2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Colonoscopy)

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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%)
TOTAL 3,523 557 16.0 14.5-17.7 389 10.2 9.0-11.4 1,363 36.7 34.8-38.7 224 6.2 5.3- 7.2 990 30.9 29.0-32.9
GENDER
Male 1,521 263 17.0 14.8-19.5 161 9.7 8.0-11.6 541 33.9 31.1-36.8 97 6.2 4.8- 7.9 459 33.3 30.4-36.3
Female 2,002 294 15.2 13.2-17.5 228 10.6 9.0-12.4 822 39.2 36.5-41.9 127 6.2 5.0- 7.6 531 28.8 26.3-31.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,450 377 15.5 13.8-17.4 257 9.9 8.6-11.5 1,003 39.2 36.8-41.5 180 7.0 5.9- 8.4 633 28.4 26.2-30.7
Non-Hispanic Black 662 122 18.9 15.0-23.4 97 13.0 10.3-16.4 247 33.2 28.8-37.8 23 3.8 2.2- 6.5 173 31.1 26.6-36.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 168 14 7.2 4.0-12.7 13 5.1 2.8- 9.2 29 18.3 12.0-27.0 *** *** *** 107 66.1 57.1-74.0
AGE
45-54 875 91 11.3 9.0-14.2 64 6.7 5.1- 8.8 150 17.4 14.6-20.7 29 3.1 2.0- 4.8 541 61.5 57.5-65.3
55-64 992 167 17.0 14.1-20.3 108 9.8 7.8-12.3 432 41.5 37.8-45.3 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6 239 26.4 23.1-30.1
65-74 997 196 19.7 16.7-23.1 144 14.2 11.7-17.2 467 47.1 43.2-51.0 58 6.1 4.5- 8.1 132 12.9 10.5-15.7
75+ 599 95 16.7 12.9-21.4 62 10.7 7.9-14.5 295 46.7 41.4-52.0 72 11.4 8.6-15.1 75 14.4 10.7-19.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 324 40 13.3 8.8-19.5 22 7.7 4.5-12.8 101 30.7 24.7-37.3 15 4.9 2.5- 9.2 146 43.5 36.7-50.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 858 139 17.7 14.5-21.5 94 10.7 8.4-13.4 308 33.9 30.2-37.9 56 6.3 4.7- 8.4 261 31.4 27.7-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 994 164 16.6 14.0-19.6 106 8.9 7.1-11.0 397 38.0 34.5-41.7 63 6.7 4.9- 8.9 264 29.9 26.4-33.5
College Graduate 1,339 214 15.3 13.2-17.7 165 12.2 10.3-14.4 556 40.6 37.6-43.8 87 6.0 4.7- 7.6 317 25.8 23.1-28.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,240 201 17.2 14.5-20.2 136 10.7 8.7-13.2 515 38.9 35.5-42.4 93 7.7 6.0- 9.7 295 25.5 22.4-28.8
No 2,273 353 15.4 13.6-17.4 253 9.9 8.6-11.4 844 35.6 33.3-38.1 130 5.3 4.3- 6.6 693 33.7 31.3-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 528 99 19.6 15.5-24.4 54 9.6 6.9-13.3 207 36.6 31.8-41.8 47 9.1 6.5-12.7 121 25.1 20.6-30.1
Non-Veteran 2,991 458 15.4 13.8-17.2 334 10.2 9.0-11.6 1,155 36.8 34.7-38.9 176 5.6 4.7- 6.7 868 31.9 29.8-34.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,483 188 12.8 10.9-15.0 144 8.7 7.2-10.5 510 33.8 31.0-36.7 67 4.7 3.5- 6.3 574 39.9 36.9-43.0
Unemployed 160 26 19.2 11.1-31.0 13 7.2 3.6-13.7 32 19.8 13.6-28.0 *** *** *** 79 49.2 39.6-58.9
Retired 1,420 259 18.8 16.2-21.7 187 12.9 10.9-15.3 671 45.3 42.0-48.7 123 8.8 7.1-10.9 180 14.2 11.8-16.9
Unable to Work 339 74 22.3 17.0-28.7 30 8.4 5.2-13.2 114 31.8 26.0-38.3 19 5.6 3.2- 9.4 102 31.9 25.5-39.1
Other not in Labor Force 109 *** *** *** 11 7.3 3.8-13.4 32 26.3 18.2-36.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 41 17.5 11.7-25.4 27 11.6 7.0-18.5 75 24.5 18.6-31.5 15 5.3 2.8- 9.8 94 41.2 33.4-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 480 67 18.4 13.5-24.7 57 9.6 7.0-13.2 177 32.7 27.5-38.4 26 6.0 3.7- 9.6 153 33.2 27.7-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 288 43 16.0 10.9-22.9 26 7.3 4.5-11.6 101 31.4 25.1-38.6 22 8.6 5.2-13.9 96 36.6 29.6-44.2
$35,000- 49,999 383 59 15.9 11.8-21.1 48 13.5 9.6-18.6 167 43.1 37.2-49.2 22 5.7 3.5- 9.1 87 21.8 17.2-27.3
$50,000-74,999 438 76 16.9 13.1-21.5 43 9.6 6.5-13.8 183 42.0 36.4-47.8 34 6.6 4.5- 9.8 102 24.9 20.2-30.3
$75,000+ 991 159 14.8 12.4-17.5 117 10.9 8.9-13.3 396 38.8 35.2-42.4 51 5.1 3.6- 7.2 268 30.5 27.1-34.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 691 112 15.3 12.3-18.9 71 8.7 6.7-11.4 264 36.0 31.7-40.5 54 7.1 5.2- 9.8 190 32.8 28.3-37.6
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 294 42 18.3 11.8-27.2 28 10.2 6.3-16.1 89 25.3 19.6-32.0 19 6.9 3.8-12.2 116 39.3 32.1-47.1
101% to 150% 347 48 16.4 11.5-22.7 35 9.2 5.9-13.9 128 32.7 26.7-39.3 14 4.4 2.4- 7.9 122 37.4 30.9-44.4
151% to 200% 298 47 16.8 12.1-22.8 41 12.8 9.0-17.8 108 33.7 27.5-40.6 21 8.3 5.1-13.2 81 28.4 22.1-35.8
More than 200% 1,818 297 15.9 13.9-18.1 206 10.6 9.0-12.5 752 40.2 37.5-42.9 114 5.9 4.7- 7.5 449 27.4 24.9-30.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 691 112 15.3 12.3-18.9 71 8.7 6.7-11.4 264 36.0 31.7-40.5 54 7.1 5.2- 9.8 190 32.8 28.3-37.6
HOUSING
Own 2,770 451 16.6 14.9-18.5 313 10.5 9.2-11.9 1,145 38.5 36.4-40.8 178 6.1 5.1- 7.3 683 28.3 26.2-30.5
Rent 586 88 14.1 11.1-17.8 54 8.7 6.4-11.7 170 27.3 23.1-31.8 29 5.5 3.6- 8.4 245 44.4 39.6-49.4
Other arrangement 143 16 10.2 5.7-17.5 19 9.3 4.9-16.7 39 23.4 15.7-33.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 972 170 17.4 14.8-20.4 124 11.1 9.0-13.6 342 34.7 31.2-38.4 62 5.4 4.0- 7.3 274 31.3 27.9-35.0
Regional City or Suburban County 949 152 16.5 13.6-19.9 110 10.3 8.1-13.0 363 37.9 34.2-41.7 52 4.7 3.3- 6.5 272 30.6 27.1-34.5
Rural 1,602 235 14.6 12.4-17.1 155 9.3 7.7-11.1 658 37.5 34.6-40.5 110 7.9 6.3- 9.9 444 30.7 27.8-33.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,021 171 16.4 13.7-19.5 117 10.8 8.7-13.3 419 38.9 35.3-42.6 59 5.9 4.3- 8.1 255 28.0 24.6-31.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,134 166 14.9 12.5-17.7 128 9.4 7.7-11.5 432 36.4 33.0-39.9 77 6.3 4.8- 8.3 331 33.0 29.5-36.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,368 220 16.8 14.3-19.5 144 10.5 8.6-12.7 512 35.9 32.9-39.1 88 6.2 4.8- 7.9 404 30.7 27.7-33.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,101 159 15.4 12.7-18.5 121 11.4 9.2-14.1 445 39.0 35.6-42.6 69 5.7 4.3- 7.6 307 28.5 25.3-31.9
2nd Quartile 908 144 16.6 13.8-19.9 84 7.9 6.1-10.0 330 34.5 31.0-38.2 69 6.8 5.1- 8.9 281 34.3 30.6-38.2
3rd Quartile 971 164 15.8 13.3-18.7 127 11.5 9.3-14.0 365 36.6 32.9-40.4 53 5.4 3.8- 7.6 262 30.7 27.1-34.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 543 90 17.0 13.0-21.9 57 10.4 7.5-14.2 223 37.3 32.2-42.6 33 7.6 4.9-11.6 140 27.8 23.0-33.2

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a Colonoscopy
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 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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