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%)
TOTAL 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
GENDER
Male 1,544 107 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,437 93.3 91.6-94.7
Female 2,035 169 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,866 92.8 91.3-94.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,469 170 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,299 93.5 92.2-94.6
Non-Hispanic Black 671 86 10.1 7.8-13.1 585 89.9 86.9-92.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 102 *** *** *** 92 93.0 85.6-96.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 172 *** *** *** 165 94.5 88.2-97.5
AGE
45-54 870 40 4.2 2.9- 5.8 830 95.8 94.2-97.1
55-64 985 54 6.0 4.3- 8.4 931 94.0 91.6-95.7
65-74 996 101 8.9 7.1-11.0 895 91.1 89.0-92.9
75+ 628 77 11.4 8.6-14.9 551 88.6 85.1-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 334 39 9.3 6.4-13.4 295 90.7 86.6-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 862 75 8.4 6.3-11.0 787 91.6 89.0-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,014 76 6.5 5.0- 8.5 938 93.5 91.5-95.0
College Graduate 1,356 85 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,271 94.8 93.3-95.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,262 149 10.8 9.0-13.1 1,113 89.2 86.9-91.0
No 2,305 127 5.0 4.0- 6.2 2,178 95.0 93.8-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 536 49 9.4 6.7-13.0 487 90.6 87.0-93.3
Non-Veteran 3,037 227 6.5 5.6- 7.7 2,810 93.5 92.3-94.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,498 66 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,432 95.8 94.4-96.8
Unemployed 161 *** *** *** 155 96.2 90.7-98.5
Retired 1,444 144 8.8 7.2-10.7 1,300 91.2 89.3-92.8
Unable to Work 346 51 14.8 10.7-20.2 295 85.2 79.8-89.3
Other not in Labor Force 109 *** *** *** 100 93.3 86.6-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 36 11.8 8.0-17.0 221 88.2 83.0-92.0
$15,000- 24,999 481 60 12.5 9.1-16.9 421 87.5 83.1-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 291 17 6.3 3.4-11.6 274 93.7 88.4-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 385 19 4.4 2.7- 7.0 366 95.6 93.0-97.3
$50,000-74,999 444 32 6.4 4.3- 9.4 412 93.6 90.6-95.7
$75,000+ 997 49 4.1 2.9- 5.8 948 95.9 94.2-97.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 724 63 7.6 5.6-10.3 661 92.4 89.7-94.4
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** 59 91.7 83.5-96.1
50% to 100% 298 36 10.9 7.4-15.9 262 89.1 84.1-92.6
101% to 150% 353 39 11.2 7.6-16.3 314 88.8 83.7-92.4
151% to 200% 294 29 9.3 6.0-14.1 265 90.7 85.9-94.0
More than 200% 1,831 100 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,731 95.2 93.9-96.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 724 63 7.6 5.6-10.3 661 92.4 89.7-94.4
HOUSING
Own 2,804 203 6.6 5.6- 7.8 2,601 93.4 92.2-94.4
Rent 598 55 8.8 6.5-11.8 543 91.2 88.2-93.5
Other arrangement 144 18 11.2 6.3-19.1 126 88.8 80.9-93.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 994 67 6.7 5.1- 8.9 927 93.3 91.1-94.9
Regional City or Suburban County 961 80 7.5 5.8- 9.7 881 92.5 90.3-94.2
Rural 1,624 129 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,495 93.3 91.7-94.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,039 106 8.4 6.6-10.6 933 91.6 89.4-93.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,141 80 6.4 4.9- 8.3 1,061 93.6 91.7-95.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,399 90 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,309 93.3 91.5-94.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,121 73 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,048 94.0 92.3-95.4
2nd Quartile 926 56 6.1 4.5- 8.2 870 93.9 91.8-95.5
3rd Quartile 980 90 8.5 6.6-10.8 890 91.5 89.2-93.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 552 57 8.9 6.2-12.6 495 91.1 87.4-93.8

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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 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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