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
-MALES 1,513 80 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,433 95.6 94.2-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,036 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 993 96.7 95.3-97.7
Non-Hispanic Black 262 24 8.6 5.4-13.5 238 91.4 86.5-94.6
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 406 *** *** *** 400 98.2 95.4-99.3
55-64 426 22 4.1 2.5- 6.7 404 95.9 93.3-97.5
65-74 412 26 6.4 4.0-10.0 386 93.6 90.0-96.0
75+ 235 25 7.9 5.0-12.2 210 92.1 87.8-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 *** *** *** 144 96.8 92.0-98.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 367 34 8.1 5.5-11.7 333 91.9 88.3-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 413 23 4.2 2.5- 7.0 390 95.8 93.0-97.5
College Graduate 576 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 559 97.7 96.0-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** 68 89.1 78.9-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 192 14 7.3 3.8-13.4 178 92.7 86.6-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** 115 99.0 96.4-99.7
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** 140 95.5 91.1-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 223 11 4.7 2.2- 9.7 212 95.3 90.3-97.8
$75,000+ 507 18 3.0 1.7- 5.3 489 97.0 94.7-98.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 526 40 6.8 4.7- 9.7 486 93.2 90.3-95.3
No 979 40 3.2 2.2- 4.6 939 96.8 95.4-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 467 30 5.4 3.4- 8.3 437 94.6 91.7-96.6
Non-Veteran 1,040 50 4.1 2.9- 5.7 990 95.9 94.3-97.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 450 22 3.3 2.0- 5.1 428 96.7 94.9-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 384 21 5.7 3.4- 9.5 363 94.3 90.5-96.6
Rural 679 37 4.5 3.1- 6.6 642 95.5 93.4-96.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 742 17 1.9 1.0- 3.5 725 98.1 96.5-99.0
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** 57 95.9 87.6-98.8
Retired 559 44 6.5 4.6- 9.1 515 93.5 90.9-95.4
Unable to Work 141 16 11.3 6.4-19.2 125 88.7 80.8-93.6
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 106 11 8.4 4.2-16.2 95 91.6 83.8-95.8
101% to 150% 147 *** *** *** 141 95.4 87.9-98.3
151% to 200% 114 *** *** *** 108 96.5 90.3-98.8
More than 200% 872 38 3.8 2.5- 5.5 834 96.2 94.5-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 438 32 6.8 4.5-10.2 406 93.2 89.8-95.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 478 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 459 96.9 94.9-98.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 597 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5 568 95.8 93.5-97.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 475 20 3.6 2.1- 6.2 455 96.4 93.8-97.9
2nd Quartile 382 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0 365 96.6 94.0-98.1
3rd Quartile 419 23 5.2 3.2- 8.2 396 94.8 91.8-96.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 237 20 7.8 4.6-12.8 217 92.2 87.2-95.4

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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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