2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 671 86 10.1 7.8-13.1 585 89.9 86.9-92.2
GENDER
Male 273 28 9.1 5.9-13.9 245 90.9 86.1-94.1
Female 398 58 11.1 7.9-15.3 340 88.9 84.7-92.1
AGE
45-54 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 199 35 17.1 11.7-24.3 164 82.9 75.7-88.3
75+ 104 25 16.9 9.9-27.4 79 83.1 72.6-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 17 18.4 10.3-30.7 61 81.6 69.3-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 28 11.0 7.0-16.9 162 89.0 83.1-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 200 21 8.3 5.0-13.6 179 91.7 86.4-95.0
College Graduate 202 20 6.0 3.4-10.4 182 94.0 89.6-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 243 44 15.4 10.8-21.5 199 84.6 78.5-89.2
No 427 42 7.5 5.0-11.0 385 92.5 89.0-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 557 75 10.7 8.0-14.1 482 89.3 85.9-92.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 221 21 8.3 4.9-13.7 200 91.7 86.3-95.1
Regional City or Suburban County 188 30 12.0 7.8-17.8 158 88.0 82.2-92.2
Rural 262 35 10.9 7.0-16.6 227 89.1 83.4-93.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 237 18 5.1 3.0- 8.8 219 94.9 91.2-97.0
Unemployed 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 280 51 15.3 10.7-21.3 229 84.7 78.7-89.3
Unable to Work 99 14 16.3 8.9-28.0 85 83.7 72.0-91.1
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 287 23 5.8 3.4- 9.7 264 94.2 90.3-96.6
HOUSING
Own 431 51 9.7 6.8-13.6 380 90.3 86.4-93.2
Rent 199 28 11.8 7.7-17.6 171 88.2 82.4-92.3
Other arrangement 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 285 47 14.0 9.7-19.8 238 86.0 80.2-90.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 182 22 9.5 5.9-15.0 160 90.5 85.0-94.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 204 17 7.5 4.1-13.1 187 92.5 86.9-95.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 157 16 7.9 4.4-13.7 141 92.1 86.3-95.6
3rd Quartile 242 41 15.4 10.8-21.5 201 84.6 78.5-89.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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