- 8.3 44 12.7 9.1-17.4 223 68.7 62.1-74.6
Rural 832 86 11.6 8.8-15.0 27 2.6 1.7- 4.0 67 8.2 6.1-11.0 68 7.1 5.3- 9.5 584 70.5 66.3-74.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 820 85 11.1 8.5-14.4 32 3.0 2.0- 4.5 55 6.7 4.8- 9.4 86 10.0 7.7-12.8 562 69.1 64.9-73.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 175 18 13.6 7.8-22.6 *** *** *** 19 11.1 6.6-18.1 *** *** *** 116 65.5 56.3-73.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 293 24 7.9 4.4-14.0 *** *** *** 24 7.2 4.4-11.4 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9 219 76.5 69.5-82.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 276 23 8.9 5.6-13.9 *** *** *** 29 11.2 7.2-16.8 19 5.8 3.5- 9.5 197 71.7 64.9-77.6
2nd Quartile 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 114 78.8 68.1-86.6
3rd Quartile 375 41 11.7 8.1-16.7 18 3.2 1.9- 5.3 31 8.0 5.2-12.1 50 12.9 9.4-17.5 235 64.2 58.1-69.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 492 53 12.2 8.5-17.2 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 31 6.4 3.9-10.2 39 6.5 4.3- 9.7 351 71.8 66.0-77.0

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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