2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Have had a sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years Have had a sigmoidoscopy 5 or more years ago Have never had a sigmoidoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,467 104 4.0 3.1- 5.1 158 6.2 5.1- 7.4 2,205 89.8 88.2-91.2
-MALES 1,068 57 5.0 3.6- 6.8 81 6.8 5.3- 8.8 930 88.2 85.7-90.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 733 34 4.2 2.7- 6.4 68 8.1 6.1-10.6 631 87.8 84.7-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 199 16 8.4 4.8-14.4 *** *** *** 175 87.2 80.4-91.9
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 218 *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 92.2 87.0-95.5
55-64 426 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 387 90.3 86.3-93.2
65-74 402 25 5.6 3.2- 9.8 50 10.4 7.6-14.1 327 83.9 79.1-87.8
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 91.9 83.5-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 262 13 5.0 2.7- 9.0 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 235 89.4 84.3-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 303 18 5.2 2.8- 9.5 21 7.3 4.4-11.8 264 87.5 82.1-91.5
College Graduate 400 19 3.9 2.4- 6.5 43 9.8 7.0-13.5 338 86.3 82.2-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** 57 94.1 84.2-97.9
$15,000- 24,999 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** 120 88.7 77.8-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 74 88.8 80.8-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 105 *** *** *** 11 10.6 5.4-19.8 89 85.8 76.4-91.8
$50,000- 74,999 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 88.1 78.4-93.8
$75,000+ 360 17 4.1 2.4- 6.8 40 9.2 6.5-12.8 303 86.7 82.6-90.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 355 26 6.1 3.8- 9.7 20 5.0 2.8- 8.6 309 88.9 84.4-92.2
No 707 31 4.4 2.8- 6.9 61 7.8 5.9-10.4 615 87.8 84.6-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 300 23 5.4 3.4- 8.7 27 7.9 5.0-12.2 250 86.7 81.8-90.4
Non-Veteran 765 34 4.8 3.2- 7.2 54 6.4 4.7- 8.7 677 88.8 85.7-91.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 294 13 4.1 2.3- 7.3 24 6.6 4.3-10.0 257 89.3 85.1-92.4
Regional City or Suburban County 284 20 5.7 3.4- 9.3 20 6.6 3.9-10.9 244 87.7 82.7-91.4
Rural 490 24 5.1 2.8- 8.9 37 7.1 4.8-10.5 429 87.8 83.4-91.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 544 15 2.5 1.4- 4.3 29 5.6 3.7- 8.4 500 91.9 88.8-94.2
Unemployed 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 354 28 7.7 4.6-12.4 45 11.4 8.0-16.1 281 80.9 75.2-85.6
Unable to Work 113 11 10.4 5.0-20.3 *** *** *** 100 88.3 78.5-94.0
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 89.0 78.6-94.7
151% to 200% 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 88.8 79.0-94.4
More than 200% 623 31 5.0 3.2- 7.7 60 8.5 6.4-11.3 532 86.5 83.0-89.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 319 22 7.1 4.2-11.7 19 5.3 3.2- 8.8 278 87.5 82.4-91.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 345 11 3.7 1.7- 8.0 31 8.4 5.5-12.5 303 87.9 82.9-91.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 404 24 4.8 3.0- 7.5 31 6.3 4.2- 9.5 349 88.9 85.1-91.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 333 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 27 5.1 3.3- 7.7 289 90.3 86.5-93.2
2nd Quartile 269 12 3.2 1.7- 5.9 23 8.3 5.3-12.8 234 88.6 83.7-92.1
3rd Quartile 290 13 5.1 2.4-10.6 22 7.5 4.5-12.0 255 87.4 81.5-91.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 176 15 10.3 5.5-18.7 *** *** *** 152 83.8 74.9-90.0

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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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