2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 who have had a blood stool test within the past year.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a blood stool test in the past year Have had a blood stool test one or more years ago Have never had a blood stool test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,512 256 11.3 9.8-13.1 521 20.0 18.1-22.0 1,735 68.7 66.3-70.9
-Non-Hispanic White 1,737 168 11.2 9.3-13.5 354 20.0 17.8-22.4 1,215 68.7 65.9-71.4
GENDER
Male 745 78 12.3 9.4-15.9 147 19.0 15.9-22.5 520 68.7 64.5-72.7
Female 992 90 10.4 8.0-13.3 207 20.9 17.8-24.3 695 68.7 64.9-72.3
AGE
50-54 299 *** *** *** 39 12.8 9.0-17.9 248 83.0 77.3-87.4
55-64 680 68 11.9 8.9-15.7 109 17.4 14.1-21.2 503 70.8 66.2-75.0
65-75 758 88 14.0 10.9-17.9 206 26.9 23.1-31.0 464 59.1 54.6-63.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** 22 18.3 10.8-29.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 413 42 11.1 7.9-15.4 82 22.3 17.7-27.6 289 66.7 60.9-71.9
Some Post-H.S. 483 51 12.7 9.2-17.2 100 19.5 15.8-24.0 332 67.8 62.5-72.6
College Graduate 739 55 6.8 5.0- 9.2 150 19.4 16.3-22.9 534 73.8 70.0-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 *** *** *** 24 21.7 13.5-33.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 178 27 18.6 11.7-28.3 35 26.9 18.3-37.7 116 54.5 44.3-64.3
$25,000- 34,999 129 19 11.6 6.7-19.3 26 21.1 13.5-31.3 84 67.4 56.8-76.4
$35,000- 49,999 191 26 17.4 11.3-25.8 48 24.2 17.7-32.1 117 58.4 49.7-66.7
$50,000- 74,999 254 *** *** *** 56 19.5 14.6-25.5 184 72.7 65.5-78.9
$75,000+ 575 44 8.0 5.6-11.2 108 17.8 14.5-21.6 423 74.3 69.9-78.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 571 70 14.6 10.9-19.2 136 25.0 20.6-30.0 365 60.4 55.0-65.5
No 1,159 97 9.5 7.4-12.0 215 17.3 14.9-20.0 847 73.2 70.0-76.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 31 16.7 11.0-24.6 57 26.9 20.5-34.6 142 56.3 48.2-64.1
Non-Veteran 1,503 136 10.3 8.4-12.6 296 19.0 16.6-21.5 1,071 70.7 67.8-73.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 418 33 10.2 7.0-14.7 82 16.6 13.0-20.9 303 73.2 67.9-77.9
Regional City or Suburban County 487 40 9.8 6.7-14.1 101 21.5 17.4-26.2 346 68.8 63.4-73.7
Rural 832 95 13.0 10.1-16.6 171 21.2 17.8-25.0 566 65.8 61.5-69.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 804 61 8.5 6.3-11.4 128 15.8 13.1-19.0 615 75.7 71.9-79.1
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 645 73 14.3 10.8-18.7 165 25.1 21.1-29.5 407 60.6 55.7-65.4
Unable to Work 168 26 16.6 10.1-26.1 42 26.7 19.0-36.0 100 56.7 47.0-66.0
Other not in Labor Force 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 113 *** *** *** 19 14.3 8.2-23.8 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 133 17 14.7 8.7-23.7 27 19.1 12.6-27.9 89 66.2 56.1-75.1
More than 200% 1,016 87 9.6 7.4-12.3 211 19.7 17.0-22.7 718 70.7 67.2-74.0
HOUSING
Own 1,497 143 11.1 9.1-13.5 302 19.7 17.4-22.3 1,052 69.1 66.1-72.0
Rent 187 16 7.8 4.5-13.2 47 27.0 20.0-35.4 124 65.2 56.6-72.9
Other arrangement 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 436 48 11.9 8.5-16.5 91 21.4 17.2-26.2 297 66.7 61.1-71.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 611 63 11.7 8.7-15.5 124 20.9 17.0-25.3 424 67.5 62.6-72.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 690 57 10.5 7.7-14.3 139 18.7 15.5-22.3 494 70.8 66.4-74.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 617 55 10.8 7.7-14.9 126 18.9 15.6-22.8 436 70.3 65.6-74.6
2nd Quartile 466 37 9.0 6.1-13.1 90 20.4 16.3-25.1 339 70.6 65.4-75.4
3rd Quartile 445 48 12.9 9.2-17.8 105 22.1 17.6-27.5 292 65.0 59.1-70.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 209 28 16.9 10.9-25.4 33 17.1 11.7-24.4 148 66.0 57.2-73.8

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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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