2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Blood Stool Test)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,431 313 10.2 8.9-11.7 127 3.5 2.8- 4.4 229 6.2 5.3- 7.3 366 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,396 70.2 68.2-72.1
GENDER
Male 1,487 133 10.3 8.4-12.6 53 3.3 2.4- 4.5 98 6.0 4.7- 7.6 155 9.4 7.9-11.3 1,048 70.9 68.0-73.7
Female 1,944 180 10.1 8.4-12.2 74 3.7 2.7- 5.1 131 6.4 5.2- 8.0 211 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,348 69.5 66.7-72.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,381 214 10.6 9.0-12.5 82 3.8 2.9- 5.0 150 5.8 4.7- 7.0 269 10.5 9.2-12.1 1,666 69.3 66.9-71.6
Non-Hispanic Black 651 71 10.2 7.7-13.5 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1 56 8.6 6.3-11.6 69 8.6 6.3-11.4 419 69.2 64.6-73.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 77.0 65.7-85.4
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 7.7 4.4-13.1 *** *** *** 135 77.3 68.8-84.0
AGE
45-54 861 37 5.3 3.6- 7.7 19 1.9 1.0- 3.3 22 2.2 1.4- 3.5 35 4.3 2.9- 6.3 748 86.3 83.2-88.9
55-64 980 99 11.7 9.1-14.8 35 3.8 2.5- 5.8 60 6.3 4.6- 8.4 75 8.0 6.2-10.3 711 70.2 66.4-73.8
65-74 983 121 13.5 11.0-16.6 46 4.6 3.2- 6.4 92 10.0 7.7-12.9 137 13.5 11.1-16.3 587 58.4 54.5-62.3
75+ 607 56 11.1 7.7-15.7 27 4.3 2.7- 6.9 55 7.7 5.6-10.4 119 18.0 14.3-22.4 350 59.0 53.6-64.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 325 42 13.4 9.2-19.2 17 4.3 2.2- 8.2 20 6.2 3.5-10.8 24 7.6 4.6-12.4 222 68.5 61.5-74.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 840 87 10.5 8.1-13.5 26 3.6 2.3- 5.7 67 7.9 5.9-10.5 78 9.5 7.3-12.2 582 68.5 64.4-72.2
Some Post-H.S. 972 101 12.5 10.0-15.7 34 2.9 1.9- 4.5 62 5.3 4.0- 7.2 113 10.4 8.4-12.8 662 68.8 65.1-72.2
College Graduate 1,288 83 5.8 4.4- 7.6 50 3.8 2.8- 5.2 79 5.7 4.4- 7.3 151 10.6 8.9-12.7 925 74.1 71.2-76.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,221 136 12.8 10.4-15.8 62 5.1 3.7- 7.1 103 8.5 6.6-10.9 149 11.8 9.7-14.3 771 61.7 58.0-65.3
No 2,200 176 8.8 7.3-10.6 65 2.7 2.0- 3.6 125 5.0 4.1- 6.1 215 8.8 7.5-10.2 1,619 74.7 72.4-76.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 512 60 14.0 10.3-18.8 26 5.8 3.7- 9.0 42 7.6 5.2-10.9 68 12.2 9.3-15.7 316 60.5 55.0-65.7
Non-Veteran 2,915 252 9.5 8.1-11.1 101 3.1 2.4- 4.0 187 6.0 5.0- 7.2 297 9.4 8.2-10.8 2,078 71.9 69.8-73.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,431 94 7.7 6.0- 9.7 33 2.4 1.6- 3.5 62 4.4 3.3- 5.8 99 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,143 79.0 76.2-81.5
Unemployed 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 5.5 2.8-10.5 128 84.4 77.1-89.6
Retired 1,393 148 12.4 10.1-15.2 65 4.0 3.0- 5.4 129 9.1 7.3-11.3 219 15.2 13.0-17.8 832 59.2 55.7-62.5
Unable to Work 337 55 17.5 12.5-23.9 23 7.4 4.3-12.6 24 6.8 4.1-11.0 28 8.3 5.3-12.7 207 60.0 52.9-66.8
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 36 15.4 10.0-23.1 18 4.7 2.7- 8.0 22 8.5 5.2-13.6 22 9.6 5.6-15.9 156 61.8 53.6-69.3
$15,000- 24,999 474 63 14.6 10.8-19.6 24 6.3 3.6-10.8 36 8.7 5.5-13.3 42 8.0 5.3-11.8 309 62.4 56.1-68.3
$25,000- 34,999 283 31 11.5 7.4-17.3 *** *** *** 20 5.3 3.0- 9.1 27 8.5 5.3-13.2 195 70.8 63.6-77.1
$35,000- 49,999 375 40 13.2 9.0-18.9 15 4.0 2.3- 7.1 37 10.4 7.2-14.8 40 9.1 6.3-13.1 243 63.3 57.0-69.2
$50,000-74,999 436 23 7.7 4.7-12.4 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 27 5.2 3.4- 7.9 62 13.0 9.9-17.0 310 71.6 66.1-76.5
$75,000+ 965 70 7.5 5.6- 9.9 29 2.9 1.9- 4.3 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8 100 9.0 7.2-11.1 712 75.0 71.6-78.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 644 50 8.9 6.2-12.6 17 2.3 1.3- 4.3 33 3.4 2.2- 5.0 73 11.4 8.6-15.0 471 74.0 69.4-78.2
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 293 39 14.8 9.9-21.6 19 4.0 2.4- 6.7 21 5.3 3.2- 8.7 19 7.3 4.1-12.6 195 68.5 61.0-75.2
101% to 150% 346 36 10.8 7.0-16.4 18 6.0 3.1-11.5 27 9.7 5.9-15.6 34 9.1 5.9-13.8 231 64.4 57.1-71.0
151% to 200% 291 33 12.7 8.7-18.1 13 4.9 2.5- 9.4 24 6.9 4.2-10.9 24 8.0 4.9-12.7 197 67.5 60.6-73.8
More than 200% 1,781 142 9.3 7.6-11.3 56 3.1 2.3- 4.2 117 6.4 5.1- 7.9 209 10.2 8.7-11.8 1,257 71.1 68.4-73.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 644 50 8.9 6.2-12.6 17 2.3 1.3- 4.3 33 3.4 2.2- 5.0 73 11.4 8.6-15.0 471 74.0 69.4-78.2
HOUSING
Own 2,698 233 10.0 8.6-11.7 93 3.5 2.7- 4.5 189 6.4 5.4- 7.6 294 9.9 8.6-11.3 1,889 70.2 67.9-72.3
Rent 577 60 10.1 7.5-13.4 27 4.1 2.6- 6.4 35 6.1 4.1- 9.1 57 9.6 7.1-12.9 398 70.1 65.4-74.4
Other arrangement 143 18 12.2 7.0-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 10.0 4.7-20.0 100 72.1 61.4-80.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 932 82 10.0 7.8-12.8 30 2.8 1.8- 4.2 53 5.0 3.6- 6.8 100 9.2 7.3-11.5 667 73.0 69.5-76.3
Regional City or Suburban County 925 85 10.9 8.3-14.1 39 3.6 2.4- 5.3 62 6.6 4.9- 8.9 107 10.5 8.4-13.0 632 68.5 64.5-72.1
Rural 1,574 146 9.9 8.0-12.2 58 4.1 2.9- 5.7 114 6.9 5.5- 8.8 159 9.9 8.1-12.0 1,097 69.2 66.0-72.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,003 99 10.3 8.1-13.1 42 3.8 2.6- 5.5 66 6.7 5.0- 9.0 115 10.7 8.6-13.2 681 68.4 64.7-72.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,113 105 10.5 8.3-13.1 44 4.1 2.8- 6.0 80 7.0 5.3- 9.2 124 10.5 8.5-13.0 760 67.9 64.3-71.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,315 109 10.0 7.9-12.5 41 2.9 2.0- 4.2 83 5.4 4.2- 6.9 127 8.9 7.3-10.8 955 72.9 69.8-75.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,064 85 9.5 7.2-12.4 34 3.0 2.0- 4.5 82 6.7 5.2- 8.6 103 8.8 7.0-11.0 760 72.0 68.4-75.2
2nd Quartile 884 78 9.6 7.4-12.4 33 3.8 2.5- 5.7 40 4.4 3.1- 6.3 96 10.5 8.4-13.2 637 71.7 67.9-75.2
3rd Quartile 939 93 11.2 8.7-14.3 41 4.0 2.6- 5.9 75 8.3 6.2-11.0 122 11.5 9.3-14.1 608 65.1 61.1-68.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 544 57 11.8 8.4-16.5 19 3.2 1.8- 5.7 32 5.6 3.5- 8.9 45 7.0 4.8-10.1 391 72.3 66.9-77.2

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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