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 3,513 162 4.1 3.4- 5.0 3,351 95.9 95.0-96.6
-FEMALES 2,000 82 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,918 96.1 94.9-97.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,397 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,346 96.4 95.0-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 382 22 4.3 2.6- 7.2 360 95.7 92.8-97.4
Other 54 *** *** *** 51 98.9 96.2-99.7
AGE
45-54 457 *** *** *** 452 98.6 95.6-99.6
55-64 550 16 2.5 1.4- 4.5 534 97.5 95.5-98.6
65-74 559 35 7.0 4.6-10.4 524 93.0 89.6-95.4
75+ 365 24 6.0 3.6- 9.9 341 94.0 90.1-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 13 6.0 3.2-10.9 160 94.0 89.1-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 472 25 6.1 3.7- 9.9 447 93.9 90.1-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 586 24 3.2 2.0- 5.2 562 96.8 94.8-98.0
College Graduate 763 20 1.9 1.1- 3.4 743 98.1 96.6-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 15 7.0 3.8-12.6 161 93.0 87.4-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 276 16 5.3 2.8- 9.8 260 94.7 90.2-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 167 11 7.6 3.7-14.8 156 92.4 85.2-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 229 *** *** *** 220 97.2 93.7-98.8
$50,000- 74,999 213 *** *** *** 213 100 . - .
$75,000+ 476 13 1.9 1.0- 3.9 463 98.1 96.1-99.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 700 48 7.6 5.5-10.6 652 92.4 89.4-94.5
No 1,296 34 2.0 1.2- 3.2 1,262 98.0 96.8-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 *** *** *** 54 97.4 83.5-99.6
Non-Veteran 1,942 81 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,861 96.1 94.9-97.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 531 17 2.7 1.6- 4.7 514 97.3 95.3-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 553 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 529 94.7 91.6-96.7
Rural 916 41 3.6 2.4- 5.4 875 96.4 94.6-97.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 740 16 2.4 1.3- 4.6 724 97.6 95.4-98.7
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** 95 100 . - .
Retired 847 49 5.5 3.9- 7.8 798 94.5 92.2-96.1
Unable to Work 198 14 6.9 3.7-12.4 184 93.1 87.6-96.3
Other not in Labor Force 106 *** *** *** 103 98.5 94.8-99.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 188 *** *** *** 178 94.7 89.4-97.4
101% to 150% 195 *** *** *** 186 95.4 89.9-97.9
151% to 200% 177 12 7.6 3.8-14.8 165 92.4 85.2-96.2
More than 200% 928 28 2.2 1.3- 3.5 900 97.8 96.5-98.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 574 33 5.2 3.3- 8.1 541 94.8 91.9-96.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 646 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 624 97.2 95.5-98.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 780 27 4.0 2.6- 6.3 753 96.0 93.7-97.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 628 21 3.8 2.2- 6.3 607 96.2 93.7-97.8
2nd Quartile 531 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 510 96.3 93.8-97.8
3rd Quartile 539 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 520 96.7 94.3-98.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 302 21 6.0 3.3-10.6 281 94.0 89.4-96.7

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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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