2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
-FEMALES 2,035 169 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,866 92.8 91.3-94.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,417 98 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,319 93.6 91.9-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 398 58 11.1 7.9-15.3 340 88.9 84.7-92.1
Other 54 *** *** *** 49 94.4 84.9-98.1
AGE
45-54 463 26 5.2 3.3- 7.9 437 94.8 92.1-96.7
55-64 549 35 5.8 3.8- 8.8 514 94.2 91.2-96.2
65-74 573 63 10.1 7.6-13.4 510 89.9 86.6-92.4
75+ 383 41 8.8 5.8-13.1 342 91.2 86.9-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 180 23 9.9 6.0-15.9 157 90.1 84.1-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 484 44 8.0 5.5-11.4 440 92.0 88.6-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 590 46 6.9 4.9- 9.7 544 93.1 90.3-95.1
College Graduate 775 55 5.7 4.2- 7.7 720 94.3 92.3-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 25 11.3 7.0-17.6 154 88.7 82.4-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 285 36 11.1 7.3-16.5 249 88.9 83.5-92.7
$25,000- 34,999 170 *** *** *** 160 94.1 86.8-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 231 *** *** *** 222 97.0 94.1-98.5
$50,000- 74,999 215 16 6.5 3.6-11.5 199 93.5 88.5-96.4
$75,000+ 485 29 5.6 3.6- 8.7 456 94.4 91.3-96.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 726 91 11.8 9.2-15.0 635 88.2 85.0-90.8
No 1,305 78 4.9 3.7- 6.5 1,227 95.1 93.5-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 *** *** *** 54 92.4 77.4-97.7
Non-Veteran 1,976 166 7.2 6.0- 8.7 1,810 92.8 91.3-94.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 538 37 6.5 4.4- 9.6 501 93.5 90.4-95.6
Regional City or Suburban County 566 55 8.5 6.3-11.4 511 91.5 88.6-93.7
Rural 931 77 6.7 5.0- 8.9 854 93.3 91.1-95.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 748 43 5.0 3.5- 7.1 705 95.0 92.9-96.5
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** 94 98.5 93.9-99.6
Retired 868 86 8.6 6.6-11.2 782 91.4 88.8-93.4
Unable to Work 205 29 14.3 9.2-21.5 176 85.7 78.5-90.8
Other not in Labor Force 106 *** *** *** 97 93.1 86.3-96.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 192 24 11.3 6.9-17.9 168 88.7 82.1-93.1
101% to 150% 203 24 9.2 5.5-15.0 179 90.8 85.0-94.5
151% to 200% 179 18 9.3 5.2-16.2 161 90.7 83.8-94.8
More than 200% 942 55 5.4 3.9- 7.5 887 94.6 92.5-96.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 589 69 9.6 7.2-12.7 520 90.4 87.3-92.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 653 47 6.6 4.7- 9.3 606 93.4 90.7-95.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 793 53 6.5 4.8- 8.9 740 93.5 91.1-95.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 641 47 6.5 4.7- 9.1 594 93.5 90.9-95.3
2nd Quartile 534 36 6.9 4.7-10.0 498 93.1 90.0-95.3
3rd Quartile 553 50 7.8 5.6-10.7 503 92.2 89.3-94.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 307 36 9.0 5.9-13.7 271 91.0 86.3-94.1

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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 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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