2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
GENDER
Male 1,109 763 66.7 63.2-70.0 53 4.7 3.4- 6.5 293 28.6 25.4-32.0
Female 1,438 1,044 70.9 67.7-73.8 66 4.8 3.6- 6.5 328 24.3 21.6-27.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,767 1,263 69.4 66.7-72.0 97 5.5 4.4- 7.0 407 25.0 22.6-27.6
Non-Hispanic Black 492 379 73.6 68.1-78.4 13 2.8 1.3- 5.7 100 23.6 19.0-28.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 114 47 35.6 26.0-46.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 484 228 48.2 43.0-53.5 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 242 49.4 44.2-54.7
55-64 992 707 68.3 64.4-71.9 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6 239 26.4 23.1-30.1
65-75 1,071 872 81.7 78.6-84.4 59 5.6 4.2- 7.5 140 12.7 10.4-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 108 53.6 45.1-61.9 *** *** *** 97 42.0 34.0-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 635 428 66.3 61.7-70.7 33 5.3 3.6- 7.7 174 28.4 24.3-32.9
Some Post-H.S. 723 525 70.4 66.0-74.3 33 4.9 3.2- 7.3 165 24.8 21.1-28.9
College Graduate 972 744 76.0 72.7-79.1 44 4.4 3.2- 6.2 184 19.5 16.7-22.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 863 607 68.3 64.1-72.1 47 5.7 4.0- 8.0 209 26.1 22.5-30.0
No 1,675 1,193 69.2 66.4-71.9 71 4.3 3.2- 5.6 411 26.5 23.9-29.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 361 260 71.2 65.1-76.7 24 6.6 4.1-10.4 77 22.2 17.3-28.0
Non-Veteran 2,182 1,545 68.5 66.0-71.0 94 4.4 3.5- 5.7 543 27.0 24.7-29.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,131 746 64.7 61.2-68.0 44 4.3 3.0- 6.1 341 31.1 27.9-34.5
Unemployed 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 941 770 80.4 76.9-83.5 49 5.5 3.9- 7.8 122 14.1 11.4-17.2
Unable to Work 281 188 65.9 58.3-72.7 15 5.5 3.0-10.0 78 28.6 22.2-36.1
Other not in Labor Force 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 107 52.7 43.4-61.7 11 4.5 2.4- 8.3 75 42.9 33.9-52.3
$15,000- 24,999 328 222 65.3 57.9-72.0 14 4.7 2.4- 8.8 92 30.1 23.7-37.3
$25,000- 34,999 211 133 60.3 51.7-68.4 12 7.2 3.6-13.9 66 32.4 25.0-40.9
$35,000- 49,999 286 216 75.5 68.7-81.2 14 4.9 2.5- 9.1 56 19.7 14.5-26.1
$50,000-74,999 330 253 76.0 70.0-81.1 18 5.1 3.0- 8.6 59 18.9 14.3-24.5
$75,000+ 734 555 73.3 69.1-77.0 27 4.0 2.5- 6.4 152 22.7 19.3-26.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 465 321 65.5 59.9-70.7 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1 121 29.5 24.6-35.1
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 215 118 54.6 45.3-63.6 15 7.0 3.6-13.2 82 38.4 29.9-47.6
101% to 150% 243 164 65.3 57.0-72.8 *** *** *** 73 32.8 25.4-41.1
151% to 200% 213 154 69.1 60.6-76.5 *** *** *** 50 24.9 18.1-33.1
More than 200% 1,351 1,017 73.5 70.5-76.3 64 4.9 3.6- 6.6 270 21.6 19.0-24.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 465 321 65.5 59.9-70.7 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1 121 29.5 24.6-35.1
HOUSING
Own 2,026 1,498 71.3 68.8-73.7 99 4.8 3.8- 6.1 429 23.9 21.6-26.3
Rent 420 255 57.4 51.4-63.2 15 4.6 2.5- 8.3 150 38.0 32.4-44.0
Other arrangement 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 667 490 71.9 67.6-75.9 24 3.5 2.2- 5.5 153 24.6 20.8-28.8
Regional City or Suburban County 699 492 68.2 63.7-72.4 32 4.1 2.6- 6.3 175 27.7 23.7-32.1
Rural 1,181 825 67.1 63.5-70.5 63 6.4 4.7- 8.6 293 26.5 23.4-29.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 760 570 73.4 69.3-77.2 37 5.5 3.7- 8.0 153 21.1 17.6-25.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 829 559 64.2 60.1-68.2 43 5.0 3.5- 7.2 227 30.8 27.0-34.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 958 678 70.5 66.8-73.9 39 4.3 2.9- 6.2 241 25.3 22.1-28.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 784 569 72.7 68.6-76.4 29 3.6 2.3- 5.6 186 23.7 20.2-27.6
2nd Quartile 673 443 63.6 59.1-67.8 41 5.9 4.1- 8.4 189 30.5 26.5-34.9
3rd Quartile 677 492 69.7 65.1-73.9 28 4.0 2.5- 6.3 157 26.4 22.3-30.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 413 303 72.9 67.0-78.0 21 6.7 4.0-11.2 89 20.4 16.0-25.6

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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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