2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Another test uses a special kit to obtain a small amount of stool at home to determine whether the stool contains blood and returns the kit to the doctor or the lab.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,607 1,126 30.7 28.9-32.7 2,481 69.3 67.3-71.1
GENDER
Male 1,552 473 29.7 27.0-32.6 1,079 70.3 67.4-73.0
Female 2,055 653 31.6 29.0-34.3 1,402 68.4 65.7-71.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,325 1,082 31.9 29.9-34.0 2,243 68.1 66.0-70.1
No 275 39 16.0 10.8-23.0 236 84.0 77.0-89.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 857 274 30.1 26.4-34.0 583 69.9 66.0-73.6
Overweight 1,259 387 31.1 27.9-34.5 872 68.9 65.5-72.1
Obese 1,152 387 33.6 30.2-37.1 765 66.4 62.9-69.8
Current Smoker
Yes 523 151 30.0 25.1-35.4 372 70.0 64.6-74.9
No 3,065 970 30.9 28.9-33.0 2,095 69.1 67.0-71.1
History of CVD**
Yes 573 233 38.6 33.7-43.8 340 61.4 56.2-66.3
No 3,003 876 29.0 26.9-31.1 2,127 71.0 68.9-73.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 279 68 21.6 16.6-27.6 211 78.4 72.4-83.4
No 3,191 1,031 32.3 30.2-34.4 2,160 67.7 65.6-69.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 167 45 24.3 17.6-32.6 122 75.7 67.4-82.4
No 3,299 1,051 31.7 29.7-33.8 2,248 68.3 66.2-70.3
COPD
Yes 375 146 40.9 34.5-47.7 229 59.1 52.3-65.5
No 3,222 976 29.5 27.6-31.6 2,246 70.5 68.4-72.4
Current Asthma
Yes 296 104 34.4 28.2-41.2 192 65.6 58.8-71.8
No 3,296 1,015 30.4 28.4-32.5 2,281 69.6 67.5-71.6
Diabetes
Yes 665 267 39.1 34.4-43.9 398 60.9 56.1-65.6
No 2,933 855 28.7 26.7-30.8 2,078 71.3 69.2-73.3
Functional Disability
Yes 1,278 490 39.3 35.9-42.9 788 60.7 57.1-64.1
No 2,316 631 26.1 23.9-28.4 1,685 73.9 71.6-76.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,494 591 40.5 37.3-43.8 903 59.5 56.2-62.7
No 2,111 534 24.1 21.9-26.4 1,577 75.9 73.6-78.1

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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