2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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

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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 3,355 48 1.3 0.9- 1.8 40 1.2 0.8- 2.0 110 3.0 2.4- 3.8 181 4.9 4.1- 5.9 2,976 89.6 88.2-90.8
GENDER
Male 1,448 26 1.6 1.0- 2.6 22 1.1 0.7- 1.7 52 3.5 2.5- 4.8 96 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,252 88.3 86.2-90.1
Female 1,907 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7 18 1.4 0.7- 2.8 58 2.6 1.9- 3.6 85 4.3 3.3- 5.7 1,724 90.6 88.7-92.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,337 25 0.8 0.5- 1.4 27 1.2 0.7- 2.2 68 2.9 2.2- 3.9 158 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,059 88.8 87.1-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 630 17 3.0 1.6- 5.3 *** *** *** 32 4.1 2.7- 6.2 14 1.8 0.9- 3.7 557 89.4 86.2-92.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 88.6 78.1-94.5
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 159 98.1 95.6-99.2
AGE
45-54 867 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 1.4 0.8- 2.4 15 1.9 1.0- 3.4 825 95.6 93.7-96.9
55-64 971 12 1.5 0.8- 3.0 *** *** *** 29 2.9 1.9- 4.3 27 3.1 2.0- 4.9 894 91.8 89.4-93.7
65-74 948 17 1.5 0.8- 2.7 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 34 3.5 2.2- 5.7 73 7.7 5.8-10.1 806 85.6 82.5-88.2
75+ 561 12 1.9 0.9- 4.0 *** *** *** 32 5.8 3.8- 8.8 64 10.0 7.3-13.7 445 79.2 74.1-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 *** *** *** 284 90.8 85.7-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 806 15 2.1 1.1- 3.8 *** *** *** 36 4.3 2.9- 6.3 34 4.2 2.8- 6.3 715 88.7 85.8-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 956 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8 13 1.8 0.8- 3.6 26 2.3 1.3- 3.8 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6 862 90.5 87.8-92.6
College Graduate 1,274 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8 18 1.0 0.6- 1.8 37 2.4 1.7- 3.5 96 7.0 5.5- 8.8 1,108 88.6 86.4-90.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,175 19 1.8 1.0- 3.1 21 1.8 1.0- 3.4 47 3.7 2.6- 5.2 66 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,022 88.0 85.4-90.2
No 2,170 29 1.0 0.7- 1.6 19 1.0 0.5- 1.9 63 2.7 2.0- 3.6 115 5.0 4.0- 6.3 1,944 90.3 88.6-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 496 12 1.7 0.8- 3.7 11 1.6 0.8- 3.1 21 3.1 1.9- 5.0 41 7.8 5.3-11.3 411 85.8 81.8-89.1
Non-Veteran 2,855 36 1.2 0.8- 1.8 29 1.2 0.7- 2.0 89 3.0 2.3- 3.9 140 4.4 3.6- 5.4 2,561 90.2 88.7-91.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,428 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8 43 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,341 93.9 92.2-95.2
Unemployed 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 140 93.1 86.4-96.6
Retired 1,332 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4 24 2.2 1.1- 4.1 57 4.1 2.9- 5.8 121 8.6 6.9-10.7 1,105 83.6 80.8-86.1
Unable to Work 330 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 *** *** *** 294 88.1 82.8-91.9
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 89.8 82.4-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 4.5 2.4- 8.3 *** *** *** 209 90.1 85.2-93.5
$15,000- 24,999 459 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 3.2 1.7- 5.9 18 5.1 2.8- 9.0 414 88.5 83.4-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 275 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.0 1.6- 5.8 247 92.8 88.9-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 363 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 3.5 1.7- 6.8 20 4.4 2.5- 7.5 321 88.9 84.2-92.3
$50,000-74,999 427 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 3.3 1.5- 7.2 20 3.4 1.9- 6.2 389 92.2 88.1-94.9
$75,000+ 965 11 0.8 0.4- 1.5 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3 31 2.5 1.7- 3.8 70 5.8 4.4- 7.6 839 89.7 87.5-91.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 628 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 3.3 1.9- 5.6 38 6.6 4.5- 9.7 557 87.2 83.2-90.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 96.1 89.9-98.5
50% to 100% 278 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 3.8 2.0- 7.2 *** *** *** 247 88.8 83.1-92.7
101% to 150% 337 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 306 90.4 84.7-94.1
151% to 200% 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 4.2 2.2- 8.1 252 90.3 85.0-93.8
More than 200% 1,756 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 57 3.0 2.1- 4.2 113 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,544 89.9 88.2-91.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 628 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 3.3 1.9- 5.6 38 6.6 4.5- 9.7 557 87.2 83.2-90.4
HOUSING
Own 2,645 37 1.3 0.9- 1.9 31 1.3 0.8- 2.2 84 2.7 2.1- 3.4 164 5.5 4.6- 6.7 2,329 89.2 87.7-90.6
Rent 558 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 4.2 2.5- 6.9 12 1.6 0.8- 3.3 512 92.4 89.3-94.6
Other arrangement 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 91.9 85.0-95.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 913 14 1.2 0.6- 2.2 15 1.5 0.8- 2.7 26 2.6 1.7- 4.0 52 4.7 3.4- 6.5 806 90.1 87.7-92.0
Regional City or Suburban County 908 12 1.1 0.6- 2.3 *** *** *** 35 3.3 2.2- 4.8 53 5.6 4.0- 7.7 801 88.9 86.1-91.2
Rural 1,534 22 1.5 0.9- 2.6 18 1.2 0.6- 2.5 49 3.1 2.1- 4.6 76 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,369 89.6 87.3-91.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 986 20 2.5 1.4- 4.3 *** *** *** 39 3.3 2.3- 4.8 39 3.2 2.2- 4.8 879 89.9 87.4-92.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,078 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 3.2 2.1- 4.9 62 5.1 3.7- 7.0 963 89.7 87.0-91.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,291 20 1.2 0.7- 2.1 21 1.3 0.7- 2.2 36 2.7 1.8- 3.9 80 5.6 4.3- 7.3 1,134 89.2 87.1-91.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,046 13 0.9 0.4- 1.9 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 25 2.1 1.3- 3.5 74 5.9 4.5- 7.9 918 90.1 87.8-92.0
2nd Quartile 862 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2 47 4.7 3.4- 6.5 774 90.6 88.1-92.7
3rd Quartile 918 12 1.5 0.7- 3.0 *** *** *** 37 3.9 2.5- 6.1 46 4.9 3.4- 7.2 814 88.2 85.0-90.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 529 14 3.8 1.9- 7.3 *** *** *** 24 4.2 2.6- 6.7 14 2.5 1.3- 5.0 470 88.0 83.8-91.3

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a sigmoidoscopy
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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