2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents aged 50-75 who have had a virtual colonoscopy within the past five years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a virtual colonoscopy in the past 5 years Have not had a virtual colonoscopy in the past 5 or more years Have never had a virtual colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,488 67 2.4 1.8- 3.2 39 1.5 1.0- 2.2 2,382 96.1 95.1-96.9
GENDER
Male 1,076 29 2.1 1.3- 3.1 21 2.0 1.2- 3.5 1,026 95.9 94.3-97.1
Female 1,412 38 2.6 1.8- 3.9 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,356 96.3 94.9-97.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,724 38 2.0 1.3- 2.9 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,664 96.7 95.6-97.6
Non-Hispanic Black 474 23 3.8 2.4- 6.2 *** *** *** 441 93.8 90.7-95.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** 72 94.0 86.0-97.5
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 110 96.2 89.4-98.7
AGE
50-54 474 *** *** *** *** *** *** 467 98.3 95.9-99.3
55-64 975 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 938 96.8 95.4-97.9
65-75 1,039 41 3.9 2.7- 5.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.6 977 93.9 91.8-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** 201 96.9 93.9-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 25 3.8 2.3- 6.1 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 562 93.5 90.7-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 715 22 2.5 1.5- 4.2 *** *** *** 683 95.9 93.9-97.4
College Graduate 954 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2 *** *** *** 932 98.2 97.1-98.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 843 38 4.1 2.7- 6.0 22 2.9 1.8- 4.7 783 93.0 90.6-94.9
No 1,637 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3 17 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,591 97.7 96.7-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 347 *** *** *** *** *** *** 330 95.1 91.5-97.3
Non-Veteran 2,136 58 2.4 1.7- 3.2 31 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,047 96.3 95.2-97.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,107 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,080 97.6 96.2-98.5
Unemployed 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 99.0 93.0-99.9
Retired 916 35 3.2 2.1- 4.8 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 864 94.8 92.7-96.2
Unable to Work 281 18 5.6 3.2- 9.5 *** *** *** 256 91.5 86.8-94.7
Other not in Labor Force 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 99.5 96.2-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 92.7 87.5-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 316 18 4.8 2.6- 8.6 *** *** *** 294 93.8 89.6-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 208 *** *** *** *** *** *** 198 94.5 88.9-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** 269 97.3 94.7-98.6
$50,000-74,999 324 *** *** *** *** *** *** 318 98.2 94.3-99.4
$75,000+ 718 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2 *** *** *** 697 97.3 95.4-98.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 451 14 2.6 1.4- 4.8 *** *** *** 430 95.8 93.1-97.5
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 214 11 4.3 2.2- 8.3 *** *** *** 198 93.3 88.5-96.2
101% to 150% 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** 223 96.0 91.3-98.2
151% to 200% 208 12 6.2 3.0-12.4 *** *** *** 194 93.3 87.1-96.6
More than 200% 1,323 20 1.4 0.8- 2.3 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,283 97.2 95.9-98.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 451 14 2.6 1.4- 4.8 *** *** *** 430 95.8 93.1-97.5
HOUSING
Own 1,977 45 2.1 1.5- 3.0 27 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,905 96.6 95.5-97.4
Rent 411 18 4.0 2.3- 6.9 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 382 92.5 88.7-95.1
Other arrangement 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 97.6 92.9-99.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 654 15 2.0 1.1- 3.5 *** *** *** 631 97.2 95.6-98.3
Regional City or Suburban County 681 19 2.9 1.7- 5.0 *** *** *** 654 95.2 92.6-96.9
Rural 1,153 33 2.2 1.5- 3.4 23 1.8 1.1- 3.0 1,097 96.0 94.5-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 741 30 3.5 2.3- 5.4 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 693 94.2 91.9-95.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 809 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3 11 1.1 0.5- 2.0 781 97.0 95.5-98.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 938 20 2.1 1.3- 3.6 *** *** *** 908 96.3 94.5-97.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 771 18 2.2 1.2- 3.9 *** *** *** 747 96.6 94.5-97.9
2nd Quartile 654 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 *** *** *** 633 97.0 95.1-98.2
3rd Quartile 661 18 3.0 1.8- 5.0 11 1.4 0.7- 2.8 632 95.6 93.4-97.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 402 20 3.7 2.3- 6.1 12 3.0 1.4- 6.3 370 93.2 89.7-95.6

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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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