2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Respondents aged 50-75 who have fully met the USPSTF recommendations.*
(CDC calculated variable.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had at least one of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Did not have any of the recommended CRC tests within the recommended time interval Have never had any of the recommended CRC tests
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 1,942 75.6 73.4-77.7 148 6.1 5.0- 7.5 422 18.2 16.4-20.2
-Eastern NC 969 781 79.6 75.9-82.8 47 5.1 3.5- 7.5 141 15.3 12.5-18.6
GENDER
Male 433 352 82.1 77.0-86.3 20 3.5 2.2- 5.7 61 14.4 10.5-19.3
Female 536 429 77.0 71.7-81.6 27 6.7 3.9-11.2 80 16.3 12.6-20.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 613 502 80.7 76.1-84.6 31 6.1 3.8- 9.6 80 13.2 10.1-17.1
Non-Hispanic Black 245 204 80.9 73.3-86.7 *** *** *** 34 17.1 11.5-24.7
Other 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 29.9 20.8-40.9
AGE
45-54 161 92 62.1 53.1-70.3 *** *** *** 60 33.0 25.2-41.8
55-64 380 305 79.2 73.1-84.2 *** *** *** 55 14.5 10.5-19.6
65-74 393 353 88.5 82.7-92.5 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 *** *** ***
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 262 204 77.2 69.7-83.2 *** *** *** 46 19.4 13.7-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 308 254 81.8 76.2-86.4 *** *** *** 39 13.1 9.3-18.2
College Graduate 314 269 85.4 80.2-89.4 *** *** *** 33 10.2 7.0-14.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 371 309 82.1 76.1-86.8 18 5.5 3.1- 9.5 44 12.4 8.4-18.0
No 597 471 77.9 73.2-82.0 29 4.9 2.9- 8.2 97 17.2 13.7-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 137 80.8 71.0-87.8 *** *** *** 19 13.5 7.7-22.5
Non-Veteran 805 644 79.3 75.3-82.8 39 5.0 3.2- 7.6 122 15.7 12.7-19.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 391 288 73.8 67.9-79.0 *** *** *** 84 20.0 15.7-25.3
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 394 356 87.5 81.2-91.9 *** *** *** 22 8.4 4.7-14.6
Unable to Work 126 101 80.7 70.6-87.9 *** *** *** 20 16.1 9.5-26.1
Other not in Labor Force 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 123 99 85.0 76.6-90.8 *** *** *** 17 11.1 6.2-19.1
$25,000- 34,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 106 79.2 68.1-87.2 *** *** *** 15 13.9 7.6-24.1
$75,000+ 259 220 82.0 74.5-87.6 *** *** *** 28 12.0 8.0-17.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 94 63 74.0 62.5-82.9 *** *** *** 21 16.2 9.6-26.1
101% to 150% 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 495 418 82.3 77.2-86.4 22 5.8 3.2-10.2 55 12.0 8.8-16.1
HOUSING
Own 768 642 81.0 76.9-84.5 39 5.5 3.6- 8.3 87 13.6 10.6-17.2
Rent 157 110 73.4 64.4-80.8 *** *** *** 41 23.6 16.7-32.4
Other arrangement 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 91 77 86.5 77.1-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 243 197 80.1 72.1-86.3 *** *** *** 37 15.2 10.1-22.1
Rural 635 507 78.5 74.0-82.4 35 5.6 3.7- 8.3 93 15.9 12.5-20.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 621 502 80.8 76.7-84.4 30 4.4 2.9- 6.4 89 14.8 11.6-18.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 127 98 73.8 62.0-82.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 221 181 79.7 70.7-86.4 *** *** *** 29 12.5 7.8-19.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 211 174 81.5 73.7-87.3 *** *** *** 29 14.4 9.5-21.1
2nd Quartile 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 18.4 10.7-29.8
3rd Quartile 273 226 81.4 74.7-86.7 *** *** *** 38 15.7 10.7-22.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 374 298 80.3 74.8-84.9 22 5.5 3.5- 8.8 54 14.1 10.2-19.3

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*The definition includes (list of recommended CRC tests): 1) had a blood stool test within the past year, or 2) had a sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years, or 3) had a colonoscopy within the past 10 years, or 4) had a stool DNA test within the past three years, or 5) had a virtual colonoscopy within the past five years.

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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