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
-MALES 1,544 107 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,437 93.3 91.6-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,052 72 6.7 5.1- 8.8 980 93.3 91.2-94.9
Non-Hispanic Black 273 28 9.1 5.9-13.9 245 90.9 86.1-94.1
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 407 14 3.1 1.8- 5.3 393 96.9 94.7-98.2
55-64 436 19 6.2 3.7-10.4 417 93.8 89.6-96.3
65-74 423 38 7.4 5.1-10.4 385 92.6 89.6-94.9
75+ 245 36 15.1 10.4-21.4 209 84.9 78.6-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 16 8.7 4.9-15.3 138 91.3 84.7-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 378 31 8.8 5.8-13.1 347 91.2 86.9-94.2
Some Post-H.S. 424 30 6.0 4.0- 9.0 394 94.0 91.0-96.0
College Graduate 581 30 4.7 3.0- 7.1 551 95.3 92.9-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 11 12.8 6.6-23.4 67 87.2 76.6-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 196 24 14.4 8.9-22.3 172 85.6 77.7-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** 114 93.1 83.4-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 154 *** *** *** 144 94.0 88.8-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 229 16 6.3 3.7-10.6 213 93.7 89.4-96.3
$75,000+ 512 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 492 97.2 95.4-98.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 536 58 9.8 7.3-13.2 478 90.2 86.8-92.7
No 1,000 49 5.0 3.6- 7.1 951 95.0 92.9-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 479 46 9.6 6.8-13.5 433 90.4 86.5-93.2
Non-Veteran 1,061 61 5.5 4.1- 7.4 1,000 94.5 92.6-95.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 456 30 7.0 4.6-10.4 426 93.0 89.6-95.4
Regional City or Suburban County 395 25 6.2 3.8-10.0 370 93.8 90.0-96.2
Rural 693 52 6.8 4.9- 9.3 641 93.2 90.7-95.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 750 23 3.6 2.2- 5.7 727 96.4 94.3-97.8
Unemployed 65 *** *** *** 61 93.1 81.1-97.7
Retired 576 58 9.0 6.6-12.1 518 91.0 87.9-93.4
Unable to Work 141 22 15.4 9.4-24.3 119 84.6 75.7-90.6
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 106 12 10.4 5.4-19.3 94 89.6 80.7-94.6
101% to 150% 150 15 13.6 7.6-23.1 135 86.4 76.9-92.4
151% to 200% 115 11 9.2 4.8-17.2 104 90.8 82.8-95.2
More than 200% 889 45 4.2 3.0- 5.9 844 95.8 94.1-97.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 450 37 7.2 4.8-10.7 413 92.8 89.3-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 488 33 6.1 4.1- 9.0 455 93.9 91.0-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 606 37 6.9 4.7- 9.8 569 93.1 90.2-95.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 480 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 454 94.7 92.0-96.5
2nd Quartile 392 20 5.1 3.0- 8.4 372 94.9 91.6-97.0
3rd Quartile 427 40 9.3 6.4-13.2 387 90.7 86.8-93.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 245 21 8.8 5.0-15.1 224 91.2 84.9-95.0

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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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