2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
GENDER
Male 1,086 114 12.1 9.8-15.0 217 18.8 16.2-21.7 755 69.0 65.5-72.3
Female 1,426 142 10.6 8.6-13.0 304 21.0 18.4-23.9 980 68.3 65.1-71.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,737 168 11.2 9.3-13.5 354 20.0 17.8-22.4 1,215 68.7 65.9-71.4
Non-Hispanic Black 486 61 12.4 9.1-16.6 119 21.8 17.7-26.6 306 65.8 60.3-70.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** 12 13.9 7.4-24.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 115 *** *** *** 21 16.8 10.6-25.8 84 71.4 60.8-80.1
AGE
50-54 474 28 6.8 4.4-10.5 57 11.3 8.4-15.0 389 81.9 77.3-85.7
55-64 980 99 11.7 9.1-14.8 170 18.1 15.3-21.3 711 70.2 66.4-73.8
65-75 1,058 129 13.6 11.0-16.6 294 27.4 24.1-30.9 635 59.1 55.2-62.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 35 18.0 12.0-26.0 40 16.3 10.9-23.6 141 65.8 57.1-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 624 75 11.5 8.9-14.9 126 21.9 18.1-26.3 423 66.5 61.8-71.0
Some Post-H.S. 711 79 12.9 10.0-16.5 146 19.0 15.9-22.6 486 68.1 63.8-72.1
College Graduate 958 67 6.5 4.9- 8.7 209 21.1 18.2-24.3 682 72.4 68.9-75.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 856 110 14.5 11.5-18.2 199 24.2 20.6-28.2 547 61.3 56.9-65.5
No 1,647 145 9.7 8.0-11.8 319 17.8 15.7-20.0 1,183 72.5 69.8-75.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 348 48 16.9 12.1-23.2 80 23.2 18.2-29.0 220 59.9 53.2-66.2
Non-Veteran 2,160 207 10.4 8.7-12.2 440 19.5 17.5-21.6 1,513 70.2 67.6-72.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,112 84 8.6 6.7-11.1 177 15.8 13.4-18.5 851 75.6 72.3-78.6
Unemployed 112 *** *** *** 16 9.6 5.4-16.5 87 81.9 72.7-88.5
Retired 927 106 13.2 10.4-16.7 254 26.6 23.1-30.3 567 60.2 56.0-64.2
Unable to Work 283 53 20.2 14.4-27.5 59 23.1 17.2-30.2 171 56.7 49.0-64.1
Other not in Labor Force 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 33 17.7 11.2-26.8 44 21.0 14.8-28.9 120 61.3 52.0-69.9
$15,000- 24,999 324 51 17.8 12.7-24.5 68 24.1 17.8-31.6 205 58.1 50.3-65.5
$25,000- 34,999 208 28 14.2 9.0-21.7 40 17.9 12.3-25.4 140 67.9 59.3-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 280 33 14.4 9.7-20.9 70 24.6 19.1-31.2 177 60.9 53.6-67.7
$50,000-74,999 327 19 8.5 4.9-14.3 75 19.9 15.5-25.2 233 71.6 65.2-77.2
$75,000+ 720 53 7.7 5.6-10.6 142 19.0 15.9-22.6 525 73.2 69.2-76.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 456 39 8.8 6.0-12.9 82 16.4 12.8-20.8 335 74.7 69.6-79.3
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 37 18.3 12.1-26.7 41 15.0 10.2-21.5 138 66.7 57.8-74.6
101% to 150% 244 28 13.0 7.9-20.6 56 27.2 19.8-36.1 160 59.8 51.0-68.1
151% to 200% 208 27 14.4 9.5-21.3 43 20.4 14.6-27.8 138 65.2 56.9-72.6
More than 200% 1,327 113 10.0 8.0-12.4 284 20.2 17.8-22.9 930 69.8 66.7-72.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 456 39 8.8 6.0-12.9 82 16.4 12.8-20.8 335 74.7 69.6-79.3
HOUSING
Own 1,994 191 11.0 9.3-13.0 416 20.0 17.9-22.2 1,387 69.0 66.4-71.5
Rent 417 50 11.9 8.7-16.2 92 22.0 17.5-27.3 275 66.0 60.3-71.4
Other arrangement 91 13 14.1 7.4-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 652 59 9.9 7.4-13.2 131 17.2 14.2-20.6 462 72.9 68.7-76.7
Regional City or Suburban County 688 68 11.2 8.4-14.8 153 21.1 17.7-25.0 467 67.7 63.1-71.9
Rural 1,172 129 12.5 10.0-15.5 237 21.3 18.4-24.6 806 66.2 62.4-69.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 753 86 12.7 9.8-16.2 165 22.5 19.0-26.4 502 64.8 60.4-69.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 818 85 11.6 9.0-14.8 172 21.0 17.7-24.8 561 67.4 63.2-71.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 941 85 10.5 8.0-13.5 184 17.8 15.2-20.8 672 71.7 68.0-75.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 771 71 10.5 7.8-13.9 155 18.6 15.6-21.9 545 71.0 66.8-74.8
2nd Quartile 658 61 9.9 7.3-13.2 130 20.1 16.7-24.0 467 70.1 65.7-74.1
3rd Quartile 667 71 12.5 9.5-16.3 166 22.8 19.0-27.1 430 64.7 60.0-69.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 416 53 15.7 11.1-21.6 70 17.5 13.2-22.9 293 66.8 60.4-72.7

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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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