2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Blood Stool Test)

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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
-MALES 1,487 133 10.3 8.4-12.6 53 3.3 2.4- 4.5 98 6.0 4.7- 7.6 155 9.4 7.9-11.3 1,048 70.9 68.0-73.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,021 91 10.6 8.3-13.5 37 3.6 2.5- 5.3 67 6.0 4.5- 8.0 110 9.7 7.9-12.0 716 70.0 66.4-73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 270 31 11.0 7.2-16.5 15 3.6 2.0- 6.2 23 7.2 4.4-11.6 26 7.8 4.9-12.2 175 70.5 63.7-76.5
Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 406 21 7.1 4.3-11.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4 359 86.9 82.1-90.6
55-64 430 47 13.2 9.4-18.1 17 4.1 2.3- 7.0 30 6.9 4.5-10.6 31 6.9 4.7-10.1 305 69.0 63.3-74.1
65-74 416 50 13.1 9.3-18.1 19 4.4 2.6- 7.3 38 9.0 6.2-13.0 59 13.9 10.4-18.3 250 59.6 53.6-65.3
75+ 235 15 6.1 3.2-11.2 13 5.1 2.7- 9.5 22 7.9 4.8-12.8 51 20.5 15.0-27.4 134 60.4 52.5-67.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 15 10.8 5.8-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 114 77.0 67.8-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 36 8.5 5.8-12.2 12 4.2 2.2- 8.0 28 7.6 4.8-11.9 32 10.1 6.9-14.6 262 69.6 63.7-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 413 49 15.2 11.1-20.5 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 47 8.9 6.5-12.2 270 66.8 61.1-72.0
College Graduate 550 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6 21 3.9 2.4- 6.4 31 5.2 3.4- 7.9 66 10.7 8.1-13.9 399 73.8 69.2-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 25 13.5 8.3-21.0 *** *** *** 12 6.8 3.3-13.4 18 11.2 6.5-18.7 133 65.9 56.7-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 118 12 8.2 4.2-15.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 88 75.2 64.0-83.8
$35,000- 49,999 149 21 13.6 8.2-21.7 *** *** *** 17 12.0 7.1-19.7 12 8.9 4.7-15.9 92 60.9 51.4-69.7
$50,000- 74,999 225 15 10.2 5.6-18.0 *** *** *** 16 5.3 3.1- 9.0 32 12.4 8.5-17.6 153 68.7 60.9-75.6
$75,000+ 496 30 7.4 4.9-11.1 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 29 6.0 3.9- 9.2 55 8.8 6.6-11.8 365 74.4 69.5-78.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 524 54 12.0 8.7-16.4 22 3.3 2.1- 5.3 43 8.0 5.5-11.5 72 12.3 9.4-15.9 333 64.4 59.1-69.3
No 956 78 9.4 7.2-12.2 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0 54 4.8 3.5- 6.6 81 7.7 6.0- 9.9 712 74.8 71.3-78.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 457 55 14.9 10.9-20.2 24 5.8 3.6- 9.2 42 8.5 5.9-12.2 63 12.3 9.3-16.1 273 58.4 52.6-64.0
Non-Veteran 1,027 77 8.4 6.4-10.9 29 2.3 1.5- 3.4 56 5.0 3.6- 6.8 91 8.3 6.5-10.4 774 76.1 72.8-79.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 430 42 12.0 8.5-16.6 14 2.8 1.5- 5.0 19 4.0 2.4- 6.6 53 10.8 8.0-14.5 302 70.4 65.0-75.3
Regional City or Suburban County 383 29 8.7 5.6-13.3 17 4.0 2.2- 7.1 29 8.1 5.3-12.3 42 9.7 6.9-13.6 266 69.5 63.6-74.8
Rural 674 62 10.2 7.4-13.8 22 3.2 2.0- 5.2 50 6.1 4.3- 8.5 60 8.2 6.0-11.0 480 72.3 67.8-76.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 716 53 8.9 6.5-12.1 14 2.7 1.5- 4.7 30 4.3 2.8- 6.5 46 5.5 4.0- 7.7 573 78.6 74.7-82.1
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 53 84.3 71.8-91.9
Retired 562 53 10.8 7.7-15.1 30 4.7 3.1- 7.0 56 8.7 6.4-11.8 95 16.3 13.0-20.3 328 59.5 54.3-64.5
Unable to Work 137 23 17.3 10.4-27.4 *** *** *** 11 8.9 4.4-17.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 148 16 8.9 4.9-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 13.3 7.5-22.5 106 68.9 58.7-77.6
151% to 200% 112 12 11.4 6.1-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 71.1 60.0-80.2
More than 200% 866 70 9.5 7.2-12.5 33 3.9 2.6- 5.8 60 6.7 5.0- 9.0 101 9.9 8.0-12.3 602 69.9 66.1-73.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 437 45 11.3 7.9-16.0 21 4.9 3.0- 8.0 31 6.2 4.0- 9.7 47 9.6 6.8-13.2 293 68.0 62.3-73.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 480 39 8.5 5.9-12.3 16 2.8 1.6- 4.9 34 6.4 4.2- 9.6 51 10.0 7.3-13.4 340 72.3 67.3-76.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 570 49 11.3 8.1-15.4 16 2.8 1.6- 5.0 33 5.5 3.7- 8.1 57 8.9 6.6-12.0 415 71.4 66.6-75.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 462 38 9.9 6.6-14.4 13 3.0 1.7- 5.4 36 8.0 5.5-11.6 42 7.3 5.1-10.3 333 71.8 66.5-76.6
2nd Quartile 370 30 9.2 6.2-13.6 13 3.1 1.6- 5.9 12 2.4 1.3- 4.4 42 10.2 7.3-14.2 273 75.1 69.6-79.9
3rd Quartile 412 36 10.6 7.1-15.4 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 33 8.0 5.3-12.0 56 13.1 9.8-17.4 269 64.8 58.9-70.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 243 29 13.8 8.5-21.4 *** *** *** 17 5.9 3.0-11.3 15 4.8 2.5- 9.0 173 71.4 63.1-78.5

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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