2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

How long has it been since you had this test?* (Blood Stool Test)

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,431 313 10.2 8.9-11.7 127 3.5 2.8- 4.4 229 6.2 5.3- 7.3 366 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,396 70.2 68.2-72.1
-Non-Hispanic White 2,381 214 10.6 9.0-12.5 82 3.8 2.9- 5.0 150 5.8 4.7- 7.0 269 10.5 9.2-12.1 1,666 69.3 66.9-71.6
GENDER
Male 1,021 91 10.6 8.3-13.5 37 3.6 2.5- 5.3 67 6.0 4.5- 8.0 110 9.7 7.9-12.0 716 70.0 66.4-73.4
Female 1,360 123 10.6 8.5-13.2 45 3.9 2.7- 5.7 83 5.5 4.2- 7.3 159 11.2 9.3-13.5 950 68.7 65.4-71.8
AGE
45-54 529 19 4.3 2.5- 7.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 5.6 3.7- 8.4 457 85.7 81.7-89.0
55-64 680 68 11.9 8.9-15.7 26 4.5 2.7- 7.2 32 5.2 3.5- 7.8 51 7.7 5.6-10.4 503 70.8 66.2-75.0
65-74 706 84 14.0 10.9-17.8 28 4.1 2.7- 6.3 63 9.4 6.9-12.8 99 13.5 10.8-16.8 432 59.0 54.3-63.5
75+ 466 43 12.3 8.2-18.2 *** *** *** 42 6.6 4.6- 9.4 91 19.0 14.7-24.1 274 57.8 51.7-63.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 24 16.0 9.8-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 64.2 54.0-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 559 50 10.4 7.5-14.3 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4 45 7.4 5.2-10.4 55 10.6 7.9-14.0 391 67.2 62.3-71.9
Some Post-H.S. 675 71 13.4 10.2-17.3 23 3.1 1.9- 5.1 40 5.3 3.7- 7.6 87 11.4 8.9-14.4 454 66.8 62.4-71.0
College Graduate 992 69 5.9 4.5- 7.8 34 3.6 2.5- 5.3 55 4.8 3.5- 6.5 113 10.4 8.4-12.7 721 75.2 72.1-78.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 269 35 15.5 10.3-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 8.8 5.3-14.1 174 58.5 50.2-66.2
$25,000- 34,999 177 22 10.7 6.5-17.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 11.4 6.8-18.4 115 66.2 57.1-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 264 32 16.1 10.6-23.6 *** *** *** 28 9.6 6.2-14.6 24 8.3 5.1-13.1 168 61.5 53.9-68.6
$50,000- 74,999 338 18 7.6 4.2-13.2 *** *** *** 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 50 12.8 9.4-17.2 241 72.0 65.8-77.4
$75,000+ 764 60 8.1 6.0-10.9 19 2.7 1.6- 4.4 37 4.7 3.2- 6.9 82 9.4 7.4-11.9 566 75.0 71.3-78.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 834 90 13.2 10.2-16.9 42 6.0 4.1- 8.7 73 8.3 6.1-11.1 107 12.2 9.7-15.3 522 60.3 55.9-64.6
No 1,540 123 9.2 7.4-11.4 40 2.6 1.8- 3.8 76 4.3 3.3- 5.6 160 9.5 8.0-11.3 1,141 74.4 71.6-77.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 353 41 14.4 9.9-20.4 19 7.1 4.3-11.6 34 9.0 5.9-13.5 47 13.0 9.4-17.5 212 56.5 49.9-62.8
Non-Veteran 2,024 172 9.9 8.2-11.9 63 3.2 2.3- 4.4 116 5.2 4.1- 6.5 221 10.1 8.6-11.8 1,452 71.5 69.0-74.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 594 48 10.8 7.9-14.7 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 32 4.9 3.2- 7.4 69 9.5 7.3-12.3 426 71.7 67.2-75.8
Regional City or Suburban County 661 55 10.4 7.4-14.3 26 4.0 2.5- 6.3 40 6.6 4.6- 9.4 74 10.4 8.0-13.4 466 68.6 64.0-72.9
Rural 1,126 111 10.7 8.4-13.5 37 4.1 2.6- 6.2 78 5.7 4.2- 7.6 126 11.3 9.1-14.0 774 68.2 64.5-71.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,002 70 8.1 6.1-10.6 25 2.7 1.7- 4.3 40 4.2 2.9- 5.9 76 7.2 5.6- 9.3 791 77.8 74.5-80.8
Unemployed 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 72 83.6 73.3-90.5
Retired 1,017 106 13.4 10.5-16.9 36 3.5 2.4- 5.1 88 7.9 6.0-10.3 161 15.5 12.9-18.6 626 59.7 55.6-63.6
Unable to Work 195 27 14.8 9.0-23.3 17 10.0 5.5-17.6 *** *** *** 20 9.5 5.7-15.3 117 58.6 49.4-67.3
Other not in Labor Force 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 152 19 16.2 9.3-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 66.6 56.0-75.7
101% to 150% 194 22 12.2 6.9-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 9.8 5.7-16.3 127 58.6 48.9-67.6
151% to 200% 199 23 13.5 8.6-20.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.3-14.8 132 66.3 58.0-73.8
More than 200% 1,365 114 9.5 7.6-11.9 39 3.1 2.2- 4.5 85 5.8 4.5- 7.5 162 10.4 8.8-12.3 965 71.1 68.1-73.9
HOUSING
Own 2,029 181 10.7 8.9-12.7 67 3.8 2.8- 5.0 131 5.8 4.7- 7.2 223 10.2 8.7-11.9 1,427 69.5 67.0-72.0
Rent 268 22 7.0 4.4-11.2 *** *** *** 17 6.5 3.6-11.4 36 13.8 9.6-19.4 182 67.9 61.0-74.1
Other arrangement 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 588 59 10.3 7.6-13.9 19 3.7 2.2- 6.1 36 5.6 3.8- 8.1 67 10.9 8.3-14.2 407 69.5 64.8-73.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 831 79 10.9 8.3-14.1 29 4.3 2.7- 6.8 56 6.5 4.6- 9.0 99 11.0 8.6-14.0 568 67.4 63.1-71.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 962 76 10.5 8.0-13.7 34 3.4 2.3- 5.1 58 5.2 3.8- 7.1 103 10.0 8.0-12.3 691 70.9 67.1-74.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 848 67 9.9 7.3-13.4 31 3.6 2.4- 5.3 63 6.6 4.9- 8.7 89 9.6 7.6-12.2 598 70.3 66.3-74.0
2nd Quartile 628 48 9.1 6.6-12.6 20 3.9 2.3- 6.6 25 3.6 2.3- 5.8 76 11.9 9.2-15.3 459 71.4 66.8-75.5
3rd Quartile 625 68 12.6 9.3-16.7 23 4.1 2.4- 6.9 48 8.2 5.7-11.8 80 10.8 8.3-13.9 406 64.4 59.4-69.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 280 31 13.2 8.6-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 24 8.2 5.1-12.9 203 71.7 64.5-78.0

Back to Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+).

*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

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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