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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,433 94 3.4 2.7- 4.4 2,339 96.6 95.6-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,036 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 993 96.7 95.3-97.7
Female 1,397 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,346 96.4 95.0-97.4
AGE
45-54 531 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 680 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5 660 97.3 95.5-98.4
65-74 698 35 5.5 3.7- 8.2 663 94.5 91.8-96.3
75+ 471 32 5.8 3.9- 8.6 439 94.2 91.4-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 561 31 5.8 3.9- 8.6 530 94.2 91.4-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 694 26 2.6 1.6- 4.3 668 97.4 95.7-98.4
College Graduate 1,023 26 2.1 1.4- 3.4 997 97.9 96.6-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 337 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 772 19 2.2 1.2- 3.8 753 97.8 96.2-98.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 843 57 6.7 4.9- 9.0 786 93.3 91.0-95.1
No 1,584 37 1.7 1.2- 2.6 1,547 98.3 97.4-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 363 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 345 96.6 94.3-98.0
Non-Veteran 2,066 76 3.5 2.6- 4.5 1,990 96.5 95.5-97.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 621 23 2.6 1.6- 4.2 598 97.4 95.8-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 672 25 4.3 2.7- 6.6 647 95.7 93.4-97.3
Rural 1,140 46 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,094 96.6 95.2-97.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,028 17 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,011 98.4 97.2-99.1
Unemployed 88 *** *** *** 88 100 . - .
Retired 1,041 58 5.3 3.9- 7.2 983 94.7 92.8-96.1
Unable to Work 192 17 7.2 4.0-12.5 175 92.8 87.5-96.0
Other not in Labor Force 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,376 42 2.4 1.7- 3.5 1,334 97.6 96.5-98.3
HOUSING
Own 2,065 78 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,987 96.7 95.7-97.5
Rent 278 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 598 30 4.7 3.1- 7.1 568 95.3 92.9-96.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 838 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8 812 97.5 96.2-98.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 997 38 3.7 2.5- 5.5 959 96.3 94.5-97.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 873 33 4.0 2.6- 6.0 840 96.0 94.0-97.4
2nd Quartile 649 22 2.5 1.5- 4.1 627 97.5 95.9-98.5
3rd Quartile 634 22 3.3 2.1- 5.3 612 96.7 94.7-97.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 277 17 5.5 3.1- 9.5 260 94.5 90.5-96.9

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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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