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
-MALES 1,521 263 17.0 14.8-19.5 161 9.7 8.0-11.6 541 33.9 31.1-36.8 97 6.2 4.8- 7.9 459 33.3 30.4-36.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,047 177 16.5 14.0-19.4 106 9.3 7.4-11.6 401 36.6 33.2-40.1 75 6.9 5.2- 9.0 288 30.7 27.4-34.3
Non-Hispanic Black 272 50 18.7 13.7-25.0 42 12.9 9.1-17.8 94 30.5 24.4-37.4 *** *** *** 77 34.4 27.6-42.0
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 411 48 12.7 9.3-17.1 27 6.2 4.0- 9.5 57 14.0 10.4-18.5 11 3.1 1.4- 6.4 268 64.0 58.2-69.4
55-64 441 81 16.9 13.2-21.4 48 10.3 7.3-14.3 179 39.3 34.0-44.8 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 116 29.0 24.1-34.5
65-74 425 95 23.5 18.7-29.2 56 12.1 8.9-16.3 186 43.3 37.6-49.3 31 7.2 4.9-10.6 57 13.7 10.0-18.6
75+ 229 38 15.1 10.3-21.7 24 10.8 6.8-16.6 116 48.9 41.0-56.9 33 13.8 9.1-20.3 18 11.4 6.6-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 148 16 9.5 5.0-17.3 11 9.3 4.6-17.9 39 27.4 19.6-36.8 *** *** *** 75 50.0 40.1-59.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 378 67 18.5 14.2-23.7 36 9.3 6.4-13.2 117 31.1 25.9-36.9 28 7.5 5.0-11.1 130 33.6 28.2-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 419 77 18.3 14.2-23.2 45 8.7 6.2-12.1 151 33.8 28.7-39.4 24 6.8 4.2-10.9 122 32.3 27.1-38.0
College Graduate 573 103 17.9 14.5-21.9 68 11.0 8.4-14.2 234 39.8 35.3-44.6 37 5.2 3.6- 7.5 131 26.0 21.8-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 13 11.0 5.4-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 194 26 17.3 11.2-25.9 24 9.9 6.1-15.6 59 26.1 19.2-34.3 14 9.7 5.2-17.3 71 37.0 28.6-46.3
$25,000- 34,999 121 21 15.1 8.8-24.7 11 8.8 4.4-16.7 32 25.2 16.5-36.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 155 24 16.1 10.1-24.8 16 11.6 6.8-19.3 71 46.8 37.7-56.1 *** *** *** 35 20.7 14.3-28.9
$50,000- 74,999 223 44 21.9 15.8-29.4 19 6.7 4.0-10.7 91 40.3 32.8-48.4 17 6.4 3.7-10.8 52 24.8 18.4-32.4
$75,000+ 512 84 15.4 12.1-19.3 61 10.9 8.1-14.5 194 35.9 31.2-41.0 29 5.3 3.2- 8.5 144 32.5 27.8-37.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 531 94 17.4 13.6-21.9 60 11.1 8.1-14.9 204 36.0 31.2-41.2 44 8.2 5.7-11.5 129 27.4 22.6-32.7
No 983 168 16.8 14.2-19.8 101 9.0 7.2-11.2 334 32.8 29.4-36.3 52 4.9 3.5- 6.9 328 36.6 32.9-40.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 472 93 20.2 15.9-25.3 49 10.0 7.0-14.1 191 37.7 32.5-43.2 41 8.2 5.7-11.6 98 23.9 19.2-29.3
Non-Veteran 1,046 170 15.7 13.3-18.5 112 9.5 7.7-11.8 349 32.4 29.1-35.8 55 5.3 3.8- 7.3 360 37.1 33.6-40.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 448 77 16.5 13.0-20.7 53 10.2 7.4-13.8 153 32.6 27.7-37.8 32 7.0 4.6-10.6 133 33.7 28.6-39.3
Regional City or Suburban County 386 72 18.8 14.5-24.0 38 9.1 6.1-13.5 141 35.7 30.2-41.6 16 3.1 1.8- 5.2 119 33.3 27.9-39.3
Rural 687 114 16.2 12.9-20.2 70 9.6 7.4-12.5 247 33.7 29.5-38.2 49 7.6 5.3-10.7 207 32.8 28.4-37.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 742 103 14.1 11.4-17.4 66 8.0 6.1-10.5 231 30.3 26.5-34.3 28 4.0 2.5- 6.2 314 43.6 39.4-47.9
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 563 115 20.1 16.1-24.7 74 12.2 9.4-15.7 249 42.7 37.6-47.9 55 9.9 7.1-13.6 70 15.2 11.5-19.7
Unable to Work 142 37 25.0 17.2-34.8 14 10.9 5.5-20.5 41 27.7 19.6-37.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 108 15 13.2 6.5-25.1 11 12.3 5.7-24.7 26 22.3 14.2-33.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 148 21 15.7 9.6-24.6 16 10.7 5.8-19.0 45 26.9 19.2-36.3 *** *** *** 57 39.5 30.2-49.7
151% to 200% 115 18 14.3 8.5-23.0 19 17.8 11.0-27.6 34 29.2 20.0-40.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 885 154 17.8 14.9-21.0 93 9.2 7.2-11.5 354 38.4 34.6-42.3 57 5.5 4.0- 7.7 227 29.2 25.7-33.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 444 89 20.3 15.9-25.6 49 10.3 7.3-14.3 157 33.5 28.5-39.0 28 6.2 3.9- 9.7 121 29.7 24.7-35.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 486 68 13.2 10.1-17.2 52 8.8 6.5-11.8 180 35.0 30.0-40.3 30 6.1 4.0- 9.4 156 36.8 31.6-42.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 591 106 18.3 14.8-22.4 60 10.0 7.4-13.5 204 33.2 28.9-37.8 39 6.2 4.2- 9.0 182 32.3 27.9-37.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 472 82 18.5 14.5-23.2 50 10.9 7.8-15.1 176 35.2 30.3-40.5 26 4.4 2.7- 7.1 138 30.9 26.1-36.2
2nd Quartile 380 57 14.5 10.8-19.2 29 6.5 4.3- 9.7 131 31.8 26.7-37.4 30 7.3 4.8-10.8 133 39.9 34.1-46.1
3rd Quartile 426 74 16.0 12.4-20.3 53 10.5 7.7-14.1 153 36.2 30.8-41.9 25 6.3 3.9-10.1 121 31.0 25.9-36.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 243 50 22.2 15.7-30.5 29 12.8 8.2-19.4 81 30.8 24.1-38.4 16 7.5 3.9-13.6 67 26.7 20.3-34.3

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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