2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a colonoscopy within the past ten years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
-FEMALES 1,438 1,044 70.9 67.7-73.8 66 4.8 3.6- 6.5 328 24.3 21.6-27.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,005 731 71.3 67.7-74.7 54 5.3 3.9- 7.3 220 23.3 20.2-26.8
Non-Hispanic Black 282 225 76.8 69.4-82.9 *** *** *** 48 18.6 13.3-25.4
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 264 131 50.5 43.4-57.6 *** *** *** 123 46.8 39.7-53.9
55-64 551 399 69.9 64.5-74.7 29 6.0 3.8- 9.4 123 24.1 19.6-29.2
65-74 572 470 82.7 78.6-86.1 27 5.1 3.3- 7.9 75 12.2 9.4-15.7
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 352 254 70.9 64.6-76.5 15 4.3 2.4- 7.4 83 24.8 19.6-30.9
Some Post-H.S. 411 300 71.4 65.6-76.6 20 4.9 2.9- 8.1 91 23.7 18.8-29.4
College Graduate 563 429 75.9 71.5-79.8 28 5.2 3.4- 7.9 106 18.9 15.4-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 187 136 70.6 60.6-79.0 *** *** *** 47 27.7 19.5-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 24.8 16.4-35.6
$35,000- 49,999 177 133 72.8 63.3-80.5 *** *** *** 35 21.7 14.6-30.8
$50,000- 74,999 169 130 74.9 65.9-82.2 *** *** *** 31 19.6 13.2-28.2
$75,000+ 367 281 75.3 69.5-80.3 14 4.7 2.4- 8.9 72 20.1 15.6-25.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 485 345 69.2 63.6-74.3 24 5.2 3.2- 8.4 116 25.5 20.8-31.0
No 950 696 71.6 67.7-75.1 42 4.7 3.2- 6.8 212 23.8 20.5-27.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,391 1,017 71.2 68.0-74.2 61 4.5 3.3- 6.2 313 24.2 21.4-27.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 362 269 74.3 68.6-79.3 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 81 23.3 18.4-28.9
Regional City or Suburban County 404 294 71.7 65.6-77.0 21 5.2 3.0- 9.0 89 23.1 18.2-28.9
Rural 672 481 67.4 62.6-72.0 33 6.4 4.3- 9.6 158 26.1 21.9-30.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 392 67.3 62.3-71.9 25 5.1 3.1- 8.2 157 27.6 23.3-32.4
Unemployed 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 567 474 83.1 78.8-86.7 26 4.8 3.0- 7.6 67 12.1 9.1-15.9
Unable to Work 163 108 63.2 52.7-72.6 *** *** *** 47 31.6 22.7-42.1
Other not in Labor Force 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 131 99 73.8 63.7-81.9 *** *** *** 27 21.8 14.4-31.8
More than 200% 712 539 73.9 69.6-77.9 35 5.8 3.8- 8.8 138 20.2 16.8-24.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 428 331 75.1 69.4-80.1 18 5.5 3.1- 9.5 79 19.4 15.0-24.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 470 324 67.1 61.5-72.2 25 5.0 3.1- 8.0 121 27.9 23.1-33.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 540 389 72.0 67.0-76.5 23 4.4 2.6- 7.2 128 23.6 19.5-28.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 440 323 74.0 68.4-78.8 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 98 22.1 17.5-27.4
2nd Quartile 395 270 67.6 61.7-72.9 24 6.2 3.8- 9.9 101 26.2 21.3-31.8
3rd Quartile 370 275 71.2 64.9-76.9 12 2.7 1.3- 5.5 83 26.0 20.6-32.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 233 176 71.8 63.4-79.0 11 7.8 3.8-15.5 46 20.4 14.5-27.9

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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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