2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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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 3,431 313 10.2 8.9-11.7 127 3.5 2.8- 4.4 229 6.2 5.3- 7.3 366 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,396 70.2 68.2-72.1
-FEMALES 1,944 180 10.1 8.4-12.2 74 3.7 2.7- 5.1 131 6.4 5.2- 8.0 211 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,348 69.5 66.7-72.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,360 123 10.6 8.5-13.2 45 3.9 2.7- 5.7 83 5.5 4.2- 7.3 159 11.2 9.3-13.5 950 68.7 65.4-71.8
Non-Hispanic Black 381 40 9.5 6.4-13.8 21 3.4 2.0- 5.7 33 9.9 6.6-14.6 43 9.3 6.3-13.5 244 67.9 61.6-73.6
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 455 16 3.5 1.9- 6.2 15 2.9 1.5- 5.7 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 21 5.1 3.2- 8.2 389 85.8 81.5-89.2
55-64 550 52 10.3 7.2-14.6 18 3.6 1.9- 6.9 30 5.7 3.7- 8.6 44 9.0 6.4-12.5 406 71.4 66.1-76.1
65-74 567 71 13.9 10.7-17.9 27 4.7 2.9- 7.4 54 10.8 7.5-15.2 78 13.2 10.1-16.9 337 57.5 52.2-62.6
75+ 372 41 14.6 9.5-21.8 14 3.8 1.8- 7.6 33 7.5 5.0-11.1 68 16.2 11.6-22.2 216 58.0 50.7-64.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 27 15.8 9.7-24.8 12 6.7 3.0-14.2 14 8.9 4.4-17.2 14 8.1 3.9-16.0 108 60.5 50.3-69.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 51 12.4 8.8-17.2 14 3.1 1.6- 5.9 39 8.2 5.7-11.7 46 8.9 6.3-12.4 320 67.3 61.7-72.6
Some Post-H.S. 559 52 10.4 7.4-14.3 19 3.1 1.7- 5.6 30 4.6 2.9- 7.1 66 11.6 8.8-15.3 392 70.3 65.4-74.9
College Graduate 738 50 5.3 3.8- 7.3 29 3.7 2.5- 5.6 48 6.1 4.4- 8.3 85 10.6 8.3-13.5 526 74.3 70.5-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 24 15.1 9.1-24.1 13 4.9 2.5- 9.4 14 9.6 5.3-16.7 17 11.0 5.8-19.9 106 59.4 49.4-68.6
$15,000- 24,999 281 38 15.6 10.4-22.7 19 9.2 4.9-16.7 24 10.1 5.7-17.3 24 5.4 3.0- 9.5 176 59.7 51.1-67.7
$25,000- 34,999 165 19 14.1 8.1-23.4 *** *** *** 14 5.9 3.2-10.7 18 8.9 5.2-14.9 107 67.2 57.4-75.7
$35,000- 49,999 226 19 12.8 7.1-21.9 *** *** *** 20 9.0 5.4-14.6 28 9.3 5.9-14.5 151 65.3 56.7-73.0
$50,000- 74,999 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 5.1 2.5- 9.9 30 13.7 9.1-20.3 157 74.9 67.1-81.3
$75,000+ 469 40 7.6 5.2-11.0 12 2.2 1.2- 4.3 25 5.3 3.3- 8.5 45 9.1 6.6-12.6 347 75.7 70.8-80.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 697 82 13.6 10.2-17.8 40 6.8 4.4-10.3 60 9.0 6.4-12.5 77 11.3 8.5-15.0 438 59.3 54.2-64.2
No 1,244 98 8.4 6.5-10.7 34 2.2 1.5- 3.2 71 5.2 3.9- 6.8 134 9.7 7.9-11.8 907 74.6 71.5-77.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,888 175 10.3 8.5-12.4 72 3.7 2.7- 5.0 131 6.7 5.4- 8.2 206 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,304 69.2 66.4-71.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 502 40 8.3 5.8-11.8 16 2.8 1.6- 4.8 34 5.8 3.9- 8.7 47 7.8 5.5-10.8 365 75.3 70.7-79.5
Regional City or Suburban County 542 56 12.6 9.0-17.4 22 3.2 1.9- 5.6 33 5.5 3.7- 8.1 65 11.0 8.3-14.6 366 67.7 62.3-72.6
Rural 900 84 9.7 7.2-12.8 36 4.8 3.0- 7.7 64 7.7 5.5-10.6 99 11.5 8.9-14.8 617 66.3 61.8-70.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 715 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1 19 2.0 1.2- 3.5 32 4.5 3.0- 6.7 53 7.8 5.7-10.6 570 79.4 75.5-82.8
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 84.4 74.8-90.9
Retired 831 95 13.6 10.5-17.5 35 3.6 2.4- 5.3 73 9.4 7.0-12.7 124 14.5 11.6-17.9 504 58.9 54.3-63.4
Unable to Work 200 32 17.6 11.3-26.4 16 11.0 5.7-20.2 13 4.9 2.5- 9.3 18 7.8 4.5-13.1 121 58.6 49.3-67.4
Other not in Labor Force 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 186 27 13.7 8.9-20.7 13 4.4 2.2- 8.3 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 14 9.1 4.5-17.5 120 67.3 57.9-75.5
101% to 150% 198 20 12.4 6.7-21.6 16 10.1 4.9-19.6 18 11.6 6.1-20.9 19 5.5 3.1- 9.7 125 60.5 50.2-69.8
151% to 200% 179 21 13.6 8.4-21.1 *** *** *** 16 7.6 4.2-13.4 15 7.5 4.1-13.3 117 65.1 56.0-73.2
More than 200% 915 72 9.0 6.7-12.1 23 2.2 1.4- 3.5 57 6.0 4.4- 8.2 108 10.4 8.4-12.9 655 72.3 68.5-75.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 566 54 9.3 6.7-12.9 21 2.8 1.6- 4.6 35 7.2 4.8-10.5 68 11.8 8.9-15.5 388 68.9 63.9-73.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 633 66 12.1 9.0-16.1 28 5.3 3.2- 8.5 46 7.5 5.1-10.8 73 11.0 8.1-14.7 420 64.2 59.1-69.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 745 60 8.9 6.4-12.2 25 2.9 1.8- 4.7 50 5.3 3.8- 7.3 70 8.8 6.7-11.5 540 74.0 69.9-77.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 602 47 9.2 6.3-13.2 21 3.1 1.8- 5.2 46 5.6 4.0- 7.8 61 10.1 7.5-13.3 427 72.1 67.3-76.4
2nd Quartile 514 48 9.9 7.0-13.8 20 4.3 2.5- 7.4 28 6.0 3.9- 9.1 54 10.8 7.8-14.7 364 69.0 63.7-73.8
3rd Quartile 527 57 11.9 8.6-16.2 23 4.4 2.4- 7.7 42 8.5 5.7-12.6 66 9.9 7.3-13.3 339 65.3 59.8-70.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 301 28 9.7 5.9-15.5 *** *** *** 15 5.3 2.8- 9.8 30 9.5 6.0-14.7 218 73.4 66.2-79.5

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

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