2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 651 71 10.2 7.7-13.5 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1 56 8.6 6.3-11.6 69 8.6 6.3-11.4 419 69.2 64.6-73.4
GENDER
Male 270 31 11.0 7.2-16.5 15 3.6 2.0- 6.2 23 7.2 4.4-11.6 26 7.8 4.9-12.2 175 70.5 63.7-76.5
Female 381 40 9.5 6.4-13.8 21 3.4 2.0- 5.7 33 9.9 6.6-14.6 43 9.3 6.3-13.5 244 67.9 61.6-73.6
AGE
45-54 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 137 84.9 77.1-90.3
55-64 195 21 11.5 6.7-18.9 *** *** *** 16 8.7 4.8-15.2 17 9.1 5.3-15.4 132 67.8 58.9-75.6
65-74 195 28 12.5 8.2-18.7 *** *** *** 24 14.1 8.6-22.2 24 11.0 6.7-17.4 104 55.7 46.6-64.4
75+ 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 16.8 9.6-27.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 29 11.6 7.5-17.5 *** *** *** 18 11.2 6.6-18.4 *** *** *** 120 68.7 60.0-76.2
Some Post-H.S. 192 21 10.2 6.0-16.6 *** *** *** 16 5.5 3.0- 9.7 16 7.1 4.0-12.5 130 74.8 67.1-81.3
College Graduate 196 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 8.4 4.7-14.5 31 13.9 9.0-20.9 127 65.7 57.0-73.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 13 16.1 8.7-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 122 21 13.9 8.0-23.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 9.0 4.9-15.7 85 70.2 59.9-78.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 233 27 11.2 7.0-17.5 17 3.8 2.2- 6.6 21 10.8 6.5-17.4 27 10.3 6.5-15.8 141 63.9 55.7-71.4
No 417 44 9.7 6.8-13.9 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 35 7.5 5.1-11.1 42 7.7 5.2-11.3 277 71.6 66.1-76.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 109 17 14.8 8.2-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.3 5.7-17.8 66 67.2 56.1-76.7
Non-Veteran 542 54 9.2 6.6-12.6 30 3.6 2.3- 5.4 50 9.5 6.8-13.1 55 8.2 5.8-11.4 353 69.6 64.6-74.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 210 25 9.9 6.1-15.6 *** *** *** 15 5.8 3.2-10.3 22 9.4 5.7-15.0 140 72.2 64.8-78.6
Regional City or Suburban County 181 22 11.9 7.2-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 9.9 6.1-15.8 110 68.9 60.2-76.5
Rural 260 24 9.2 5.4-15.3 17 4.9 2.7- 8.5 27 13.5 8.6-20.6 23 6.5 3.7-11.3 169 65.8 57.8-73.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 234 16 7.5 4.1-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 186 80.5 73.5-86.0
Unemployed 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 274 34 9.9 6.5-14.8 24 5.8 3.6- 9.2 35 14.7 10.0-21.2 44 13.6 9.4-19.3 137 56.0 48.3-63.4
Unable to Work 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 279 23 9.3 5.6-15.1 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1 22 8.7 5.3-13.8 38 9.5 6.4-13.7 181 69.1 62.1-75.3
HOUSING
Own 417 36 8.4 5.6-12.5 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1 40 9.5 6.6-13.4 51 9.2 6.5-12.8 269 69.9 64.2-75.0
Rent 194 29 15.5 10.2-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 65.2 56.7-73.0
Other arrangement 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 277 29 10.8 6.7-17.1 20 4.7 2.8- 7.8 22 9.7 5.8-16.0 38 11.4 7.7-16.7 168 63.3 55.6-70.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 177 20 10.4 6.4-16.3 *** *** *** 19 10.3 6.0-17.2 *** *** *** 113 67.8 59.2-75.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 197 22 9.6 5.6-15.9 *** *** *** 15 6.3 3.5-10.9 16 6.9 3.8-12.1 138 75.0 67.3-81.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 78 76.1 65.3-84.3
2nd Quartile 155 17 9.4 5.3-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 72.6 63.9-80.0
3rd Quartile 229 23 10.0 6.3-15.3 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 24 10.3 6.4-16.1 37 14.5 9.8-20.9 130 60.9 53.0-68.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 69.0 58.2-78.1

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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