2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (stool DNA 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 3,466 106 2.7 2.1- 3.5 47 1.2 0.9- 1.8 41 1.0 0.7- 1.5 64 1.8 1.3- 2.4 3,208 93.2 92.1-94.2
GENDER
Male 1,508 38 2.6 1.8- 3.8 18 1.1 0.7- 1.9 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 28 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,404 93.3 91.6-94.7
Female 1,958 68 2.8 2.1- 3.8 29 1.3 0.9- 2.1 21 0.7 0.4- 1.1 36 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,804 93.1 91.7-94.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,409 63 2.4 1.8- 3.3 29 1.0 0.6- 1.6 29 1.2 0.7- 1.8 39 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,249 93.7 92.4-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 653 33 4.1 2.5- 6.4 15 2.4 1.3- 4.3 *** *** *** 21 2.4 1.4- 4.1 574 90.3 87.3-92.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 90 92.8 85.3-96.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 94.9 88.5-97.9
AGE
45-54 868 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 1.7 1.0- 3.0 830 96.0 94.4-97.2
55-64 985 26 2.6 1.5- 4.3 11 1.1 0.6- 2.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 931 94.0 91.6-95.7
65-74 992 48 4.1 2.9- 5.6 16 1.8 1.0- 3.2 17 1.1 0.6- 2.0 16 1.5 0.8- 2.6 895 91.5 89.3-93.3
75+ 618 19 3.2 1.8- 5.7 14 2.0 1.0- 4.0 11 1.3 0.7- 2.8 23 3.6 2.1- 6.1 551 89.8 86.3-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 331 16 3.7 2.0- 6.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 293 90.8 86.6-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 843 28 2.7 1.7- 4.3 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9 13 1.6 0.7- 3.5 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7 775 92.1 89.5-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 984 34 3.2 2.1- 4.9 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1 *** *** *** 17 1.6 0.9- 2.6 913 93.6 91.7-95.2
College Graduate 1,301 28 1.7 1.1- 2.6 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3 19 1.2 0.7- 2.2 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,221 94.9 93.4-96.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,231 50 3.6 2.6- 5.1 31 2.2 1.4- 3.3 24 1.6 0.9- 2.7 31 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,095 89.8 87.6-91.7
No 2,226 56 2.3 1.6- 3.2 16 0.8 0.4- 1.4 17 0.7 0.4- 1.3 33 1.2 0.8- 1.9 2,104 95.0 93.8-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 527 17 4.0 2.3- 7.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 480 90.8 87.2-93.5
Non-Veteran 2,936 89 2.5 1.9- 3.3 41 1.2 0.8- 1.8 31 0.9 0.5- 1.4 50 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,725 93.7 92.5-94.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,444 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 *** *** *** 16 1.0 0.6- 1.9 18 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,380 95.7 94.3-96.8
Unemployed 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 96.1 90.6-98.4
Retired 1,413 53 3.4 2.4- 4.8 28 1.9 1.2- 3.0 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7 33 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,279 91.7 89.7-93.2
Unable to Work 339 23 6.2 3.8-10.1 13 3.0 1.6- 5.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 292 86.0 80.6-90.1
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 94.4 87.7-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 12 3.3 1.8- 6.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 219 89.1 83.9-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 475 20 3.9 2.2- 7.0 13 3.9 2.1- 7.3 11 1.9 0.8- 4.8 14 2.4 1.3- 4.2 417 87.8 83.4-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 290 12 4.2 2.0- 8.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 273 93.7 88.4-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 379 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 363 96.2 93.6-97.7
$50,000-74,999 436 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 407 93.9 90.8-95.9
$75,000+ 978 16 1.3 0.7- 2.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 929 95.8 94.1-97.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 656 26 3.3 1.9- 5.5 *** *** *** 11 1.2 0.6- 2.4 13 2.4 1.3- 4.5 600 92.5 89.6-94.6
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 91.7 83.5-96.1
50% to 100% 293 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 260 89.8 84.8-93.2
101% to 150% 348 11 3.1 1.4- 6.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 2.8 1.4- 5.4 310 89.0 83.9-92.6
151% to 200% 290 15 4.4 2.4- 7.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 263 91.2 86.4-94.4
More than 200% 1,802 36 1.9 1.2- 2.8 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,707 95.3 94.0-96.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 656 26 3.3 1.9- 5.5 *** *** *** 11 1.2 0.6- 2.4 13 2.4 1.3- 4.5 600 92.5 89.6-94.6
HOUSING
Own 2,730 72 2.5 1.8- 3.3 32 1.2 0.8- 1.8 35 1.1 0.7- 1.7 52 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,539 93.6 92.4-94.6
Rent 581 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2 14 2.1 1.1- 3.8 *** *** *** 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7 531 91.6 88.7-93.9
Other arrangement 142 13 8.5 4.3-16.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 125 89.3 81.3-94.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 949 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6 11 1.1 0.5- 2.3 *** *** *** 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 885 93.2 90.9-94.9
Regional City or Suburban County 931 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7 *** *** *** 16 1.3 0.7- 2.2 861 93.1 90.8-94.8
Rural 1,586 50 2.4 1.7- 3.5 23 1.2 0.8- 1.9 23 1.1 0.6- 1.8 28 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,462 93.4 91.8-94.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,011 42 3.0 2.0- 4.6 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.0 24 2.2 1.4- 3.6 914 92.2 90.1-94.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,115 26 2.0 1.3- 3.1 14 1.3 0.7- 2.3 17 1.2 0.6- 2.4 21 1.9 1.1- 3.1 1,037 93.6 91.7-95.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,340 38 3.2 2.2- 4.6 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,257 93.4 91.6-94.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,077 27 2.4 1.6- 3.6 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3 *** *** *** 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,011 94.3 92.6-95.7
2nd Quartile 900 22 2.7 1.7- 4.5 11 1.2 0.6- 2.2 *** *** *** 14 1.6 0.8- 2.8 844 93.7 91.6-95.4
3rd Quartile 947 27 2.5 1.6- 3.8 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7 14 1.5 0.7- 3.1 26 2.5 1.6- 4.0 867 92.1 89.7-93.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 542 30 4.2 2.4- 7.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 486 91.2 87.5-93.9

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a stool DNA 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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