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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,469 170 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,299 93.5 92.2-94.6
GENDER
Male 1,052 72 6.7 5.1- 8.8 980 93.3 91.2-94.9
Female 1,417 98 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,319 93.6 91.9-95.0
AGE
45-54 535 27 4.5 2.9- 6.7 508 95.5 93.3-97.1
55-64 686 34 5.7 3.8- 8.4 652 94.3 91.6-96.2
65-74 713 58 6.9 5.1- 9.2 655 93.1 90.8-94.9
75+ 481 48 10.4 7.4-14.4 433 89.6 85.6-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 16 7.1 4.0-12.3 138 92.9 87.7-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 41 7.9 5.5-11.3 534 92.1 88.7-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 702 50 6.2 4.5- 8.6 652 93.8 91.4-95.5
College Graduate 1,033 62 5.5 4.1- 7.3 971 94.5 92.7-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 16 9.0 5.2-15.2 121 91.0 84.8-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 274 30 11.6 7.5-17.4 244 88.4 82.6-92.5
$25,000- 34,999 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 344 24 6.4 4.0-10.0 320 93.6 90.0-96.0
$75,000+ 784 36 4.5 3.1- 6.5 748 95.5 93.5-96.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 855 95 10.2 8.1-12.9 760 89.8 87.1-91.9
No 1,608 75 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,533 95.5 94.0-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 35 10.7 7.2-15.5 333 89.3 84.5-92.8
Non-Veteran 2,098 135 5.8 4.7- 7.1 1,963 94.2 92.9-95.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 627 41 7.0 4.9- 9.9 586 93.0 90.1-95.1
Regional City or Suburban County 684 44 6.5 4.5- 9.1 640 93.5 90.9-95.5
Rural 1,158 85 6.2 4.8- 8.0 1,073 93.8 92.0-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,040 42 4.3 3.0- 6.1 998 95.7 93.9-97.0
Unemployed 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,058 84 7.2 5.6- 9.2 974 92.8 90.8-94.4
Unable to Work 197 33 15.2 10.1-22.3 164 84.8 77.7-89.9
Other not in Labor Force 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 14 8.2 4.5-14.5 144 91.8 85.5-95.5
101% to 150% 200 21 11.4 6.9-18.3 179 88.6 81.7-93.1
151% to 200% 201 17 8.1 4.5-14.1 184 91.9 85.9-95.5
More than 200% 1,400 74 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,326 95.1 93.6-96.3
HOUSING
Own 2,100 137 6.2 5.0- 7.5 1,963 93.8 92.5-95.0
Rent 279 23 8.6 5.4-13.3 256 91.4 86.7-94.6
Other arrangement 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 607 51 6.6 4.8- 9.0 556 93.4 91.0-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 847 52 5.7 4.1- 7.9 795 94.3 92.1-95.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,015 67 7.1 5.4- 9.4 948 92.9 90.6-94.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 888 59 6.4 4.8- 8.4 829 93.6 91.6-95.2
2nd Quartile 655 34 5.8 3.9- 8.5 621 94.2 91.5-96.1
3rd Quartile 647 48 6.9 4.9- 9.7 599 93.1 90.3-95.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 279 29 8.7 5.6-13.3 250 91.3 86.7-94.4

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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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