2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents aged 50-75 who have had a sigmoidoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 10 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 10 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,467 142 5.5 4.4- 6.7 120 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
GENDER
Male 1,068 73 6.4 4.8- 8.4 65 5.4 4.0- 7.2 930 88.2 85.7-90.3
Female 1,399 69 4.7 3.4- 6.4 55 4.1 3.0- 5.7 1,275 91.2 89.1-93.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,711 85 4.9 3.7- 6.4 105 5.7 4.6- 7.2 1,521 89.4 87.4-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 472 41 8.6 6.0-12.3 *** *** *** 423 89.4 85.4-92.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 87.6 75.1-94.3
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 107 98.1 94.6-99.4
AGE
50-54 479 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8 11 2.8 1.4- 5.4 449 93.8 90.6-95.9
55-64 971 50 5.1 3.7- 7.0 27 3.1 2.0- 4.9 894 91.8 89.4-93.7
65-75 1,017 73 7.2 5.2- 9.8 82 7.8 6.0-10.1 862 85.0 81.9-87.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 12 6.4 3.1-12.7 *** *** *** 189 90.9 84.3-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 596 40 6.8 4.7- 9.6 21 3.7 2.2- 6.0 535 89.6 86.2-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 706 40 5.0 3.3- 7.4 32 4.7 3.1- 7.1 634 90.3 87.3-92.7
College Graduate 954 50 4.5 3.3- 6.2 61 6.5 4.8- 8.7 843 89.0 86.4-91.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 828 59 6.8 4.9- 9.5 39 4.4 3.0- 6.5 730 88.7 85.6-91.2
No 1,630 83 4.8 3.7- 6.3 81 4.9 3.7- 6.3 1,466 90.3 88.4-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 346 28 5.7 3.7- 8.7 24 6.3 3.9-10.1 294 88.0 83.7-91.3
Non-Veteran 2,117 114 5.4 4.3- 6.8 96 4.4 3.5- 5.7 1,907 90.1 88.4-91.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,107 40 3.8 2.6- 5.4 38 3.7 2.5- 5.3 1,029 92.6 90.5-94.2
Unemployed 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 91.3 82.6-95.8
Retired 895 68 7.6 5.4-10.4 67 7.2 5.3- 9.7 760 85.2 81.8-88.1
Unable to Work 277 20 7.4 4.3-12.5 *** *** *** 248 89.4 84.0-93.1
Other not in Labor Force 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 94.2 86.8-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 18 7.2 4.1-12.2 *** *** *** 164 90.8 85.5-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 311 19 7.2 3.8-13.2 *** *** *** 282 87.9 81.2-92.5
$25,000- 34,999 205 15 5.3 2.8- 9.9 *** *** *** 182 92.0 87.1-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 273 17 6.1 3.4-10.5 11 3.9 1.9- 7.9 245 90.1 84.9-93.6
$50,000-74,999 323 12 4.3 1.9- 9.2 12 3.5 1.7- 7.0 299 92.2 87.1-95.5
$75,000+ 723 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3 50 5.9 4.3- 8.1 635 89.6 87.0-91.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 446 23 5.8 3.6- 9.2 25 5.9 3.6- 9.5 398 88.2 83.9-91.5
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 15 5.2 2.8- 9.5 *** *** *** 184 89.6 82.8-93.9
101% to 150% 234 19 8.4 4.3-15.6 *** *** *** 210 88.6 81.0-93.4
151% to 200% 202 12 5.8 2.7-11.9 *** *** *** 183 91.2 85.0-95.0
More than 200% 1,319 70 4.9 3.7- 6.6 76 5.0 3.9- 6.6 1,173 90.0 88.0-91.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 446 23 5.8 3.6- 9.2 25 5.9 3.6- 9.5 398 88.2 83.9-91.5
HOUSING
Own 1,962 111 5.2 4.2- 6.6 108 5.2 4.1- 6.5 1,743 89.6 87.8-91.1
Rent 405 25 5.8 3.6- 9.0 *** *** *** 370 92.1 88.5-94.7
Other arrangement 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 95.1 87.0-98.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 640 35 4.8 3.2- 7.0 33 4.6 3.1- 6.7 572 90.7 87.8-92.9
Regional City or Suburban County 675 41 5.1 3.6- 7.4 37 5.5 3.7- 7.9 597 89.4 86.4-91.8
Rural 1,152 66 6.2 4.5- 8.6 50 4.2 2.9- 6.1 1,036 89.5 86.8-91.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 745 56 7.9 5.8-10.8 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6 664 89.2 86.0-91.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 799 33 4.3 2.7- 6.9 44 5.3 3.7- 7.6 722 90.3 87.3-92.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 923 53 5.1 3.7- 7.0 51 5.1 3.7- 7.1 819 89.8 87.2-91.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 759 37 3.9 2.6- 5.7 47 5.4 3.7- 7.6 675 90.8 88.1-92.9
2nd Quartile 648 28 4.6 2.9- 7.1 36 5.0 3.4- 7.3 584 90.4 87.3-92.8
3rd Quartile 650 40 6.3 4.3- 9.4 28 4.4 2.8- 6.9 582 89.2 85.7-92.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 410 37 10.6 7.1-15.5 *** *** *** 364 86.8 81.6-90.7

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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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