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 3,513 162 4.1 3.4- 5.0 3,351 95.9 95.0-96.6
GENDER
Male 1,513 80 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,433 95.6 94.2-96.6
Female 2,000 82 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,918 96.1 94.9-97.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,433 94 3.4 2.7- 4.4 2,339 96.6 95.6-97.3
Non-Hispanic Black 644 46 6.3 4.4- 9.0 598 93.7 91.0-95.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 102 *** *** *** 93 94.0 87.4-97.3
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 169 *** *** *** 161 95.2 90.1-97.8
AGE
45-54 863 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 852 98.4 96.7-99.2
55-64 976 38 3.2 2.2- 4.7 938 96.8 95.3-97.8
65-74 971 61 6.7 4.9- 9.0 910 93.3 91.0-95.1
75+ 600 49 6.8 4.9- 9.5 551 93.2 90.5-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 323 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 304 95.4 92.3-97.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 839 59 7.0 5.2- 9.5 780 93.0 90.5-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 999 47 3.6 2.5- 5.2 952 96.4 94.8-97.5
College Graduate 1,339 37 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,302 97.9 96.9-98.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,226 88 7.2 5.6- 9.2 1,138 92.8 90.8-94.4
No 2,275 74 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,201 97.5 96.6-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 522 31 5.1 3.3- 7.7 491 94.9 92.3-96.7
Non-Veteran 2,982 131 4.0 3.2- 4.9 2,851 96.0 95.1-96.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,482 33 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,449 97.8 96.6-98.6
Unemployed 155 *** *** *** 152 98.3 94.7-99.5
Retired 1,406 93 5.9 4.6- 7.6 1,313 94.1 92.4-95.4
Unable to Work 339 30 9.0 5.9-13.4 309 91.0 86.6-94.1
Other not in Labor Force 109 *** *** *** 106 98.5 94.9-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 25 8.3 5.2-13.0 229 91.7 87.0-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 468 30 6.2 3.9- 9.6 438 93.8 90.4-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 285 14 4.7 2.4- 8.9 271 95.3 91.1-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 378 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0 360 96.4 94.0-97.9
$50,000-74,999 436 11 2.5 1.2- 5.3 425 97.5 94.7-98.8
$75,000+ 983 31 2.5 1.6- 3.9 952 97.5 96.1-98.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 709 33 4.7 3.1- 7.1 676 95.3 92.9-96.9
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** 58 92.6 84.2-96.7
50% to 100% 294 21 6.6 4.0-10.6 273 93.4 89.4-96.0
101% to 150% 342 15 4.6 2.4- 8.6 327 95.4 91.4-97.6
151% to 200% 291 18 6.0 3.3-10.5 273 94.0 89.5-96.7
More than 200% 1,800 66 3.0 2.2- 4.0 1,734 97.0 96.0-97.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 709 33 4.7 3.1- 7.1 676 95.3 92.9-96.9
HOUSING
Own 2,751 115 3.7 2.9- 4.6 2,636 96.3 95.4-97.1
Rent 586 38 7.3 5.0-10.6 548 92.7 89.4-95.0
Other arrangement 139 *** *** *** 130 96.1 90.7-98.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 981 39 3.0 2.1- 4.2 942 97.0 95.8-97.9
Regional City or Suburban County 937 45 5.5 3.8- 7.7 892 94.5 92.3-96.2
Rural 1,595 78 4.1 3.1- 5.3 1,517 95.9 94.7-96.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,012 65 6.0 4.4- 8.1 947 94.0 91.9-95.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,124 41 2.9 2.1- 4.2 1,083 97.1 95.8-97.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,377 56 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,321 95.9 94.4-97.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,103 41 3.7 2.5- 5.4 1,062 96.3 94.6-97.5
2nd Quartile 913 38 3.6 2.4- 5.2 875 96.4 94.8-97.6
3rd Quartile 958 42 4.2 3.0- 6.0 916 95.8 94.0-97.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 539 41 6.9 4.7-10.1 498 93.1 89.9-95.3

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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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