2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a colonoscopy in the past ten years Had a colonoscopy ten or more years ago Have never had a colonoscopy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,547 1,807 68.9 66.6-71.1 119 4.8 3.8- 6.0 621 26.3 24.2-28.5
-Non-Hispanic White 1,767 1,263 69.4 66.7-72.0 97 5.5 4.4- 7.0 407 25.0 22.6-27.6
GENDER
Male 762 532 67.2 63.0-71.2 43 5.8 4.0- 8.2 187 27.0 23.3-31.1
Female 1,005 731 71.3 67.7-74.7 54 5.3 3.9- 7.3 220 23.3 20.2-26.8
AGE
45-54 306 148 48.5 42.2-55.0 *** *** *** 147 48.7 42.3-55.2
55-64 692 489 67.9 63.4-72.1 37 6.0 4.0- 8.8 166 26.1 22.2-30.4
65-74 717 582 81.6 78.0-84.8 48 6.9 5.0- 9.4 87 11.5 8.9-14.7
75+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 282 65.6 60.0-70.8 26 6.3 4.1- 9.5 113 28.1 23.2-33.5
Some Post-H.S. 493 362 70.8 65.6-75.4 24 5.2 3.2- 8.4 107 24.0 19.7-28.9
College Graduate 750 561 75.1 71.3-78.5 41 5.4 3.8- 7.6 148 19.5 16.5-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 121 61.5 51.6-70.5 *** *** *** 52 32.4 23.9-42.3
$25,000- 34,999 132 85 64.8 54.2-74.2 *** *** *** 38 27.5 19.1-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 196 151 77.0 68.8-83.6 *** *** *** 34 17.4 11.6-25.2
$50,000- 74,999 256 190 74.2 67.3-80.0 17 6.4 3.7-10.9 49 19.4 14.3-25.8
$75,000+ 584 444 73.8 69.2-77.9 24 4.6 2.8- 7.6 116 21.6 17.9-25.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 577 412 69.0 63.9-73.6 37 6.4 4.3- 9.4 128 24.6 20.4-29.4
No 1,183 846 69.7 66.4-72.9 59 5.0 3.6- 6.7 278 25.3 22.3-28.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 238 168 71.2 63.7-77.6 17 7.4 4.3-12.7 53 21.4 15.8-28.3
Non-Veteran 1,525 1,093 69.2 66.2-72.0 79 5.2 4.0- 6.7 353 25.6 22.9-28.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 428 321 73.5 68.2-78.2 21 5.1 3.1- 8.2 86 21.4 17.1-26.5
Regional City or Suburban County 497 346 67.6 62.3-72.5 24 4.5 2.7- 7.4 127 27.9 23.3-33.1
Rural 842 596 68.2 64.0-72.1 52 6.6 4.8- 9.1 194 25.2 21.6-29.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 818 551 66.4 62.4-70.2 39 5.1 3.5- 7.4 228 28.5 24.9-32.3
Unemployed 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 660 534 79.9 75.7-83.6 38 6.1 4.1- 9.1 88 13.9 10.9-17.6
Unable to Work 165 111 64.2 54.3-72.9 *** *** *** 44 30.5 22.1-40.4
Other not in Labor Force 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 41 32.6 23.1-43.9
151% to 200% 139 103 69.8 59.0-78.8 *** *** *** 29 23.0 15.0-33.7
More than 200% 1,031 773 73.9 70.5-77.0 55 5.5 4.0- 7.6 203 20.6 17.8-23.8
HOUSING
Own 1,522 1,120 71.4 68.5-74.1 85 5.6 4.3- 7.2 317 23.0 20.5-25.8
Rent 190 114 54.4 45.6-62.9 *** *** *** 65 39.1 30.8-48.1
Other arrangement 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 447 337 74.6 69.3-79.2 25 5.7 3.6- 8.7 85 19.8 15.6-24.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 618 410 64.0 59.2-68.6 36 5.4 3.7- 7.9 172 30.6 26.2-35.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 702 516 71.9 67.6-75.8 36 5.6 3.8- 8.3 150 22.5 18.9-26.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 626 464 72.7 68.1-76.8 27 4.3 2.7- 6.9 135 23.0 19.2-27.4
2nd Quartile 478 321 66.1 60.8-71.0 36 7.1 4.9-10.2 121 26.8 22.3-31.9
3rd Quartile 453 320 67.3 61.7-72.5 21 4.5 2.6- 7.6 112 28.2 23.2-33.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 210 158 76.1 68.4-82.4 *** *** *** 39 16.8 11.6-23.7

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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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