2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
-Non-Hispanic Black 486 61 12.4 9.1-16.6 119 21.8 17.7-26.6 306 65.8 60.3-70.9
GENDER
Male 206 25 12.8 8.0-19.8 48 19.3 13.9-26.1 133 67.9 59.9-75.1
Female 280 36 12.0 7.9-17.7 71 24.2 18.3-31.3 173 63.8 56.1-70.9
AGE
50-54 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 195 21 11.5 6.7-18.9 42 20.7 14.6-28.6 132 67.8 58.9-75.6
65-75 207 30 12.1 8.0-17.8 66 30.8 23.4-39.4 111 57.1 48.3-65.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 143 25 13.2 8.2-20.6 33 22.3 14.9-32.0 85 64.5 54.0-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 150 19 13.2 7.8-21.5 31 16.8 11.1-24.6 100 70.1 60.6-78.1
College Graduate 147 *** *** *** 45 30.3 22.1-39.9 93 63.0 52.9-72.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 88 17 16.5 8.9-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 166 22 13.2 7.7-21.6 43 24.6 17.3-33.8 101 62.1 52.3-71.1
No 319 39 12.0 8.2-17.3 76 20.6 15.8-26.4 204 67.4 60.7-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 *** *** *** 17 15.8 9.5-25.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 403 46 10.7 7.4-15.1 102 23.2 18.5-28.7 255 66.1 60.0-71.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 150 17 9.7 5.4-17.0 33 19.0 13.1-26.9 100 71.2 62.3-78.8
Regional City or Suburban County 138 20 14.5 8.6-23.5 37 19.9 13.5-28.4 81 65.6 55.0-74.8
Rural 198 24 13.5 8.0-21.8 49 26.8 19.2-36.1 125 59.7 50.2-68.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 177 *** *** *** 30 16.4 10.8-24.0 132 74.3 65.5-81.4
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 203 26 10.6 6.5-17.0 71 32.0 24.6-40.4 106 57.4 48.6-65.7
Unable to Work 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 209 21 12.7 7.6-20.5 55 22.5 16.6-29.8 133 64.7 56.3-72.4
HOUSING
Own 313 32 10.7 7.0-16.1 81 22.2 17.2-28.2 200 67.1 60.2-73.2
Rent 146 26 18.1 11.6-27.2 33 22.3 15.0-31.8 87 59.7 49.5-69.1
Other arrangement 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 214 28 14.8 9.2-23.0 60 28.6 21.4-37.2 126 56.6 47.7-65.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 132 16 11.9 7.0-19.6 30 20.5 13.3-30.2 86 67.6 57.4-76.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 140 *** *** *** 29 17.3 11.6-25.0 94 72.0 62.6-79.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 75 *** *** *** 13 15.7 8.5-27.2 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 117 *** *** *** 26 20.4 13.3-30.1 80 70.4 59.8-79.1
3rd Quartile 168 21 13.2 8.3-20.3 53 27.6 20.4-36.2 94 59.2 50.0-67.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 126 *** *** *** 27 21.3 13.1-32.7 *** *** ***

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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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