2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Colonoscopy)

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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%)
North Carolina 3,523 557 16.0 14.5-17.7 389 10.2 9.0-11.4 1,363 36.7 34.8-38.7 224 6.2 5.3- 7.2 990 30.9 29.0-32.9
-FEMALES 2,002 294 15.2 13.2-17.5 228 10.6 9.0-12.4 822 39.2 36.5-41.9 127 6.2 5.0- 7.6 531 28.8 26.3-31.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,403 200 14.6 12.4-17.2 151 10.5 8.7-12.6 602 41.3 38.2-44.5 105 7.2 5.7- 9.0 345 26.4 23.5-29.4
Non-Hispanic Black 390 72 19.1 13.7-26.0 55 13.2 9.5-18.1 153 35.6 29.7-41.9 14 4.1 2.0- 8.1 96 28.0 22.5-34.3
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 464 43 10.0 7.0-14.1 37 7.1 5.0-10.1 93 20.7 16.6-25.6 18 3.1 1.8- 5.1 273 59.1 53.6-64.3
55-64 551 86 17.1 13.0-22.1 60 9.3 6.8-12.6 253 43.5 38.4-48.8 29 6.0 3.8- 9.4 123 24.1 19.6-29.2
65-74 572 101 16.5 13.1-20.5 88 16.0 12.4-20.4 281 50.2 45.1-55.4 27 5.1 3.3- 7.9 75 12.2 9.4-15.7
75+ 370 57 17.8 12.6-24.6 38 10.7 7.0-16.1 179 45.2 38.2-52.2 39 9.8 6.5-14.4 57 16.5 11.5-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 24 16.7 10.0-26.7 11 6.3 2.8-13.7 62 33.7 25.2-43.3 *** *** *** 71 37.5 28.9-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 480 72 17.0 12.5-22.7 58 11.9 8.7-16.2 191 36.5 31.3-42.1 28 5.2 3.4- 7.8 131 29.4 24.4-34.9
Some Post-H.S. 575 87 15.2 12.0-19.0 61 9.0 6.7-12.0 246 41.4 36.7-46.3 39 6.6 4.5- 9.4 142 27.9 23.4-32.8
College Graduate 766 111 13.1 10.7-16.1 97 13.2 10.5-16.4 322 41.3 37.2-45.5 50 6.6 4.7- 9.1 186 25.7 22.2-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 28 20.9 13.1-31.7 17 8.7 4.8-15.3 55 23.5 16.8-31.7 12 6.8 3.3-13.4 62 40.2 30.8-50.4
$15,000- 24,999 286 41 19.3 12.4-28.8 33 9.5 6.1-14.3 118 37.9 30.6-45.9 12 3.1 1.7- 5.8 82 30.2 23.3-38.1
$25,000- 34,999 167 22 16.8 9.8-27.3 15 6.1 3.1-11.7 69 36.5 27.8-46.2 13 8.9 4.7-16.3 48 31.7 22.7-42.2
$35,000- 49,999 228 35 15.7 10.8-22.5 32 15.1 9.7-22.7 96 39.9 32.3-48.0 13 6.4 3.4-11.9 52 22.8 16.6-30.6
$50,000- 74,999 215 32 11.2 7.5-16.4 24 12.9 7.6-21.0 92 43.8 35.8-52.2 17 7.0 3.8-12.3 50 25.1 18.5-33.0
$75,000+ 479 75 14.1 10.8-18.1 56 10.9 8.1-14.4 202 42.0 36.8-47.4 22 4.9 2.9- 8.3 124 28.1 23.5-33.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 709 107 17.0 13.4-21.4 76 10.5 7.8-13.9 311 41.6 36.9-46.3 49 7.2 5.1-10.0 166 23.8 20.0-28.1
No 1,290 185 14.2 11.8-17.0 152 10.7 8.8-12.8 510 38.0 34.8-41.4 78 5.7 4.3- 7.5 365 31.4 28.2-34.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,945 288 15.3 13.2-17.6 222 10.6 9.1-12.5 806 39.6 36.9-42.3 121 5.9 4.7- 7.3 508 28.7 26.1-31.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 524 93 18.2 14.5-22.7 71 11.9 9.1-15.5 189 36.6 31.8-41.7 30 4.0 2.6- 6.0 141 29.2 24.7-34.2
Regional City or Suburban County 563 80 14.8 11.0-19.6 72 11.2 8.3-15.0 222 39.5 34.6-44.7 36 5.9 3.9- 8.8 153 28.6 24.0-33.7
Rural 915 121 13.1 10.4-16.4 85 9.0 7.0-11.5 411 41.0 37.0-45.1 61 8.2 6.0-11.1 237 28.7 24.9-32.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 741 85 11.4 8.9-14.5 78 9.5 7.3-12.3 279 37.7 33.5-42.0 39 5.6 3.8- 8.1 260 35.8 31.7-40.2
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.9 7.3-21.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 857 144 17.9 14.6-21.7 113 13.5 10.7-16.9 422 47.2 42.8-51.6 68 8.0 6.0-10.6 110 13.4 10.5-17.0
Unable to Work 197 37 19.8 13.1-28.8 16 6.0 3.5-10.3 73 35.6 27.8-44.3 *** *** *** 61 33.6 25.4-43.0
Other not in Labor Force 106 *** *** *** 11 7.4 3.9-13.7 31 26.2 18.0-36.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 186 *** *** *** 17 8.8 5.0-14.8 63 27.4 20.0-36.3 11 5.8 2.6-12.1 68 36.2 27.3-46.1
101% to 150% 199 27 17.0 10.3-26.7 19 7.8 4.2-14.1 83 37.6 29.0-47.1 *** *** *** 65 35.6 26.9-45.2
151% to 200% 183 29 18.5 12.1-27.2 22 9.3 5.7-14.9 74 36.8 28.9-45.6 14 7.4 4.2-12.8 44 27.9 19.8-37.9
More than 200% 933 143 13.9 11.4-16.8 113 12.2 9.7-15.2 398 42.1 38.2-46.1 57 6.4 4.6- 8.8 222 25.4 22.1-29.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 577 82 12.6 9.7-16.1 68 11.2 8.5-14.7 262 44.2 39.1-49.3 31 5.7 3.6- 8.7 134 26.4 21.8-31.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 648 98 16.3 12.9-20.5 76 9.9 7.6-12.9 252 37.6 33.1-42.3 47 6.5 4.6- 9.2 175 29.6 25.2-34.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 777 114 15.5 12.3-19.5 84 10.8 8.3-13.9 308 38.2 34.1-42.5 49 6.2 4.4- 8.6 222 29.3 25.5-33.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 629 77 12.8 9.4-17.3 71 11.8 8.9-15.4 269 42.1 37.3-47.0 43 6.7 4.8- 9.5 169 26.5 22.4-31.1
2nd Quartile 528 87 18.3 14.3-23.0 55 8.9 6.5-12.1 199 36.7 31.9-41.7 39 6.4 4.3- 9.3 148 29.8 25.2-34.8
3rd Quartile 545 90 15.7 12.3-19.7 74 12.3 9.3-16.1 212 36.9 32.0-42.1 28 4.6 2.8- 7.4 141 30.5 25.5-35.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 300 40 11.2 7.8-16.0 28 7.7 4.9-11.9 142 44.3 37.0-51.8 17 7.7 4.2-13.8 73 29.0 22.2-37.0

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a Colonoscopy
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 U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. 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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