2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

Respondents age 50-75 that have had a stool dna test within the past three years.
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Had a stool DNA test in the past 3 years Have had a stool DNA test 3 or more years ago Have never had a stool DNA test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,532 138 4.8 3.9- 5.9 46 1.8 1.3- 2.6 2,348 93.3 92.1-94.4
-Non-Hispanic White 1,753 78 3.9 3.0- 5.1 32 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,643 94.2 92.7-95.4
GENDER
Male 755 31 3.6 2.3- 5.6 *** *** *** 709 94.3 91.8-96.0
Female 998 47 4.2 3.0- 5.9 *** *** *** 934 94.1 92.1-95.6
AGE
45-54 304 *** *** *** *** *** *** 285 94.6 91.2-96.8
55-64 686 25 3.9 2.4- 6.3 *** *** *** 652 94.3 91.6-96.2
65-74 711 44 5.2 3.7- 7.3 *** *** *** 655 93.4 91.1-95.2
75+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 *** *** *** *** *** *** 394 93.4 89.2-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 490 25 4.2 2.6- 6.8 *** *** *** 455 93.8 90.9-95.8
College Graduate 746 29 3.1 2.1- 4.6 *** *** *** 705 95.5 93.7-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 194 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 255 *** *** *** *** *** *** 240 94.8 91.0-97.0
$75,000+ 584 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0 *** *** *** 554 94.9 92.4-96.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 572 43 6.2 4.4- 8.8 *** *** *** 512 90.5 87.3-93.0
No 1,175 35 2.8 1.8- 4.3 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,125 96.0 94.3-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 91.1 84.9-94.9
Non-Veteran 1,513 65 3.5 2.6- 4.7 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,422 94.7 93.2-95.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 424 *** *** *** *** *** *** 403 94.3 90.6-96.5
Regional City or Suburban County 493 24 4.9 3.0- 7.7 *** *** *** 463 93.8 90.6-96.0
Rural 836 41 3.5 2.5- 4.9 18 2.1 1.2- 3.6 777 94.4 92.5-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 812 23 2.9 1.7- 4.9 *** *** *** 777 95.5 93.3-97.0
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 655 34 4.2 2.8- 6.1 *** *** *** 613 95.1 93.0-96.5
Unable to Work 167 18 8.1 4.7-13.6 *** *** *** 142 86.3 78.8-91.4
Other not in Labor Force 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,031 38 3.3 2.3- 4.8 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 974 94.9 93.2-96.3
HOUSING
Own 1,511 60 3.5 2.6- 4.8 28 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,423 94.7 93.1-95.9
Rent 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 442 23 3.6 2.3- 5.6 *** *** *** 408 94.2 91.6-96.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 612 26 3.4 2.2- 5.2 *** *** *** 573 94.3 91.7-96.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 699 29 4.6 2.9- 7.0 *** *** *** 662 94.1 91.4-96.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 624 27 3.9 2.5- 6.0 *** *** *** 590 95.1 92.8-96.6
2nd Quartile 472 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8 *** *** *** 448 94.2 90.9-96.4
3rd Quartile 451 23 3.9 2.4- 6.3 *** *** *** 417 93.4 90.1-95.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 206 *** *** *** *** *** *** 188 92.7 87.7-95.8

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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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