2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a stool dna test within the past three years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a stool DNA test in the past 3 years Have had a stool DNA test 3 or more years ago Have never had a stool DNA test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,532 138 4.8 3.9- 5.9 46 1.8 1.3- 2.6 2,348 93.3 92.1-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,101 50 4.3 3.1- 6.1 19 1.8 1.0- 3.0 1,032 93.9 91.9-95.4
Female 1,431 88 5.2 4.0- 6.7 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,316 92.9 91.1-94.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,753 78 3.9 3.0- 5.1 32 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,643 94.2 92.7-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 486 46 8.5 5.9-12.1 11 1.8 0.9- 3.7 429 89.7 85.9-92.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 93.1 84.2-97.2
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 92.7 83.8-96.9
AGE
50-54 479 17 3.1 1.9- 5.1 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 450 94.4 91.7-96.3
55-64 985 42 4.4 3.0- 6.5 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1 931 94.0 91.6-95.7
65-75 1,068 79 6.3 4.9- 8.2 22 1.7 1.1- 2.8 967 92.0 89.9-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 24 8.0 4.9-12.7 *** *** *** 189 90.7 85.7-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 624 33 4.8 3.2- 7.4 13 2.6 1.4- 5.1 578 92.5 89.4-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 721 42 5.2 3.6- 7.4 14 1.8 1.0- 3.2 665 93.0 90.5-94.9
College Graduate 967 38 2.9 2.0- 4.3 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 913 95.7 94.0-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 859 74 7.4 5.6- 9.7 21 2.8 1.6- 4.6 764 89.8 87.1-92.0
No 1,665 64 3.5 2.6- 4.8 25 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,576 95.1 93.7-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 359 18 5.9 3.3-10.4 *** *** *** 333 92.0 87.4-95.0
Non-Veteran 2,170 120 4.6 3.7- 5.7 38 1.8 1.2- 2.7 2,012 93.6 92.2-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,122 39 3.5 2.4- 5.1 17 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,066 95.1 93.3-96.5
Unemployed 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 94.8 87.6-97.9
Retired 936 62 5.3 3.9- 7.2 16 1.5 0.8- 2.7 858 93.2 91.1-94.8
Unable to Work 285 32 10.2 6.7-15.2 *** *** *** 246 85.9 79.9-90.3
Other not in Labor Force 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 92.8 83.0-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 20 8.3 5.1-13.1 *** *** *** 170 88.5 82.3-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 324 31 9.5 6.0-14.5 *** *** *** 285 87.7 82.0-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** 201 93.5 86.4-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 284 *** *** *** *** *** *** 272 96.7 94.1-98.2
$50,000-74,999 328 12 3.4 1.8- 6.2 *** *** *** 306 94.1 90.7-96.3
$75,000+ 732 25 2.8 1.8- 4.5 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5 695 95.4 93.3-96.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 458 31 4.9 3.0- 7.8 *** *** *** 419 93.5 90.3-95.7
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 89.9 79.8-95.2
50% to 100% 215 18 7.5 4.3-12.8 *** *** *** 193 89.5 83.4-93.6
101% to 150% 241 17 6.3 3.3-11.5 *** *** *** 216 89.3 82.8-93.6
151% to 200% 208 15 7.5 4.0-13.4 *** *** *** 192 92.4 86.5-95.9
More than 200% 1,348 49 3.4 2.4- 4.8 24 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,275 95.0 93.5-96.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 458 31 4.9 3.0- 7.8 *** *** *** 419 93.5 90.3-95.7
HOUSING
Own 2,013 94 4.3 3.3- 5.5 39 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,880 93.9 92.5-95.0
Rent 418 30 6.6 4.4- 9.8 *** *** *** 382 91.5 87.8-94.2
Other arrangement 91 14 13.5 7.0-24.4 *** *** *** 76 84.4 72.9-91.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 661 25 4.0 2.5- 6.4 11 1.9 0.9- 3.8 625 94.1 91.4-96.0
Regional City or Suburban County 695 43 5.8 4.1- 8.2 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5 639 92.5 89.8-94.5
Rural 1,176 70 4.7 3.5- 6.2 22 1.9 1.2- 3.1 1,084 93.4 91.6-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 760 54 5.6 3.9- 7.8 19 2.3 1.4- 3.9 687 92.1 89.6-94.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 821 41 4.4 3.1- 6.2 17 2.1 1.2- 3.8 763 93.5 91.2-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 951 43 4.8 3.3- 6.8 *** *** *** 898 93.9 91.7-95.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 777 34 3.8 2.6- 5.6 *** *** *** 733 94.8 92.8-96.3
2nd Quartile 668 30 4.9 3.2- 7.4 12 1.7 0.8- 3.3 626 93.4 90.7-95.4
3rd Quartile 673 39 5.1 3.6- 7.3 17 2.5 1.4- 4.7 617 92.3 89.6-94.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 414 35 6.7 4.2-10.6 *** *** *** 372 91.2 86.8-94.2

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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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